Since 1990 Glastonbury Festival's Green Futures Field has provided an important contribution, helping to keep the green agenda at the forefront of the green festival and providing a wonderful refuge from the 'Babylon' of the more commercial areas. Last night they announced via Twitter (here), the line-up for its own themed venue 'Toad Hall' celebrating England's natural countryside and highlighting the animal kingdom around us. The area is opposite 'Croissant Neuf' in the Greenfields and is dedicated to creative change and Eco problem solving.
Their line-up includes Kangaroo Moon, Seize The Day, Rodney Branigan, Alabama 3 (acoustic & unplugged), Bombay Bassment, Baz, Banco de Gaia, Dagamba, Baldo Verdu y su Tonto Malembe, Goldmaster Allstars, 3 Daft Monkeys, Loonaloop, The Gyuto Monks of Tibet, Pavey Ark, Rhianne & Sian, Wildwood Kin, Gecko, Sam Walker, The Portraits, Gareth Lee and Annie Baylis, James Frost, Shakti Sings, Erin Bolens, Sisika, Susie Ro, Beatfeet, Easy Stride Band, Mal Webb and Kylie Morrigan, Andrew Maxwell Morris, Charlie Miller & The Soul Agents, Heal the Last Stand, Annie Rew Shaw, Seiko Susso, Boat To Row, The Undercover Hippy, Cerian, Symphonica feat Mr Switch, Jack Robert Hardman, Hattie Hatstar, and Victoria.
Plus workshops, guitar masterclass and acoustic forum with Rory McLeod, Steve Knightly, and Rodney Branigan, ukulele workshop, Didge Workshop with Sandy, Rosa Hoop's rotation movitivation, belly dance with Persephone, Eastern drum & belly dance, Green Futures Festival Radio, and Steiner School Cafe.
The Field is brimming with ideas and a frenzy of colours. with solar venues, exhibits and market leaders. Fair trade stalls, eco art, upcycling, eenewable energy, campaigns, human rights info and quality and emerging conscious entertainment. Speakers it has hosted over the years include founder Michael Eavis, Caroline Lucas, and Tony Benn.
The colourful, action-packed, family friendly space gives Festival goers the opportunity to enjoy the future as it happens and contribute to it as well with eco exhibits and a full programme of conscious music.
Tickets for Glastonbury Festival have sold out. This year's full line-up is yet to be announced.
The Friday headliners are Muse, Adele tops the bill on Saturday and Coldplay on Sunday, plus PJ Harvey, Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra, Art Garfunkel, Cyndi Lauper, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Last Shadow Puppets, Sigur Ros, Ronnie Spector, Ellie Goulding, Explosions In The Sky, Foals, Beck, LCD Soundsystem, ZZ Top, Disclosure, New Order, Skepta, The 1975, Grimes, Annie Mac, Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music, Underworld, James Blake, Chvrches, Savages, Floating Points, Laura Mvula, Stormzy, Daughter, Little Simz, Vince Staples, John Grant, Band of Horses, Jess Glynne, Carl Cox, Nao, Fatboy Slim, Bring Me The Horizon, Richard Hawley, The Lumineers, Lady Leshurr, Rokia Traore, Guy Garvey, Kamasi Washington, Jack Garratt, AlunaGeorge, Hinds, Ezra Furman, M83, Kurt Vile (solo), Mercury Rev, Gregory Porter, Madness, Wolf Alice, Baaba Maal, Ernest Ranglin, Bastille, Roisin Murphy, Santigold, Years And Years, Dua Lipa, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Bat For Lashes, Protoje, Two Door Cinema Club, Jake Bugg, Mac DeMarco, St Etienne, Blossoms, Of Monsters and Men, and Lapsley.. Plus the entrants for the Emerging Talent competition Bossy Love, Early Ghost, Gillbanks, Hattie Whitehead, Henry Green, Lady Sanity, Marcus McCoan, and She Drew The Gun.
Expect something like 2,000 performances at over 100 venues including music, cabaret, theatre, circus, a fantastic Kidz area, poetry, green crafts and information, site art, decor, and loads, loads more ... much more than just the music, so make sure you check it all out!
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