Green Man Festival 2014 Review

Come for a Cwtch We fell in love with Green Man Festival last year and I have to admit to being worried about how it could possibly meet the expectations we had from it being so wonderful. I need not have worried because yet again this beautiful festival filled my heart with happiness. I did […]

Green Man 2013 Review

Green Man – There’ll be a welcome in the hillsides The Green Man Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary this year and it has grown into a 15,000-capacity event in a stunning  location in the Black Mountains. We shamefully live very close to it but have never been before. Last year they struggled with terrible weather […]

Greenman Festival 2012 Review

So even though I live very close and have passed the wonderful Glan Usk Park many times, 2012 was the first time we had ventured into Greenman itself. We, the family (made up of myself, James the only-been-13-for-a-week-so-don’t-shout-Teenager, Sam the wonderfully interesting 11 year old and my sister who had travelled up from her ‘normal’ […]

Towersey Festival 2022 Review

It has been a long 3 years since our last visit to Towersey. And a lot has changed in that time. As we approached August Bank Holiday I was hopeful that all the wonderfulness of Towersey would remain. And I was also optimistic that their new site at Claydon Estate would bring even more magic to what […]

Womad 2022 Review

Like coming home… As young adults, we spent many happy summers cutting our festival teeth at WOMAD. At the time it was right on our doorstep in Reading and was responsible for our love of the whole festival scene. WOMAD has and always will be the most welcoming and inclusive festival we know. It continues […]