PostMusic: Edith Bowman on Great British Music Festivals

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Over the past 20 years Edith Bowman has broadcast on TV and radio from many of the nation’s favourite music festivals.

In a new book, Edith Bowman’s Great British Music Festivals, the former BBC Radio 1 DJ looks at the history of events such as Glastonbury, Bestival, Download and Leeds and Reading and asks what makes them special.

Edith Bowman

Edith Bowman

She also chronicles some of her own experiences at outdoor events over the past two decades.

In a special Post Music podcast she talks about the book and chooses some of her favourite moments at music festivals.