Connect refines the festival template

This weekend saw the inaugural Connect festival take place under the shadows of Inveraray Castle on the shores of Loch Fyne, Argyll in Scotland.

The Beastie Boys, Primal Scream and Bjork headlined as 16,000 revellers came to enjoy the boutique bash. The stunning location provided the perfect backdrop for a brilliant bill and a wide selection of food and drink.

The event, run by T in the Park maestro Geoff Ellis, brought the usual array of punters in fancy dress and Scottish men sporting kilts. It also saw festival-goers travel from as far as France, America and Australia for its debut.

However the festival fashionistas seemed to take a weekend off.  The scantily clad girls usually found scattered around festivals were absent, or at least adequately dressed, for the event.

Their absence may prove that Connect is set to cater for a more mature crowd (as was intended) especially with the varied choice of local produce available over the weekend including whisky and oysters.

Check out our more detailed overview of the first ever Connect HERE.