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


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.