Like holidays and nights out, the way we ‘do’ a festival can change over the years. Whether that’s by choosing to “glamp”, making sure you have an Airbnb to run back to, or choosing a different kind of festival altogether.
With that in mind, the teams behind Lovebox and Secret Garden Party created Wilderness in Oxfordshire’s Cornbury Park. A festival where instead of Polish tinnies you’ll find glasses of biodynamic wine, and the nearest you’ll get to a hot dog is an aged wagyu beef burger cooked by a top London chef.
Last year festival crowds went “politely wild” for Björk. Will Young spoke on mindfulness. French virtuoso Raymond Blanc and his crew of chefs served up a Michelin-starred feast. And the festival was voted the best festival of the year.
This summer Amuse will be at Wilderness alongside Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant, the Anglo-Spanish sextet Crystal Fighters and Mancunian rising star, Shura, and Virgilio Martinez, the chef behind Central Restaurante and Lima who we interviewed last year, will be hosting a Peruvian style banquet.
Wilderness Festival runs from 4 – 7 August.