Survive the 2017 Summer Festival season

festivalGlastonbury 2017 kicks off next week.  Here’s a list of festival essentials to help you enjoy your days away in arts festival utopia.

As you are probably aware, Glastonbury opens its fields on June 21st.

There is still just enough time to arrange those last few bits.

You need to be able to carry everything you need for days of camping. However, it also needs to be lightweight and compact.

So, after working out how much booze and wet wipes you can pack, what else will help your festival adventure go smoothly.

More festival hacks here!

The Bitmore Festival Survival Kit

bitmore festival survival kitThe great British weather, ceaseless music (and snoring) and mornings that arrive too soon. These all make-up a summer festival.

This festival survival pack has you covered. Literally.

Inside the wWaterproof holdall bag you get:

  • Rain coat
  • Micro Fibre Quick Dry towel
  • DND Eye Mask
  • Ear Plugs
  • Emergency toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Wired selfie stick
  • Bluetooth wireless portable speaker
  • In Ear Headphone with Mic and passive noise isolation
  • 3000mAh Powerbank
  • Mobile phone holder lanyard – universal design for all smartphones

The Festival Survival kit is available from Bitmore for £29.99


stickbox festival selfie caseThe last thing you need is something else to put down and lose. It’s bad enough trying to remember all your kit in the day, sober, let alone in the evening at a festival 😉

Stikbox is pocket size and features a full length selfie stick/kickstand.

The smartphone case is lightweight and compact while still being able to pull out a 28-inch selfie stick.

The case is just 0.6-inches deep, and holds the collapsed aluminum sections of a 28.3-inch-long selfie stick.

When you need it, just pull it out, swivel your phone, adjust the angle, and shoot.

Equally useful is the kickstand feature that allows your phone to be propped up.

Soon available for £39 from


sitpack festival chairSitpack is a hight-adjustable foldable seat.

When folded it looks like a small, inconspicuous cylinder the size of a beer can.

The real magic of Sitpack happens when you unfold the cylinder revealing a 13-inch wide seat.

Pull out the 34.25 inch telescopic leg which can be adjusted to your height and your seat awaits.

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Perfect to pop into your bag and pull out when a much needed break is required.

It is constructed from the same polycarbonate used in riot shields and bulletproof glass enforced with glassfibre.

This means that it is incredibly strong, light (less than 13 ounces) and does not need to be taken apart for recycling as it is made of one material.

It can support the weight of over 286 lbs. so is suitable for all shapes and sizes

SitPack is available in five stylish colours.

Available to purchase for £45 at