7 essentials every man needs for festival season

Festival season is here and many of us will be heading to different corners of the world to enjoy a wide range of musical experiences. With so many festivals (old and new) happening this year, music fans are truly spoilt for choice.

If you are one the lucky ones that will be heading to a festival this summer, we have put together a list of essentials, from gadgets to clothing, that will make your time even more enjoyable.

Affordable phone - Alcatel 3025X

Losing your phone at a festival is a common occurrence. Thankfully, Alcatel comes to the rescue with a super affordable feature phone you can pop a SIM into and dance, safe in the knowledge that even if you do mislay your blower, it isn’t going to break the bank.
  • Pocket-size and super durable, the Alcatel 30.25X comes in metallic blue and features include:
  • A rear 2MP camera – to snap your friends and favourite artists
  • Large 2.8-inch display so even with beer eyes, you can still see which mate is calling you!
  • FM radio & 3.5mm audio jack for headphones for the long and painful journey home
  • Lightweight and portable in your pocket weighing only 108g
  • 4 hours Talk time and 200 hours standby time so you won’t be searching round for a charge point

Wellington boots - Dunlop Mens Half Wellingtons

What's a festival without Wellington boots? These Welington boots from Dunlop are ideal for any outdoor environment and has a molded outsole for increased grip. At half the height of the standard Wellington boots, it is easy to slip on

Kicksavers - Mudsavers overshoes

These might not win any fashion prizes but for those that can't stand the thought of wearing Wellington boot, these Mudsaver overshoes are fantastic at protecting those new kicks you’ve just purchased and keeping them looking box fresh.

Made out of clear transparent tough plastic, the Mudsavers still show your footwear, so you won’t look completely uncoordinated. The covers easily slip on and off and tie up securely with adjustable draw string toggles to keep the water and mud out. They are fully reusable, and no matter the weather at the festival site, will keep your shoes free of dirt and water.

Battery pack - Energizer Max Portable Power Bank

Traipsing round the entire festival site searching for a plug socket and finding a never-ending queue snaking in wait is nobody’s ideal way of spending precious time at a festival. Eliminate the need to find power by cleverly taking your own. The Energizer Max power bank has two USB ports to pop in your phones cable and power your iPad or tablet at the same time.

Pass-Through charging enables up to two phones and the power bank to be charged overnight and ready for the next morning. Finished with a smooth texture the stylish black and blue power bank is perfect for demanding use throughout the festival and beyond. A worthy investment. 

Portable waterproof bluetooth speaker - UE Boom

Make your tent/campsite and life and soul of the party with the super powerful UE Wonder BOOM that will project some powerful bass and keep the fun alive. The immersive bass sound is provided thanks to its frequency range of 80 Hz to 20 kHz.

The lightweight wireless speaker connects via Bluetooth and is fully waterproof and shockproof, and easy-to-clean, so even if it gets a drink spilt over it won’t matter at all. A good battery life of 10 hours will mean it doesn’t need to be charged regularly, so music can be enjoyed for longer.

Games console - Retro Pocket Games Console

Offering a miscellaneous collection of awesome games, the Retro Pocket Games Console from Orb Gaming makes the perfect solution to cure an ounce boredom while you are waiting for your favourite act. With its 1.8" LCD screen and keyring the Retro Pocket Games fits seamlessly into your pocket for gaming on the go. With over 150 8-Bit miscellaneous games to choose from you'll be sure to find some of your old favourites.

Water bottle - ION8 Leakproof Steel Vacuum Flask

Make a more eco conscious choice, with the reusable, refillable insulated stainless steel flask, shaped just like a water bottle. Designed specifically to fit all cup holders, bike bottle holders and external mesh pockets on rucksacks. The ridged cap opens with just one twist, meanwhile the wide mouth provides a smooth, rapid flow. Because of the bottle’s vacuum insulation ensures your drink remains piping hot for up to 12 hours, or cold for up to 24 hours, perfect for the festival season.

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