Before regulation, before the awful Criminal Justice Act of 1994, before corporate sponsorship and sound limiters, there was the festival. If you cast your gaze back, across videos of Terry Reid playing the Glastonbury Fayre of 1971 or later, Spiral Tribe at Castlemorton in 1992, you get a sense of the freedom and creativity that … Continue reading


Hodgepodge by name, hodgepodge by nature, the fourth round of this annual weekender features one of the most eclectic and well chosen line-ups we have ever seen; a serious feat when you take into account the ticketed capacity is just 250. Although minute by anyone’s standards, comprised of both an indoor and outdoor stage, stuffed … Continue reading