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Dream job alert: get paid to go to a music festival every weekend this summer

Ticket platform Skiddle will pay one lucky person £7,500 to attend 13 big-name events in the UK

Ed Cunningham
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After years of music festivals being cancelled and delayed, why not hit the circuit in style this summer? Here’s the chance to tick off a whole load of big-name events this festival season, pretty much one weekend after the next: ticket platform Skiddle is looking for one very lucky music fan to be a ‘festival reporter’ in the UK this summer. 

From May to August, the role will take you to 13 festivals – and they definitely aren’t the shitty ones. Included are Parklife, Manchester’s legendary festival in Heaton Park; Bluedot, a brilliantly nerdy science-and-music weekender at the Jodrell Bank telescope in Cheshire; and not one but two editions of EDM mega-bash Creamfields.

While many of the festivals focus on dance music, you’ll find a bit of everything across all the line-ups. There’s literally something for everyone, from established legends like Björk, 50 Cent and Carl Cox to contemporary stars like Megan Thee Stallion, Tyler, the Creator and Kelly Lee Owens.

And best of all, you’ll actually be paid to do all this – £7,500 ($10,196), to be exact, with travel expenses and meals also covered. Which is certainly nothing to be sniffed at. Maybe we’ll be applying ourselves…

In short, Skiddle’s festival reporter role sounds like an absolute dream job. If you’d like to find out more info or apply, check out the job spec here.

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