Don’t Forget a Thing! Packing List For Camping With Your Kids

I’m just back from my first ever camping trip and first ever family music festival, so being addicted to lists I thought I would share and share alike! I promise you won’t get such a comprehensive list elsewhere because: (a) I’m a bit wacky and love a bit of glamping and (b) I’m retentive about lists. I’ve highlighted the MUST […]

The Perfect Tent For First Timers and Family Festival Goers

Ok I admit it, the Big hairy northern one was right! It might not happen often, but his tendency to want to spend the spangdoolies was correct this time. A few weeks ago he had a big panic about our tent and said he wanted to go back and look at the Vango Airbeam; basically a tent that blows up […]

How fun Mudfest at Penn Festival was: I’m a ‘proper’ festival goer now!

I realise now that I’ve often looked on wistfully at images of Glastonbury wondering why I’d never been to a music festival and experienced the whole ‘vibe’ of camping, wellies and getting covered in mud. Well I need wist no more!  I’m now officially a ‘proper’ music festival camper having just got back from Penn Festival 2012; a mudfest with […]

A Blast From The Past To Get You Up Dancing: Penn Festival

I’m EXCITED. You might have noticed that after my ‘why family festivals are fab‘ post and ‘what to wear to a family festival‘. It’s quite likely I could become a bit of a festival bore!  Nah, you love me anyway don’t you? (If you are actually loving it, make sure you keep an eye on the sidebar  of my blog […]

What To Wear To A Family Festival?

You’re packing the picnic basket, ear defenders for the kids and maybe even the tent if you are brave like us. Perhaps you were inspired by my post on why family festivals are great? But what’s worrying you is ‘OMG what am I going to wear to a family festival?‘ It’s not exactly glastonbury, and you probably don’t want to […]

Have you thought of going to a Family Festival this summer?

I know many of you won’t be even considering the hundreds/thousands of pounds that it costs to go on holiday this summer. You might also be struggling to take 7-14 days off work. I’ve got a great alternative for you … Hows about thinking about a Family Festival instead?   If you’ve never been to a festival before, it’s a […]