We’re excited to release more lineup today. There’s still much more to announce (over the coming weeks) but this gives you a broader sense of the festival we have in store. Packed with fresh names and fresh ideas, Greenbelt 2016 : Silent Stars promises to be a belter.
Friday: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis | Saturday: The Hot 8 Brass Band | Sunday: Nahko & Medicine for the People | Monday: Hope & Social, A Band Anyone Can Join
Mike Peters | Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band | Akala | Listener | Beth Rowley | Ella & the Blisters | Tankus the Henge | She Makes War | Sea & Air | Regime | Ngawang Lodup | Lewis and Leigh | Echo Town | Seth Bye and Katie Griffin | Easy Stride Band | Tongues | Richard Navarro
Performing Arts and Comedy
Al Seed, Oog | Pif Paf, Planetary | Sam Halmarack & the Miserablites | Craft Theatre, Dante’s Inferno | Vamos Theatre Walkabout | Jack Dean, Grandad & the Machine | Actors for Human Rights, Asylum Monologues | Half Moon Theatre, FairyTales Gone Ba | Third Angel, 600 People | Street Theatre | Stand-up with Josie Long
Nadia Bolz-Weber on everyday saints | Bill McKibben on climate change | Elaine Storkey on gender justice | Satish Kumar on being at peace | Elizabeth Oldfield on Europe | Mark Oakley on theology and poetry | Catriona Robertson on Muslim-Christian relations | Broderick Greer on black lives matter | Margaret Hebblethwaite on simplicity | Mark Yaconelli on disappointment | Jude Wanga on racism | John Swinton on dementia | Eve Poole on capitalism | Mark Russell on politics | Meg Warner on Abraham | Justin Welby on being Archbishop of Canterbury
Lemn Sissay | Harry Baker | Khulud Khamis | Anthony Wilson | Jan Carson | Breis | Val Bloom | Francis Spufford | Fr. Begnino Beltran | Rebecca de Saintonge | Paul Cookson | Michael Ramsey Prize
The Den youth venue | Youth club night | Cake and Debate | large inflatables | climbing wall | great bands and music | Herstory workshops | poetry and writing workshops | campaigning ‘how to’ sessions | drop-ins from special guest artists on the main bill | the YMCA team
Children and Family
Fairytales Gone Bad | Half Moon Theatre | Professor Pumpernickle | the Crazy Comic Club | Electric Cabaret mime | circus skills | Moo Music | Bhangra & Bollywood dance | Uke-Can | the Family Twist | family worship and Godly Play | Parents’ Support Venue | Play Tent | Make & Create
Worship and spirituality
Festival Communion | The Grove outdoor gathering space | The Shelter venue | Mindfulness and Soulfulness | The Iona Community | The Greenbelt Listening Team (offering accompanied walk-and-talks)
Lemn Sissay Master Class for aspiring poets | Bhangra & Bollywood dance | the Crazy Comic Club | Electric Cabaret mime | Hope and Social’s A Band Anyone Can Join | children’s communion scratch choir | Stonk Kotts, Uke-Can | ‘Village Hall’ conversations.
Visual Arts | Mobile Planetarium | Giant inflatables | Climbing Wall | Campfire | Camping in Grade 1 listed parkland
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