• Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

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Festival Must Haves

ION8 Quench 1000ml Water Bottle, £15.99 from Leakproof.

With the ION8 Quench there is no chance of you going thirsty, designed to fit your standard bike bottle holder or adult backpack your good to go with a whopping 1000ml! The Quench offers a comfortable fit, is soft to touch and uses a frosted exterior making it resistant to scratching, perfect for the festival season. Not to mention the added hand strap which keeps it secure when your lost in the dance party.


(Llama, Sloth, Avocado, Unicorn) Shaped Power Bank, £14.99 from Thumbs Up.

When that inconvenient ‘low battery’ symbol starts flashing and you’re miles away from a socket, don’t panic! Plug one of these pocket-sized power banks directly into your Smartphone and let the 2200mAh battery work its magic. Providing a full charge to most devices with just a single charge the characterful and rather adorable designs may look small, don’t underestimate there almighty power. 


Boost Oxygen 9L (Natural), £19.99 from Boost Oxygen.

If you have a big weekend planned of booze fuelled fun we have the perfect hangover remedy. Make memories to last a lifetime and sustain your energy levels throughout the day with Boost Oxygen to provide a surge of 95% pure oxygen. In fact when we drink alcohol, we become oxygen-deficient. It takes 3 molecules of oxygen to metabolize 1 molecule of alcohol and Boost Oxygen offers an all-natural helping hand.


Retro Pocket Games Console, £14.99 from Thumbs Up.

Offering a miscellaneous collection of awesome games, the Retro Pocket Games Console from Orb Gaming makes the perfect  solution to cure an ounce boredom while you are waiting for your favourite act. With its 1.8″ LCD screen and keyring the Retro Pocket Games fits seamlessly into your pocket for gaming on the go. With over 150 8-Bit miscellaneous games to choose from you’ll be sure to find some of your old favourites. 


Solid Cologne (Alexander), £14.99 from Solid Cologne.

Keep smelling fresh and maximise on space when packing with Solid Cologne’s Alexander, for him offering a highly concentrated wax fragrance to be applied directly on to the skin. Gently rub a small amount of the cologne between your fingers to allow the fragrance to warm to your natural body temperature, then glide across areas of the hands, wrists, ears and neck. Alexander is the sweet, rich and sophisticated scent, with fresh grapefruit, leading to notes of aromatic bay leaf and jasmine.

Unicorn Vanity Toolkit, £12.99 from ThumbsUp.

Comprising of all the tools you need for a 5* manicure and great looking brows, be festival ready in no time at all, right from day 1. Housed in a super cute unicorn casewe’re talking tweezers to ensure those brows on fleek, and nail scissors, nail clippers, an unbreakable nail file and a cuticle remover for one unreal mani!  Crafted with authentic unicorn magic you’re guaranteed perfect results every time.


ION8 Leakproof Steel Vacuum Flask (500ml) Blue, Ultra Violet, Green, Black, £13.99 from Leakproof – (280ml) Pink, Rose, Green, Black, £9.99 from Leakproof.

Make a more eco conscious choice, with the reusable, refillable insulated stainless steel flask, shaped just like a water bottle. Designed specifically to fit all cup holders, bike bottle holders and external mesh pockets on rucksacks. The ridged cap opens with just one twist, meanwhile the wide mouth provides a smooth, rapid flow. Because of the bottle’s vacuum insulation ensures your drink remains piping hot for up to 12 hours, or cold for up to 24 hours, perfect for the festival season.