Festivals And Events Safety
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Each summer thousands of us head off to spend our hard-earned cash attending one of the many music festivals around the country. Whether it's one of the big national events or a local folk festival, the lure of camping out in (hopefully) good weather to watch your favourite band is one of the great features of the British summer.
The overwhelming majority of festivals-goers have a great time, with the worst things that might happen being confined to getting caught up in a muddy downpour or forgetting exactly which tent pole goes where.
In a small number of cases though, festival-goers may find themselves becoming victims of crime. However there is plenty you can do to help beat the criminals and keep yourself safe.
See our handy guide below for more advice and information on the journey there, how to keep your valuables safe and, most importantly of all, how to keep yourself safe.