Glade Festival – It all ends in Flames and Tears

Waking up in the Big Red Funbus at a festival can be an experience, with the team loving their McEDiT McMuffins in the morning. Slap hip-hop onto the sound rig, bacon, cheese, egg and english muffin 😉 And you have the Hip Hop Kitchen! Everyone fed and happy we set out on our final journey through the Glade Festival site. Got to say we met some casualties along the way, it was sunshining and the wind had died down when we came across this young man resting wearily against what is a very loud speaker stack 😉 How do you sleep in such a place? The sun was out and… Read More

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Glade Festival – Setting camp and exploring part 2

Having dealt with the Security and setting up camp in the camper van field it soon becomes time to get the wristbands out and venture out into the big wide world of Glade. The clouds are threatening rain, but we venture out hoping it will hold off till we have done our intial reccy. We get 100 yards and the rain god throws everything at us,  the rain is Horizontal! It literally is coming at us sideways, its time to reasses our situation and we need to put our waterproof trousers on. Deflated and very wet we head back to Basecamp in order to gather our forces and fortify ourselves… Read More

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Glade Festival – Getting There and Rules is Rules

Never work with children or animals, and luckily I was due to work with neither so felt pretty safe, we had arranged the team weeks in advance. Everything was planned, the G-Man was coming out from behind his desk, Schwin was coming too and myself. So all in all a good team, I had arranged for one of my friends to meet me there and had arranged a lift for another in exchange for some wristband distribution. Fine, everything was fine, then of course came the phonecall. G-Man was down, we needed emergency crew. This news in and of itself was not disastrous but for some reason one thing then… Read More

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