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Fill my bag… 2013 festival checklist


Ah the skies are clouding over… it must be festival season again. No matter what the weather’s like though you’re going to have an amazing time but you’ll need a few bits to help you along the way. Whether you’re someone who packs for every eventuality or just wings it, you want to be packing the right amount – not too much or too little (unless you’re absolutely minted in the latter case).

I’m not going to give you the festival veteran line, but after an eight-year career that involves homeland to overseas festivalling I’ve learnt some hard lessons and managed to slim down my load from the ridiculous (wooden garden furniture anyone?!) to what I consider perfect for my festival experience. Maybe it will help with yours too – no-one’s a write-off yet.

Don’t be daunted – if you want the quick and to the point version just skim down the red highlights on the side, but if you want a bit more detail then read on:

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