[Independent] Boomtown Fair 2017: Music and mayhem gives a welcome break from reality

I came back down to Earth with a bump on Tuesday, jumping straight back into my day job as a reporter with a story on how the Government needs to prepare for a nuclear war. 

A large part of what makes festivals so special is the creation of their own little world for a few days, without the distraction of a mobile phone, and little other purpose than having fun.  

Boomtown Fair, now in its ninth chapter, achieves this better than perhaps any other festival on Earth. Priding itself on its immersive nature, the festival is comprised of several districts built across Hampshire's sprawling hills. Every nook and cranny of the site holds a surprise, with costumed actors adding to the experience and confusion. 

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