Ella and the Blisters lead first names for Greenbelt Festival

Akala, Hot 8 Brass Band, Pat Thomas, Sea + Air, and Listener

By Scott Williams | Published: Wed 17th Feb 2016

Ella And The Blisters

Friday 26th to Monday 29th August 2016
Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 1BJ, England MAP
£155 for adult weekend tickets
Daily capacity: 22,000
Last updated: Wed 20th Jul 2016

Ella and the BlistersAkala, Hot 8 Brass Band, Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band, Sea + Air, and Listener lead the first taster of acts and guests announced for Greenbelt Festival which will take place once again in the grounds of Boughton House, near Kettering in Northamptonshire.

The 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 is themed The Bright Field and takes place on the bank holiday weekend from Friday 26th to Monday 29th August 2016.

The early taster also includes the first names for the Ideas and Literature part of the festival with guests including poet Lemn Sissay, and Anthony Wilson creator of Lifesaving Poems. In the Ideas stream, veteran peace activist Satish Kumar, environmentalist Bill McKibben and radical economist Eve Poole. Faith and belief contributions will come from American priest and activist Broderick Greer, sociologist and theologian Elaine Storkey, theologian Meg Warner, pastor and author Nadia Bolz-Weber, Elizabeth Oldfield the Director of Theos think tank, and Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral Canon Mark Oakley, and Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will also be at the festival. 

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Early bird ticket prices are currently as follows Adult - £135; Concessions £95; Aged 18 - 25 years tickets are priced at £75, 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.

All weekend tickets cover free camping.


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