Edinburgh Fringe Festival tips

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest arts festival in the world, making it the ideal destination for actors, writers and directors to show off their latest work. It also makes a great holiday destination for arts lovers, with comedy, drama, musicals and children’s shows ready to entertain from the 5th-31st August.  If you’re heading up to Edinburgh this August, here are a few tips for surviving your festival experience.  1. Research The Edinburgh Fringe festival website will have all the shows that are playing throughout the month. Look at websites such as the BBC and review sites such as…

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Your next festival adventure – Sziget 2015

So you’ve done V Fest, you’ve got your tickets sorted for Reading and Leeds, Glastonbury was almost in your grasp but you didn’t quite get through. Have you ever thought about heading abroad to get your fill of the festival experience? Sziget 2015 is held on Óbuda Island in Budapest, opening it’s gates on 10th August 2015 to 400,000 festival goers from all over the world. Something that Sziget has that the rest of the UK festivals don’t? Access to the city of Budapest and a week long stint in the summer sun. With the latest line-up announcements including the…

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Festival volunteering- the Oxfam experience

With winter well and truly upon us, festival season could not feel further away, but nothing cures the January blues better than making summer plans, and for me, summer = festivals. Credit: Oxfam Despite their wonderful traits- of which there are many, going to big name festivals is becoming increasingly expensive. Although events such as T in the Park, Bestival and Reading & Leeds offer great value for money in terms of the amount of acts performing, a treasured ticket to one of summer’s highlights comes at a hefty price tag. With most of the main contenders…

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A music festival that can change your entire outlook on life.

Being at one with nature and opening my inner flower power loving person has been more than beneficial to me as a person over the past two years. But what caused this sudden immersion and discovery of this hidden persona? Latitude Festival. A festival that encourages the emergence of these attributes and personas. A festival that thrives from people letting out their inner creativity. A festival and allows people to find themselves and discover things about their own persona that may have been unknown to them for many years. That certainly was the case with me! But what is it…

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One of Croatia’s iconic festivals – Unknown 2014

Bought to you by Soundchannel – the people behind Hideout. Unknown Festival is another one of the thriving Croatian party scenes that decorate summer 2014. Situated within a forest, on a beach and on various boat trips – just a few short bus journeys from the various airports, this years Unknown is sure to rival it’s many competitors that take place in the historic country. With the likes of Disclosure, Chvrches, London Grammar and many other artists playing across the number of magical stages teamed with boat parties, paint fights and many other surprises hidden around every corner it is…

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