Festival Essentials

Festival Essentials

Despite the obvious of your tent, money and tickets, I would say these are the top 12 ( we couldn’t agree on just 10 ) tips for gear you should consider taking. We have found this out the hard way over many years of festival going so you don’t have to , We hope it helps those festival virgins of you experiencing the joys of muddy fields and missing hours for the first time.

Ear Plugs

Might sound silly but trust me when your trying to get to sleep with people snoring, talking and playing music you’ll be glad you’ve got them.

Travel John Pee Bags

These fantastic bags will mean you don’t have to leave your tent in the middle of the night in the dark, cold & wet weather for some stinking toilets.

Head Torch

You might look like a miner but trust me you’ll be glad you’ve got your hands free when your scrabbling around trying to find things.

Poncho

The good old British summer time always likes to throw in a shower or 2 so be prepared.
Good Quality Sleeping Bag
It might be summer time but it will get cold at night so spend an extra few quid and invest it in a decent sleeping bag.

Bin bags

You will need somewhere to put your dirty clothes and they are great for keeping your clean clothes dry should your tent leak.

Body Wipes/ Wet Wipes

You don’t have the luxury of a shower so you’ll need something to freshen you up and these are the best solution.

Hand Gel

If you do use the Toilets then the free Hand Gel in them will run out in hours so don’t forget to take your own.

Folding Chair

Trust me you will want one to sit in first thing in the morning and last thing at night as you all sit around chatting about the day.

Good Quality Sleeping Bag

It might be summer time but it will get cold at night so spend an extra few quid and invest it in a decent sleeping bag

Mobile Phone Charger

The only way of getting hold of your mates is you phone so ensure you have something to recharge your phone while your there.

Wellies

Even if it looks sunny take some there is nothing worse than soaking wet feet after a day of standing about with mud upto your ankles.

Suncream

You won’t stand out for 12 hours in Spain without any cream on so don’t do it in the UK , You will already be dehydrated from all the booze you’ve consumed so don’t add sun stroke/ sun burn to it , trust me it will ruin you weekend.

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