Welcome to The Green Parent festival guide. We are so excited to bring you this jam packed guide to help you get the most of our your summer. Inside you’ll find comprehensive listings for festivals, camps and events taking place in 2011 and competitions so that you can win tickets. You can read about the best green festivals and our reader’s favourite family events. Whether you are a seasoned festival goer or are taking your children for the first time this summer there’s plenty of useful information and inspiration here. Find out about easy herbal remedies for common ailments and take a look at our pick of the best gear to keep your tribe happy, healthy and entertained. We’d love to hear what you think. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WIN FAMILY TICKETS
COMPETITIONSEnterourcompetitionstowinfamilyfestivalticketstoarangeoffestivalsthissummer.Simplyemailusyournameandaddress,tellinguswhereyoupickedupthisguideandthe answer to the question to competitions@thegreenparent. co.uk. We have tickets for all these great festivals: FESTINHO p15 CROISSANT NEUFp20 JUST SO p24 HESFES p26
CONTENTS 4 HIGHLIGHTS Our picks for 2011 6 SEIZE THE DAY We talk passion, protest and parenting with leader singer, Shannon Smy 8 GREEN FESTIVAL AWARDS The cleanest, greenest festivals 10 FAVOURITE FAMILY EVENTS Readers choose the best places to take children 12 FESTIVAL NEWBIES Five top tips for the festival first-timer 13 SUBSCRIBE Get Green Parent magazine delivered direct to your door 14 HERBAL HEALTH Natural remedies for when you are out and about 16 WHAT’S ON THIS SUMMER Guide to green, family friendly camps, festivals and events in 2011 30 GREEN GEAR Everything you need for a happy, healthy tribe
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