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Failure to take cover at festivals could leave you out of pocket

With this year’s festival season now upon us, Halifax Insurance is offering some tips to festival goers who may be risking hundreds of pounds worth of gadgets and valuables if they don’t have the right cover.

Experience a summer of festivals and fireworks in Catalonia

Experience a summer of festivals and fireworks in Catalonia

Summer in Catalonia brings a range of modern musical and cultural festivals that highlight the region's unique past.

Dance under the sun that never sets with WOW air

Dance under the sun that never sets with WOW air

Offering revellers from around the world the chance to party under three days of sunshine, Iceland's fastest-growing, low-cost airline WOW air has teamed up with the country's hottest and fastest-growing music festival Secret Solstice, to offer a range of inclusive travel packages to this year's much anticipated event.

Calling all foodies to Spain's National Cheese Festival

Calling all foodies to Spain's National Cheese Festival

More than 100,000 people will flock to Trujillo in Extremadura in south west Spain during the annual National Cheese Festival, which takes place from 28 April to 1 May this year.

Five foodie festivals to visit in Normandy this autumn

Five foodie festivals to visit in Normandy this autumn

Normandy is a food lover's paradise, particularly in autumn, so why not hop across the Channel and visit some of the foodie festivals taking place across the region?

M&S staff fired up by Dragon Boat racing

M&S staff fired up by Dragon Boat racing

It’s colourful, it’s crazy and it’s for charity!

Failure to take cover at festival could leave you £268 out of pocket

UK festival goers are risking hundreds of pounds worth of valuables, as many admit they don’t have cover for gadgets and personal belongings taken outside the home.

Festival goers spend up to £9.3 billion just for Instagram image

UK festival goers are set to spend an average of £179 on clothes and accessories– close to the cost of a 2016 Glastonbury ticket – just to create the perfect festival image for Instagram, according to new research from B, the new money management app.

The origins of Halloween

The origins of Halloween

For most of us Halloween is all about fun, but its ancient origins are more sober.

Another vintage year for Gibraltar’s Charity Cardboard Boat Race

Last Saturday 22 August saw the seventh outing of Gibraltar’s comical Charity Cardboard Boat Race. Taking place, as always, in Ocean Village Marina, organisers William Tilley Lodge RAOB managed to pull off another vintage event for competitors and spectators alike.

Delicious Guernsey cuisine for a 'tenner' at the 18th annual Tennerfest this autumn

Delicious Guernsey cuisine for a 'tenner' at the 18th annual Tennerfest this autumn

From 1 October to 11 November, Guernsey will hold its 18th annual Tennerfest, which will see over 170 restaurants in Guernsey and its sister island of Sark offer three course menus starting from £10

Experience the olive harvest on the Italian Riviera this November

Experience the olive harvest on the Italian Riviera this November

Liguria, otherwise known as the ‘Italian Riviera’, in north west Italy, is known for its high quality olive production.

Bromyard Folk Festival gears up for its most successful year!

Bromyard Folk Festival gears up for its most successful year!

With four weeks to go, the Bromyard Folk Festival (Herefordshire) is gearing up for its most successful year yet.

Is this the best festival for children? - Mummy where are the Larmer’s?

Is this the best festival for children? - Mummy where are the Larmer’s?

What makes the quirky little Dorset Festival held at the Larmer Tree Gardens so special? And is it ideal for families? Speaking to LT’S Anna Harriott, she thinks it is partly to do with the unique makeup of the Larmer Tree Team.

Nevis Blues Festival 2016

Nevis Blues Festival 2016

England's green and pleasant lands aren't always green or pleasant in the summer festival season, especially if you prefer to have some of the rudiments of normal living.