Ramsbottom festival 2015

There has been an emergence of a Northern Powerhouse of festivals over the past few years, with Kendal Calling, a host of Yorkshire events – and one which has quietly made its way onto the circuit – Ramsbottom Festival. Being a Lancashire lass, I’m glad to see an event which gives a platform to so many established…

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Review : Beards, dreads and mud, Bearded Theory Festival 2014

 Everything looks sparkly and fresh at Bearded Theory‘s new venue at Catton Hall. The grass is lush, green and springy. The main stage stands at one end of the remarkably flat new site, with a dance tent and the more intimate Tornado Town tent just far enough away to be out of earshot, while a secret stage lies hidden…

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