Festival Mid Point: A Look Both Forward And Back


As we reach July I find it really scary to think how much of the year has gone by and how many events which I had been looking forward to for months have just passed by. Most importantly festivals.

While I haven’t done as many festivals as perhaps last summer I have been lucky enough to attend Hit The Deck in Nottingham, Slam Dunk in both Leeds and London, Camden Rocks in strangely Camden and Download Festival in Donington Park.

I’ve had some awesome memories at this summers festivals catching up with friends- and obviously the music – with Slam Dunk probably being my highlight.

Coming up I have Wireless next weekend, Reading Festival at the end of August and The Vans Warped Tour in November.

Wireless is the only new festival that i’m attending this summer which I haven’t been to before and while i’m excited I am a little anxious as i’ve never been to an urban festival before so that should be fun.

But I am really excited for Reading Festival this summer as the lineup on The Pit stage looks insane, and I haven’t seen BMTH play live since their Wembley show last December so i’m having major withdrawal symptoms there.

Next year I want to do more new festivals so i’m thinking 2000 trees for a start as the line-up always looks good, and I want to go back to Glastonbury next year as my experience in 2010 is still by the best festival experience i’ve ever had!

What festivals have you been to? Can you recommend any new ones?
July 1, 2015
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  • Reply fashion-mommy

    Wow you've been busy. Have to say I'm not a huge fan of standing in fields if I'm honest!


    July 6, 2015 at 12:45 pm
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      Standing around is one of the most tiring bits of it I will admit.x

      July 9, 2015 at 4:19 pm
  • Reply Face Up Beauty

    It's quite a few years since I last did the festival circuit. I've always quite fancied going to Wireless. Lucky you! Tx

    July 6, 2015 at 1:09 pm
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      Wireless was good fun except from getting a restricted Nicki Minaj set 🙁 It's definitely one i'd consider doing again, especially as you can just go home after! x

      July 9, 2015 at 4:20 pm
  • Reply rebeccaannmua

    Wow you've been to so many!! I have to be honest the only festival I've ever been to is Truck Festival in Oxfordshire x

    July 7, 2015 at 12:57 pm
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      I'll have to have a look into Truck Festival, i've never heard of that one! x

      July 9, 2015 at 4:20 pm
  • Reply Joski Byrne

    I personally love Bestival, it's a lot smaller than Glastonbury but has so much character. 🙂

    July 7, 2015 at 12:59 pm
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      Bestival is one I have my eye on as i'd love do a festival on the Isle of Wight! x

      July 9, 2015 at 4:21 pm
  • Reply zindagiyouarerawmazing

    Glad you enjoyed Glastonbery it's great fun,,I am currently experiencing the #shetlandnaturefestuval .. Loving very bit

    July 7, 2015 at 10:58 pm
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      Yeah Glastonbury was definitely one of my favourite festivals that i've ever been to. I am already excited about next year and I haven't even got tickets yet! Pray for me. x

      July 9, 2015 at 4:21 pm
  • Reply Sarah-Louise Bailey

    I've never been to a festival sadly my health just doesn't allow it I would LOVE to do Download if I could though. x

    July 7, 2015 at 11:03 pm
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      That's such a shame that you can't go to any, it depends on your requirements though as lots of festivals are great now for catering to peoples needs. x

      July 9, 2015 at 4:22 pm
  • Reply atosa nikkhah

    wireless sounds like it will be good, hope you have fun!

    July 9, 2015 at 11:54 pm
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      I had a lovely time thanks, fortunately the weather stayed nice for it! x

      July 13, 2015 at 3:37 pm
  • Reply Laura Side Street

    I love going to festivals and have been to a few both here and in South Africa. Loved Glastonbury a few years ago as well as smaller ones such as Wychwood and Camp Bestival

    Laura x

    July 10, 2015 at 1:34 am
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      I loved Glastonbury too, I am just in the process of registering to be able to get tickets for next year! Exciting stuff x

      July 13, 2015 at 3:38 pm
  • Reply Laura Ferry

    Oh wow, so many festivals, hope you have a fab time xxx

    July 13, 2015 at 12:30 am
  • Reply Stella

    Someone has been very busy. I have never been to a festival, crazy as it sounds.

    July 13, 2015 at 6:42 am
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      It's not crazy, for some people festivals just aren't enjoyable. But I do think it's something everyone should experience, even if you give the camping side a miss! x

      July 13, 2015 at 3:39 pm

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