Stornoway, and Kangaroo Moon for Big Green Gathering

plus a host of other acts including Howard Marks, and Rodney Branigan

published: Thu 2nd Jul 2009

Stornoway

Wednesday 29th July to Sunday 2nd August 2009
Mendip Hills, near Cheddar, Somerset, England MAP
adults £125, children under 12 free and 12-17 £50
last updated: Wed 2nd Sep 2009

Stornoway, Kangaroo Moon, and Martha Tilston and The Woods lead a host of new additiions for this month's The Big Green Gathering.

Stornoway


Howard Marks
There's numerous new acts confirmed for the green event with Stornoway, Kangaroo Moon, and Martha Tilston and The Woods The Rub, Nila Raja, East Park Reggae Collective, David Celia, and 10 Ton Tongue all added to the bill.

Also performing at the event will be Susie Ro & Ayla, Glowglobes, Harrys Tricks, Marcina Arnold, Bindoo Babas, Joyaa, The Dylan Wade Family, Transcendence Experience, The Malarchy Band, Syd Arthur, The Mad Cows, and Glitzy Baghags.

The musical line-up will also see Trev And Kev, Tribal Vibe, Elephant Talk, Lewis Garland, Sungroove Messengers, The Undercover Hippy, Nathan Ball, Andrea Soler, and Pink And Ruby appearing.

The latest additions are concluded with Manjinga 7, Caitlin & Sika, Eat Prunes, The John E Vistic Experience, Cocos Lovers, The Roots Union, Resophonic, Ed Rome, and Peace Not War Collective all added to the line-up.

They joined the previously announced Nik Turner, and 3 Daft Monkeys, Dubblehead, Excentral Tempest, Celt Islam, Dragonsfly, Seize The Day, Quodlings Delight, Emergence, Unity & Devision, King Porter Stomp, Love Grocer, Bizali, Diddley Squat, Gravy Train, Tarantism, Hadar Manor, Gabby Young and Other Animals, Edd Keene, Bert Miller and the Animal Folk, and Rae.

As well as the new musical additions author Howard Marks will be stopping by the Speakers Forum to deliver one of his infamous live shows alongside Rodney Branigan a multi talented musician who has been making waves with his unique techniques of playing 2 guitars at once and percussion with his feet.

Also, on the Sunday of the festival hundreds of farmers will attend for the national sheep shearing competition, held on the organic Fernhill farm to mark their annual highlight.

There are also theatre additions with on site performance company Pif Paf who will be performing their play 'Honey' about our relationship with the natural world alongside InTents Theatre, a new company who look to create mighty performance on a miniature scale.

The Smallest Acoustic Stage in the World will also be at the Big Green Gathering as a performance space. Performers Without Borders and Bearded Kitten will also be on site providing group games, workshops and teaching circus skills.

Other workshops and performances include Flamenco dance with fire, Can Can dancing, pole dancing, Tribal Style BellyDance, Gardening for Clowns, Laughter workshops, Ecstatic Dance, Songs of our Ancestors, Sing From Your Feet, Natural Voice, Contemporary Dance, Contact Improvisation, Creative Dance, Bring on the Love partner Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Nia Dance, Drumming workshops, Urvashi Classical Indian Dance, and Physical Theatre and Clowning.

Britain's largest green festival happens from Wednesday 29th July until Sunday 2nd August. The popular five day family, camping sustainable event for all-ages is the highlight of the festival calendar for many in the Green movement and is spread across stages all powered by renewable energy. The Big Green Gathering has been Europe's leading green festival for over a decade and returns to the Mendip Hills, near Cheddar, Somerset.

An adult five day camping pass is priced at £125, Concessionary tickets are £100 and child (10-17) tickets are priced at £50. Children under the age of 10 are free. A car park pass is priced at £30, a motor cycle pass is £5, campervan pass (up to 5 metres) £45, extra for campervans 5m+ (£5/m) £5, caravan £30, and disabled parking is free.

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Wednesday 29th July to Sunday 2nd August 2009
Mendip Hills, near Cheddar, Somerset, England MAP
adults £125, children under 12 free and 12-17 £50
last updated: Wed 2nd Sep 2009


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