To be fair, you could argue that we are pushing the boundaries a little here when it comes to defining 'festival essentials', but thinking beyond the obigatory wellies n standard issue wet wipes, we believe every festival survival kit deserves a pocket or two of practical fabulousness and we guarantee that this rundown of goodies promises to firmly tick that box. Fear not, we've even got the drinking games and that all important next day detox covered! Yes, you might be able to live without these innovative little numbers, but why miss out on making your musical adventures more spectacular by settling for anything less?
FRESH bottle with Squeezer
Talking of detox! Pack a few lemons, pick up a couple of bottles of sparkling water and re-hydrate from the night before - in style - the morning after, with this brilliant fruit infusing gadget by Sagaform. £9
Wineglass with red lid
Hold that thought re detox! No-one likes a warm Rosé or glass of bubbles, so why not serve your favourite tipple in this double-walled glass to help keep your drinks cool in the summer sum. The zip lid is also ideal for rocking out with a glass of red in the evening, without having to worry about a spillage. Result! £6.50
Summer cooler/racket set
Beers n ball games go hand in hand with this dual use cooler bag and racket set.... a 2in1 winning combination we think! £24
Three in a row!
Kick-start the festivities with this naughts and crosses themed drinking game by Sagaform... get the full lowdown here!
MB Pocket Colour Yellow
How annoying is it when throw-away cutlery breaks half way in to your meal, not to mention the damage they cause to the environment?! Well, those days are over thanks to this cutlery set designed by Monbento, that you can use over and over again, and store easily in this handy pocket sized plastic wallet. £7.90
MB Temple pots
Ok so technically these little pots of lovliness (that come in three differing sizes) are designed for sauces and food accompanitments, but hey, what's a little artistic license between friends. We think the Temple pots are a brilliant way to store your fav moisturisers, face wash, hair gel, shampoo - in fact the list is endless. And of course - most importantly - they are compact too, so perfect for queezing into a back-pack pocket! From £3.90
MISS DAISY foldable stool
Ok, so this one might not neccessarily make you the most popular person in the crowd, but if you need a quick leg up to get a sneaky peak of your fav act, MISS DAISY is quite clearly your new best friend! Oh and v handy if you need to rest your legs when the ground has morphed into a muddy swamp... simply fold and go! £13.50
For the festival wine connoisseur, this in-bottle aerator is a total life savour! Designed to decant one glass at a time, the Soiree Classic award winning aerator blasts oxygen directly into your wine as your pour, to bring out the full flavours and aromas of your fav red. £19.95
Collapsible beer glass
Ideal for storing in your festival picnic hamper or cooler bag, this collapsible glass is a total must-have for a beer on the go! £3.50
Cupfuls of colour
And finally, for a finishing touch, why not opt for these gorgeous tumblers - picked from our ethically produced 'Zuzperzozial' biodegradable tableware collection - made from corn and bamboo fibres... now that's what we call getting into the festival spirit!
We might not be able to guarantee the weather, but we can guarantee that this little lot will help get your party started... with a bang!