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The Great British Festival: what are you wearing?

Getting pissed in a field is officially back for summer 2022. From moshers to drum and bass heads to rap fans, here’s what the youth will be wearing at Wireless, Latitude, Reading and Leeds and more. We told you subcultures aren’t dead!

Society

Generation Covid: Helmsdale

“I thought: ‘This is the Highlands, it’s so rural and we have such a low population, we won’t get it here.’ But now everyone’s got it.” THE FACE visits the far north of Scotland, to investigate the pandemic’s impact in Britain’s remotest corners.

Life

Generation Covid: Sheffield

“We dealt with lockdown by giving up on real language altogether. We just spoke in bleep-bloops and groans to one another, for the entirety of isolation.” THE FACE sits down with Sheffield's student population to find out how university and grad life changed during the pandemic.

Life

Generation Covid: Belfast

“We have more shared interests than differences today. We need to champion that shared struggle as young people in a world beyond pandemic.” THE FACE hits the streets of Northern Ireland to find out how Covid politicised young people.

Life

Generation Covid: Merthyr Tydfil

“My old man lives in England so he’d get out of lockdown and be able to go get a haircut or go to the pub, and we’d be here, unable to do bugger all besides go to work and go home.” With more Covid deaths per capita than anywhere else in the UK, youth in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, have been through a lot. THE FACE discovers how they tried – and struggled – to recover.

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