Greenbelt Festival: The Bright Field will take place in the grounds of Boughton House, near Kettering in Northamptonshire.
An all-age inclusive friendly arts festival with its roots in the Christian faith which offers a host of world music, international and home-grown acts from big names to new artists. The dates for the 42nd edition will be the bank holiday weekend from Friday 28th to Monday 31st August 2015.
Greenbelt is a place to learn, to experience, to be. As well as music the festival hosts a selection of varied talks, workshop and debates; exploring contemporary issues, faith, social justice, politics and more.
Latest additions include Rosalind Peters, Speak Brother, The Coopers, Joni Fuller, Sophronie, Boat To Row, Oldtime Nursery, Miriam Jones, Adesuwa Bullen, Danni Nicholls, Fran Smith, Steph Macleod, Garth Hewitt, Iain Archer, Matt Sellors, Andrew Howie, Homegrown Collective, The Fruitful Earth, Paul Bell, and Garth Hewitt.
They join The Polyphonic Spree playing their debut, 'The Beginning Stages Of', The Unthanks, Shlomo, Burning Codes, Gaz Brookfield, CoCo and the Butterfields, Digitonal, Kiran Ahluwalia, Zara McFarlane, Josephine, This Is The Kit, Scott Matthews, King Kool, Marcus Bonfanti, The Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus, Marc O'Reilly, Sam Brookes, Thea Hopkins, Folk On, Beth Goudie, Ella and the Blisters, New Portals, Martyn Joseph, Grace Petrie, Duke Special (with a festival exclusive performance of his Under The Dark Cloth show),Pascuala Ilabaca, King Porter Stomp, Worry Dolls, Bert Miller and the Animal Folk, Ciaran Lavery, Tom Butler, and The Monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery.
The first names for the Ideas and Literature part of the festival include Paula Gooder on Theology, Madeleine Bunting on Mindfulness, Joanna Jepson on Fashion, Giles Fraser on Ethics, Patience Agbabi on Poetry, Marika Rose on Cyborgs, Abdul Rehman-Malik on Faith, Bidisha on Immigration, Kate Bottley on Telly, Carys Bray on Fiction, plus more to be announced over the coming weeks and a wide range of worship, visual arts, family and children and youth programming.
Greenbelt also has a visual and performing arts programme, as well as exploring a variety of alternative worship styles, and runs a daily Children's Festival, plus literature, classical, film, and youth programmes.
Early bird ticket prices are currently as follows Adult - £145; Concessions £102; and under 18s festival ticket (aged 5-17 years) is priced at £50. Infants aged 0-4 years can attend for free but still need a ticket.
This year's theme has not yet been announced.
More information will be here when available.
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