Further lineup announcements for Greenbelt 2012
In case you aren’t subscribed to our e-bulletin Dispatches, here’s a new batch of lineup for Greenbelt 2012 that we announced last Friday.
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New Music lineup includes Idlewild’s Roddy Woomble, Denison Witmer, Hope & Social, Jackie Oates, Chris T-T, Gavin Osborn, In Case Of Fire, Tom & Olly, Luke Sital-Singh, Tibi & Her Cello, and Martyn Joseph hosting his songwriters’ circle The Rising.
Our second music stage emerges from underground and nestles beneath The Canopy – Guvna B, Yes Sir Boss, Tunde, The Austin Francis Connection, Lee Mitchell and Flight Brigade, plus the previously-announced Rams’ Pocket Radio, Jose Vanders and Luke Leighfield.
The Talks lineup gets stronger and stronger, with new additions John Polkinghorne, Michael Battle, Emma Major, Jane Mason, John Dear, Margaret Hebblethwaite, Mary Jackson, Rotimi Akinsete, Sara Batts, Veronica Zundel, Hazel Rolston and Jo Swinney, plus more… And our What Happens When You Pray? panel, in association with Cheltenham Science Festival, brings together Professor Christopher French, Mark Vernon and Rev Richard Coles.
Performing Arts features hard-hitting drama from Clean Break in their play Dream Pill; the new play from the writer of BBC1’s Miranda, James Cary’s The God Particle; and a welcome return for “performance activist” Peterson Toscano.
And we’ve got more for Children and Families too – with No Nonsense Theatre Company’s puppet production of The Emperor’s New Clothes, Paul Cookson hosting The Family Twist, Simon Mayo introducing his new book Itch, Edible Poetry with Talia Randall, and crafts with Sew Far Sew Good, BEES and Jon McKay. Plus our new venue The Village Hall hosts Zumba, circus skills, storytelling, drumming and much more besides.