Music festivals are back: here are the outdoor festivals to add to your calendar which all have tickets available to book right now. We’ll see you by the stage...
The event organisers said they were risking a £10m loss with out coronavirus insurance backed by the government.
The DCMS committee has said organisers cannot risk cancellation again unless underwriting schemes are extended to them.
Festival-goers in Britain may soon be able to have their illegal drugs tested before they take them. The scheme, that has already been tested at the Secret Garden Party festival in Cambridgeshire, is set to be rolled out at the Reading and Leeds Festival this year, with support from local police forces. Festival organisers are hoping that up to 10 festivals will also carry the scheme in 2017.
As Glastonbury 2017 draws nearer, we name the ten bands who've never headlines the festival before but really should.
Exciting news, Little Monsters: Lady Gaga has dropped a rather sizable hint that she will be taking to the Pyramid Stage for Glastonbury 2017.
David Bowie’s ashes have reportedly been scattered at the Burning Man Festival over the weekend. The late icon – who passed away following a secret cancer battle earlier this year, aged 69 – was honoured with a small ceremony at The Temple of Black Rock City in the Nevada desert, reports claim.
So, yesterday, August the 10th signified 20 years since the infamous Oasis @ Knebworth Music Concert. Two days of carnage, chaos and class A consumption.
Ellie Goulding has been forced to cancel two upcoming gigs in Latvia and Finland this weekend, due to ill health.
The Glastonbury Festival gets going this week and the first fans have arrived to find the whole site once again covered in mud. Sunshine is predicted for the weekend but festival goers will still have to navigate the thick mud that has already built up after days of torrential rain.
This festival season, they will be widely available at festivals in Belgium and the Netherlands as well as gatherings including Wildfire, Great Northern, Glastonbury and Creamfields in the UK. Prices will depend on the festival, with some sponsored tents offered for free, while others will cost up to £40 for the duration of the event.
We’ve definitely got that festival feeling. Maybe it’s because Creamfields is coming up (which we’ll be streaming live, FYI, at yahoo.com/creamfields). Or maybe it’s because all summer long our Instagram feeds have been crammed with glamorous festival snaps, thanks to all the celebs we follow. How do they manage to look so festival-chic, frolicking about in the sun with their A-list mates?
Cher Lloyd Credit [Robinson / Rex Shutterstock] Being bottled off stage is pretty bad, but when those bottles are filled with urine – well, that really, er, takes the piss. Daphne and Celeste After an ill-advised booking, the chirpy American pop duo found themselves dodging a barrage of garbage when they performed to a crowd of metal-heads at Reading Festival in 2000.
The summer festival season is in full swing, and in honour of our official Creamfields live stream (yaaaaasss #EDM) starting August 28th we’ve decided to remind you just how gross festivals can be. Everyone expects to get muddy, cold and a little bit covered in wee over a big festival weekender, but these horror stories take it to the next level. … Which leads us to probably the WORST festival horror story of all time.