Review: August in Africa Festival 2015 | The Hippo Collective Magazine

August kicked off with great weather and even better music at the August in Africa festival in Covent Garden, the Africa Centre’s free annual celebration of the continent’s rich and diverse contemporary culture.

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Review: Brainchild Festival | The Hippo Collective Magazine

On my way to Brainchild Festival, I was still debating whether or not I was edgy enough to spend the weekend at a creative arts festival. As I arrived at Bentley Country Park, I took in the scene. Sunshine and reggae beats welcomed the crowds that were pouring in with colourful gap year trousers, glitter make-up and yoga mats. The site was small with the main stage, tents and installations only a short walk from the camping area. In fact, the installations were the first things I noticed: wooden domes, giant broccoli, and slides. My apprehensions soon died down as excitement took over.Read

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