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Bedford River Festival 2014

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  With the much anticipated River Festival nearly upon us preparations are full steam ahead here at Boutique Planet HQ.    Jo and Nick will be in attendance with our pop up shop along the river near the bridge. Make sure you pop along and say hello, we'll have plenty of pretty pieces to keep you browsing for ages! Clare will be at our shop for when you want a break from the hustle and bustle of the river banks.    We can't wait to see the floats in the parade and the huge firework display in the evening, we...

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Festival Fever - Sonisphere 2014

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A cheery post festival wave to all our lovely readers, I've been away at Sonisphere Festival this past weekend. It was great, I got burnt, I slept in a tent, I got rained on, ate far more crumpets than any human should and I'd do it all again in a heartbeat.   Highlights for me were the Prodigy set on Friday night, oddly, Limp Bizkit played a brilliantly fun set on the Friday afternoon. Saturday brought Deftones in a charged and frankly mesmeric attitude, Iron Maiden headlining a marathon set, with more props and costume changes than a Cher concert. ...

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Camden Crawl 2014

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So, dear reader, I am off to the Camden Crawl tomorrow. I've never been before. I am mildly concerned that I will not cope with this two day musical pub crawling extravaganza. I've been to festivals and gigs all over but the crawl has always eluded me with its siren call of 25 alcohol licensed premises in two days. I will be sensible, I will pace myself and see as many bands as I can in that time.    I've downloaded an app and found some comfortable trainers (superga naturally) I've arranged with a very kind friend to stay at...

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