Summers here (at bloody last), and to help make the most of the good weather we've rounded up accessories inspirations and Festival dates including some eclectic events you may have missed out on before!
Whatever you're into - there's a field somewhere that's been transformed into your personal wonderland!
MAVERICK FESTIVAL 6th-8th July
Release your inner Cowgirl at this American roots extravaganza with country, bluegrass and blues artists on 5 stages in Easton Farm Park, Suffolk. Teepees, Stetsons and a moonshine cocktail bar!
LATITUDE FESTIVAL 12th – 15th July
This countryside festival in Henham Park, Suffolk, is truly a celebration of the arts. Since 2006, Latitude has hosted huge names from the world of rock ‘n’ roll, alongside comedians, authors and artists.
2018's Lineup includes The Killers, Solange, alt-J, Wolf Alice, Jesse Ware and The Breeders (we saw the latter at Camden Roundhouse a coupla weeks ago and they were AMAZING!). We'll be checking out Jonathan Pie & Recirquel Contemporary Circus, and cooling off with a lake swim!
PORT ELLIOT 26-29th July
In the grounds of a magical Cornish estate along the estuary you are invited to 'drink, dance, discuss, dress up, camp, explore, get lost, fall asleep under the stars to the sound of Andrew Weatherall, and wake up to the ringing of church bells.' This festival attracts both music and food lovers, and also the fashion crowd.. A vast music line up with loads of activities (and a professional mermaid).
STANDON CALLING 26- 29 July
Stellar lineup in Hertfordshire including Paloma Faith, George Ezra, Bryan Ferry. Comedy and family fun from Horrible Histories. Costume Parades, a dog show, hot tubs and street food!
BESTIVAL 2-5 August
'The Most Colourful Show on Earth' Dorset. London Grammar, Silk City (Diplo & Mark Ronson, M.I.A, Grace Jones, Plan B, Chaka Khan, First Aid Kit & many more!
VISIONS Saturday 4th August
Hosted at various venues across London Fields on one day. A vast music line up of up and coming bands including IDLES, HMLTD , Marika Hackman & YAK. Try your hand at Punk Rock Karaoke and browse the record and zine fairs.
GREEN MAN 16-19 August WALES
The Brecon Beacons are offering '10 Wild lands of Laughs, literature, art , science family adventure and music'. Forty plus acts with headliners War on Drugs, Fleet Foxes, King GIzzard & The Lizard Wizard.
MAUI WAUI 24-26 August
This under the radar festival in Therberton, Suffolk promises stilt walking bees aboard a pirate ship with pyrotechnic cannons! A riot of electro swing through to trance with aerial stunt workshops and afrobeat bands on the World Music Cafe stage.
Go Large in full fancy dress and body paints!
So maybe we didn't quite make the Nevada desert for Coachella earlier this year, but we'll squeeze every last weekend for the glory that is a British Festival!
Have yourself the BEST SUMMER!