Music festival

Livestock festival is proper family fun 5

Over the weekend we were lucky enough to go to Livestock Longdon festival. This is only it’s second year, but I’d only heard good things from last year so I was excited to go. Everywhere we drove in Gloucestershire recently we would see the advertising boards, and being an 80’s kid seeing Jason Donovan and Chesney Hawkes would be playing near home made me want to go even more. My lads have never been to a festival, and Livestock being local and small makes it a logical first festival in my opinion. Also I kept reading it was family friendly.   During the day time there were scheduled activities, like arts and crafts with Daisy the Fairy, a lady came in with snakes and lizards, bouncy castles, pony rides, a climbing wall, rugby tykes coaching skills, fairground rides, science sessions and more. For grown ups there was plenty of beverage […]

Music festivals 1

It’s been a while since I was last at a festival, Jen was only a few months old it was that long ago but I really want to go back to festivaling soon. All the fresh air, “street food”, big bands and amazing little acts you’ve never heard of. I just love it! The tents, the sun, the booze and mud. It is kind of an accident waiting to happen but my word its fun. Festivals do come with risks though, sunburn and heatstroke if it’s good weather, colds and flu if normal British weather, and then of course, mud related slip and fall injuries.

The ultimate festival backpack

It’s that time of year again, when those of you who haven’t booked your festival tickets yet, will be scraping the money together to order them soon. The summer season is full of awesome festivals, ranging from folk to heavy metal, so that no matter what genre of music you love, you can enjoy some live music in an ultimate festival experience. You have to be ready for anything when it comes to packing your bags for a weekend in a field. You never quite know what the weather will bring, with it changing from sunshine to rain and back again in a matter of hours. Pack wisely, and you can be prepared, no matter what. But, what should you take? Remember that you have to carry your stuff from the car to the site, and sometimes that can be quite a trek! Clothes You should pack light and avoid […]