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Video: Party In The Pines May 2014 Highlights

Party In The Pines has grown every time, with more people hearing about it and word of mouth spreading. What makes Party In The Pines different from most other small festivals in or near Lincolnshire is it’s situated on a private clearing in a woodland with a fitting stage to its surroundings. It’s also a very reasonable price which includes Camping and Parking.

For those who don’t know what the festival is or what to expect from it this video gives you a little taster of what the day is like.

Already the Pines line up is filling up, with the Hardr:ive stage boasting favourites such as DJ SY, Mark EG & Mzone among many more.

The headliners as you may have already seen are The Sunshine Underground.

If you did go in May, maybe you will see yourself? Who did you most enjoy on stage? And who would you like to see again or for the first time?

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Review: Did You Party In The Pines? Did We See You In The Trees

Scunthorpe Independent News


The sun shined for Party In The Pines this saturday the 3rd of May, revellers came out early in their hundreds to take refuge on the grass to soak up some sun and some musical talent.

The event is receiving a lot of positive feedback from those who attended and people are already itching for their next Party In The Pines fix. The Party In The Pines organisers are currently looking at dates in August this year to throw you another incredible party.

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Q&A Party In The Pines



This Saturday the biggest local event kicks off between Broughton & Appleby.

How Much is it and where can I get a ticket ? £20 & tickets are still available from Celebrate Partyshop Robert Street.

When can I camp from? Saturday to Sunday

I haven’t received my online ticket purchase yet? Don’t worry if you ordered before last Friday your tickets should have been dispatched and be with you by the end of this week.

Why can’t I bring glass bottles? One they are more dangerous, health and safety and also harder to get rid of. Where as cans are much easier to recycle and plastic bottles.

What time does it start and end? 12pm to 12am

Why does it finish at 12am this year? Due to noise restrictions which effect local villages.

Why can’t I bring a caravan? Space is the answer to this, if there were too many caravans the site would fill quickly & there are no hook ups. Camper vans are permitted.

Can we have a BBQ or Fire? Due to fire risks these will not be permitted. Food vans will be on site for your catering needs or feel free to bring a picnic.

The event is open to over 18’s only due to licensing.

Can I pay on the gate on the day? This option will not be available.

Party In The Pines is situated in a private woodland clearing. Whilst driving past Broughton onto Appleby you will see the sign posted entrance to enter the parking & camping site. Once you have parked and pitched you can make your way to the fair situated near the entrance to the Pine arena.

As you walk through the woodland area you will then come to the clearing the Rave cave will be situated here and across the other side of the clearing is the stage and main DJ stage.

Stay safe, Have fun & be nice!!!

See you in the trees

On the day if you take any photos/videos be sure to hash tag on twitter with #PITP or #Broughton

On Facebook you can share to Party In The Pines

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Live On £1 A Day For One Week- Live Below the Line


If you are or thinking of after reading this, in taking part get in touch so we can follow your week Below the line. With a food diary of images and your experience.

Live below the Line 2014 is taking place from Monday 28 April to Friday 2 May, and challenges you to live below the poverty line for one week. Change the way you think about poverty.

What is Live below the Line?

During the Live Below the Line five day challenge 27,500 children will die of malnutrition. It shouldn’t be like this. The world produces enough food for every child. Today, UNICEF is doing more than anyone to stop children suffering from hunger and dying from malnutrition.

The challenge is to buy all the food and drink you need to survive for five days with just £5 (£1 per day). There are no specific rules on what you can and can’t do, it’s really up to you about how strict you want to be (e.g. using oil, or spices etc).

Get sponsored by family members, friends, and co-workers to live below the line, raising money. You’ll gain first-hand insight into the lives of people living below the poverty line and have the chance to make a difference. See the Charities you can choose to donate to here.

How do I join in?

Step 1. Register
Register now on the Live below the Line 2014 website, where you can set up your online fundraising page, and access loads of materials to help you plan.

Step 2. Read about the challenge from our past participants
Last year, over 1200 people in the UK raised an incredible £153,170 for UNICEF’s work for children.

In the run up to the campaign we will be adding lots of new stories from past participants and resources to help you plan and fund raise.

Step 3. Recruit your friends, and get fundraising
Make sure you tell your friends about the challenge you’ve set yourself. It’s easier to do as part of a group, so see if you can get any of your friends or family to sign up too. Be sure to tell everyone about your online sponsorship page and consider writing a blog to update them on how you’re doing.

What are you waiting for?

You can see the choices of the causes you can raise money for here.

Sign up now


The Countdown Begins: Party In The Pines

The biggest local festival is nearly upon us and tickets are going down. With Less than 400 physical tickets remaining locally. We strongly recommend getting tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


You may have heard Party In The Pines organiser (Gaz Hird) appear yesterday (Thursday 17th April) on BBC Humberside radio live with Dirty Sterling, who gave a nice acoustic performance on the show. But Dirty Sterling are just one of the great talents at the May 3rd event. And there will be something for everyone. If you attended last year you will know
Bands played the main stage throughout the day and the DJ’s took the night for an outdoor rave. But this time The organisers Gaz and Aimee have gone for something
that will please both live music lovers and hard ravers. They are introducing The Hardr:ve rave cave. Which will mean you Pines loves will experience a Pitch black marquee with U.V Decor, lights, lasers, strobe and the all new upgraded B&M bins Sound system, which will be situated at the other end of the pines clearing away from the
main stage.
The Hardr:ve rave cave will be Taking you party lovers on a 9 hour musical journey spanning just about the full spectrum of rave music starting with the roots
in Circa 1989/1990 and ending with some current day vibes.

The Rave Cave will be showcasing many different genres, so something for everyone, brought to you by the best talent the region has to offer.

This arena will be MC free


1-2 Tim Wood Electro House)
2-3 Matt Stephenson (Club Classics)
3-4 Simz (Early Hardcore/Breakbeat 1990-1992)
4-5 Pursuit (Hardcore Jungle 1993- 1994)
5-6 Stig (Old Skool Happy Hardcore 1994 – 1995)
6-7 Jonny El & Fastraxx (Happy Hardcore Anthems 1995- 1998)
7- 8 The MK One (Early Hardstyle/Reverse Bass late 90’s)
8-9 Si Taylor (Hard Trance Anthems 1995 – 1998)
9 – 11 Brux (Ibiza Trance Anthems 1999- 2002)
11- 12 Owen More (Jump Up Drum & Bass 2014)


So why should you spend £20 on a ticket?

Well that’s easy to determine from the list of DJ’s & Musical talent but if that wasn’t enough to get you to part with your cash you have:

  • Main Stage (ft headline Reverend & The Makers along with alot of other talent)
  • DJ Tent
  • Main DJ Stage (DJ set from Bez and more)
  • Bring Your Own Beer or 3 cans for £5 (Licensed Bar on site)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Camping for Camper vans or tents (No Caravans due to space)
  • Dowses Fun Fair
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Stalls seling merch/clothing
  • Sumo suits. + More


So where can you see what?

Main Stage
Reverend and the makers, Dirty Sterling, The North, The Marras, The Sherlocks. The Torn, Caspiain, Ramble Gamble, Jay Cressey, Lizzie Goddard, Rachel Lewis

Main DJ Stage
Bez, Brux, Matt Stephenson + Guests.

Dj Tent (Hardr:ve)
Tim Wood, Matt Stephenson, Simz Pursuit, Stig, Jonny El, Fastraxx, The MK One, Si Taylor, Brux, Owen More.

Tickets Available from
Celebrate Party shop (Town Centre)
Cafe INDIEpendent (Town Centre)
Valentines Cafe (Ashby)
Jones Barbers (Brigg)
SEEtickets (Online)

Join the event NOW!!

Buy tickets Online

Read More info here on headline act



Easter Weekend What’s On

Scunthorpe Independent News


Family & Kids

Dowses Fun Fair Is now situated nr Church Square Carpark over easter.

Saturday 19 April

10.30am to 3.30pm – Easter Egg Hunt
North Lincolnshire Museum, Scunthorpe.
Win prizes and enjoy family fun activities. 01724 843533.

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Review: The Hospital Players ‘Sleep No More’

Scunthorpe Independent News


Last night we attended the Plowright theatre, greeted by smiling faces as usual. Seeing the Hospital Players has become quite a regular thing for Scunthorpe Nights.

This time the Hospital Players took on a more spooky storyline and a more basic set, to perform a play inside a play. The bare bones of a theatre set and a cast of 7. The play is set in a theatre, you’re thinking well obviously it’s at the theatre. What’s meant by this is that the play is acted out as though the the Plowright Theatre is their set.

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This Wednesday- Scunthorpe LGBT Launches Social Meet Up

Scunthorpe Independent News


After a couple of months being back online Scunthorpe LGBT network has received numerous messages and emails either requesting support or an event. It has become more and more visible that homophobia locally sadly is still alive for some of the community.

We are creating a social meet up which will allow ages 14+. This may put some of the people over 18 off but we do not expect everyone to sit together if they do not wish to. Certain age groups will be split off onto which ever tables they wish.

The first meet up everyone will be asked their opinion of what they would like to see more of whether it be have trips out, film showings or a night time club/gig event.

So why not come hang out for a non alcoholic drink and a chat.

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