Festivals 2019

Everything You Need to Remember Ahead of Festival Season

Don't bring psychedelics if you've never taken them, and stock your flat with delicious food for the following week.
Daisy Jones

Festivals Can Still Be Radical Spaces, If You Want Them To Be

But do festival organisers genuinely want to use their resources to change the world for the better? Or is it simply a matter of marketing?
Michael Segalov
Thinkpieces And Shit

Sixty UK Festivals Taking a Stand Against Sexual Assault Is Only the Beginning

A recently announced Safer Spaces initiative is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to ending sexual violence at music events.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Bestival is Leaving the Isle of Wight

The event will move to a new home in Dorset from 2017.
Lauren O'Neill

Getting Tricked Into Strip Shows And Losing Your Sight: Theme Park’s Festival Stories

Marcus from Theme Park tells us about being duped into seedy after-parties and how his mate lost his vision at the first festival they went to.
VICE Staff

Music Festivals Need to Do More to Prevent Sexual Assaults

When festival organizers and bystanders are poorly educated on how to handle or prevent sexual assaults, it implicitly says this behaviour is acceptable.
Jill Krajewski
thump news

This Organization Wants to End Sexual Assault at Festivals Through Education

On-site counseling and information bracelets are some of the initiatives from the Isle of Wight Council.
Britt Julious
festivals 2016

The Serious and Unaddressed Problem of Rape at Music Festivals

Music festivals have become a common location for rape and sexual assaults, so why has nothing been done about it?
Beulah Devaney
thump news

Aled Jones Will Perform a History of Jungle Set at This Year's Bestival

The 'Songs of Praise' icon is going to MC alongside Rob Da Bank.
Mitchell Stevens
Festival Season!

Bestival Proved Just How Much DJs and Electronic Artists Are Changing the Face of British Music Festivals

In 2015 DJs have enjoyed more prestige on popular festival lineups than ever before.
Angus Harrison

I Walked Around Bestival Asking to Test People's Drugs

Ever been at a festival and wondered what your drugs have been cut with? We helped a bunch of Bestival-goers answer that question.
Michael Segalov
Festivals 2015

We Got Bestival Wreckheads To Tell Us Which Conspiracy Theories They Believe In

"Biggie Smalls killed Tupac and Tupac killed Snoop Dogg"
Daisy-May Hudson