Greenbelt Festival: The Common Good 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 44th edition will be the bank holiday weekend from Friday 24th to Monday 27th August 2018.
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.
PLASTIC FREE! Greenbelt have banned single-use plastic bottles. Either bring a refillable bottle with you, or buy one on site. Free drinking water taps will be available for refilling.
Confirmed acts include Pussy Riot, We Are Scientists, Ozomatli, Ibibio Sound Machine, I'm With Her, Duke Special, Lowkey, Lewis Watson, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, CC Smugglers, Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, Pierce Brothers, L.A. Salami, Grace Petrie, Martyn Joseph, and many more.
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.
Worship and spirituality includes Festival Communion, The Grove outdoor gathering space, The Shelter venue, Mindfulness and Soulfulness, The Iona Community, and The Greenbelt Listening Team (offering accompanied walk-and-talks)
Plus visual arts, mobile planetarium, giant inflatables, climbing wall, campfire, and camping in grade 1 listed parkland.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced at £170 for adults, £119 for concessions, £95 for 18-25s, £50 for youths (15-17), £50 for children (5-14). Infants and carers can attend free but require a ticket. Instalment options are available.
This year's theme is 'Acts of the Imagination'. Greenbelt believes that imagination drives artistry and activism, and believes it helps faith, creativity and action to emerge.
More information will be here when available.
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