Music Events and Festivals in Covid-19 America March 10, 2020: the last Saturday before the world as we knew it ended. I was at a Blossoms concert in the Exeter Great Hall. It’s taken almost exactly two years and moving halfway around the world, but I’ve finally been able to start attending concerts again. My […]
George Ward breaks down a hopeful summer of festivals to come.
After the loss of last summer’s festivals to Covid, many are growing concerned that the same fate lies ahead for this summer. Lucy Aylmer discusses the measures required to protect the industry’s future and predictions for what the 2021 festival scene could entail.
Harry Edmundson runs through our not-to-be festivals.
Elinor Jones discusses the effects that festivals have on the environment Since first stepping foot in a festival field aged 11, I’ve been hooked on the combination of live music; camping; being in the great outdoors and attending festivals of all shapes and sizes, from Exeter to Spain. Growing up in a rural area, I […]
Richard Ainslie takes a satirical view on festival survival essentials.
A student attendee at Hijacked Festival has been working with the festival organisers to improve accessibility, following organisational negligence and discrimination directed towards their condition. Following the incidents, which occurred over the course of an evening at Hijacked on May 30th, the current plan for disabled festivalgoers has been expanded. These include “more robust” accessibility […]
I was punched, headbutted in the face and one of my t-shirts was ripped, yet despite these experiences I would still dub 2000 Trees the UK’s friendliest festival. After the punch, the owner of the frantically windmilling arms stopped and profusely apologised. I think I invited the headbutt. I’m not sure, I sustained it while […]
Forget pancakes, forget Valentine’s: February is about festivals. Summer might seem worlds away, but the first onslaught of frenzied announcements have already arrived. From the shamelessly commercial to the smugly boutique, music festivals are now a quintessential part of British summertime, and with fresh lineups dropping on the daily, even the most avid fans will […]
Preparations for Exeter University’s first campus festival are well under way, but one question on is everyone’s lips. Which artists will have to clamber up Forum Hill to perform come June 4th? So, without further ado, the headliner is… example That’s right, the staple of UK dance, the one who dwells within every self-respecting gymnasium’s […]