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Thinkpieces And Shit

Sixty UK Festivals Taking a Stand Against Sexual Assault Is Only the Beginning

A recently announced Safer Spaces initiative is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to ending sexual violence at music events.
Lauren O'Neill
5.5.17
Noisey News

Bestival is Leaving the Isle of Wight

The event will move to a new home in Dorset from 2017.
Lauren O'Neill
12.15.16
Op-Eds

Music Festivals Need to Do More to Prevent Sexual Assaults

When festival organizers and bystanders are poorly educated on how to handle or prevent sexual assaults, it implicitly says this behaviour is acceptable.
Jill Krajewski
8.18.16
festivals 2016

The Serious and Unaddressed Problem of Rape at British Music Festivals

Music festivals have become a common location for rape and sexual assaults, so why has nothing been done about it?
Beulah Devaney
3.22.16
festivals 2016

Here's Every Annoying Person You'll Meet at a Festival

The point is that we're all human beings who, at some point, have sucked to be around.
Noisey Redactie
8.18.15
Festivals 2015

What the Fuck is Going on With This Year’s Festival Line-ups?

The bubble has burst.
Ryan Bassil
2.5.15
what we want from 2015

What We Want From Festivals in 2015

The bubble has burst.
Ryan Bassil
1.12.15
Festivals 2014

Having Sex at Festivals Isn't Just Disgusting, It's Shit

You will find yourself wet in all the wrong ways, bumping against a body you can smell more than you can see.
Emma Garland
7.9.14
Features

How to go to a Festival When You're a Small Child, an Old Man, or a Sober Person

We interviewed an 11-year-old and a 60-year-old to find out.
Ryan Bassil
sam wolfson
6.19.14
Features

How to Go to a Festival in Your Twenties

The Noisey handbook to taking drugs, doing it with strangers, and getting messed up in a field once you're old enough to feel shame.
Ryan Bassil
sam wolfson
6.16.14