SECRET GARDEN PARTY WITH MARINA & THE DIAMONDS, MERCURY REV, SKATALITES, GORRILLAZ etc.
The Secret Garden Party festival is a BN1 Magazine favourite, set in the majestic grounds of a Georgian farm house; Abbots Ripton, find yourself lost in a world of art and dance. Spend your days relaxed by the delightful lakes side, recharging your cells for the party atmosphere full of colours and fire by night!
Here’s a different approach with the festival summed up in quotes:
"Buy the ticket, take the ride", Hunter S Thompson
“There is nothing so stable as change” - Bob Dylan
"If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is...For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things through narrow chinks of his cavern." - William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
"The bad news is that 50 people died in a hotel fire; the good news is that we got exclusive footage" - US News Anchor
"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life" - Pablo Picasso
"You should be kissed, and often, by someone who knows how" - Clark Gable, Gone With The Wind
" Things are only impossible until they're not." ~ Jean-Luc Picard, USS Enterprise
"Some channel deepening is called for" - R M Pirsig discusses the need for deeper thinking, Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
As Ken Keasey said "Your either on the bus, or off the bus..."
"Happiness is good health and a bad memory" - Ingrid Bergman
"Philosophers have argued for centuries about how many angels can dance on the head of a pin, but materialists have always known it depends on whether they are jitterbugging or dancing cheek to cheek" - Tom Robbins
"Modern music is as dangerous as narcotics" - Pietro Mascagni
"Roads. Where we're going, we dont need roads." - Doc Brown
"Extraordinary how potent cheap music is" - Noel Coward
"Let the devil catch you but by a single hair, and you are his forever." - G Lessing
“As unforgettable and moving as any theatre I’ve seen” – The Guardian
“Rockets along with the speed, fizz and colour of a misbehaving firework” – The Telegraph
"If you go down to the woods today you better go in disguise" - Teddy bears Picnic
"What Jesus blatantly fails to appreciate is that it's the meek who are the problem." - Reg, The Life of Brian
“You're not a Gardener until you've gone head-to-head with your naked bestfriend in the mud pit.” Unknown.