5 Festival Game Changers You Never Knew You Needed
Festival season is officially upon us and what a summer of music & (hopefully) sunshine it’s going to be. Does anything beat that feeling of heading away for a weekend with good friends, car packed to the brim with booze, you’re all in high spirits with anticipation. In our quest to source gear and gadgets that make life easier during any activity or eventuality, we’ve curated a collection that will change festival life forever!
Whichever festival you’re hitting this season – we’ve been there, through the good festival times and the bad, in the mud and the dingy drum & bass tent until the sun rises. The collection features the essentials and some wildcards… once you have them, you’ll be wondering how you ever partied without them. Here are some of our beloved festival items, that we’ll never leave behind.
Kiss goodbye to the hassle of pitching your tent after miles of walking from the car park… this unique, one-pump inflatable tent is ideal for happy campers and serious trekkers alike. It has an intuitive and extremely fast pitching time as it simply rolls out and inflates with just one procedure. It will simultaneously erect the airframe, inner tent and flysheet so there’s no waiting around.
Looking to take the good times back to the tent after the music has all but died? The all new PackLite Max from LuminAID is the ultimate in on-the-go lighting and perfect for festivals. It has five light settings and can run for up to 50 hours and light up an area of 200 sq ft. Easily recharge the Packlite Max in sunlight using it’s solar panel or simply via USB.
Kick those hangovers to the kerb and refuel with a bold espresso. Compact, solid, hand-powered portable coffee machine for perfect espresso on the go – compatible with Nespresso® capsules. The Minipresso NS is a miracle of coffee preparation – a hand-powered espresso machine that is both pleasing on the eye and amazingly adept at performing its core task.
A backpack is an essential, and at a festival, you need something that can handle whatever you throw at it. Introducing the Rains Mini Backpack… it has a contemporary and refined design with a simple quick-access single magnetic hook secure closure. Its clean aesthetic makes this an ideal festival backpack. The durable, firm frame means that you can fill it to the brim and the backpack will keep its stylish, slimline silhouette. Whilst the Mini is immaculate on the eye, the best feature has to be the 100% waterproof design. So, no matter the weather all of your gear will be safe!
The Matador Outdoor Blanket is pocket-friendly, water and puncture resistant. Perfect for festivals, it has been constructed from hyperlyte nylon and weighs just 98 grams. It is a superbly functional accessory for outdoor adventures, being both ultra-durable and lightweight. When unfolded, it measures 160cm x 110cm, making it an ideal size for 2 people to lay comfortably and more to sit.
You can view the full collection right here!