The festival for people who are almost too old for festivals but maybe not quite

It's getting to the time of year when you must decide if you are still of an age where you're prepared to forgo dignity, warmth and more than four hours of sleep in order to keep tabs on the latest musical fads.

We've been burned in recent years - epic mud pools at Bestival, Sangatte-like camping facilities at Benicassim, armies of babies in Peruvian ear flap hats at Latitude, a creeping sense of our souls being sucked through our eyeballs at Glastonbury - but before we superglue our stereo dials on Radio 4 there's one last festival that we haven't written off.

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End Of The Road in Dorset's Larmer Tree Gardens, 11-13 September, is the right kind of small, has decent loos and food, plenty of space for tents (if you're not at the B&B stage) and most importantly some of the best acts to watch on a balmy night at the tail-end of summer: Fleet Foxes, The Acorn, Alela Diane, Peter Broderick, Okkervil River have all been confirmed already, with more to come.