Shiiine On 10th Anniversary weekender

Shin­ing a light in the dark­est months – Shi­i­ine On is announce a spe­cial one-off indoor fes­ti­val for 2025 to coin­cide with the 10th Anniver­sary week­ender. Tick­ets are on sale now.  The event, set to take place in March 2025, will mark a decade-on from the inau­gur­al Shi­i­ine On Week­ender, a three day fes­ti­val in Jan­u­ary that has become…

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Forwards 2024 closes with The Jesus and Mary Chain

Fol­low­ing last week’s announce­ment of rave pio­neers Under­world being added to the FORWARDSline­up, the Bris­tol fes­ti­val now clos­es its 2024 music pro­gramme with The Jesus and Mary Chain on Sun­day. The mys­te­ri­ous ensem­ble GLASS BEAMS are also play­ing. Also join­ing the 2024 FORWARDS pro­gramme is a col­lec­tion of Big Team’s Next Lev­el ArtistDevel­op­ment Pro­gramme, a…

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Bearded Theory 24 Sunday photo gallery

Sun­day: One­da, My Bad Sis­ter, Clara Mann, Kather­ine Prid­dy, Eng­lish Teacher, The Orb, Dry Clean­ing, Bode­ga, Fero­cious Dog, Dinasaur Jr.,Big Spe­cial, Des­per­ate Jour­nal­ist, Amyl and the Snif­fers all played. The Beard­ed The­o­ry ‘fam­i­ly Sun­day’ tra­di­tion lives on, and those in fan­cy dress gath­er around the main stage for the judg­ing (win­ners are award­ed two tickets…

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Bearded Theory 24 Thursday photo gallery

Beard­ed The­o­ry 24: Thurs­day with Bat­tlesnake, Dut­ty Moon­shine, Bleach Lab, Soft Play. It feels great to be back at Beard­ed The­o­ry for anoth­er year of music and the most friend­ly crowd I’ve come across at any fes­ti­val. There’s a few tweaks evi­dent on that first stroll around the site: for a start, where’s the Some­thing Else…

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Tomorrow’s Ghosts Festival 2024

The UK’s ulti­mate Goth­ic week­ender – TOMORROW’S GHOSTS FESTIVAL // HALLOWEEN GATHERING – will be back for Autumn 2024.Fol­low­ing the resound­ing sell-out suc­cess of last year, the annu­al goth fes­ti­val will return to its spir­i­tu­al home of Whit­by in the wake of Hal­loween once more and presents the first names on the bill. Across its…

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Camp Bestival Dorset and Shropshire: first lineups

Camp Besti­val Dorset the UK’s favourite fam­i­ly fes­ti­val is land­ing back in Lul­worth Cas­tle, Dorset (25 – 28 July 2024) with a total­ly out of this world line­up and inter­galac­tic, aliens and space theme fea­tur­ing a galaxy-bend­ing UK fes­ti­val exclu­sive head­line per­for­mance from PETE TONG IBIZA CLASSICS – Jules Buck­ley & The Essen­tial Orches­tra, pop queen Paloma…

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Bearded Theory 2023 review

Well it’s all change for Beard­ed The­o­ry fes­ti­val this year. The three ami­gos who brought it to life have final­ly hung up their beards and sold on the favourite Mid­lands fest. And this is its first prop­er year under the new ban­ner of DHP Fam­i­ly. No doubt the new team know they have a very…

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Bearded Theory photo gallery Thursday and Friday

Beard­ed The­o­ry 2023 – first pho­tos of the sun­ny fes­ti­val from open­ing acts on Thurs­day evening through to Fri­day after­noon. Thurs­day: Heart­worms, Oh My God! It’s the Church and The Orielles. Fri­day: Pan­ic Shack, Girl­band, High Hors­es, Dea Matrona, The Go! Team, The Bug Club, Beth Orton.  Beard­ed Theory 

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Best festivals for 2023: the list

Ahh fes­ti­val sea­son! It’s not long now and we can’t wait. Here’s our fes­ti­val cal­en­dar for the sum­mer. All of those fea­tured still have lim­it­ed tick­ets avail­able. Peo­ple may be being a bit care­ful due the cost of liv­ing cri­sis but sales are nonethe­less healthy, so if there’s a fes­ti­val you’ve got your eye on,…

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