Carnival Fifty Six

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I spent last weekend with a face covered in glitter, wearing an army jacket with my sunglasses on at night and some sort of alcoholic drink permanently glued to my hand.  If you haven’t already guessed, I was of course at a festival!

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Dundee was host to Carnival Fifty Six Scotland’s newest music festival at Camperdown Park.  I wasn’t planning on going due to my ever shrinking student budget but I have this friend Amy (see below blonde girl with the fantastic boobs) who for years has been a bad influence on me – Amy you know its true!  Anyway she lured me in with promises of free cider and glitter (two of my weak points) and of course I caved.

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Myself, Amy and Clarisse got suited and festival booted before heading to Camperdown Park to check out Dundee’s new talent – that being the festival of course!

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There were five different stages/tents with a good range of music from Rudimetal, Sasha, The Kyle Falconer band and a few comedians.  We spent most of our weekend in the Rhumba Big Top Tent which was so much fun –  pretty similar to the slam tent at TITP.

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There were plenty of food stalls to pick from, we went for burgers in the end because burgers = good.  You can see just how good from my personal burger models below – work those buns girls!

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Of course the burgers needed washed down with refreshing beer and cider which were reasonably priced for a festival at £4-4.50 a drink.  However if you’re a high flying posh totty looking for a cheeky aphrodisiac the VIP section had an Oyster and Champers bar.

We then paid £5 each to have glitter painted on to our faces now you may be thinking well thats a complete rip off but oh how wrong you are.  Get your sunglasses at the ready because this next part of the blog is dazzling.

#whenglitterislife

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Show me more I hear you say!

Luckily I can because we then had a photoshoot.

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The festival came fully equipped with fairground rides for those moments when you’ve had one to many and feel the absolute need to go on the big wheel.

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Not sure if these two are dizzy from the big wheel or the cider.

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It is fair to say we had  a great time and the festival was a hit.  I really hope it is back next year as I will definitely be returning!

I’ll end this blog with some inspiration for future goals.

Here is a picture of an old chap banging a cowbell and having the time of this life.

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