Festival Checklist 📋✏️

It is the 10 day countdown and we don’t know about you, but we are 100% ready for this year’s UTS festival. So much so, that we have already started to make a list of things to pack for the weekend and we thought we’d share with you. 📋✏️

For anyone camping for the first time with a family, take a look here at a recent blog to guide you with any additional packing you may need to do.

For anyone who is bringing someone who has learning difficulties or who faces any mental or physical challenges, we have also pulled together a list of super helpful tips.

Obviously, each of you will have your own needs, but this list is a good place to start. Are you ready? Let’s do this! 🧳

1. Tent/poles/ground sheet (if you are camping)

2. Flag to mark your tent!

3. Sleep bag

4. Sleeping mattress/blow up air bed (don’t forget pump)

5. Pillows

6. Sleeping mask

7. Blankets

8. Pegs

9. Mallet

10. Lantern/torch/headlamp

11. Re-chargeable batteries/solar battery charger

12. Multi-tool

13. Small tool kit

14. Scissors

15. Dust pan/brush

16. Bucket

17. Portable camp table

18. Duct tape (always handy if anything breaks)

19. Pegs/rope (to create washing line)

20. Portable chairs

21. Gas stove/gas canister

22. Mini fire extinguisher

23. Lighter/matches

24. Kettle – for a #properbrew YORKSHIRE!

25. Pots and pans

26. Cutlery

27. Plates, bowls and cups/mugs

28. Chopping board/knife

29. Washing up bowl

30. Washing up liquid

31. Dishcloth

32. Tea towel

33. (kitchen sink!)

34. Corkscrew/bottle opener

35. Tin opener

36. Compost bags/Recyclable bags

37. Plastic water jug

38. Tupperware

39. Re-usable water bottles

40. Re-usable coffee cup

41. Kitchen roll

42. Loo roll

43. First aid kit

44. Sewing kit (always handy)

45. Safety pins

46. Hand sanitiser

47. Shampoo/Dry Shampoo & conditioner

48. Shower gel

49. Tooth brush & toothpaste

50. Hair brush/comb/hair accessories

51. Re-usable cloth towels/biodegradable wipes

52. Towel/flannel

53. Deodorant

54. Talc (can also double as dry shampoo!)

55. Shaving razor

56. Nail clippers

57. Tweezers

58. Make up

59. Compact mirror

60. Pain killers

61. Antihistamines

62. Berocca/Vitamins/Supplements

63. Antiseptic cream

64. Bug spray

65. Sanitary products

66. Personal medication

67. Sun screen

68. After sun

69. Moisturising Cream

70. Lip balm

71. Glasses/Contact Lenses (& solution)

72. Rucksack

73. Tissues

74. Money/bank card

75. Phone

76. Phone charger/Portable (solar)

77. Hat/head scarf

78. Sunglasses – the sun always shines on UTSf… famous last words?!

79. Warm weather clothing

80. Cold weather clothing (precaution only)

81. Underwear/socks AND EXTRA SOCKS!

82. Laundry bag (place to put dirty clothes away from clean)

83. Waterproof coats/trousers

84. Umbrella/sunbrella

85. Solar power mini fan

86. Comfortable footwear – walking boots, wellies, flip-flops, etc.

87. Picnic rug

88. Ear defenders

89. Games/books/toys

90. Camp décor – Solar fairy lights or bunting!

91. Binoculars

92. Musical Instruments

93. Snacks

94. Tea bags/coffee

95. Sugar

96. Salt

97. Oil

98. Cooler box

99. Ticket confirmation on phone!

Phew… That’s all we can think of. If you are in a caravan, don’t forget to hook up to the vehicle I guess and if you are in a motorhome, don’t lose your keys before the festival!!! Think’s that’s as far as we can help on that front. OK, good. 👍

Happy packing you wonderful stargazers! 💫

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