Saturday April 4, 2020

First Person: Avril Stanley

Avril Stanley, Festival organiser, Body&Soul, Dublin

31st May, 2015

Avril Stanley’s family-focused Body&Soul festival, which began under the umbrella of Electric Picnic, has blossomed into a free-standing sustainability festival. It takes place in the grounds of Ballinlough Castle, Westmeath, during the summer solstice, from June 19-21. The Galway native, who was inspired by the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert, says, “it’s the scariest thing I’ve ever done in my life”.

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