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20. Festivals

What makes music festivals so special for some and so loathsome for others?

What makes music festivals so special for some and so loathsome for others? What's the deal with festival toilets? What is a baby jumping festival?! Join Mae, Ned, Bisha and Steve as they wrap their brilliant heads around all this. This week, Mae's been thinking outside of the box, Bisha's got some fascinating festival facts and Ned's truly in the party spirit (he's brought in pistachio nuts). Broadcaster, journalist and DJ Bobby Friction joins the gang in the studio to relive some ridiculous festival capers and Steve Ali puts everything into perspective. A fittingly silly way to end series one! Fear not, GrownUpLand will be back in the Autumn for a brand new series.

Co-created by Deborah Frances-White for The Spontaneity Shop and BBC Radio 4.

Produced by Al Riddell

Music by Mark Hodge and Omahrose, produced by Nick Sheldon.

Featured in this episode:
Open Country (07/04/2017)
Fantasy Festival (27/08/2015)

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