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Nozstock The Hidden Valley

Nozstock The Hidden Valley
Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st July 2019

@ Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS
Tickets: From £125 for adults / 12s and under free
www.nozstock.com / @Nozstock

Artists include: Rudimental (DJ set), Soul II Soul, The Sleaford Mods, The Skatalites, David Rodigan, Hollie Cook, Elvana: Elvis fronted Nirvana, Oh My God! It’s The Church, Henge, Jam Baxter, DJ Zinc + SP:MC, Turno, Notion, A Skills, Randall, Hospitality Takeover, Reginald D Hunter and many more

Last summer Nozstock: The Hidden Valley reached its sold-out 20th anniversary across a spectacular weekend in Herefordshire.

Nozstock raises its green ambitions for 2019

Festival steps up innovative environmental attitude for its 21st anniversary

Making beautiful things by hand is a fight against the disposable culture which is damaging the environment.

As a riposte to the increasing damage to the planet, this year’s Craft Area at Nozstock is dedicated to a sustainable future, with fun activities to nurture the soul while saving our world. As much as the festival is about its special guests – including Rudimental (DJ Set), Sleaford Mods, Soul II Soul,David Rodigan, DJ Zinc, Reginald D Hunter and many more – the team are working harder than ever to make Nozstock as green as it can be.

Taking place across the weekend of July 18th – 21st, the long-running family-friendly festival has released details of its most innovative and ambitious environmental planning to date as it reaches its momentous 21st anniversary this summer.

The pioneering and establishment-challenging Extinction Rebellion will be holding daily workshops on Non-Violent Direct Action, and host talks about the climate emergency at Nozstock. This could not come at a more important time, with an ever-increasing amount of stories emerging about the climate emergency happening all over the world.

Nozstock’s Craft Area will include:

  • Workshops and Demonstrations
  • Stitch and Bitch – learning to upcycle clothes, crochet or knit with Jessie and Jess
  • Repair a Sharper Future – traditional tinkering, fixing and sharpening
  • Slippery Slope Stage powered by the sun from Rob Power
  • Blacksmiths will be making a life size Tin Man, and giving everyone a chance to win their money back from last year’s Nail Game!
  • Visitors can help build a giant cob chimney monster and come watch it burn by night, with fire performances
  • Gardening advice and magic seed workshops with Sam
  • Mosaic tiles by Liz Hatter
  • Cornerwood Green wood workshops
  • Mushroom Paul’s fungal fun
  • Willow weaving with Bonnie
  • Japanese bookbinding workshops
  • Tile-painting with Janie
  • Make masquerade masks using recycled materials
  • Pedal-powered smoothie and energy cocktail bar

Bands at the Craft Area performing across the weekend include Vaginapocalipse, Stoned Cherries, Slippery Slope, Viv and Huw, Knellor Family band, and Kidjam. Entertainment comes from Wye Circus.

 These new activities support Nozstock’s existing green schemes including: a clean campsite competition to incentivise campers to stay litter free; the ‘drastic on plastic’ campaign championing the lessening of single-use plastics; ‘love your tent’ reminding visitors to keep their tents and take them home; and tree-planting fun with an eco-friendly act on ‘Celebritree Avenue.’

During the weekend, Herefordshire Green Network are leading sustainability workshops, while letter artist Richie + co will be producing a mural for guests to add their pledges to for creating a sustainable future.

Ella Nosworthy, one of the festival’s co-founders, explains: “We have always been committed to being as green as possible at the festival. In the recent years the issue has become paramount, the way the planet is being affected. There are lots of green initiatives across the site, and this very much includes the Craft Area which is going to be by far the most environmentally friendly it has ever been. On top of this, we hope to make everyone aware and educate our guests as to what is happening and what can be done, for example some of Extinction Rebellion’s guys will be at Nozstock which is really big for us.”

Nozstock is one of the UK’s longest running festivals – family-run, very much home-made and proudly independent on a beautiful working farm set upon rolling hills. The Nosworthy family continue to curate one of the UK’s finest emporiums of music, arts, food and drink, with a huge focus on keeping all kids and families entertained in the Little Wonderland Kids Area.

It’s a gloriously eccentric, wildly imaginative and decadently off-kilter brain-shift with incredible detail at every turn, a small festival with a very big heart which continues to chart its own path, far away from commercialisation and following the flock. Nozstock is a transcendental experience which creates its own sense of unity and escapism from the real world for a few precious days.  

The last two decades of magic set on Rowden Paddocks has created a sublime adventure for all the ages, and now, entering its 21st season in 2019, Nozstock once more will enchant, inspire and illuminate all who attend.

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Nozstock The Hidden Valley

Nozstock The Hidden Valley
Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st July 2019

@ Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS
Tickets: From £125 for adults / 12s and under free
www.nozstock.com / @Nozstock

Artists include: Rudimental (DJ set), Soul II Soul, The Sleaford Mods, The Skatalites, David Rodigan, Hollie Cook, Elvana: Elvis fronted Nirvana, Oh My God! It’s The Church, Henge, Jam Baxter, DJ Zinc + SP:MC, Turno, Notion, A Skills, Randall, Hospitality Takeover, Reginald D Hunter and many more

Last summer Nozstock: The Hidden Valley reached its sold-out 20th anniversary across a spectacular weekend in Herefordshire.

Nozstock is one of the UK’s longest running festivals – family-run, very much home-made and proudly independent on a beautiful working farm set upon rolling hills. The Nosworthy family continue to curate one of the UK’s finest emporiums of music, arts, food and drink, with a huge focus on keeping all kids and families entertained in the Little Wonderland Kids Area.

It’s a gloriously eccentric, wildly imaginative and decadently off-kilter brain-shift with incredible detail at every turn, a small festival with a very big heart which continues to chart its own path, far away from commercialisation and following the flock. Nozstock is a transcendental experience which creates its own sense of unity and escapism from the real world for a few precious days.  

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Love Saves the Day does it again

The first big festival in the Wild Thing calendar is always Love Saves the day, and it just keeps getting bigger and bigger every year.

© Sarah Koury / KoLAB Studios

This wonderful inner city festival is hosted in our home town of Bristol over the May Bank holiday weekend. This year a mixture of gorgeous weather, a cracking line up and a crowd of excited, sparkly humans made for a fantastic festival and the perfect way to kick of festival season here in the UK.

LOVE SAVES THE DAY TIPS

  1. The Queue is not to be messed with. Arrive early and avoid the 2 – 5pm rush. It’s a huge downer being stood waiting to get in, just turn up early. It means you get to spend more time at the festival anyway!
  2. Get your tickets early. Love saves the day is a sell out every year, and don’t be one of those poor soles who end up buying tickets higher than market value off a re-sale site. Early bird prices are the way forward.
  3. Whilst the festival is reasonably small, make sure you mark a place to meet your friends if you get lost at the beginning of the day. Phones run out of battery / reception is awful.
Photography at LSTD 2019 by ShotAway/ Chris Cooper
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Field Day Festival

7 – 8 JUNE, THE DRUMSHEDS, MERIDIAN WATER, LONDON N18

Field Day 2019 takes place in a groundbreaking new festival venue, The Drumsheds, with state-of-the art production and the loudest festival sound system in the capital. Open until 3am, our new home features 10 acres of outdoor space and four gigantic interlinking warehouses. It’s just next to Ikea and a few mins walk from the new Meridian Water train station, which’ll be open in time for the festival and connects direct to Tottenham Hale, Liverpool Street and Stratford.

See the likes of Skepta, Jorja Smith, Diplo, Jungle, Pusha-T, Bonobo (dj set), Octavian, Death Grips, Earl Sweatshirt, The Black Madonna, Deerhunter, HOMESHAKE, Mahalia, Seth Troxler, Tiga, Todd Terje and many more!

Sample sensational food from some of London’s finest traders in our Street Food Arcade, check out 10 independent breweries in the Beavertown & Friends Beer Market, take a Photography Masterclass with the Guardian, be part of Boiler Room’s first live festival broadcast and much, much more.

Then experience our first-ever Field Day Late Night after parties when the likes of George FitzGerald dj, LEON VYNEHALL, Modeselektor dj, Nocturnal Sunshine, Denis Sulta, HAAi, Mella Dee and Tiga take over the main warehouse space and keep the festival alive until 3am!

Field Day Festival 2019 poster
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A day out with Burnt Soul!

I spent the day with the fabulous Anna from Burnt Soul at their pop up shop in Covent Garden. Only here for one month the shop has already attracted a lot of attention and it’s not difficult to see why, whether you’re a Burnt Soul veteran or have never even so much as looked at a catsuit before. A little taste of heaven that’s set in such a beautiful part of London.

As you ladies already know, Burnt Souls clothing looks incredible online, but seeing it up close and personal and being able to try it all on to your heart’s content is something else I can tell you. Stepping into the Burnt soul world is just every bit as gorgeous and sparkly in real life as you could have hoped for, from the disco balls throughout, to the full length UV mirrors, even the changing rooms sparkle!  So if you are in need of a little festival fix then look no further, as this shop will certainly whet your appetite.

The star attraction is the new spice up your soul collection that they have just launched. One piece is launched each week and is based on a member of all our favourite pop group growing up, the spice girls! We got our first taste of feminism at a young age and this is something that Burnt Soul certainly has carried on through with their big, bold and fresh brand. Supporting each other as strong independent females and promoting body positivity for all shapes and sizes!  As with a lot of Burnt Souls pieces these are limited edition, so grab them whilst you can, as when they’re gone, they’re gone!

The brand new spice up your soul collection

As well as making the most incredible clothing to make you look and feel like a goddess, a huge part of Burnt Souls ethos is minimal waste. From their studio in Bristol, this gang of kick ass girls source only the highest quality materials, nothing is imported and they are keen to support UK industries, something we need now more than ever. Where possible the excess materials are either recycled into the amazing Eco catsuits you have seen the babes modelling online or donated to scrap stores and primary schools in Bristol to be reused into other products.

Checkout the Burnt Soul gang!

Check out some more of pics and videos from my day out and let me know if you have been down to the pop up shop yet, share your experience below!

The Peekaboo lazer catsuit
All the best accessories
The shop decorations of dreams!
The Geri
Me and Anna
Anna talking through the new collection!
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Boomtown Chapter 11: A Radical City

To puchase tickets for this years Boomtown click here

Boomtown has revealed the line up for the 11th instalment of the 66,000 capacity music festival taking place over 7th – 11th August at the Matterley Estate nr. Winchester. Mixing up a huge range of musical genres with other worldly set design and an immersive storyline to provide a festival experience unlike any other, the 2019 line up is a perfectly hand crafted mix of all genres from reggae to punk; techno to folk, and so much more!

Headliners include; the seminal style and sounds of Ms. Lauryn Hill for rock-rap supergroup Prophets of Rage who combine members from Rage Against the Machine, Cypress Hill and Public Enemy, pioneers of alternative hip-hop meets garage The Streets, leading reggae revivalist Chronixx, drum and bass royalty Chase and Status with their RTRN II JUNGLE takeover, British electronica duo Groove Armada, with their epic live show, barrier smashing all-female rap crew Salt-N-Pepa, Britain’s most successful reggae band UB40 ft. Ali Campbell and Astro, unapologetic punk from Slaves and the very welcome return of the riotous Gogol Bordello for their third appearance at Boomtown.

This is by far the most eclectic and diverse lineup we’ve ever had, it’s even more ‘Boomtown’ than ever before. There is something really special about completely dif erent artists, who are at the top of the genre they represent all together together on the same bill. It feels like a true privilege to be able to introduce thousands of people to a huge amount of totally different music from all over the world and the entire spectrum of musical tastes.Boomtown Organisers

Boomtown’s uniqueness comes from the different ‘districts’ that make up the ever evolving ‘city’. Each district is a mini festival in its own right, with a main stage, smaller venues and an interactive theatrical experience as part of the overarching festival storyline and its own unique mix of genres represented.

On the main live stages in the ‘Town Centre’, ‘Whistlers Green’ and ‘Copper County’ districts which feature folk, world, jazz, roots, ska, punk, balkan, hip-hop, two-tone, Americana and more… Artists include; ethereal sounds of Swedish electronic quartet Little Dragon, multi instrumentalist Xavier Rudd; poet, rapper, playwright and novelist Kate Tempest; Canadian reggae influenced Bedouin Soundclash, the enigmatic and high energy Ozomatli Ft. Chali 2na from Jurassic 5, beautiful and soulful contemporary folk from Hampshire This Is The Kit, blends of hip hop funk, reggae, jazz, folk from Michael Franti and Spearhead. Malian artist Bassekou Kouyate; dub, dancehall and ragga of Asian Dub Foundation; bluegrass, old time, country American trio The Devil Makes Three, Nu Jazz and Tru Thoughts label stalwart Alice Russell, serene sounds of acoustic folk from Johnny Flynn, festival legends Dreadzone and electronic outfit Kosheen, led by singer and founding member Sian Evans.

Also performing throughout the 5 days on the folk, world, jazz, and ska live stages will be Nostalgia 77, Nubya Garcia, Hak Baker, Mumu Fresh, Seth Lakeman, Beans On Toast, Breabach, Submotion Orchestra, Brass Against, BCUC, Joe Armon-Jones, Skinny Lister, Ashley Henry, Yazmin Lacey, Elephant Sessions, She Drew The Gun, San Salvador, Goldie Lookin Chain, Stella Donnelly, Talisk, Dizraeli (new live band), The Breath.

Over on the reggae, dub and roots live stages; ‘Lion’s Den’ and ‘Hidden Woods’ accompanying the headliners Ms Lauryn Hill, The Streets, Chronixx and UB40 will be the original don dada Super Cat; innovative singer, songwriter, DJ, producer, Alborosie & Shengen Clan; two of the finest female vocalists in reggae history Marcia Griffiths & Tanya Stephens with Mafia & Fluxy and The Black Seeds will be bringing their distinctive New Zealand infectious reggae roots melodies.

Other roots, reggae, jungle and dub artists include conscious revolutionary lyricist Kabaka Pyramid, Boomtown crowd pleasers Gentleman’s Dub Club, Stylo G, Naâman, Iseo & Dodosound, Manu Digital Ft. Lt Stitchie, Natty & The Rebel Ship, General Levy, Sister Nancy & Legal Shot, Mungo’s Hi-fi, Sevana, Jada Kingdom, Naomi Cowan, Kanka, Alicai Harley, Marcus Gadd, Channel One, Iration Steppas, Nick Manasseh, Dreadsquad, Born On Road Ft. Earl Gateshead, Illbilly Hitec Ft. Kinetical, Gardna & Parly B, Skitz Ft. Joe Burn & Jman, Fleck.

The heavier side of live music has a firm place at Boomtown; from acts on the ‘Town Centre’ down to the dedicated metal, punk, ska district ‘Diss-order Alley’. Trailblazing veterans Killing Joke, will be bringing their eclectic show, spanning post-punk to industrial metal. Joining them are; American punk rock icons Pennywise, Northern Irish alt-rockers Therapy? and digital hardcore, anti-fascist punks Atari Teenage Riot. Legendary independent label Earache Records are back with their venue ‘The Earache Factory’ which will feature grindcore pioneers Napalm Death, Swedish melodic death metal masters At The Gates, Brummy industrial metallers Godflesh and more. In ‘Hangar 161’, the district’s squatted ex-military aerodrome, expect energetic crust-punk from Leftöver Crack, pioneering dub punk from Inner Terrestrials and hardcore punk from Russia’s The Svetlanas and Siberian Meat Grinder as well as the return of Moscow Death Brigade with their unique politically charged blend of techno, rap and punk.


Boomtown Fair CH10: “The Machine Cannot be Stopped” Official Festival After-Film (2018)

The brand new techno focussed district, ‘AREA 404’, which was released back in December, will be hosting some of the genres most influential figures with headliners including none-other than the ultimate techno legend and one of the founding fathers of the Techno-House genre Carl Cox, the unstoppable Antwerp-born Amelie Lens and illuminating electronic sound from Four Tet. Friday will see Bugged Out takeover the massive new stage with Australian Lo-Fi House luminary Mall Grab, Ben UFO b2b Joy Orbison, Erol Alkan b2b Boyz Noize. Saturday will welcome Eats Everything, Dirtybird leader Claude Vonstroke, while the pioneering Skream is set to share the booth with fast rising and inspiring SAMA’. Swedish techno platform Drumcode, will bring its uncompromising sound to Sunday with sets from Dense & Pika, Enrico Sangiuliano and a special b2b session from La Fleur and B.Traits.

Neatly following on from techno and house is the ‘Metropolis’ district where the main house and disco stage, ‘Pagoda Plaza’ provides pure party vibes all day and night. Mella Dee’s label Warehouse Music will be taking over on Friday with a global bill featuring the cosmic techno of Tel Aviv’s Dr Rubenstein, Bristol based producer and label owner Shanti Celeste, Melbourne selector CC:DISCO! and Irish born, Berlin bred Sally C. Headlining is Detroit veteran, the skillful spinner, DJ Bone. On Saturday Horse Meat Disco return to the festival with a celebration of disco and electronic sounds from Mighty Mouse, The 2 Bears and legendary US house DJ Kenny Dope. On Sunday Patrick Topping makes his Boomtown debut with a world exclusive all day long set. Expect to be taken on a journey, with plenty of special guests on the way!

‘Barrio Loco’ will, as always, be reverberating to the sounds, rhythms and lyrics of hip-hop giants from all around the world. Queen of UK hip hop Little Simz makes a return to the festival after her electrifying guest appearance on the ‘Lion’s Den’ with Gorillaz last year. Self-styled ‘Brexit Bandit’ and proclaimed rising star slowthai makes an exciting appearance with his unique, experimental grime / punk stylings. The masters of Tongue-twisting, multisyllabic, complex rhymes Blackalicious will treat crowds with their own brand of West Coast hip-hop. Sunday sees the much anticipated High Focus Takeover including the likes of Four Owls, Dirty Dike and Jam Baxter. Off the back of her worldwide tour, Boomtown favourite Eva Lazarus, opens ‘Poco Loco’ on Friday and will also appear as part of a collaboration with UK producer Swindle who brings his fusion of jazz grime to the stage later in the evening. Other special mentions to garage and bassline producer and selector Flava D and the raw poetry of High Focus’ Ocean Wisdom.

This year sees Boomtown’s biggest ever DnB and bass music line-up, with heavyweight headliners spanning decades and subgenres across two main stages. DnB supergroup Bad Company UK make their Boomtown debut following Austrian visionary Mefjus and prolific producer Break. Liquid lovers can’t miss the mighty High Contrast who appears with another Boomtown debut and the soulful sounds of an interesting pairing; Lenzman b2b LSB ft. DRS. Headliners Chase and Status take over a day with RTRN II JUNGLE, a history lesson in jungle music with huge exclusive back to backs all day including Benny L b2b Shimon b2b T>, Kenny Ken b2b Nicky Blackmarket & Navigator as well as appearances from Brockie & Det, Clipz and Congo Natty. Other DnB allstars across the weekend include Calyx & Teebee, Black Sun Empire, Total Science b2b DLR as well as the biggest names from across the atlantic, Liondub b2b Marcus Visionary and an exciting showcase from the Legends of Moving Shadow.

Bristol label Gutterfunk have curated a diverse day takeover featuring Dub Phizix & Strategy, Addison Groove, Dismantle, Madam X and a 1995-2019 ‘archives’ set from label head honcho DJ Die. 25 years of Rinse FM are hosting a takeover with the best in homegrown bass music including Redlight b2b Zinc, Bushbaby, Emerald and dancehall luminaries The Heatwave. Boomtown favourites My Nu Leng return for the Sunday night closing set and promise to take everyone on a bass heavy, eclectic musical retrospective of their influences and career so far.

The festival’s psytrance offering ramps up yet another level, with hi-tech, psy-dub and psy-core communities coming together on the sandy dancefloors to celebrate a line up of international artists through to grassroots fresh talent. Infected Mushroom will be making a welcome return for a headlining retro live set, leading producer in the New Zealand psy scene Grouch Live Band, the multi talented Swiss artist Ajja and psychedelic trance and world wide sensation Liquid Soul with his distinctive fusion of trance and psychedelic trance are set to light up the open air stage. The multifarious, collective, communal nature of Tribe of Frog will yet again be present with Killerwatts, Earthling the solo project of DJ Celli, Lucas with his diverse quality sounds, Materia one of Europe’s most groundbreaking psytrance artists and UK producers Antispin with their evolving atmospheric psychedelia setting the dance floor on fire.

The dystopian future of Boomtown in DSTRKT 5 will again be the central hub for the thunderous beat of harcore techno, hardtek, gabba and jungle techno. Acid Techno DJ / Producer and head of underground label Stay Up Forever Records Chris Liberator leads the way, with the legendary party crew Bangface going head to head with our very own home of the Hardcore, The Scrapyard with Bangyard and the likes of The Speed Freak, Luke Vibert vs Ragga Twins and Vandals vx Zone 33.

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Envirofriend or foe?

These days it’s easier than ever to be more environmentally friendly at home, but what about when you’re away at a festival? Without your creature comforts?  The increase in festivals all over the world has inevitably led to more rubbish being left behind, things such as cheap mass produced tents being part of the issue and sheer laziness being the other.

But have no fear, there are small steps that everyone can take to reduce their impact on the environment as much as possible when living in a field for 5 days, as these are steps that you can also continue even when you are back home and no longer have to have baby wipe baths. Check out my recommendations below on the essentials you will need this summer!

  1. To glitter or not to glitter that is the question…..everyone loves abit of glitter, especially at a festival, whether it’s the lads getting their beards jazzed up or the girls getting glitter tits on the go. In recent years the use of glitter has sky rocketed and obviously this has had a massive impact on the environment particularly with the ocean. But thankfully now we can still use our glitter with reckless abandon thanks to amazing companies such as Bristol based Eco stardust who produce an amazing range of biodegradable glitters made from plants. You can even send in your old non bio glitter to them for a discount off your purchases.

2. It can be even more of a challenge for us ladies when it’s that time of the month, something that doesn’t normally go hand in hand with being good for mother earth.  A lot of feminine hygiene products are either made from plastic or cardboard which don’t break down and end up in a land fill or in the sea. But now there are so many options and they don’t need to break the bank! So you can be conscious for the planet and for your wallet 😉 #winning.  New products such as moon cups are long lasting and reusable, there is also now an amazing company called TOTM who make biodegradable tampons, pads & panty liners, all without any nasty chemicals. All of this and they will even deliver straight to your front door every month, you couldn’t ask for more!

3. Festival faves Burnt Soul do eco catsuits that are all made from recycled materials so you can still look gorgeous whilst knowing you’re doing your part. Guilt free fashion, what more could a gal ask for?!

4. Want to go plastic free for your festivals over them summer but not sure where to go? Check out pic and mix festival kits, they have everything you need to keep you going and everything is plastic free and biodegradable/recyclable, from their body washes & shampoos, to their lip balms and deodorant. They even do VIP festival kits that includes everything you need!

5. Reusable straws! And no I’m not talking about the paper ones that go soggy in your drink after a while, we are talking stainless steel. Final straw are the original straw company but if you prefer a cheaper UK based alternative then you can use Metal Straw Co. What’s more baller than whipping out your very own personalised pop out straw that goes on your keychain!

Check out the links below for your festival needs, if you have discovered any amazing e-co friendly products let me know in the comment section below.

xXx

https://ecostardust.com/

https://finalstraw.com

https://metalstrawco.co.uk/

https://www.picnmixfestivalkit.co.uk

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Elrow- “THE PARTY OF ETERNAL HAPPINESS”

It’s no myth that us at wildthing.com are HUGE fans of Elrow events, and so are our customers!
Elrow is a party like no other exploding in colour, confetti and glitter, there is something really special in the way that people can dress as fun and bold as they like, the party goer crowd was not lacking in glitter or fancy dress.

When we seen that an Elrow event was taking place in our hometown, Bristol, we couldn’t wait to jump on that ship!

Here’s what the organisers had to say about the event called ‘Rowmudas’…. ‘
Ibiza. Saturday, September 16th, 2017. Elrow threw a party on a pirate ship with a definite sparRow vibe. But somewhere between Atlantis and Es Vedrá the ship went off course and entered the white island’s wildest waters: the Rowmuda Triangle. The music and the noise of the crowd awoke and infuriated the Craken, the island’s most dangerous animal. This savage underwater creature swallowed the pirate boat in just one bite, setting the partygoers off on a surreal journey deep inside the Craken. The party on-board the boat had already been pretty fantastic, but this took them into a completely different dimension. Words cannot describe what they experienced in the Rowmuda Triangle. Imagine an insane mix of The Island, Lost and also Alive; a wild fiesta full of shipwrecks, crashed planes, insane sea creatures and hippy communes under the sea. The party everybody was talking about, “THE PARTY OF ETERNAL HAPPINESS”. ‘

This event is nearly sold out, so if you want to go make sure you grab your tickets! TO PURCHASE TICKETS CLICK HERE

If you’re not local and want to attend an Elrow event near you, make sure you check out the following link https://www.elrow.com/en/events/upcoming

See you there wildthings!

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3 Festivals you may want to go too…

NOZSTOCK FESTIVAL

Nozstock The Hidden Valley
Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st July 2019

@ Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS
Tickets: From £125 for adults / 12s and under free
www.nozstock.com / @Nozstock

Artists include: Rudimental (DJ set), Soul II Soul, The Skatalites, David Rodigan, Hollie Cook, Elvana: Elvis fronted Nirvana, Oh My God! It’s The Church, Henge, Jam Baxter, DJ Zinc + SP:MC, Turno, Notion, A Skills, Randall, Hospitality Takeover and many more

Last summer Nozstock: The Hidden Valley reached its sold-out 20th anniversary across a spectacular weekend in Herefordshire.

Nozstock is one of the UK’s longest running festivals – family-run, very much home-made and proudly independent on a beautiful working farm set upon rolling hills. The Nosworthy family continue to curate one of the UK’s finest emporiums of music, arts, food and drink, with a huge focus on keeping all kids and families entertained in the Little Wonderland Kids Area.

It’s a gloriously eccentric, wildly imaginative and decadently off-kilter brain-shift with incredible detail at every turn, a small festival with a very big heart which continues to chart its own path, far away from commercialisation and following the flock. Nozstock is a transcendental experience which creates its own sense of unity and escapism from the real world for a few precious days.  

The last two decades of magic set on Rowden Paddocks has created a sublime adventure for all the ages, and now, entering its 21st season in 2019, Nozstock once more will enchant, inspire and illuminate all who attend.

LOVE INTERNATIONAL © Photography by Jake Davis for Here & Now (fb.com/wearehereandnow)

Love International
Weds 3rd – Weds 10th July 2019
@ The Garden Resort, Petrica Glava 34, 22240, Tisno, Croatia
£135 + booking fee for 8 days (club and boat parties extra)
www.loveinternationalfestival.com / @LoveIntFestival

Headliners include: DJ Harvey, Andrew Weatherall, Ben UFO, Peggy Gou, A Love From Outer Space, Craig Richards B2B Nicolas Lutz, Beautiful Swimmers, Horse Meat Disco, Crazy P Soundsystem, Joy Orbison, Leon Vynehall, Midland, Shanti Celeste B2B Saoirse, Vladimir Ivkovic B2B Ivan Smagghe, Roman Flügel, Studio Barnhus, Young Marco, Paranoid London Live, Call Super, Gerd Janson, Optimo, DMX Krew Live, Dan Shake, Josey Rebelle, Moxie, Prosumer, Orpheu The Wizard, Haai and many more across the week

One of Europe’s defining odysseys, Love International, is back in July 2019 for its 4th season, after selling out months in advance last year.

Love International is a sublime week-long affair which seamlessly blends the essence of a holiday and festival into one beatific week. Nestled away amid sprawling pine trees, rocky outcrops and crystal-clear Adriatic waters in Tisno, music lovers and adventure seekers from all over Europe and beyond unite for a truly magical experience under the sun and stars.

The festival encourages artists to experiment and embraces a peerless array of sounds and styles across a scintillating spectrum, from disco, house and techno, through to dub, reggae, funk and Balearic. Taking in locations including intimate beach-side dancing, pulsating boat parties, the mesmeric Olive Grove, Garden Stage action, the iconic open-air club, Barbarella’s, and the Secret Island Party which brings the whole journey to a glorious climax, it has evolved into a journey unlike any other, following its own unified beat on the Dalmatian coast.    

SOUND CITY

Sound City
Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th May 2019

@ Across the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool
£55 for weekend / £31.50 day wristbands / Sound City + from £30

www.soundcity.uk.com / Twitter: @soundcity / Insta:  @liverpoolsoundcity

Artists include: Loyle Carner, Mabel, Shame, The Magic Gang, Louis Berry, Blaenavon, Confidence Man, The Tea Street Band, King No-One, Kara Marni, Clean Cut Kid, Soak, Stella Donnelly, Spinn, Red Rum Club, The Jungle Giants, Husky Loops, Our Girl, Ryan McCullen, Estrons, Sophie and the Giants, Molly Rainford, Jvck James, Benny Mails, Heavy Lungs and many more

The UK’s leading independent festival of emerging music, arts and discovery, Sound City, is back in Liverpool in 2019, following on from this year’s spectacular sold out edition across the Baltic Triangle.

Embracing the wild spirit of discovery, the electrically-charged festival is again set to showcase 100s of the very best emerging bands, artists and performers from across the world and closer to home, as well as genre-defining headliners. Celebrating its 12th year as one of the UK’s defining city-based festivals, it’s an eclectic multi-venue experience with the chance to see many artists, bands and performers up close in a series of intimate spaces.

Now established back in the city centre, the festival enters 2019 with two of the UK’s most forward-thinking and dynamic headliners. The festival weekend starts with the Sound City+ conference on Friday 4th May, featuring a full day of illuminating, engaging and inspiring keynote speeches, interviews, roundtable debates, workshops, business meetings and much more.

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Love Saves The Day 2019


Love Saves The Day 2019 will take place on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May in Eastville park, Bristol. Not only is it our local festival, but it kick starts Festival Season, so this festival is ALWAYS on our list.

There’s always such good vibes at Love Saves the day, and for the last few years at has been hot sunshine all weekend! whether you’re into RNB, DNB, grime or dubstep this ones for you. This year the days and combined which means there’s something for everyone on both days.

the wildthing gang at love saves the day 2018

As well as being such a great Festival! This years line up will be sure to win you over! As you can see- the line up this year is incredible, from Lily Alan bringing her classic tunes to Chase and Status Bringing the Bass to the fields(see full lineup on the website). The tickets to this festival always sell out so make you secure yours today. We hope to see you in the field, Wildthing x

https://lovesavestheday.seetickets.com/event/love-saves-the-day/eastville-park/1266095