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Marcus Barnes
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Our Experts Predict 2017's Festie Style Trends
by  Marcus Barnes
We cover what'll be hot at festivals on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Armin van Buuren Announced For Inaugural Croatia Winter Music Festival
by  Marcus Barnes
Europe's busiest festival destination adds another huge event to its calendar.
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15 Of The Top Boutique Festivals You Can Find Down Under This Season
by  Marcus Barnes
On this side of the world, festival season is just beginning.
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Secret Garden Party Wins Award For Groundbreaking Drug Testing Scheme
by  Marcus Barnes
The British festival worked with The Loop to offer free tests to its clientele.
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We Asked 7 DJs At Amsterdam Dance Event About The Future Of Festivals
by  Marcus Barnes
They're on the front line of festival culture, so we quizzed them about the future.
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10 DJs Playing Amsterdam Dance Event Who Are Poised For World Domination
by  Marcus Barnes
There are many DJs at ADE who are just starting to break through – but these are the ones to keep special tabs on.
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In Photos: BoomTown Fair is the "Greatest Town On Earth"
by  Marcus Barnes
This UK event builds its own wild frontier city for the ultimate festival adventure.
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20 Striking Portraits From Mysteryland 2016
by  Marcus Barnes
Diverse and full of pride, these are some of the thousands of beautiful faces from the Dutch mega-festival.
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See British Summertime At Its Best With These Shambala Photos
by  Marcus Barnes
Proof that sunshine and summertime vibes can bring everyone together.
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Sziget: An Oasis Of Diversity In An Increasingly Polarised Europe
by  Marcus Barnes
The "Island of Freedom" provides respite from a world dominated by divisive politics.
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25 Feelgood Shots From The Wonderful Sziget Festival
by  Marcus Barnes
They'll make you go all gooey inside.
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These Wild Images Show Europe's Biggest LGBT Festival In All Its Glory
by  Marcus Barnes
This Milkshake (festival) brings all the boys to the yard...and the girls...and everyone in between!
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See The Techno Mothership Land At Holland's Dekmantel Festival
by  Marcus Barnes
Holland's premier techno festival does it extraterrestrial style with amazing stages.
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Eastern Electrics Killed It With Their Promo This Year
by  Marcus Barnes
Four moments that prove there's still room for fun and innovation when promoting festivals.
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Our Pick Of The 10 Best European Festivals This August
by  Marcus Barnes
What's hot in Europe during the year's hottest month?
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Sun-Kissed Scenes From Sunfall, London's Brand New Summertime Festival
by  Marcus Barnes
When the weather's good and a festival's on, London is one of the best cities in the world.
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In Photos: Lovers of Loud United for Noisily Festival 2016
by  Marcus Barnes
It was a bombastic few days in the normally English countryside.
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At Glastonbury, Mud and Diversity Provide an Antidote to Brexit Blues
by  Marcus Barnes
The grandaddy of music festivals proved that it's still possible to unite the nation's diverse population.
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Where Does The UK Stand On Drug Awareness and Harm Reduction?
by  Marcus Barnes
It's a conversation that more and more people are having, but how much progress is being made?
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11 Photos From AVA Festival That Prove Belfast Can Party HARD
by  Marcus Barnes
There's no doubt Northern Ireland gets DOWN.
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15 Of The Best Festival Food Vendors In The UK
by  Marcus Barnes
Fancy hot dogs, mac n' cheese, vegan fare, British tacos...these masters take festival grub to the next level.
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Malta is a Tiny Island Making a Big Splash in Europe's Festival Scene
by  Marcus Barnes
Tiny (but perfectly formed) Malta has entered the big league with a whole host of festival action.
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Europe's Festivals Are Increasingly Eco-Conscious, But Is It Enough?
by  Marcus Barnes
The fate of our planet is dependent on all of us exacting change, and fast. Can festivals help? 
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PollerWiesen: The Event That Launched Open-Air Partying In Germany
by  Marcus Barnes
Germany's festival culture owes it all to an illegal techno party that started in the early nineties.