Festivals

Food, music, books or gin, the right festival can make a weekend sing.

Here are some of the ones that’ve rocked my world!

A Yoga Weekend at Soul Circus

“An immersive escape from the world and a chance to retreat through nature back to a simpler, carefree and more joyful life.”  Matthew Miller, Creative and Media Director of Soul Circus Festival  The weekend: The Soul Circus Yoga and Wellness Festival, Elmore,...

Hay Festival: The Booklover’s Glastonbury

  HAY ON WYE, WALES – Of course, you’ve heard of Glastonbury; the world famous greenfield music festival. But have you heard, my friend, of the Hay on Wye Festival of Arts and Literature? “Hay who? Hay whaaat?”, you say Hay is THE McDaddy...

Festival weekend: Bridport serves up a treat

BRIDPORT, DORSET – An unremarkable field, in an unremarkable part of an otherwise pretty Dorset market-town, and four large marquees flap in the mid-June breeze. Apart from the yellow signs wired onto lampposts bellowing ‘FOOD FESTIVAL PARKING’, the white peaks...

Instant Weekend: Art Couture Festival Painswick

Paris, Milan, London eat your haute couture heart out, because Gloucestershire is hot on your Jimmy Choos with its own happening slice of head-turning fashion festival brilliance; and the kids love it. Art Couture Painswick is a bit like the boy next door. One day...