Category Archives: Festivals

A Wet and Wild Green Man 2016

Green Man is held annually in the breathtaking beauty of the Brecon Beacons in Wales. Now in its 14th year, it is a four day celebration of live music, literature, film, comedy, and theatre, with a Beer and Cider Festival thrown in for good measure. I went along to Green Man 2016  to find out what makes this small award-winning independent music festival so magical…

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Green Man Festival Preview 2016

It’s just two weeks until I head to Green Man Festival in the Brecon Beacons, Wales. It will be my first visit to this award winning independent music and arts festival, and I couldn’t be more excited. To make sure I don’t miss a thing, I’ve pulled together this festival preview with everything you need to know in case you’re planning a visit too…

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Sample River Cottage Spring Food Fair

River Cottage has given millions of TV viewers a taste for good food since 1998, when Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall first brought his food ethos to Channel 4 with a particular focus on food-integrity, sustainability and the consumption of local and seasonal produce. I went along to the River Cottage Spring Food Fair to see if this ethos continues to be at the heart of what they do…. Continue reading Sample River Cottage Spring Food Fair

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The UK & Ireland leg of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a chance to fuel your wanderlust without even leaving your home town. This is an event that brings mountain sports to you on the big screen, with stunning backdrops and huge characters to inspire your next adventure. And this year’s programme certainly did not disappoint…

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End of the Road for Festival Season

Within days of turning the page on my calendar to September, it feels like autumn threatens to arrive on the breeze. The days are getting shorter and there is a chill in the evening air. But there is just time for one last stop on the festival circuit before allowing the summer to fade – End of the Road festival…

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Inside the UK’s original green festival

Green Gathering is completely off-grid and noncommercial, with the aim of promoting sustainability.  Now in its third decade it stays stubbornly true to its founding values. But what makes the UK’s original green festival shine on as a beacon for change despite some challenging times along the way..?

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