04/11/16 - Looe Music Festival was crowned Tourism Event of the Year at the Cornwall Tourism Awards held on Thursday 3rd November at the Headland Hotel, Newquay. The not-for-profit event was recognised for its contribution to Cornwall’s tourism industry having boosted the local economy with an estimated consumer spend of £3.46m during the week of the event.
28/07/16 - This tilt-shift video of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2010 is one of our favourite festival aftermovies, giving a unique perspective on one of the most successful festivals in the United States.
09/05/16 - With the festival season fast approaching, here's our packing list with all the festival essentials we wouldn't be without.
08/03/16 - Bestival are relaunching their longstanding festival radio brand as Bestival FM on Soho Radio. The Bestival team will present two shows on the internet-based station.
22/02/16 - Music charity Attitude is Everything has published its third State of Access Report, which provides a snap-shot of UK live music accessibility and the barriers that disabled music fans are facing at gigs and festivals.
18/02/16 - Almost two and a half decades after meeting in the Goldsmiths Students' Union as 18-year-olds, Bestival founders Josie and Rob da Bank were today named Honorary Fellows of Goldsmiths, University of London.
28/09/15 - From a TARDIS in the Circus field in 2001 and Orbital's Doctor Who theme in 2004, to Orbital plus Matt Smith in 2010 and the Radiophonic Workshop on the Glade stage in 2014, Festival Time Machine explores Doctor Who related shenanigans at Glastonbury Festival.
27/04/15 - My first one. Just me and a shiny new 2-man tent. The tent that survived a further 17 festivals' worth of rain, floods, winds, mud, and burning sun before getting chewed up by termites while packed away in the garage over the winter of 2000. A sad end, I always envisaged it dying on the battlefield after a particularly apocalyptic Glastonbury storm.
22/04/15 - Glastonbury 1997. If it were an episode of Friends it would be called The One With Even More Mud Than Usual, or maybe The One With The Legendary Radiohead Set. Yes, it was that one...
20/04/15 - Festival toilets can be a bit grim but how many should you inspect before committing? This clever video from Numberphile shows you how to work out the optimum number of toilets to check.
19/02/15 - Glastonbury won the Best Festival category at the 2015 NME Awards, held last night at the O2 Academy Brixton. The NME's Small Festival Of The Year award went to Liverpool Psych Fest.
15/01/15 - The UK had a higher profile than usual at the 2014 European Festival Awards as the winners were revealed at Groningen’s De Oosterpoort in The Netherlands.
13/06/14 - Art and design museum the V&A is collaborating with Glastonbury Festival to create an archive covering more than 40 years of diverse and creative performance.