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6 TOP TIPS FOR LOOKING AFTER YOUR CANVAS TENT

We've now had 20-30 years pass since most tents were made of canvas. Cheaper materials like nylon have become commonplace. But thanks to a resurgence in bell tents and the "glamping" movement a new generation of people are starting to discover the beauty of canvas! Canvas not only looks better than a "nylon nightmare" but Its much more breathable, healthier for you, better for the environment and much longer lasting than nylon.Canvas does require some simple maintenance in order for you to maximise its potential and make your tent last longer. We've put together some top tips below:1) Air your...

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A Lotus Belle Glamping adventure with Kiwi Experience

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HOW ONE COUPLE GREW THEIR AIRBnB BUSINESS WITH LOTUS BELLE GLAMPING TENTS.

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AROUND THE WORLD IN 12 FESTIVALS

Kiwis really like to get out there and see the world – especially when it means life turns into one long party! Lotus Belle’s New Zealand owner Jessica Walsh explains how being “festival fabulous” turned into a fulltime career and gives her guide to the globe’s ultimate events. Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today… I can’t recall where this obsession started: probably something to do with my early fascination with music combined with a teenage love of the outdoors and camping. But it has now become so much of a way of life that after nearly (gulp) 18...

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What The Festival festival review

What better way to launch our first US blog with a festival review! I had heard a lot about What The Festival (abbreviated to WTF) through friends and industry people. So I decided to check it out and along with two buddies started the mammoth drive from San Francisco to Dufer, Oregon (about 1.5 hours from Portland, Oregon)               3 years ago, this festival officially kicked off and has quickly grown to 4000 people, a great number as it's not too crowed. You feel instantly at home, as  the site is well positioned, easy to...

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First Post

I'm Jessica, co-Director of Lotus Belle USA along with Harriet Seddon the founder of Lotus Belle. A seasoned festival goer with nearly 20 years experience of working on, creating and enjoying festivals all over the world. I started Lotus Belle NZ and Australia after living in the UK for 3 years and seeing "glamping" take off and flourish. As an avid environmentalist my drive was also to spread the message of "tents for life, not the landfill" helping to build a quality product which will last a lifetime and moving away from nylon nightmares, which so often get left abandoned...

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