As music festivals and other summer events get into full swing, here’s a list of essential items that you need to take with you.

A low-cost smartphone

Why run the risk of losing your iPhone or other expensive smart phone in a field in Hampshire or some other festival location, when you can get a smartphone for incredible value from

The excess on any mobile phone insurance you might have could be higher than the price of a Tecmobile Opal 2 Dual Sim Android KitKat smartphone with 5MP primary camera and 4GB of in-built memory.

Keep in touch with your mates, and family, surf the net and take photos! This phone is just £49.99 – to find out more click here.

A power bank to keep your phone charged

Worried about your phone running out of juice? How about getting a compact power bank to keep your devices charged.

The stk 12000mAh Lithium Polymer cool grey power bank costs £21.99 and features 2 USB ports so you and a friend/family member can share it.

It will charge an iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy S5 5-6 times over.

Just charge up the power bank before you go. Find out more by clicking here.

Awesome LED multi-colour changing umbrella

We all know the risk of rain at festivals, so why not stand out with this rather special umbrella?

It’s sure to brighten up any day and has 7 individual colours that can be chosen manually or set to cycle through the colours.

The price is just £9.99 from

How about getting one for your friends as well, so that you can spot each other in a crowd?

You can read more about this umbrella and buy it by clicking here.

Selfie stick for great festival photos

Want to get a great selfie with your favourite singer, band or just with your mates? Then, get a Bluetooth selfie stick from

It’s compact but expands from 23.5cm to 100.5cm, offering a big advantage when taking over-the-head-and-shoulders crowd photos.

It also comes with a mobile phone holder and works with Android 3.0 and iOS 4.0 devices and above – iPhone 4, 5, 6 & Sony Xperia Z1 & Z3 compact, etc. The phone holder can expand up to 9cm to hold different sized phones

You can buy it now for £7.99 with delivery included, click here.

A torch to light the way

Your phone might have some sort of ‘torch’ on it – but you may not want to use up precious battery life.

And will it do the job you want it to when you’re heading back to your tent in the dark? The answer is a good old torch!

This 7dayshop torch offers super bright light, up to 180 lumens (a way of measuring light output), but is also sturdy thanks to its water resistant aerospace grade housing.

You can use it once the festival is over as it has more than 100,000 LED life. It costs £5.99 – including delivery. To find out more click here.

Triple USB car charger

Taking your car to your summer event? Then plug in a 12V vehicle cigar to triple USB car charger from 7dayshop for just £4.99 – delivery included.

It has high output for optimal charge times – and is ideal for the Apple iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Kindle, etc.

With 3 USB ports, it’s ideal for the electronic devices we all carry around with us.

Find out more by clicking here.

Super value tablet

If you still want to be connected, watch films and listen to music while on your festival trip, it makes sense to get an Omnis One 7″ dual core Android tablet for £34.99.

Why would you want to take your iPad or expensive tablet with you, with all the potential risks?

This high resolution tablet runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and it’s easy to customise.

It also features full HD video playback and you can use it for video calling. Read more about this tablet by clicking here.

Headlight – ideal for the great outdoors

When it comes to camping, you might be staying somewhere that’s rather dark and need both hands to make sure you don’t bump into anything.

A headlight is a great piece of kit that fits the bill, and sells an Energizer 6 LED headlight for £8.99 – including delivery.

This amazingly bright light is comfortable, lightweight and versatile – using premium LED technology. It’s adjustable and has weatherproof qualities.

It also comes with batteries ready to use.

You can read more about this headlight and buy it, by clicking here.

Funky headphones without the eye-popping price

Look the part at festivals with a pair of Psyc Bluetooth headphones that also feature a built-in microphone to take calls.

They’re stylish, feature full padded over ear cups for comfortable, long listening times.

And the foldable design makes them ideal for travelling.

These £18.99 headphones are compatible with smartphones, tablets and other Bluetooth-enabled devices.

If you’re interested, click here.

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