Jersey Live 2012 Review

Jersey Live 2012
Jersey Live 2012

You may recall my piece on ‘destination’ festivals earlier in the year, with thoughts on combining a family holiday with a festival – well we bit the bullet and did it!  Read more…

Destination Festivals – ever thought about festivaling further afield?

Since the arrival of my beautiful boy Noah in 2010, my husband and I have been keen to take him to a festival, partly because we are still festival kids at heart, but mainly because I want to introduce him to the wonderful experiences that festivaling can bring. I have had some of the best times of my life in a muddy field with 60,000 other people (admittedly there may have been a few cheeky pints involved) and festivals have always struck me as one big playground – what kid wouldn’t enjoy being able to run around in the great outdoors with sensory, creative and musical opportunities at every turn? Read more…

Green Man Staycation

Turn your trip to the Green Man Festival into a week-long family holiday in the Brecon Beacons National Park!

Green Man Festival 20th 21st 22nd August

ENOY THE ULTIMATE “STAYCATION” THIS SUMMER AND TURN GREEN MAN INTO A WEEK-LONG ADVENTURE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET!

Beat the recession and enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park with Green Man’s UK exclusive Holiday Ticket offer!

Read more…

It’s official – Festivals are good for you!

Destination: Music – UK Music report 16 May 2011

I’m a big fan of music festivals.  I think they’re great.

They support the Arts, they support children’s creative and social development… and now it seems they support our economy in a huge way too!

Today UK Music released the biggest report so far into the economics of the lowly music festival and put figures against the live music industry’s financial contribution.  The results are quite staggering and make for very interesting reading if you’re into that sort of thing.  You can view the full report here.

Feargal Sharkey, Chief Executive of UK Music said: “I am hugely excited by Read more…

Jersey Live 2012 Review

Jersey Live 2012
Jersey Live 2012

You may recall my piece on ‘destination’ festivals earlier in the year, with thoughts on combining a family holiday with a festival – well we bit the bullet and did it!  Read more…

Green Man Staycation

Turn your trip to the Green Man Festival into a week-long family holiday in the Brecon Beacons National Park!

Green Man Festival 20th 21st 22nd August

ENOY THE ULTIMATE “STAYCATION” THIS SUMMER AND TURN GREEN MAN INTO A WEEK-LONG ADVENTURE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET!

Beat the recession and enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park with Green Man’s UK exclusive Holiday Ticket offer!

Read more…

Destination Festivals – ever thought about festivaling further afield?

Since the arrival of my beautiful boy Noah in 2010, my husband and I have been keen to take him to a festival, partly because we are still festival kids at heart, but mainly because I want to introduce him to the wonderful experiences that festivaling can bring. I have had some of the best times of my life in a muddy field with 60,000 other people (admittedly there may have been a few cheeky pints involved) and festivals have always struck me as one big playground – what kid wouldn’t enjoy being able to run around in the great outdoors with sensory, creative and musical opportunities at every turn? Read more…

It’s official – Festivals are good for you!

Destination: Music – UK Music report 16 May 2011

I’m a big fan of music festivals.  I think they’re great.

They support the Arts, they support children’s creative and social development… and now it seems they support our economy in a huge way too!

Today UK Music released the biggest report so far into the economics of the lowly music festival and put figures against the live music industry’s financial contribution.  The results are quite staggering and make for very interesting reading if you’re into that sort of thing.  You can view the full report here.

Feargal Sharkey, Chief Executive of UK Music said: “I am hugely excited by Read more…