Liquid Faeries And GV at Glade 2009

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The interior gets the nylon treatment

The interior gets the nylon treatment

We are down in windy Winchester today at Matterley Bowl, a natural amphitheatre sculpted out of the chalk downlands.  We are here for the Glade festival.  On all sides the site is bounded by 50m high downlnd banks. I’m looking down from the crew camping area on the circus big tops, giant tulips by Jigantics.com , festival flags and two chino intents Over The Moon has provided. They look great and have been decorated in fine style by the Liquid Faeries crew. See the link above to their Myspace site and a video of the festival set up.

Behind the IDSpiral area before we put the tent up

Tent behind IDSpiral

Tent behind InSpiral

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Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis has publicly supported Glade Festival in an open letter today. By supporting his festival’s successful export, the letter also gives the community of smaller UK festivals a boost.

Glastonbury is without doubt the undisputed star of the British festival landscape, and the creative inspiration for a plethora of other successful festival organisers. It is also the mothership that has provided hundreds of thousands of people with their first festival experience.

Michael Eavis’ letter read: “About ten years ago I persuaded Luke Piper, Glade Festival Director, to run a new area at Worthy Farm called ‘The Glade’. ‘Why the glade’ Luke said – ‘sounds like a perfume’ – ‘an opening in the woods’ I said—‘a perfect venue’. And so it was. So successful was The Glade, he asked to borrow the concept for a site in Newbury which worked too.

“Now, after a good few years the site has moved from Newbury to Winchester, a beautiful farm in a natural amphitheatre with lots more room – better access, and a lot less people living close by.

“The Glade Festival has lots of Glastonbury connections with thrills and feelings not dissimilar to our own, including programming and atmosphere that has form and reputation.

“If you couldn’t get a ticket for our show here at Glastonbury, thank you very much for trying, but would you mind me suggesting that you give Glade Festival a try? I don’t think you’ll regret it!”

OverTheMoonTents will be at both Glastonbury and Glade Festivals this coming summer. We will be providing an Orange 15x13m Intent for the Rabbit Hole area at both festivals. We are stoked up to be at both these great music festivals. Our DJ’s and lighting engineer will also be playing at both events. Come and say hello if you are there.

Our Orange Intent is  excited to be able to welcome party people into her curvy embrace at Glastonbury and Glade this summer.

Our Orange Intent is excited to be able to welcome party people into her curvy embrace at Glastonbury and Glade this summer.