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If teenagers don’t like camping, why do they go to festivals?

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Wednesday 22nd August 2012

Tent – check. Sleeping bag – check. Wellies – check. Fancy dress outfit – check. Yes, it can only mean one thing. Like thousands of people her age, my daughter’s off to a music festival and is busy packing a rucksack the size of a house. At this time of year you can spot young festival-goers at railway stations up and down the country, waiting for trains to muddy fields ...keep reading