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…

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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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What next for Magical Sounds dance tent?

The announce­ment, via Mag­i­cal Sounds own face­book page, came as a bit of a shock. The bril­liant and beau­ti­ful dance tent to be found year upon year at Beard­ed The­o­ry fes­ti­val, pul­sat­ing away into the music-filled atmos­phere, will no longer be on site. Start­ing in 2024, the fes­ti­val’s new own­ers will pro­gramme their own dance tent. …

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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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Sea Change festival close to selling out

UPDATE. NOW SOLD OUT. The fes­ti­val is already 85% sold out so if you are think­ing of going, don’t think for too long! Here’s a taste of what’s in store at the always-inno­v­a­­tive, Totnes-based week­ender. A new venue for 2023 is The Alba­tross, the stun­ning com­mu­ni­ty space run by the esteemed and adven­tur­ous Bull Inn.…

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Bearded Theory 2023

Beard­ed The­o­ry fes­ti­val has always been the per­fect event to ease your­self into fes­ti­val sea­son. It’s a chilled event with a super-friend­­ly crowd and always has a great mix of fam­i­lies and dif­fer­ent ages. And as it takes place over the May Bank Hol­i­day, you’ve got a spe­cial rest and recov­ery day before fac­ing the…

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KITE festival – Saturday review

Our vis­it to Kite fes­ti­val, set in gen­tle coun­try­side close to Oxford, was pret­ty much based on the fact that Grace Jones was set to head­line on the Sat­ur­day night – not that there weren’t plen­ty of oth­er attrac­tive propo­si­tions through­out this new music and ideas event. Chat­ting to peo­ple around the site it appears…

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LIINES: interview at Bearded Theory festival

Man­ches­ter band LIINES played a blis­ter­ing set on Sun­day 29th at Beard­ed The­o­ry fes­ti­val – the crowd was obvi­ous­ly lov­ing it – and there’s plen­ty of social media com­ments that indi­cate they’ve gained a raft of new fans. I was thrilled to catch up with Zoe McVeigh (vocals/guitar) and Leila O’Sul­li­van (drums) after they came…

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Bearded Theory 2022 Photo Album

Pho­tos from Beard­ed The­o­ry fes­ti­val at Cat­ton Hall, Der­byshire. The Pierce Broth­ers, Dub Pis­tols, Taran­tism, Fero­cious Dog, Astrala­sia, Fat White Fam­i­ly, LIINES, the Flam­ing Lips. Also The Selecter, Nova Twins, Emi­ly Capell and Frank Carter and The Sleep­ing Souls. And, as always, the bril­liant Cow­ley’s Fine Foods. 

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