The Fiver: Festival Fever



Happy Friday everyone!

Sunshine, cider and great vibes in the air can only mean one thing… festival season is in full swing.
And to celebrate we’ve got five indie festivals that you can be part of – without having to sit in traffic queues or forego showers despite being caked mud – by making them happen!
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There’s no better way to respond to tragedy than with unity and music. These guys are aiding Cumbria flood victims with #RipplesMakeWaves fest. It’s bold, proud and most definitely LOUD!
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For any Northerners out there who want to learn more about sustainable living, the Festival of Thrift is the one for you. Campfire cooking, den building and jam making included.
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If you find yourself on the White Isle in September and fancy a timeout from the strip, get yourself to Cosmic Pineapple. A fest fusing creativity, music and some seriously cosmic vibes.
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This pioneering festival has been born out of a desire to create more arts opportunities in Portugal. The event sees people taking to the streets to show off their art, dance music and theatre skills.
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Now crowdfunding for 2017, Festival Too is back for a second project. During its 35-year run, this Norfolk fest has hosted thousands of acts – from The Human League and The Buzzcocks to The Vamps and Blue!
The Fiver: Star Performers
The Fiver: On your marks