Orchards at the Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Orchards at the Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Orchards stopped at the Brudenell Social Club on their UK headline tour amidst a busy summer of festival appearances. Steadily, their reputation is growing as the country’s most exciting math-pop band. Backed with positive praise from Noisey and CLASH following the release of their debut EP ‘Losers/Lovers’ and the later double A-side ‘Young/Mature Me’, the four-piece have blossomed from their early university days in Brighton into a musical force capable of effortlessly combining math-rock technical…

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Charities warn festival goers against leaving tents behind as donations

Charities warn festival goers against leaving tents behind as donations

Thousands upon thousands of tents are abandoned at festivals each year, but it’s not just post-festival lethargy – or poor weather – that is to blame. According to experts, many festival goers leave their tents behind because they think they will be donated to charities. Despite some festivals advertising that leftover tents will go to philanthropic use, up to 90 per cent of tents that get left end up in landfill or the incinerator, explains…

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