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  1. it was ticketday last year today ......

    At least we are now 100% sure that there is no Glasto 2018 - bit late to change their minds now eh.
  2. Boomtown?

    Two shifts were for the same role, though the spot for that role changed over the course of each shift. These were for the Downtown Ring Road Ped and internal / external Vehicle Gates. I swapped for the second shift and did the Woodlands area which was fine until a lot of the other venues shut after which it became seriously rammed almost to the point of crush! There were about 4 substance casualties as well over about 90 mins after that point, which made getting the Med Team in a challenge...
  3. Boomtown?

    My first Boomtown and what a show! Managed to see around 12 acts I was interested in seeing, despite the Oxfam shifts which were all challenging in there own way. Great to be in an unfamiliar site where I get to find out where everything is and discover new places. Certainly got plenty of exercise walking up and down all the hills as well. Bumped into frostypaw, keplunk, Dee, Pilton Digger and other eFests people over the festival too. Still a bit ignorant as to the whole story arc which can be as deeply or as shallow to immerse yourself in as you like. Stage designs and townships were incredible, complex and detailed. Would definately go back to find all the bits I missed!
  4. Boomtown?

    Yep - leaving for site in 30mins and should be there by 3pm. No rain relent predicted until 7pm. Days following suggest conditions improve markedly though. Currently covering everything with bin liners!
  5. Boomtown?

    Ooo - thats looking a bit churned up now isnt it... Hope the campsites are still green. Not looking forward to trying to put up my tent in the pissing rain!
  6. Boomtown Fair 2017

    Been raining in North Wilts for several hours. Going down to the site this afternoon. Rain forcast for rest of day until around 8pm. Plus side - pretty reasonable weather predicted for the rest of the festival with only one other damp day. Reckon plan for a mudfest though - defaulting to wellies and wet weather gear...
  7. Boomtown Fair 2017

    Pissing down here now. Dont know if the site is escaping. Countryfile forecast puts Wednesday as the wet day and improving further into the week. Hope were not setting up in the rain...!
  8. Boomtown Fair 2017

    Booze-wize Oxfam have been told its 'as much as you can carry on your first entry', but no more if you go out and come back in again with more kit.
  9. Boomtown Fair 2017

    I look like Bernard Cribbins in Old Jack's Boat now....
  10. Boomtown Fair 2017

    Arghhh! You've fated it now mate
  11. Boomtown Fair 2017

    Met Office Latest: The overall picture across the UK showed July was a wet month, receiving 22% more than the July average rainfall. Northern Ireland experienced the most rainfall with 113.1mm, 39% above its monthly average. Hampshire received 118% more than its average rainfall for the month. This summer’s changeable weather looks likely to last into the weekend with showers or longer spells of rain mixed with drier weather and some sunshine, the Met Office said. Next week high pressure is likely to build from the south and should bring more settled, drier weather, although there may still be some showers at times, particularly for northern parts of the UK. Here's hoping....
  12. Boomtown Fair 2017

    Perhaps Boomtown should get all postmodern and establish a '90's indie district for all us old farts....
  13. Boomtown Fair 2017

    Reckon I'll be the one that's pretty fucked by the regular climb out of the bowl by the Monday given that I'm 44 and the average age of Boomtown punters is, what, 24 or something like that?
  14. Boomtown Fair 2017

    .... Which is kind of what has drawn me to stewarding this festival for the first time this year. However, I know the common sort of questions asked of stewards 90% of the time, which is 'where is something or such and such', and I want to be able to provide useful information given that I'll be unfamiliar with the site geography and its venues. Can't wait!
  15. Boomtown Fair 2017

    I've seen the new 2017 'public map' posted on here about 2 pages back (which basically focuses on districts), and the 2016 'venue' map posted by frostypaw a few pages further back on here and basically wondered of there was an equivalent to the latter now available for 2017.