Parklife

Restaurants

Can Manchester’s New Night Czar Make Tipping Fair?

After a local restaurant was shamed for taking waitstaff tips, Parklife founder and newly appointed Night-Time Economy Advisor for Greater Manchester Sacha Lord hopes to introduce a “gold standard in tipping.”
Kamila Rymajdo
8.6.18
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
5.5.17
Features

We Crunched the Numbers and Electronic Music Festivals Still Have a Gender Equality Problem

An illustrated break-down of male and female musicians on 24 different line-ups.
Emilie Friedlander
7.15.16
festivals 2016

Why Do People Hate Parklife Festival?

“There's not enough of my vibe to make it worth dealing with the crap weather and pissed up kids.”
Kamila Rymajdo
6.14.16
Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Drummer Dave Rowntree Rates Blur’s Discography

Almost 30 years since their inception and Blur are still one of Britain's best bands. Don't argue with us on this one. Thanks.
Kim Taylor Bennett
11.20.15
Festivals 2015

Don't Drink Poppers... And Other Things We Learned at Parklife Festival

A waster's festival photo diary.
Noisey UK Staff
6.11.15
the worst things of all time

UK Festival Fined £70,000 for Most Inappropriate Mum Joke Ever

Why did Manchester’s Parklife text ticket holders pretending to be their mums?
Emma Garland
12.5.14
Features

Twenty Years on and "Girls and Boys" is the Smartest Move Blur Ever Made

It was twenty years ago today that Damon Albarn taught the world that all you really needed to create a social spectrum-spanning anthem of the people was “girls”, “boys” and “love”.
3.7.14
Words

Exclusive: Jon Hopkins Is The First Act Announced For Parklife 2014

We spoke to the Mercury Prize nominee ahead of his new live show.
THUMP Staff
1.28.14
Photo

NTS and Desperados Factory at Parklife

More pictures of Mancunians tripping balls.
Chris Bethell
6.15.12