After being cancelled last year the event returns on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June 2016. The Newcastle Community Green Festival is the biggest FREE entertainment and environmental event in the country and run entirely by volunteers.
There are no acts confirmed yet for 2016.
The festival provides a showcase for local musicians and performers, as well as FREE hands-on arts, heritage and children's activities for all to take part into take part in. There are 2 stages of music and some banter at the Bandstand Parade plus Circus performers doing some weird and wacky things!
Newcastle Community Green Festival is more than just a music event, they also promote environmental and social awareness and happy, healthy lives. The event itself has a strong environmental message incorporated throughout and aims to raise awareness of environmental issues by providing creative and educational arts and music based activities for the benefit of the local community.
While the event will continue to showcase the very best in local talent across the stages, there is also a wealth of other activities to keep audiences amused throughout the weekend. From stilt walkers, a sensory play area for disabled children and their friends, lots of kids' activities, traditional workshops and activities and lots of fun.
There is something to suit all tastes. Alongside this there will be the usual diverse array of stalls, vegetarian and vegan catering and an opportunity to quiz the experts on a number of environmental and ethical issues.
Expect Permaculture, Workshops, and Social Justice Area, Kids's Area - including a Sensory play tent, Healing Area - just look for the beautiful teepee's, and Markets and stalls.
For more information please see the Newcastle Community Green Festival website.
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