The Festivals 2013 thread

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The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby Tintin » 03 Apr 2013, 09:41

We bought tickets for Deershed last night :D

It will be DP's first festival (& the girls'). It will probably be our first trip away with our new tent (unlikely we'll go anywhere before then, although I'm sure we will pitch it in the garden a few times).

It's the same weekend as the finish of the TdF, so we'll miss the last mountain stages on the Friday and Sat, as well as the Champs Élysées. A bit gutted about that :( Wondering whether to set the planner for the stages and try to avoid the results?!

Who's going where this year?
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby issi » 03 Apr 2013, 13:13

We've got tickets for Green Man! It's my first festival and I'm a bit apprehensive about entertaining the boys and keeping things clean but I'll try to chill out! We love, love, love Stornoway (and I may have told Brian this when I went to see them for my hen do :oops: :oops: :oops: ) and can't wait to see them again!
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby KatGoldLIN » 03 Apr 2013, 13:20

I'll be at the Just So Festival with the whole crew (+ 2 of my other online friends with 3 kids each - it will be pandaemonium!)
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby cloudcuckoo » 03 Apr 2013, 13:32

Against my better judgement, we are going to CarFest. I am thinking of trying persuade DH that we should go to Cambridge too...
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby ToothFairy » 03 Apr 2013, 14:02

We're going to Camp Bestival :D
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby Tintin » 03 Apr 2013, 16:12

k4tg0ld wrote:I'll be at the Just So Festival with the whole crew (+ 2 of my other online friends with 3 kids each - it will be pandaemonium!)

I was so so close to going to Just So this year, and I know a few people who are going. But it was just looking too expensive in the end. I don't think DP would enjoy it much, but one of my close mummy-friends is very keen too so we may go together next year without the menfolk!

Can't wait to hear all about it KG!
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby cloudcuckoo » 15 Jul 2013, 13:01

Just looking into planning our festival trip, and find it is one where you park in a car park and then lug everything to the campsite. :( Last time we did that (Beautiful Days with TF!) it nearly broke us. It definitely broke the tent bag.

So, I've put in a request to borrow a lighter, smaller tent from my folks, and am looking into hiring a wagon to cart the kids around in. Has anyone else done this? I reckon we could buy one for the same price as hiring one for 3 days, but then we would have to get it in the car. Ideas?
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby RedRum » 15 Jul 2013, 15:11

Bestivaaaaal. Yay :D

Were considering SGP but can't afford to do both.
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby RedRum » 15 Jul 2013, 15:12

cloudcuckoo wrote:Just looking into planning our festival trip, and find it is one where you park in a car park and then lug everything to the campsite. :( Last time we did that (Beautiful Days with TF!) it nearly broke us. It definitely broke the tent bag.

So, I've put in a request to borrow a lighter, smaller tent from my folks, and am looking into hiring a wagon to cart the kids around in. Has anyone else done this? I reckon we could buy one for the same price as hiring one for 3 days, but then we would have to get it in the car. Ideas?


CC I saw loads of people at Glasto pushing wheelbarrows or pulling carts filled with bags/tents/kids.
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby RedRum » 25 Jul 2013, 09:24

Guess who's got free tickets to camp bestival courtesy of a friend who is mates with Rob Da Bank. Go on, guess. :D
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Re: The Festivals 2013 thread

Postby ToothFairy » 25 Jul 2013, 11:04

OMG :D We can meet up :D
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