Festivalized is a far-reaching investigation into the politics and music of the free festival scene of the early 1970s to the rave culture of the late 1990s. It documents the festival's rise out of the ashes of the Stonehenge Free Festival, its characters, its events, its bands, its music--and its eventual decline and fall. Told by those who were there, Festivalized is about people, and about a lifestyle outside of the mainstream--from the wild and wonderful, through the weird and wacky, and on to the vile and violent--as the UK government decided they could no longer tolerate an alternative society, and sent in the police . . .