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Outside the Flamingo Lounge, Just So 2019, credit Samuel Mills

Review: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

August 21, 2019 No Comments

The average Just So parent, judging by appearances, is of approximately the correct vintage for Glastonbury 1997 to be a resonant pop culture reference.

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Kate Rusby

“We’ve encouraged people to feel like the festival is theirs.” Folk singer-songwriter Kate Rusby talks about Underneath the Stars

July 29, 2019 Comments Off on “We’ve encouraged people to feel like the festival is theirs.” Folk singer-songwriter Kate Rusby talks about Underneath the Stars

As festival destinations go, Underneath the Stars takes place at one of the UK’s most attractively named places: Cinderhill Farm.

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Review: Bluedot Festival, Jodrell Bank Observatory

July 29, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Bluedot Festival, Jodrell Bank Observatory

Technically, this year’s Bluedot festival kicks off with a few performances on the Thursday night, but for Northern Soul, as for many other folks, it starts on arrival around teatime on the Friday.

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Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Review: Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2019, Tynemouth Priory

July 22, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2019, Tynemouth Priory

If I could paint a picture of my ideal festival location, it would be this. Ditch the muddy fields in the middle-of-nowhere and say ‘why-aye man’ to the postcard-perfect destination of Tynemouth, host of the annual Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

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Music Review: Parklife, Heaton Park, Manchester

June 13, 2019 Comments Off on Music Review: Parklife, Heaton Park, Manchester

The first time I went to Parklife I was 16-years-old.

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It’s festival season. At Manchester’s Envirolution, it’s plastic-free

June 8, 2019 Comments Off on It’s festival season. At Manchester’s Envirolution, it’s plastic-free

It’s no secret that us Brits love a good festival. Come rain or shine, we strap on our wellies, slap on the glitter and head for the fields to drink tepid cider, listen to loud music and generally have a bloody good time.

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Unmissable sights and sounds: introducing Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019

June 5, 2019 Comments Off on Unmissable sights and sounds: introducing Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019

Stefan Tobler, founder of Sheffield-based And Other Stories, tells Northern Soul why he’s more excited about Doc/Fest than Cannes. 

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Parklife, Justine Trickett

Parklife’s Northern Roots

June 3, 2019 Comments Off on Parklife’s Northern Roots

Since its inception ten years ago, Parklife has grown from a small one-day event in Platt Fields to a fully-fledged weekender in Heaton Park.

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, This Is Tomorrow, Lewis Palmer

Photo Gallery: This Is Tomorrow 2019, Newcastle upon Tyne

June 3, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: This Is Tomorrow 2019, Newcastle upon Tyne

Festival season is in full swing.

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Foal, This Is Tomorrow, by Lewis Palmer

Photo Gallery: Crowd shots at This Is Tomorrow 2019

June 3, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Crowd shots at This Is Tomorrow 2019

What makes a good festival?

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