- 16 May 18
With just over two weeks to go until the June bank holiday weekend, Vantastival the music and camper-van festival has announced its going green for 2018.
The festival which takes place at Beaulieu House and Gardens, Drogheda will be taking on a number of environmentally friendly initiatives.
With the help of O Brother Brewing the festivals bar will be serving all drinks in re-usable ecocups, in an effort, to eliminate the use of single use plastics at the event. Plastic straws are banned from the site and coffee drinkers are encouraged to bring their own reusable cups to the coffee stalls instead of using paper cups.
While the festival has its own bars the festival is also BYOB event. With the help of the EU initiative Every Can Counts all beverage cans on site will be collected and recycled. Every Can Counts reps will be passing out bags for campers to separate their cans and will reward anyone who brings a filled bag to their stand with some great prizes. They’ll also be providing games, give-aways and competitions for anyone who wants to recycle and win.
Vantastival is going green for 2018.. we are introducing re-usable eco cups in the bar..@EveryCanCounts will be recycling all beverage cans onsite
Young friends of the earth will be education people on site
Please respect the beautiful @Beaulieu_House if you plan to attend pic.twitter.com/ib0LSgyluQ
— Vantastival (@Vantastival) May 16, 2018
Another conscious offering that will be at the festival are the “Tree Pot & Adopt” workshops where people will be taught about basic botany while potting up their own saplings to take home.
Vantastival will take place from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd June with Le Galaxie and The Stunning set to headline. Check out the full line up below.
June bank holiday weekend Vantastival times are in!
King Bones close the Woodland stage Saturday night 23:25 ??
Full line-up attached ??#irishmusicparty #vantastival #festival#music #ireland #june pic.twitter.com/MEqxFaffZw
— King Bones (@itsKingBones) May 16, 2018