Free Festival Ticket Give Away by HostelBookers

May 30

Budget accommodation search-site Hostel Bookers is giving away 2 free tickets to Stop Making Sense festival in Croatia this year from 2nd-6th August on the beautiful Adriatic coast.  I went to SMS last year in Petrcane. This year it has had to move to a new site further down the coast – Tisno. It was without a doubt the best music festival I’ve ever been...

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Free music, art and films this weekend at Hackney WickED

Jul 28

Free music, art and films this weekend at Hackney WickED

If you’re a bit of a culture vulture and fancy some free music, art and short film this weekend, then make a trip down to Hackney Wick for their annual Hackney WickED festival. They’ll be showcasing local and international artists in and amongst gallery spaces and pop-up venues in the area. Situated opposite Hackney Wick station (on the overground), the...

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Towpath Festival in Dalston

Oct 08

Towpath Festival in Dalston

To make the most of the autumn sunshine this weekend, I took a trip down to Dalston for Towpath Festival. Happening next to the Regent’s Park Canal just off of Kingsland road there was eating, drinking and music from 12pm-12am last Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th October. It was held on a strip of wasteland opposite the Towpath Cafe, for your last chance to party...

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Fantastic Bestival

Sep 07

This weekend, Radio 1’s friendliest long-haired DJ will be welcoming thousands of festival goers to the Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight for the 6thannual Bestival – the year of the fantastic. The festival prides itself on being alternative and green, winning an ‘Outstanding Green Festival’ award for last year’s. There’s all sorts you can...

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Nottingham Light Night

Feb 13

Nottingham Light Night

Nottingham was lit up last night as part of it’s annual Light Night celebrations. It’s the third year of the festival, which looks to bring a ‘new and diverse audience to the city’. Across the centre the streets, theatres, cafes and churches were filled with installations, candles and lanterns, turning the city into a magical place. There was...

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BBC Headroom

Jul 20

BBC Headroom

This weekend I volunteered to help out at the BBC Headroom project at the Mela festival in Southampton. It aims to raise awareness to mental health and well-being through taster sessions in yoga, bongo-drums and clay sculpture. Mental health problems affect 1 in 4 people whether it’s full blown depression or anxiety attacks. Headroom offers people a chance to...

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