I’ve never been to Cambridge. Come 31st August, all that will have changed, as LodeStar kicks into gear. Held on vast flat fenland 15mins from Cambridge city centre on one of the best weather weekends of the year, LodeStar Festival provides a full weekend of entertainment, including live music, comedy, theatre, market stalls, quality catering and even sport activities. Full of variety for those who like more than one spice in their life, the festival is now entering its fifth year and has is by all accounts most relaxed and chilled boutique festivals in the UK and has been universally praised for its affordable prices and for the quality of the acts involved. The incredible The Joy Formidable will be playing, their epic and grand sets often worth a festival ticket alone, as well as buzz boy Mausi, London rocker Hatcham Social, and, amongst others Dragonette, El Perro Del Mar, Thumpers, Ryan Keen, Paper Aeroplanes, Kimberly Anne, Caracol, The Vestals, The Birthday Kiss, Flowers, Candy Says and Lonely The Brave. More are to be announced and mid priced tickets are available now from the festival website www.lodestarfestival.com.