Boomtown

8.6.18

What Your Favourite UK Music Festival Says About You

Not all festivals are created equal, and not everybody who attends them are the same. Tag yourself.

8.14.17

All the Dodgy Stuff Found in the Drugs at Boomtown This Year

Fiona Measham from drugs testing and welfare organisation The Loop told us what turned up in people's drugs.

8.4.17

Watch Out for Pentylone, the Horrible New MDMA Additive

We spoke to drug charity The Loop about awful pills in the shape of Guy Fawkes masks.

8.16.16

An 18-Year-Old Woman Has Died at BoomTown Fair Festival

The tragedy occurred on the last day of an otherwise incident-free weekend for the Winchester event.

3.9.16

How Burning Man Culture Changed Festivals Around the World

The week-long desert party laid the foundations for festivals all around the world, from Boomtown and Secret Garden Party to events in Denmark, Australia, South Africa and Bulgaria.

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11.4.15

What TV Won't Tell You About the Wealth, Violence, and Boredom of North Dakota's Oilfields

Blood and Oil portrays the Bakken as boomtown soap opera, and the result is more boring than actual life there.

8.18.15

Here's Every Annoying Person You'll Meet at a Festival

The point is that we're all human beings who, at some point, have sucked to be around.

8.13.14

Teenage Thieves, Fence Hoppers and Smuggled Drugs: On Patrol with Security at Boomtown Festival

Festival bouncers care about you much more than you'd think.