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#GBWildAtHome

Mon 25 / Light the fire

A Quiet Moment
guest blog by Anthony Wilson
Website @ 10am

Poet Anthony Wilson muses on Peter Gabriel’s A Quiet Moment and what lockdown has taught him.

Charlie Mackesy
artist feature
Instagram Story @ 2pm

In our artist feature this week, we spotlight the wonderful work of Charlie Mackesy in supporting keyworkers.

A Quiet Moment
guest blog by Anthony Wilson
Website @ 10am

Poet Anthony Wilson muses on Peter Gabriel’s A Quiet Moment and what lockdown has taught him.

Charlie Mackesy
artist feature
Instagram Story @ 2pm

In our artist feature this week, we spotlight the wonderful work of Charlie Mackesy in supporting keyworkers.

Tue 26 / Our favourite things

The Rising
livestream with Martyn Jospeh + Antje Duvekot
YouTube @ 7pm

Martyn Joseph is back with special guest, Boston-based singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot for a second Rising livestream (this time with the sound issues well and truly ironed out). It will be epic.

The Rising
livestream with Martyn Jospeh + Antje Duvekot
YouTube @ 7pm

Martyn Joseph is back with special guest, Boston-based singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot for a second Rising livestream (this time with the sound issues well and truly ironed out). It will be epic.

Wed 27 / Brave new world

Crafty Campaigning In A Time Of Covid
archive talks by Sarah Corbett
Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ 1pm

For all those wondering what protest might look like in an age of social distancing, we bring you the gracious and gentle work of Sarah Corbett with her craftivist method – changing the world, one stitch at a time.

Crafty Campaigning In A Time Of Covid
archive talks by Sarah Corbett
Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ 1pm

For all those wondering what protest might look like in an age of social distancing, we bring you the gracious and gentle work of Sarah Corbett with her craftivist method – changing the world, one stitch at a time.

Thu 28 / Every day’s a school day

Homeskool Beatbox Adventures
livestream with SK Shlomo
Facebook @ 2pm

Festival favourite SK Shlomo is sharing his amazing Thursday livestream with us here at Greenbelt! His Homeskool Beatbox Adventure aims to support isolated families and raise funds for NHS Charities Together at the same time.

Family show
livestream with with Professor Pumpernickel, presented by Thomas Trilby
YouTube @ 4pm

Thomas Trilby presents his very special guest, the inimitable Professor Pumpernickel. If, like us, you like fire, explosions, loads of mess and mind-bending magic, tune into Youtube at 4pm.

Homeskool Beatbox Adventures
livestream with SK Shlomo
Facebook @ 2pm

Festival favourite SK Shlomo is sharing his amazing Thursday livestream with us here at Greenbelt! His Homeskool Beatbox Adventure aims to support isolated families and raise funds for NHS Charities Together at the same time.

Family show
livestream with with Professor Pumpernickel, presented by Thomas Trilby
YouTube @ 4pm

Thomas Trilby presents his very special guest, the inimitable Professor Pumpernickel. If, like us, you like fire, explosions, loads of mess and mind-bending magic, tune into Youtube at 4pm.

Fri 29 / The social club

Volunteer Video
by Sanya

Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ 11am

Greenbelt volunteer, Sanya Strachan, gives you an insight into what’s been helping her through lockdown.

The Book of Queer Prophets
videos

Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ 3pm & 5pm

We proud to feature The Book of Queer Prophets, a collection of reflections written by LGBTQ people who’ve struggled to reconcile their identities with their religious contexts. Including contributions from Greenbelt-familar names like Pádraig Ó Tuama, Winnie Varghese, John Bell, Tamsin Omond, Rachel Mann and Mpho Tutu van Furth, it also includes a chapter from Jeanette Winterson and an afterword from Kate Bottley. The book is curated by Ruth Hunt, a practising Catholic and former CEO of Stonewall. We’ll share a film from Ruth for Greenbelters and feature her talk from #GB15, Thou Shalt Not Be Overcome.

Volunteer Video
by Sanya Strachan

Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ 11am

Greenbelt volunteer, Sanya Strachan, gives you an insight into what’s been helping her through lockdown.

The Book of Queer Prophets
videos

Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ 3pm & 5pm

We proud to feature The Book of Queer Prophets, a collection of reflections written by LGBTQ people who’ve struggled to reconcile their identities with their religious contexts. Including contributions from Greenbelt-familar names like Pádraig Ó Tuama, Winnie Varghese, John Bell, Tamsin Omond, Rachel Mann and Mpho Tutu van Furth, it also includes a chapter from Jeanette Winterson and an afterword from Kate Bottley. The book is curated by Ruth Hunt, a practising Catholic and former CEO of Stonewall. We’ll share a film from Ruth for Greenbelters and feature her talk from #GB15, Thou Shalt Not Be Overcome.

Sat 30 / Shindig

In Place of War presents Emel Mathlouthi
livestream from NYC

Facebook & YouTube @ 8pm

In Place of War take over our livestream for Saturday evening, bringing us the wonderful Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi, whose song Kelmti Horra (My Word is Free) generated millions of views during the 2011 Tunisian Revolution and went on to become the anthem for the Arab Spring. In place of Wat work with artists from around the world who are using their creativity and expression to counter the deprivation and violence around them. We cannot wait to hear the haunting performance of Emel.

In Place of War presents Emel Mathlouthi
livestream from NYC

Facebook & YouTube @ 8pm

In Place of War take over our livestream for Saturday evening, bringing us the wonderful Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi, whose song Kelmti Horra (My Word is Free) generated millions of views during the 2011 Tunisian Revolution and went on to become the anthem for the Arab Spring. In place of Wat work with artists from around the world who are using their creativity and expression to counter the deprivation and violence around them. We cannot wait to hear the haunting performance of Emel.

Sun 31 / Stop the week

Ssshhhh
Greenbelt-themed meditation by Space 2 Breathe
Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ 11am

Our friends at Space2Breathe in Sheffield have put together a beautiful meditation for you to use, set to a backdrop of images from the festival itself and our beautiful Boughton House site. It’s just 15 minutes and worth every second.

Ssshhhh
Greenbelt-themed meditation by Space 2 Breathe
Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ 11am

Our friends at Space2Breathe in Sheffield have put together a beautiful meditation for you to use, set to a backdrop of images from the festival itself and our beautiful Boughton House site. It’s just 15 minutes and worth every second.

COMING SOON

June 2020
Tue 2 / Woken Spurred with Harry Baker
with special guest Erin Bolens
Tue 9 / The Rising with Martyn Joseph
with special guest John Smith
+ much, much more
(yet to be announced)