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    Hey guys,

    Just joined up here, looking to go to my first festival(s) this year, although most of my friends are not into that sort of thing. Would love to meet some other people to go with, I would be travelling from my home town Manchester or uni town Huddersfield.

    Georgia :)

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    Hey guys,

    I am doing my dissertation topic on "what motivates people to attend the Wireless Festival?"

    If you have been can you please identify what motivated you to go and whether those motivation or expectations you had were met?

    If you have not been, based on what you have seen or heard what would motivate you to attend the Wireless Festival?

    Any comments regrading the topic are useful and appreciated.

    Please help, and thank you for the responses :)

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    Any Efester's go to Sunflower fest In Hillsborough? been there every year so far and its a cracker of a wee fest.

    Real good vibe!

    http://www.sunflowerfest.co.uk/

    https://www.facebook.com/SunflowerFest

    Hi Ally,

    It's the August Bank Holiday next year 22-25 August with an amazing three nights of shenanigans.

    :) Sunflower

    Source: Sunflower Fest

  1. My first blog on my first account needed to be a big one, so I decided on the very opinionated topic of which act performs best at festivals. I referred to my own experience of some bands at festivals and the ones that stood out were seasoned performers like Pearl Jam, Feeder, Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro and The Charlatans. But obviously this is open for discussion. So are experienced performers the best ones ? When I saw Eminem though, he was very disappointing. No doubt there are plenty of other bands I've missed out.

    I have been very disappointed with acts who in an enclosed space are great, but the minute they are given an open air stage are not measurable to what they can do. Such as Chase & Status, Tinie Tempah, Enter Shikari and even Jake Bugg, saw him in a concert hall, but at Y-Not i was underwhelmed. But can anyone offer an explanation to why Eminem, regarded a legend in the music business and has honed his craft in live performance was, to me, so disappointing at v-fest ?

    Can anyone explain properly how and why some people can perform so well at festivals and offers just can't. I've heard the typical reasons like volume levels etc. But that doesn't explain why some can do it and others can't.

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    Hey There :)

    We'll i have no idea how to use this kinda wanted some kind of forum thing but i haven't got a clue!

    Anyway! Me and my friend are going to We Are Fstvl on the saturday. We went last year and thought it was wicked but we knew some people who were going.

    This year we don't know anyone going so I was wondering how easy it is to meet people?

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    Hi! My names Beth and I'm currently completing my dissertation!

    I'd really really appreciate it if anyone could help by filling in my survey!

    Thankssss....

    Do you have a favourite musician, sports star, actor or celebrity?

    Tell us why you like them by completing this short survey and be entered into a prize draw to win free tickets to Parklife, Kendal Calling or Festival No.6.

    Follow the link below to complete the survey…

    http://eartotheground.polldaddy.com/s/questionnaire-into-fan-behaviour

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    I'm currently conducting some research into how and why audiences use music festival coverage. If you have a spare 2 minutes, please could you fill out this simple survey, it would be greatly appreciated

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Laurensdissertation

    Thanks!

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    blog-0454373001392096103.jpgPeople construct incredible things out of ice and snow, decorating them with lights and lasers.

    The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival has been held since 1963. It had been balked for a number of years during the Cultural Revolution.

    Harbin is situated in North China underneath the direct blast from the cold winter months wind via Siberia. The common temperature inside summer is actually 21. two degrees Celsius as well as in winter months is -16. 8 certifications Celsius. Yearly low temperature below -35C aren’t unusual.

    The festival starts Present cards 5th to be able to February sixth. However your displays usually open previously and keep longer, weather conditions permitting. Ice sculptures beautify technological innovation bounds from the modern (using lasers) to be able to traditional (with glaciers lanterns). While you will find ice sculptures throughout the city, you will find two significant display places: Ample excellent skiing conditions sculptures from Sun Is (a recreational area for the opposite side from the Songhua River from the city) plus the separate “Ice as well as Snow World” of which drives every night. Ice as well as Snow Earth builds illuminated full dimensions buildings made out of blocks connected with 2–3 feet thick crystal clear ice. You will find ice lantern planting touring activities held in most parks inside city. Winter activities inside festival consist of Yabuli alpine winter sports, winter-swimming inside Songhua Water, and your ice-lantern exhibit in Zhaolin Lawn.

    The Harbin festival would be the biggest glaciers and excellent skiing conditions festival on earth. Other big ice as well as snow celebrations including Japan’s Sapporo Ideal Festival, Canada’s Quebec City Winter weather Carnival, as well as Norway’s Skiing Festival.

  2. Please could you all do me a massive favour and fill out my survey, its based on festival attendees behaviour and how it affects what controls must be put in place. will only take five minutes!

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    Hi all,

    Please could I ask for some help with some research I am carrying out for my dissertation project. It will take under 5 minutes for you to complete.

    It is regarding the professionalism of security and stewarding at music festival, events and venues.

    https://www.snapsurveys.com/wh/surveypreview.asp?k=139206885394

    Many Thanks In Advance.

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    blog-0421100001426175907.jpgThe Main Stage Line-Up - Sponsored By The Toll Point

    Pickup 52,

    Intrepid Duo

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    The Restless Venture,

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    Gary Quinn

    Live Lounge Line-Up - Sponsored By Silver Lining Studios

    Adam Walsh from The Velocets

    To Kill A Circus

    Jess Kemp Artist

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    Feed The Kid

    Pickup 52 (2nd Set)

    The Matchstickmen

    Mason Thomas

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    I HAVE 1 TICKET FOR HYLANDS PARK CHELMSFORD WITH RED CAMPING WHICH I WOULD LIKE TO SWAP FOR YELLOW CAMPING. ANYONE INTERESTED? :)

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    Hey everybody...

    For my dissertation I am looking at the effects of negative word of mouth on music festival goers. I would highly appreciate it if you could spare 2 minutes of your time to fill out the survey, through the link below.

    You'd be a great help :)

    Thank You

    Jasmin xxxx

    https://www.surveyplanet.com/54d21f4e8742fa3948999e50

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    blog-0112748001429872211.jpgAt 15 I attended my first festival, NASS, a sister festival or the Relentless groups Freeze & Boardmasters festivals that happen in the south of the UK.

    That festival enlightened me to some euphoric world of freedom, immersion, creativity, nostalgia and carefree happiness. I was unaware of my subconscious desires to pursue a career working within an industry that creates said feelings and experiences, yet here I am 7 years later sat in the library of my university, researching for one of two final pieces of work to complete a degree in Events Management to then go on and chase my desire of becoming a creator of innovative and immersive, experiential festival content.

    I've been immersed in the theories of co-creation, experiential marketing, innovation, hyper-reality and technological advances at festivals... not only has this contributed to assignments and my dissertation which was an Auto-ethnographic study of my own emotional and spiritual experience at a winter sports festival (Rise 2014)... it's also triggered a question...Generation Y? A very suitable name, we are a generation of questions.

    Generations before us, accepted, they may have wondered but never asked, questions may have been answered but were left unspoken. However, we, Generation Y are a generation of asking WHY, why do we want to experience? Why do we want to co-create and why do we want that immersive feeling of nostalgia, euphoria, freedom, happiness and carelessness?

    We're at the very early yet, fast moving stages of a transformation in the way we interact with our own every day experience as well as our entire exsistance.

    This transformation is the driving force behind trying to figure out why we experience, how we experience and what it does to us, emotionally, spiritually and physically. That question is what got me on a plane to the French Alps on my own to research my own experience at a new up and coming Winter Sports Festival, and that question is what will continue to take me to festivals all over the world.

    Maybe there is some poetic justice in the unknown, maybe the need to know everything is a curse of our generation, and like the meaning of life itself, its something we learn and experience rather than define.

  3. blog-0246985001429819407.jpgwww.fusoundsystem.co.uk

    Come join us on 1st May at The Chambers, Cheriton Place in Folkestone.

    FREE ENTRY

    A celebration of Reggae music

    FREE ENTRY

    DJs

    Earl Gateshead (Trojan Sound System) https://soundcloud.com/user1470149

    Paul Steward (Port-O-Jam Sound System)

    Daniel Hatcher (G-Ranch Crew)

    Amanda & Nathan Atkins (Frederick's Unique Sound System)

    FREE ENTRY

    This is something a bit special!

    I'm sure all those great folk (which I TOTALLY mean) who've been involved in Ska in the town will understand when i say that when there were just a couple of nights dedicated to the beloved sound..well then, it felt SPECIAL !

    It felt that way because those that loved it made it that way.

    It did get - i think it's fair to say - a bit overwhelming when EVERYTHING became SKA driven around here and now that the dust has settled a bit, an event such as this can stand out...because it IS outstanding!!

    Fredericks Unique Sound System (F.U.S.S.) LOVE Reggae & Ska and have dedicated so much of their own time & money into the scene. Born of that sincerity, they've found themselves working with those that not only feel the same but are leaders in the scene.

    This is where EARL GATESHEAD pops in!

    This man has BREATHED the reggae & Ska scene since the 70's when he dj'd in between punk bands in Brixton, playing the best Jamaica had to offer.

    He's head of & main Dj now for the TROJAN Sound System & has played at FABRIC (the first reggae DJ ever invited to do so) and is this year playing his 2nd year of residency at SPACE in Ibiza! !

    This man IS an international dj Superstar, it's just he happens to wear a flat cap instead of a twat (Justin Bieber) box cap!

    Must be nice to have nothing to prove smile emoticon

    This night at The Chambers is on Fri May 1st (bank holiday weekend) & is a FREE ENTRY affair!

    Realise how lucky we are here Folkestone....the rest of Europe have to pay HANDSOMELY to see this man & you can see not only him but ALSO Mista P from Port-O-Jam AND Danny Hatcher from G Ranch Crew AND F.U.S.S....ALL FOR FREE!

    Come to enjoy & come looking sharp!

    Above all, come to love the music & see a man who's influence in the scene can't be denied!

    A big night for us Folkestone!!

    FREE ENTRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. For the first time ever in the United Kingdom, the sacred powder art painting of the Kathakali tradition of Kerala in South India will be shown. The drawing is done directly with the hand without using any tools whatsoever. The powders used are all nautral, and are used to construct the sacred Kalamuzhutu image over a period of four days from 15th to 18th July. At the same event, Tibetan monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery will construct a Tantric Sand Mandala made out of millions of grains of sand, coloured to represent precious jewels, creating an image of a sacred palace into which the Buddha and his retinue are invited as part of an initiation ceremony.

    Both these intricate images, so inherently impermanent in nature, will be destroyed in ceremonies at their completion.

    Alongside these asonishing works of art there will be workshops of dance and music from both traditions, performances of the monastic Cham from the Tibetan monastery and of the sacred stories of the South Indian Kathakali traditionan. Internationally renowned teacher, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, will be giving a series of talks on Tibetan Buddhism throughout the festival.

    We hope to see you there!

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    Dear all,

     

    I'm selling a five day ticket for the wonderful Buddha Field Festival as sadly I am unable to go.

     

    It cost me £130.00 but I'd be happy to let it go for £100.

     

    Please get in touch if interested and I will make the necessary arrangements.

     

    Best wishes,

     

    Mirry

     

    mirribell@gmail.com

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  5. My brothers and I are holding a special concert in memory of my late father (George Dougie Leslie) who was the secretary of the Sinatra society in Glasgow. We have Scotland’s No:1 Sinatra tribute act (Frank Holden) and all proceeds will be going to Headcase Cancer Trust. It would be great if you could do a wee piece on this or give us a wee mention.

     

    https://www.facebook.com/….
    The Leslie brothers

     

    Here it is folks, perhaps this year’s ultimate event, celebrating 100 years of the music of Frank Sinatra at the venue of his final show in Great Britain, Ibrox Stadium.
    The show will take place on December 5th, just short of the great entertainers centenary… This is sure to be a Sensational night
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Celebrating-100-years-of-Sinatra-at-Ibrox-Stadium/875216239203914

     

    SATURDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2015
    Doors 7.00pm Tickets: £60
    Arrival: 7.00pm for Champagne Reception 8.00pm: Sumptuous 3 course meal accompanied by live pianist 9.45pm: No.1 Sinatra Tribute Act Frank Holden & his Big Swing Band All proceeds to www.headcase.org.uk

     

    Tickets available here: http://tickets-scotland.com/events.html?event_method=viewevent&event_id=a77dc7f0-ee75-11e4-ad12-22000b2c9208

     

    Thanks.

  6. North London’s annual Livestock Music Festival returns again for it’s fourth year, promising a wealth of local music talent whether you want to move to the Blues at the Woodland Stage, get the feel good factor at the Main Stage or tap your toes to some Folk in the Black Barn there is something for everyone. more info and tickets from www.livestockuk.com

  7. bought 2 adult 2, 10-16 and car pass for beautiful days festival but now unable to go.Looking to sell ideally as job lot.please e mail phillip.seymour25@bt internet.com if interested.
    Thanks

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