Secret Garden Party

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
Op-Eds

How Secret Garden Party Made Festivals Palatable for Posh People

It took festivals to the middle classes, centring it on "experience" and performative hedonism.
Tshepo Mokoena
3.7.17
thump news

Secret Garden Party Announces This Year's Festival Will Be Its Last

“I concede to the infamous phrase that ‘All good things must come to an end.’”
Krystal Rodriguez
3.3.17
white isle diaries

Eats Everything on Seeing Thomas Bangalter Melt Minds In Ibiza and His Summer of Sweaty Dancefloors

This guy loves the White Isle so much he even got married there.
Eats Everything
8.4.16
Stuff

We Went Drug Testing at Secret Garden Party to See What Weird Shit Ends Up in Your Drugs

The Loop, a drugs harm reduction organisation, pioneered a drug testing scheme at the festival that found – among other things – concrete and malaria pills in what was supposed to be ecstasy and ketamine.
David Hillier
7.26.16
Features

Finally, A UK Festival Has Offered Free Drug Testing!

Over 80 substances were tested at Secret Garden Party this weekend, among which were anti-malaria tablets sold as ketamine and ammonium sulphate sold as MDMA.
Emma Garland
7.25.16
thump news

This Music Festival Helps You Identify What's in Your Drugs Before You Consume Them

The UK's Secret Garden Party rolled out the program this weekend.
Britt Julious
7.25.16
Stuff

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.
David Hillier
3.9.16
Trending Now

Is This the Saddest Thing to Happen in Dance Music This Decade?

Thank you, Tasker, for making us feel the worst we have in years.
Josh Baines
7.27.15
what we want from 2015

What We Want From Festivals in 2015

The bubble has burst.
Ryan Bassil
1.12.15
Premieres

Sway Clarke II Has a Lot of Love to Give in His "Secret Garden," Which Means What You Think It Means

We all make mistakes.
Noisey Staff
9.11.14
Features

How to Deal With a Festival Comedown

Feel free to take our advice or continue to feel like fucking shit.
Ryan Bassil
8.18.14
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