Whether you’re new to Greenbelt or one of the regulars, chances are the first time you came along was because a friend, neighbour, relative or church leader invited you. Now it’s your turn to do someone you know the same favour.
Below you’ll find a range of resources to help you.
Our Ambassadors scheme is a way of encouraging our faithful supporters to help spread the word.
If you can help – if there are people you know would get something out of the festival and would make our annual celebration even brighter – then we’d like to invite you to become a Greenbelt Ambassador.
We’re dedicated to grow a network, by providing Greenbelt enthusiasts with resources to help spread the word. You’ll receive a festival DVD, posters, leaflets and special offers and we’ll be on hand to answer any questions.
If you’re interested, fill in your details on this form, and we’ll be in touch…
Download high resolution images from past Greenbelts…
The following text can be used alongside these resources as an introduction to the festival.
With 20,000 people, music, campers and traders aplenty, Greenbelt might look like any other festival. But scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find something special…
Alongside musicians such as Mavis Staples, Billy Bragg, Royksopp, Athlete, Idlewild, Ron Sexsmith, The Unthanks, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, José Gonzalez, Show Of Hands, and Seth Lakeman, each year the festival hosts a rich programme of visual and performing arts, spirituality, comedy and talks and discussion – recently welcoming the likes of Roger McGough, Milton Jones, Tamsin Omond, David Morrissey, Billy Childish, and Candoco Dance Company. The diversity of content not only demonstrates our commitment to the arts, faith and justice, but also our underlying values of tolerance, dialogue and hope.
Our 39-year history is firmly rooted within a Christian tradition which is world-affirming, politically and culturally engaged. Ours is a belief that embraces instead of excludes. And, as such, the festival is a family-friendly celebration, inclusive and accepting of all, regardless of ethnicity, gender, sexuality, background or belief.
We do all we can to keep the festival as accessible as possible, offering a range of discounted, family and local ticket deals as well as giving away 1% of tickets each year (through our Open Festival scheme) to people who otherwise would not be able to afford to go to Greenbelt – or any other festival. And we try to make a difference beyond the festival, through our campaigning activity and through Trust Greenbelt, which gives grants to quirky, entrepreneurial, risky community projects combining arts, faith and justice.
As well as the festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend, we are looking to host and collaborate on events around the country year-round, reflecting the openness, bravery and creativity of the Festival’s community and its spirit.
Page last updated 27 Apr 2013