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Finally a festival which doesn’t make you feel you’re too vintage to enjoy it. All Together Now, let’s raise a glass of Prosecco to that

12th August, 2018
Róisín Murphy on stage at All Together Now last weekend Pic: Molly Keane

A lot of people complain that music festivals make them feel old – and it doesn’t surprise me in the slightest. I love music festivals. I always have. I attended my first one aged 15 and I’ve been a convert to their freewheeling, hippy-dippy ethos ever since. But beneath the happy-clappy sunflowers and sweetness vibe, plenty of festivals are as duplicitous as those beauty magazines which infer that they’re on your side in your quest...

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