Every year we have had more and more requests for people to come on the Thursday to either set up their tents or just have a bit of extra time to land and get in to the festival vibe. Last year we had so many people that it caused us a few extra logistical problems so we had to take one of 2 options; either not allow anyone or set up a Thursday ticket to allow for the additional planning and costs. We have decided on the latter. You can buy an advanced ticket from Brown paper tickets for
Hidden in the trees along the woodland walk you will find Kieran from Silverback Bushcraft. Back for a second year they will be offering some free have a go sessions of fire lighting, natural cordage making, bread making etc and some 'masterclasses' on spoon carving and friction fire lighting at a reasonable cost these will be 2-3 hour sessions for small groups. which will be bookable, ideally. They will also put on demos of camp fire cooking and various other bushcraft and survival skills that will be interactive Most people have heard of rubbing two stick together to make a
Festival 8 might be unlike any festival you have been to before. The encouragement to join in with the interactive nature of the festival means that you will get more out of the festival with a little bit of preparation and being warned to bring some specific things with you. Of course you can choose not to do this but we don't want you to miss out on some of the available fun. 1 Bring a sense of fun with you and prepare to leave your troubles on the road on your way in. If you really
Many festivals have Boutique Camping available. Usually this is for two main reasons; either for those times when you just don't fancy setting up and taking down a tent, or for when you really feel like treating yourself. After some discussions with some friends at Blind Cat Festival we decided that if you favour the first reason you might not want any of the luxury of boutique, but still not want to bother with a tent. Their genius idea was to come up with tramping. Tramping Not Glamping We will set up a special tramping tent for which you can buy a full
One of the things that often puts people off festivals is the camping. This can be because of the hassle of having to set up and possibly take down a tent in the UK's inclement weather. Plus many light weight tents can be prone to being a bit drafty and not so warm. With the arrival of 'Boutique Camping' you no longer have to have this hassle, or excuse for not giving a festival a try. The phenomena of Boutique Camping has grown over last few years, since people started offering it at one or two of the major festivals.