The Big Chill 2009 Features
A Greener Festival Award Scheme
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.
Festivals 2009: a year in review
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.
The Big One: The Big Chill 2009
We look ahead to this week's biggest festival draw - The Big Chill...
Welcome To My Greener Festival
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.
The art of blagging: festival tickets
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...
Freezing festivals: snow soirees
So, gloves up, who actually couldn't get into work thanks to the snow? This weather-related piece is dedicated to all the
skivers out there who made snowmen rather than phone calls yesterday...
We predict the folk acts of 2009
In our final festival forecast feature we look at the names in folk music ready to set the fields alight this summer.
We predict the new bands of 2009
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...
2008: Misfits, mud and mirth
Hallmarked by Britain's signature summer weather 2008 has indeed been an emotional one.