Kath TateWhat is your favourite festival item that you couldn’t live without?
My toolbox – the whole festival is held together by staples, cable ties and good will.

How often do you get to shower over Nozstock week?
Even though I helped run the showers last year, I still didn’t get time for a shower.

What are your top 3 tips for surviving a weekend of revelling in a field?
Drink Buckfast
Don’t camp next to an electric fence
Make sure you bring emergency bananas

Who out of the crew would you predict to make it to sock-wrestling champion for 2012 and why?
Rose Pearl – I have come to blows with her in the sock wrestling ring before, and I seriously underestimated my opponent.

When were you most starstruck at Nozstock?
When I was showing Russell Howard to his dressing room; I was really looking forward to meeting him, but all my wit deserted me and I’m not even sure if I said hello… I probably just pointed and grunted.

What are you most looking forward to at 2012’s festival?
Octo Pi – Nozstock’s resident DJ.  Correspondents (oh Mr Bruce!) and Camo and Krooked. Dr Meaker are also a massive favourite.

Tell us your most embarrassing or entertaining Nozstock story.
I jumped at the chance to be a ‘Techno Turban’ for the Nozstock Launch night without asking what was involved; I didn’t realise it would mean getting naked and painted gold in front of a room full of people I had never met before; whilst I was being painted up the song ‘Sexual Healing’ came on the radio…. luckily no-one can see you blush when you’re Gold!

Random interesting fact?
It takes a lot longer than you would think to get gold paint off your body.