Bestival 2009 Features
Now in it's fifth year, The Greener Festival Awards is the internationally recognised scheme that recognises and rewards festivals who have made significant steps in reducing their environmental impact.
Here, we take a look at the 15 things that happened at festivals in 2009 that may never happen again.
Phew! What another impressive festival year. At the turn of the season, the big event bookings had vamped it up like Britpop Groundhog Day: Blur Vs Oasis Part II - the beef is back - just with bigger bellies and balding heads.
We look ahead to one of the last big festival draws of the year, the triple UK Festival Award-winning Bestival.
With the UK Festival Awards nominations now open, we need your help to shape the Most Memorable Moment category.
Bestival is committed to the research and extended use of sustainable and ecologically sound practices.
We've teamed up with the good folks at www.agreenerfestival.com to look at the role of music festivals in promoting environmentally friendly practices, reducing the impact of festivals and combating climate change.
Whilst media sensationalists have been almost gleefully proclaiming the imminent cancellation of the festival season, we don't think that's very likely and here's why...
Believe it or not, but there are only a few degrees of separation between you and Kings Of Leon bonding over a warm cardboard cup of lager backstage at this year's biggest festival...
With January well and truly behind us, it's time to hook out the wellies, shake down the tent and think about that first gulp of warm cardboard lager, as we give you the low-down on who we think will play where this summer.
In our final festival forecast feature we look at the names in folk music ready to set the fields alight this summer.
In our latest festivals forecast series, we take a look at the DJs and live dance acts that are sure to get you grooving and gurning in a muddy field this year.
We've still got the crystal ball out at VF Towers; so let's take a peek inside to see the new bands likely to be hitting the circuit this summer...
In the latest edition of our summer predictions series, we look at the bands you're likely to catch at more than one event this season - the festival fillers.
Hallmarked by Britain's signature summer weather 2008 has indeed been an emotional one.