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Friday 30 March 2012
With the daddy of them all taking a fallow year, 2012 is a chance for smaller festivals to show off their charm and diversity
Friday 23 March 2012
Bruce Springsteen, Fiona Apple, barbecue – who needs them? Not Gillian Orr, who went off-piste in search of new acts to get excited about at the biggest and best music festival in America
What To Do, See & Buy: Whistles; Jimmy Cliff; Robert Capa; George & Jorgen; the Flower Appreciation Society
Saturday 10 March 2012
Sunday 26 February 2012
Rock and pop stars gearing up to play at British festivals this year may be playing to one man and his dog as festival-goers desert in their droves, according to new research.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Interest in the Big Chill has cooled, Glastonbury is too now commercial... Summer festivals need to get creative andreinvent themselves if they hope to survive, says Lena Corner
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Interest in The Big Chill has cooled, Glastonbury is too commercial... Summer music festivals need to get creative and reinvent themselves to survive
Thursday 12 January 2012
A BBC executive said the corporation was "delivering value for money" on the day it published expenses claims showing senior staff claimed thousands of pounds for taxi journeys and entertaining.
Wednesday 09 November 2011
The 'Only Girl (In the World) hitmaker will make her only UK performance of 2012 at the London event, topping the bill on the final night of July 8.
Saturday 27 August 2011
For entertainment journalists, covering a music festival is as close as most will come to war reporting.
Thursday 04 August 2011
Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis has called for Chinese lanterns to be banned nationwide. Revellers smuggle them into the festival site and send the paper, wire and lit wax candle lanterns into the sky.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Thursday 21 July 2011
Radio 1 controller Andy Parfitt is to leave his role at the station after 13 years.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Monday 11 July 2011
Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis thinks the event could end in "three or four years".
Tuesday 05 July 2011
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
- 1 Rowan Atkinson to sell £10 million McLaren 'supercar' he crashed into a tree and a lamppost
- 2 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 3 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness