Details of a new area have been revealed for the diverse Port Eliot Festival, which takes place in the park and woodlands of the Port Eliot Estate, St Germans, Cornwall from Thursday 26th and Sunday 29th July 2018.
Named The Cinematheque, the new festival stage will be in the Orangery Garden and will celebrate women in film. It will be produced by Women under the Influence and The Violet Book, in collaboration with Hermes. The stage will feature a variety of speakers, screenings, and events, including Activism, Action! ft Lily Cole and Nimco Ali, Samantha Morton, Sherrie Silver, Hope Dickson Leach, Lorna Tucker, Desiree Akhavan with Hanna Hanra, Terri White, Mania Akbari, a children's screening of Wonder Woman, Vital New Voices featuring Lily Ashley and Eloise King, dance workshop Vogue-Chi, and more.
The line-up so far includes:- Baxter Dury, Brett Anderson, Gaz Coombes, Gwenno, Hollie McNish, Viv Albertine, Daphne Guinness, Ora Kiely, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Teri Hatcher, Lucy Mangan, Billy Bragg, Garth Jennings, Shappi Khorsandi, Danny Goffey, Boy Azooga, Teleman, Chris Difford, Brian Patten and many more.
For a full list of all announced acts please see the line-up page.
The festival will also feature flying trapeze shows, astronomy walks and talks, wild swimming, axe throwing, a circus school, film, workshops, well-being, stand-up paddleboarding, and much more.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
adult weekend: £170
young person weekend: £105
child (aged 8-13) weekend: £75
infant (aged 0-7) weekend: free but needs ticket.
Day tickets and campervan passes are also available.
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