At a time when most UK festivals are just staggering back to life after two years’ enforced downtime, Camp Bestival Shropshire represents something a bit unusual: an entirely new addition.Read the full story..
The almost cult-like enthusiasm of Just So’s sizeable hardcore of repeat attendees is a wonderful thing that creates a real sense of community around this annual family arts festival as well, one assumes, a valuable bit of financial security for organisers Wild Rumpus when planning its next outing.Read the full story..
It’s the first time that we’ve attempted a festival with our children.Read the full story..
As I queued at the security bag search at Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre, I found myself wondering whether they’d noticed any unusual trends in people’s bags that evening given how strongly associated Tom Jones is with the throwing of underwear.Read the full story..
The release of World of Twist’s debut album Quality Street on October 28, 1991 should have been a watershed moment for the Manchester-based band. Over previous months, their singles and live shows had been rapturously received and they’d built up an adoring fan base plus a huge sense of anticipation.Read the full story..
A warm summer’s evening, and Anfield is filling up. There’s a buzz of anticipation. I love this place, it is so full of memories for me. But this isn’t another of those high-tension nights of European football. This is about recapturing a peaceful, easy feeling.Read the full story..
Sometimes I think about how my life would be if I had made it as a hugely famous musician.Read the full story..
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