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Festival 23

Postby Spiby » Thu Jun 16, 2016 5:18 pm

A good friend of mine is helping to organise 'Festival 23' - a celebration of discordian counterculture, which I thought may be of interest to you good people:

http://www.festival23.org.uk

http://thequietus.com/articles/20426-fe ... -this-year

https://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/the-dis ... s-festival

And a little intro from Alan Moore... https://youtu.be/fruGvyPReLk

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Re: Festival 23

Postby sunny » Tue Aug 16, 2016 2:28 pm

Did anyone go to this? I LOVE Alan Moore. Hero
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Re: Festival 23

Postby mojo filters » Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:50 am

Great to see AOS3's return going strong. Growing up they were a local band who killed it at festivals, great lads too.

I used to live in Sheffield, would be interested to know where this secret venue was, I can't seem to find much info in those links above. I remember DiY when they were first getting started, they used to put on some great parties and club nights. I had no idea Peter Woosh et al were still going!

Both names take me right back to fond if a bit fuzzy memories of my mispent youth ... getting too old to do all that good fun with any dignity really sucks :(

Will there be another festival 23 next year?
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Re: Festival 23

Postby Spiby » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:11 pm

Unfortunately I didn't get to go myself (I'd already booked a holiday) but I've spoken to my friend who organised it and it was incredible; life-altering.

There won't be one next year - the plan is to have it again in 2018.

As for location, I will find out...

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