The perfect Glasto warm-up

http://www.baldhiker.com/2013/06/10/hogsozzle-the-perfect-glasto-warm-up-sun-music-and-hog/

I’m standing in the middle of a sunny field. My head is bowed down in a crowd. A heavy bass-line thumps in time to my quickening heart beat. I scrabble around for a balloon filled of dry paint. Every time I think I see one, a burst of colour obliterates my vision. Yellow, orange, blue; by the time I raise my head to the sunshine I am a Pollock-esque masterpiece. I’ve just experienced the paint fight at HogSozzle – an Indian Festival of Colours in a field near Stevenage…

eFestivals Interview

http://www.efestivals.co.uk/festivals/hogsozzle/2014/interview-dan.shtml

eFestivals Synopsis

It’s not just the big commercial festivals with well known names we cover on the site, eFestivals spoke to Dan Rushton who started HogSozzle a small independent event five years ago. It all began on his birthday when with a small gathering of friends he wanted to do something a bit different and a bit memorable with a hog roast for 50 people in a friends large back garden. It went well, and his guests wanted to do it again, so with he decided to involve more people, they found a field, and before they knew it they had friends who built a scaffolding stage, and the whole thing just snowballed into a festival…