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Harry Potter fans demand refunds after adults-only party ‘disaster’

‘The whole vibe was a huge downer. It was supposed to be adults-only but seems to have been organised by a 10-year-old’

12 best festival tents that will survive beyond the season

From pop-up to inflatable options, take a look at our pick of the waterproof shelters that are easy to set up

9 best men's festival wellies to see you through every gig

Don’t get stuck in the mud this summer – invest in a pair of reliable boots

The best alternative hip opera shows to see this summer

"No frills" fringe opera festivals provide the perfect opportunity to sample eclectic programming and operatic talent in unconventional spaces. Baritone Peter Brathwaite presents the edgy shows to catch

Government won't 'stand in the way' of drug testing at festivals

‘Clarity from the government is a win, but we can go even further. Let’s make it a requirement that festivals and, if possible, nightclubs, have to ensure there is drug safety testing available’

Festivals to allow revellers to test drugs before they take them

Pioneering scheme is backed by local police forces in bid to keep recreational drug users safe

10 best festival wellies for women

Whether you're going to Glastonbury or Bestival, keep your feet happy with a practical pair of wellington boots