Top 15 festival gadgets

Affordable gadgets and gizmos that cost a lot less than your festival ticket did

wind up radio

Wind-up Radio - £9.99

Cliff Richard is dead rumours won't be the only wind-up this year

Most festivals have on-site radios with bands playing sets which can only be heard by those who packed the right kit.

This handy wind-up radio means you'll never be stuck without batteries, and it also doubles up as a torch, you can find your way to the portaloos at 4am while listening to your favourite tunes. Eat your heart out iPhone, because that's what we call convergence!

Buy it here: Maplin


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