Visual diary: The Big Feastival

29th September 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Festival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

The Big Feastival 2013

Whilst I’m typing this post in the blistering heat in Cyprus from home and recovering from bouts of mild sickness and dehydration after 6 hour uncomfortable flight from Cyprus, feeling gutted that I had to cancel my trip to Paris Fashion Week this week, oh well (loud sigh), my health comes first and resume my blogging duty after 3 weeks of absence. Opps!

A while ago in August, a last minute invitation to The Big Feastival 2013 in Cotwolds hosted by Jamie Oliver and his cheese fanatic mate Alex James, Alex converted his farm to a land of food heaven, I brought along my sister Helen a budding cake blogger of Ms QnT as guests of Boden Clothing.  This is my first time attending a music-food festival, yes yes, I’m a festival virgin!  I must admit I’ve never been a fan of festivals, anything that associates with portable loos, soggy grass surface and glam-camping.  After this one (fortunately we stayed at a pub hotel), I loved it!  It was a very family oriented atmosphere with endless entertainment and activities, there were array of food stalls from local produce and suppliers, hanging around in the Boden tent, cooking demonstrations (big up to my favourite chef Rachel Khoo at the Electrolux tent), and feel good music.  It wasn’t bad after all, do I want to do this again? Yes I would, maybe try camping next time.

Style Slicker and Ms QnT were guests of Boden Clothing at The Big Feastival 2013. For more visuals check out #bodenroadtrip on Instagram @ Style Slicker

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  • Reply the style crusader 29th September 2013 at 21:58

    Ooo la la. Looks amazing. Also, all that food has got me drooling. Sorry to hear you aren’t feeling well and that you had to cancel your trip. But glad to see you are back on the blogging boat. xx

  • Reply Edwin 29th September 2013 at 22:32

    Get well soon Kit, rest well and feel better.
    Your photos are fantastic, I can’t believe this was your first experience at a festival, glad you enjoyed it.

  • Reply Jo H. 30th September 2013 at 04:55

    Great post! I hope you feel better! Btw, is the grey striped bag yours? If it is, where did you get it? Thanks!

  • Reply TMF 30th September 2013 at 08:15

    Nice post.

  • Reply Ruth 30th September 2013 at 08:16

    Oh no! Do feel better. Love those cute animal balloons.

  • Reply Daisy Hui 30th September 2013 at 08:17

    Feeling hungry right now.

  • Reply Melissa Haywood 30th September 2013 at 08:20

    I love churros did you have with hot chocolate sauce?

  • Reply Supreme 30th September 2013 at 08:43

    Right at you Melissa! I’m craving a cup of Churros. Glad you enjoyed your weekend there.

  • Reply thecitygourmand 30th September 2013 at 11:47

    What fun!

  • Reply Apple Choi 30th September 2013 at 16:16

    The event looks fun and look like a mass picnic festival.

  • Reply Near River 30th September 2013 at 16:35

    Great photography and atmospheric.

  • Reply Sarah Lise 30th September 2013 at 16:42

    They’re gorgeous. x

  • Reply That's Not My Age 30th September 2013 at 17:45

    Fantastic photos! Big Feastival was so much fun- seems like ages ago now. Feel better soon.

  • Reply That's Not My Age 30th September 2013 at 17:47

    Fantastic photos! I enjoyed Big Feastival too, thanks to Boden’s wonderful hospitality, – seems like ages ago now. Feel better soon x

  • Reply Miss Strawberry 30th September 2013 at 18:33

    Drooling over churroz.

  • Reply Pink Mink 30th September 2013 at 18:35


  • Reply NicoleWitch_魔女 30th September 2013 at 18:36

    Look so fun and all.

  • Reply becky | life in 35mm film blog 30th September 2013 at 19:38

    Suddenly craving sugar-coated churros…

  • Reply Joy @ OSS 2nd October 2013 at 01:56

    Wish I could go to a festival sometime!

  • Reply Lola 2nd October 2013 at 12:11

    OH that is a shame, hope you’re feeling better now though! These pictures are beautiful 🙂 making me hungry x

  • Reply Michelle Lee 4th October 2013 at 13:10

    great colors

  • Reply Iwona 4th October 2013 at 19:13

    I haven’t comment for a while, but I still check out your blog everyday . I think these pictures are beautiful I always fall in love with your colors: ) I greet and I invite you to my blog:)

  • Reply Raivyn dK 6th October 2013 at 01:40

    Looks like a fun time. Great shots!

  • Reply Matthew Pike 18th October 2013 at 23:50

    Funny you mention first time festivaling as it was mine this summer too. We went with Urban Outfitters to a festival in Skipton, Yorkshire, it seems like were quite similar in ways actually. This seems bigger but there was lots of family stuff to do. We actually ended up in some immense yurts, with two double beds in! Check the post out if you have a spare moment.

    Great shots, what’s the salt/sugary stuff going onto? Just catching up on your posts now.

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