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3Generate 2017

This was by far my favourite 3 Generate. There were so many good memories made, fun had, and a lot learnt. The new festival feel to the layout of the weekend and how laid back it was helped people to have a rest when needed, and allowed us to wander and make new friends – as I and my friends did on the Saturday night. It also allowed us to wander into sessions that we didn't even think we'd be interested in.

The TED talks were a great addition this year. They are very popular with teenagers and these talks were very informative, relaxed, fun and engaging for everyone.

The accommodation was great, although in a way I'd like it to go back to the old system, where we'd share a room with people from other areas of Britain, so that it's easier to make friends. The worship sessions and activities were better this year, although some would have been better indoors, because of the cold and rain. The food wasn't the best (because it wasn't cooked, just cold), but the friends and company made up for the disadvantages. I think from top to bottom, 3Gen was flawless, because all the problems were aspects that the organisers could not influence, i.e. weather and food.

But as always, my only complaint remains the same as all the other years, MAKE IT A WEEK-LONG EVENT IN THE HOLIDAYS. Mon-Fri in the Easter hols would be perfect.

Victor K Cornerstone

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