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Y Not festival brings the Peak District to life

On the first weekend of August a small, quiet corner of the countryside was invaded by 4000 festival goers. Samantha Viner relives the weekend.

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Festival Fortnight: Latitude

Latitude festival prides itself on being "more than just a music festival". Photo: Chris Wood

The final instalment of Festival Fortnight looks at the event that prides itself on being “more than just a music festival”.

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Festival Fortnight: Dot to Dot

Forget three days camping in a cold field – Dot to Dot festival is not to be missed if you’re on the hunt for a jam packed lineup of live music all squeezed in to just one day.

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Festival Fortnight: Sonisphere

The legendary Iron Maiden will be hitting Sonisphere this year. Photo: Guy Paterson

Join 60,000 other music fans at one of the biggest parties of the year, Sonisphere Festival! Featuring some of the best rock and metal bands in the world.

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Festival Fortnight: 2000 Trees

Green and friendly: 2000 Trees festival is an environmentally friendly festival hosting headliners Frank Turner and The Subways. Photo: Ollie Harridge

Green friendly and playing host to some top headliners: 2000 Trees festival will ensure you hear a weekend of fantastic music without breaking the bank.

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Festival Fortnight: Download

And it’s one for the rockers: this year’s Download festival will hit Leicestershire in June, and with over 80 acts already confirmed, it looks set to be a hardcore, headbanging weekend.

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Festival Fortnight: Oxegen

Ireland's biggest festival Oxegen will take place on July 9th-11th just outside of Dublin. Photo: oxegen.ie

The energy efficient festival Oxegen, held near Dublin, caters for all. Whether you’re in to Florence and the Machine or those silent discos, this could be a festival you might want to try.

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Festival Fortnight: Glastonbudget

For the next fortnight, The Linc‘s culture team will be introducing you to some alternative festivals during this summer, kicking it off for those strapped for cash: Glastonbudget.

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Reading and Leeds lineup announced

The Reading and Leeds festivals are two of the biggest dates in the festival calendar. Photo: Ian Wilson

The bands playing this year’s Reading and Leeds festivals have been announced. The Linc were at the launch event in Leeds to find out who will be playing the prestigious stages.

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