Articles Tagged with the word ‘Festival’


/ Arts, Culture

12 Aug 2014


At a festival that's about more than the music, ultimately it was London Grammar's epic minimalist anthems and Jessie Ware's powerful vocals that stole the show

Waterfall Landscape

/ Arts, Culture

05 Aug 2014


Set in a picturesque estate of ancient woodland, spring-fed lakes and rolling meadows in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Wilderness is a music festival that aims to make the most of its surroundings

Womad, 2014, Fat Freddy's Drop, festival, music, world

/ Culture

30 Jul 2014


With a standout performance from Fat Freddy’s Drop, it was the sounds of ska, reggae, brass and blues that, despite the heat, had the crowds dancing relentlessly

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/ Culture

21 Jul 2014


Festival-goers at this year's Womad will have the chance to delve deeper into sound with a new stage exploring audio intricacies

Dub Pistols

/ Culture

10 Jun 2013


Kristina Georgiou signs up for sunshine and good times as a citizen of the ‘festival micronation’

Sunrise energy garden (c) Mike Grenville

/ Renewable Energy

22 May 2013


The festival has enlisted the help of researchers to pioneer a technology that could revolutionise the way outdoor events are powered

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/ Culture

16 May 2013


A festival in Somerset aims to become the first ‘participation nation’, rewarding festival-goers for getting involved, and letting bands choose their own support acts


/ Culture

15 Oct 2012


A week-long celebration of November’s total solar eclipse is due to take place in Queensland

Annette Hinds Peace Volunteer

/ Arts, Community

13 Sep 2012


One year on from the London riots, the Little Big Peace event aims to turn Streatham into a pinnacle of peace and positivity


/ Arts, Culture

13 Sep 2012


Review: Boom Festival 2012. Set in the breathtaking Naturtejo Geopark on the Portuguese Iberian Peninsula, Boom is the sunshine festival, next to which, others seem to pale in comparison


/ Arts

07 Aug 2012


As much of the country settled down to watch the Olympic opening ceremony on 27 July, a completely different world event had swung into action at Charlton Park in Wiltshire


/ Arts, Culture

19 Jul 2012


Cloud Cuckoo Land, a community-focused creative arts festival with a utopian vision, returns for a second year

Dizraeli & the Small Gods at Sunrise Celebration festival 2012

/ Arts, Culture

04 Jul 2012


Tom Lawson heads to Sunrise Celebration festival to see how it combines a party atmosphere with the chance to be part of a sustainable community


/ Arts

16 Aug 2011


A new festival aims to enrich lives and nourish the community. Is it the real deal or is it just cloud cuckoo land?

Participation-based festival offers truly intercultural experience

/ Arts

19 May 2011


A festival billed as “the world’s most vibrant intercultural exchange of acoustic music, dance, song and ceremony,” returns to Devon this summer

Watercress Factsheet

/ Food, Wellbeing

26 Jan 2011


With new research revealing the cancer-fighting properties of watercress, we offer some insights into the world of the UK's most historic salad leaf


Pakistan's First Youth Peace Festival


Peace & Democracy, Youth

30 Nov 2010


Peace festival brings together young people from across Pakistan, empowering them to work towards peace


Fossil-Fuel-Free Festival of Fun



10 Nov 2010



West Midlands Vegan Festival



12 Oct 2010



Britain's Largest Solar Roof


/ Archive

14 Sep 2010


Over 1,000 electricity-generating solar panels form the UK's largest solar roof, being installed at Worthy Farm, home of the Glastonbury Festival.