Festival Safety: Partying in a post-pandemic world

It’s been just over a week since England welcomed ‘Freedom Day’, with virtually all COVID-19 restrictions being lifted (or at least no longer a legal requirement for the most part).

Whilst the government’s decision has left a country divided, particularly due to cases continuing to rise, for many this date has marked the confirmation of festivals and concerts returning to arenas and fields across the country.

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Edenhill: a spotlight on the up-and-coming artist with a multitude of musical talent

Music. Despite being an industry that contributed nearly £6bn to the UK economy in 2019 (BBC News, 2020), the last year has told an otherwise contradicting story. With venue doors closed and festivals cancelled, it may be a while until we find ourselves singing in our thousands to our favourite live artists.

But whilst being reduced to silence for the time being, this hasn’t stopped up-and-coming artist James Cumner, a.k.a Edenhill, from pursuing his aspirations of a music career this year.

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Sound of the Summer: GETRZ discusses the closure of live venues and the value of music for us all

Summertime. For many, this is the time for dancing in a mud-ridden field until they can’t feel their feet, drinking ciders for breakfast, lunch and dinner (again, until they can’t feel their feet), and camping for a long weekend, surrounded by music and friends.

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