The times of roughing it are over. From now on, festivals will not only be musical excursions; they will be luxury breaks as well
By Brett Lampitt. Original Source: Telegraph 2015
Festivals are the new national obsession, if the trend-conscious pundits are to be believed. No longer the preserve of music-fixated youth, their increasingly eclectic and niche offerings now attract devotees of all backgrounds and ages. .
But if you want to enjoy the festival experience without the camping aspect and all its potential hazards – waking up cold and wet after a deluge, for example, or being kept awake all night by drunken bongoists – there’s only one answer: a motorhome.
How would the festival lifestyle be enhanced if you didn't have to worry about putting up your tent in a storm then spending the rest of the weekend trying to dry out? How would it feel if you didn't have to fret about charging your phone, or how you'll smell after skipping several showers?
For me, there was only one way to find out. So I found myself being shown over a state-of-the-art motorhome, clutching tickets not only to the Love Supreme jazz festival on the Sussex Downs but also to its highly cultured neighbour, Glyndebourne, for an opera premiere.
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