Festivals

History should never be exclusively white and male

The lack of women and non-white historians at this year’s Chalke Valley festival sends out a worrying message to Britain’s young<p>On Friday, while most of the country was settling down to watch Radiohead perform in a field in Somerset, a row was breaking out in another field in Wiltshire. To we …

History

Bradley Cooper Performed at Glastonbury, So He's Officially a Rock Star Now

The actor surprised festival-goers on Friday.<p>Bradley Cooper, that incredibly attractive man with a multitude of talents, performed at Glastonbury music festival in England on Friday. According to MTV News, Cooper filmed a scene for new movie <i>A Star Is Born</i> on the festival stage, and enlisted some …

MTV

Relics of the Lost Ark: The Festival of Timkat

If Indiana Jones still has any interest in finding that pesky lost ark, photojournalist and travel photographer France Leclerc has a helpful hint for …

Photojournalism

Jeremy Corbyn says he wants every child to ‘have the right to’ write poetry and make music at Glastonbury appearance

The Labour leader appeared on the Pyramid Stage ahead of Run The Jewels' set<p><b>Jeremy Corbyn</b> told a massive Glastonbury crowd that he wants every child …

Jeremy Corbyn

Alexa Chung Sounds Off On Music Festival Style: "I Mean, Each Man To Himself"

Alexa Chung will be the first one to say it: Kate Moss single handedly made Glastonbury festival style at <i>thing</i>. But if there is anyone who has mastered the muddy fashion just as well as Moss, it's Chung herself. The newly-minted designer has been hitting the English festival for several years, …

Street Style

Glastonbury 2017: Radiohead fans break out into 'Oh, Jeremy Corbyn' chant during headline set

Radiohead Fans broke out into a chorus of “Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” as the band performed their headline set at Glastonbury.<p>Frontman Thom Yorke had cited …

London

Martin Sorrell: People feel 'ripped off' by the Cannes Lions, the ad conference where a chicken sandwich costs €32

CANNES, France — The Cannes Lions Festival is advertising's glittering moment in the sun, the industry's equivalent of the Oscars. It is often said that the importance of the Lion trophies is that they are the only awards people outside the business have heard of.<p>It's the biggest moment of the year …

Advertising

Glastonbury: Jeremy Corbyn 'inspired' by young voters

<b>Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has addressed huge crowds at the Glastonbury festival, giving a speech designed to appeal to young voters.</b><p>"Do you know, politics is actually about everyday life?" he asked the Pyramid Stage audience who had, moments earlier, been dancing to Craig David.<p>He went on to call …

Jeremy Corbyn

Wiley gives a shout-to Glastonbury’s campers during energetic Other Stage set

The Bow MC delivered a vibrant performance earlier this evening (June 24)<p>Wiley gave a shout-out to all those camping at Glastonbury 2017 during his …

Inaugural Karoondinha Music Festival Looks Nothing Like Fyre

<i>PHOTO: Chance the Rapper will light up the summer night. (photo via Flickr/</i><i>Julio Enriquez</i><i>)</i><p>Mixing nature with music, Karoondinha promises to be one of …

Fyre Festival

Corbyn gets rapturous reception at Glastonbury

After receiving a rapturous reception, the Labour leader told thousands of festival-goers that the "number of young people who got involved for the …

UK News

Glastonbury 2017: the best of Friday's festival action – in pictures

Radiohead balanced gloom and glory, Lorde hypnotised with a supernatural performance, and even David Beckham turned up<p>Lorde, Other stage<p>I think when you’re a strange magical person – and I’m a witch – you know what it’s like. You know that you’re not too much for everyone<p>Fans take a break between …

Photography

How Jeremy Corbyn became the hero of Glastonbury 2017

From Corbyn T-shirts to the multiple chants dedicated to his name, the Labour leader is the man of the hour at Glastonbury 2017<p>Forget the headliners, …

Jeremy Corbyn

String Cheese Incident Welcome Eric Krasno, Kamasi Washington and More at Electric Forest

<i>Larry Hulst</i><br>Last night, The String Cheese Incident played their second of four total performances slated for Michigan’s Electric Forest this year, …

Music

Kentucky bluegrass music festival cancelled after heavy rain

The remainder of an annual bluegrass music festival in Kentucky has been cancelled after heavy rains from Tropical Depression Cindy swamped the …

Bluegrass Music

Fans react to Craig David’s triumphant Pyramid Stage set at Glastonbury 2017

The 'Rewind' artist's resurgence showed no signs of relenting as he drew a huge crowd to Worthy Farm's biggest stage<p>Craig David drew widespread …

Arroyo Seco Weekend hits Pasadena with a major music festival

<i>Tom Petty performs with his band, the Heartbreakers, during their 40th Anniversary Tour on April 25, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.; Credit: Rick</i> …

Southern California

Brad Pitt Swings by Glastonbury for Music, Speeches, and Selfies

Amongst the estimated 175,000 campers and concert-goers at the Glastonbury Festival this year was one special celebrity guest: Oscar winner Brad Pitt.<p>…

Brad Pitt

Crazy Cool Global Festivals

From wine in Vancouver to a buffet for the monkeys in Thailand, and from art in the desert at Burning Man to music in Scotland or Morocco, planning a …

Travel

Bradley Cooper makes surprise appearance on Glastonbury Festival stage

American Sniper actor was filming a scene at British music fest for upcoming film A Star Is Born<p>Actor Bradley Cooper surprised fans by taking the …

Music Festivals

Corbyn receives hero's welcome at Glastonbury 2017 - in pictures

The Labour leader receives a rapturous reception as he gives a speech from the Pyramid stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset

Referendums

Liam Gallagher and Johnny Depp have 'wild reunion' at Glastonbury party complete with 40 bottles of vodka

Liam Gallagher held a party of “epic proportions” at Glastonbury last night which has been hailed as the most rock and roll “carnage” the festival …

Liam Gallagher

Dizzee Rascsal: 'I should be headlining Glastonbury'

<b>Dizzee Rascal says he deserves to be given top billing at the Glastonbury Festival.</b><p>"I've toured this festival for years, never disappointed," he told the BBC. "You can always count on me.<p>"I'm basically at the stage where they need to make me headline this thing - because they ain't had no British …

Glastonbury 2017: Radiohead's Thom Yorke Takes Aim At Theresa May

"Shut the door on the way out."<p>Radiohead took the opportunity to make a few digs at the current government during their headlining slot at Glastonbury.<p>The British group headlined on the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm on Friday (23 June), performing a jam-packed set that included some of their staple …

Thom Yorke

Sonar Festival 2017: The line-up, the weather and Barcelona made this the perfect festival

Music, fantastic weather and a beautiful city – the Sonar 2017 Festival was never going to disappoint.<p>The celebration in Barcelona featured dance, …

Music

15,000 at Glastonbury set record for biggest human peace sign

About 15,000 people gathered at Glastonbury’s monumental stone circle on Thursday to set a new record for making the world’s biggest human peace sign.<p>…

London Underground

LCD Soundsystem @ Brooklyn Steel night 6 of June residency (setlist, pics, video)

A post shared by Devin Brigham (@devinb42) on Jun 23, 2017 at 8:57pm PDT<p><b>LCD Soundsystem</b> continued to mix things up, just a tad, on their penultimate …

LCD Soundsystem

Gagetown gears up for 'good, clean fun' at Folly Fest

Visual artists, fire dancers and new Folly Film fest attract thousands to village this weekend<p>"Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise," …

New Brunswick

Glastonbury reacts to Jeremy Corbyn’s heroic speech

Was this the biggest ever crowd at Glastonbury?<p>Glastonbury usually reserves crowds of over 100,000 for the Sunday legend slot, but the festival’s …

Jeremy Corbyn

David Beckham is fully embracing his first time at Glastonbury

Brooklyn will be showing him the ropes.<p>Being a superstar like David Beckham, you'd think he'd have attended music festivals before and shown us all …

David Beckham