Category Archives: cornbury

Truck XI: live blog

I did the same thing last year and it garnered me a whole new fan, so I thought I’d try again. As before, don’t trust Twitter times, and you can find my edits for clarity—and l’esprit d’escalier—in square brackets. Saturday … Continue reading

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Forget Carbonbury tractors and go buy Truck instead

There are still a few tickets left for this year’s Truck Festival, whose headliners have been revealed to be The Lemonheads. It’s glad to see them getting their career back on track after the untimely death of lead singer Jill … Continue reading

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Boy, they suck

David Cameron and George Michael were at the Carbury festival: ‘That’s what we want, isn’t it? Government approved rock n’ roll? Don’t you want to be at a concert one night, look to your right and see Dan fucking Quayle … Continue reading

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Why do the names of muddy festivals end in -bury?

I can’t believe that I’ve only just begun to appreciate the irony of having the Carbury, pardon, Cornbury Festival on the same weekend as Live Earth. Our local Cotswolds SUVaganza, more often referred to as Poshstock, is typically a gathering … Continue reading

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Nowt so queer as a folk festival

In the distance, but somewhat closer than the entrance we originally used, was a large sign saying “EXIT”, which ought to get us out of the festival site much quicker than otherwise. We trekked across to this gate, tripping over … Continue reading

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Where the Truck is Charlbury?

Who’s on for the Cornbury Festival this year? Aside from the slightly dadrocked main stage, there’s a second stage which is host to some serious Truck: Goldrush, Fell City Girl and Aberfeldys. There’s plenty of folk on Sunday too, for … Continue reading

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