FESTIVAL SEASON has begun, but just how prepared are you? Here's a list of the key items 

Starting with the basics, you’ll need a good tent. Always pack one slightly bigger than what you need because space will quickly disappear 

Next is, of course, a sleeping bag. But despite the many predicted summer heatwaves, the temperature always drops by evening 

You’ll also need a torch. Phones are great, but you’ll want to be preserving that battery as much as you can. Grab a head torch for late-night toilet trips 

A camping chair is nearly one of the most essential items, as you don’t want to be that person without a chair 

It’s always important to stay hydrated and campsites will always have free drinkable water taps to fill up bottles. 

Opt for a leak-proof, insulated Contigo bottle. Its vacuum insulation technology can keep liquids cool for up to 24 hours 

Finally, a sturdy pair of wellies are a must-have item to help you tackle all and any terrains a festival might inflict