Festivals

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Home Office says UK 'welcomes' foreign musicians after claims visa process prevented them performing

Home Office says UK 'welcomes' foreign musicians after claims visa process prevented them performing

Festival slams UK visa process but Home Office says foreign musicians 'welcome'

The director of Womad Festival said three acts were refused visas to play at the event, but the Home Office said the visa process remains unchanged

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Liam Gallagher promoters 'passing blame' for badly-organised event, say fans

Liam Gallagher promoters 'passing blame' for badly-organised event, say fans

Liam Gallagher promoters 'passing blame' for badly-organised event, say fans

Festival Republic, who put on two shows with Liam Gallagher and Queens of the Stone Age over the weekend, have remained silent as fans demand a statement on heavy queues and bottlenecks

Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

One in five have experienced sexual harassment at British festivals, figures find

One in five have experienced sexual harassment at British festivals, figures find

One in five experience sexual harassment at British festivals, figures find

The poll showed 22% of all Britons who have been to a festival faced some kind of unwanted sexual behaviour.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Drugs expert: 'Festivals profit from drug-taking and put people at risk

Drugs expert: 'Festivals profit from drug-taking and put people at risk'

Drugs expert: 'Festivals profit from drug-taking and put people at risk'

Steve Moore of the drug policy think-tank Volte Face says all festivals must introduce drug testing after Mutiny Festival deaths

Monday, May 28, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

Mother of girl who died at Mutiny Festival warns others of drug dangers

Mother of girl who died at Mutiny Festival warns others of drug dangers

Mother of girl who died at Mutiny Festival warns others of drug dangers

Georgia Jones and Tommy Cowan died after taking a "bad batch" of drugs at Portsmouth's Mutiny Festival

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Reading and Leeds: 'Pineapples may be banned due to a corporate deal'

Reading and Leeds: Eddy Temple-Morris gives his theory on why pineapples are banned

Reading and Leeds: 'Pineapples may be banned due to a corporate deal'

Virgin Radio's Eddy Temple-Morris says the banning of pineapples seems like political correctness gone mad

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Female-only music festival: 'Separating men and women is virtually barbaric and not empowering', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Female-only music festival: 'Separating men and women is barbaric and not empowering', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Separating men and women at festivals is barbaric', says Julia

A female-only music festival is being organised in Sweden - but Julia believes it is a retrograde step

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

'The closest thing to heaven I'll experience' - Jeremy Corbyn to introduce Run The Jewels at Glastonbury

'The closest thing to heaven I'll experience' - Jeremy Corbyn to introduce Run The Jewels at Glastonbury

Twitter reacts with excitement at Jeremy Corbyn appearing at Glastonbury

Jeremy Corbyn is set to appear on the Pyramid Stage

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Shaun Ryder and Sam Delaney discuss posh music festivals

Shaun Ryder and Sam Delaney discuss posh music festivals

Shaun Ryder on posh music festivals

"Festivals do me 'ead in"