V Festival

The UK Music Festivals Worth Buying a Ticket For This Year

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Dust off the wellies and scrape the mud off last year’s tent - festival season is almost upon us. Once again, fields up and down the UK will be tran...

Gotcha! All The Celeb Spots From V Festival 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

It may be V Festival’s headline acts that grab, well, headlines, but the annual event is also well-known for another thing - pulling in an A-list cr...

Rachel McGrath

V Festival Review: Sam Smith Gives 'In The Lonely Hour' A Fitting Send-Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel McGrath | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

V Festival celebrated its 20th birthday in style over the weekend, as Britain’s best music acts performed across four stages, at each of the event...

The Acts Not To Miss At V Festival 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

We can’t quite believe it’s been a year since Justin Timberlake graced us with his glorious presence - and even better dance moves - but it has, a...

Mark Ronson Confirmed For V Fest Set

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

This year’s V Festival is already shaping up to be one of the best ever, and now it’s gone up a notch with the announcement that Mark Ronson will ...

This Infographic Will Solve Your Festival Prep Problems

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Heading off to a music festival is no easy feat and, while buying fancy dress and plotting which bands to see is a lot of fun, the rest of the prepara...

The 14 Music Festivals Not To Miss This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Festival season is officially upon us, and if you haven't already snapped up your tickets for this summer's hottest events, then there's not long to g...

Kasabian Confirmed To Headline UK Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

V Festival have announced their 2015 line-up, revealing that Kasabian and Calvin Harris are set to headline this year’s event. The festival, whi...

Does All Music Originate From Africa?

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

A debate was started in our office this week - does all music originate from Africa? Unashamedly I have tunes from Taylor Swift to Justin Timberlake on my playlists - but I was wondering is the reason I love Taylor's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' so much because it could easily pass for an RnB track that Rihanna could have sung?

All The Snaps From Day Two At V Fest

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Lily Allen and The Killers were the star attractions on day two of V Festival where, after a short downpour in the early afternoon, revellers were bac...

Lily Addresses Marriage Split Rumours At V Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Lily Allen hit the V Festival stage on Sunday afternoon where she took the opportunity to set the record straight on rumours surrounding her marriage....

All The Photos From Day One At V Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

V Festival got underway on Saturday afternoon, and across the day plenty of acts performed, before Justin Timberlake’s headline set. All Saints ...

James Had Something To Get Off His Chest At V Fest

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

James Arthur’s fans turned out in force to support the ‘X Factor’ winner’s set at V Festival on Saturday afternoon, where he apologised for be...

JT Wows The Crowd At Hylands Park

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Justin Timberlake was the first of the weekend’s headliners at V Festival on Saturday night, delighting fans with renditions of all his greatest hit...

All Saints Delight Fans With V Fest Reunion

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

V Fest-goers on Saturday got a special treat with an appearance by All Saints, singing all their biggest hits. It's more than a decade since the a...

'Serious Side-Effects' Hit V Festival Revellers Who Took 'Blue Ghost' Drug

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK

Three festivalgoers have been treated for "serious side-effects" after taking a tablet they believed to be a class A drug. Emergency crews were cal...

Remember When JT Looked Like This...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

He might be one of the world’s most stylish music stars now, but Justin Timberlake hasn’t always been so good at picking out suits and decent hair...

Coleen Rooney's Top 5 V Festival Essentials

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

If you're one of the thousands of music fans who'll be descending on Hylands Park in Chelmsford or Weston Park in Staffordshire this weekend for the 2...

Cara's Rabbit Is Such A Diva...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cara Delevingne is reportedly making diva demands ahead of this year’s V Festival… but it seems it’s her pet rabbit Cecil who’s reaping the be...

Why Are There No Female Comics in the V Festival Line-Up?

Samantha Baines | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

So, there are absolutely no women in the V Festival comedy line-up. Not one, in a list of over 30 comedians! Surely this is craziness. In a year when the BBC have announced there will be at least one woman on every panel show, and after the nationwide outcry when comedian Jenny Collier was cancelled from a line-up due to "too many women on the bill".

Alan Carr Joins V Line-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

V Festival 2014 isn’t all about the music and the line-up for the Glee Club Comedy Tent has now been announced, featuring the likes of Alan Carr and...

14 Acts Added To V Festival Line-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

The V Festival line-up just got even bigger as 14 new acts have been added, including Tinie Tempah, Pixie Lott, Childish Gambino and Jess Glynne. ...

GUIDE: 15 Music Festivals Worth Buying A Ticket For

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The sun is finally starting to come in the UK which can only mean one thing - it’s time to start planning which music festivals to head to. Navi...

Tulisa Denies Assault

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Former 'X Factor' judge Tulisa has denied an assault charge linked to claims she punched a blogger at a music festival. The 25-year-old appeared at...

Seattle Hempfest and V-Festival - A Tale of Two Cities

Jason Reed | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

When we address what drug law reforms mean in real terms, we can use this as a case in point. Seattle are in process of a rational, humane, affable conversation of responsibility, compared with that of V-Festival who are flailing in the wind and are arguably operating outside the laws that we do actually have.