An outdoor venue with an old school vibe and cutting edge sound, Soundscape hosts every kind of musical act from a ukelele orchestra to an anarchist ceilidh, from punk to reggae to space-rock. Morning Ukejam sessions are packed!
The Soundscape crew are on a quest to find and showcase new and upcoming talent as well as festival favourites, while demonstrating just how fantastic a show can be using renewable, sustainable green energy.
With spectacular views across Piercefield Park, a fine neighbouring bar and food stalls nearby, it’s tempting to spend the whole weekend here.
A beautiful bespoke white canvas marquee decorated with great attention to detail, spilling out into a garden with benches, campfire and fabulous solar array that powers the whole venue.
Run by a non-profit collective passionate about great music and warm ambience, Triban has a laid-back bar and stage focused on folk, funk and global grooves.
This venue has a gentle atmosphere – until the beats accelerate and the place erupts with wild dancing and unstoppable rhythms!
A haven of interconnecting geodesic Lotus Domes provides a fabulous venue for up-and-coming young artists, solo impressarios, psychedelia, global grooves and and politically conscious bands.
With laughter yoga every morning; a cafe serving aromatic teas and lovingly made cakes; a range of real ales and cider on tap in the bar; and a secret table tennis room - Floating Lotus really does have something for everyone.
And like every one of our venues, it's all completely solar-powered.
A captivating venue, hosting performance and art based workshops by day; family friendly entertainment early evening; spoken word and cabaret acts by night; and special events - don't miss the traditional Sunday Poetry Slam.
Comedians, poets, clowns, storytellers and jazz musicians rub shoulders in the Hedgerow Bar enjoying temperance drinks and kooky cocktails: nettle cordial laced with gin; elderflower tipples; spicy rhubarb rum and other delicacies.
On the corner of the Campaigns Field, the Forum has a fascinating programme of talks with leading Green researchers, campaigners for social and environmental justice, and maverick activists.
Listen, question, learn, debate… There’s picnic tables, drinks and snacks, so you can stick around to talk politics, philosophy and protest tactics.
In the evening the Forum transforms into a Cinema with film-makers Reel News.
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This talk space on Nature’s Way provides a platform for thinkers and wordsmiths to enlighten and inspire, with a programme of earthy and esoteric subjects – from the magic and medicine of herbs to the mythology of diverse cultures, from a variety of spiritual and philosophic traditions to social anthropology and why festivals matter.
Here we seek inspiration to realign our human lives into the wider natural environment, and to bridge the gap between the mystical and the everyday.
When we recognise our environment is something deeply precious and beloved, we are inspired to protect it. The voices in this space speak to our hearts.
This friendly bar faces the Village Green. It has stunning views across the Severn Estuary and makes a perfect cosy pit-stop.
Taste the apples, or if cider’s not your thing go for a locally-brewed vegan ale or try a honey tipple from Wye Valley Meadery next door.
Acoustic music sessions and unplugged jams happen around here and there's a campfire every evening - bring an instrument!
Tucked amongst trees beside the crumbling ruins of Piercefield Manor House, this hideaway bar and outdoor dance area hosts diy sound systems powered by the sun, and chill out spaces in shady woodland.
As well as choice tunes there's a range of organic ciders, beers and soft drinks at the 3.5% Bar. And no, that doesn't mean the beer is weak! 3.5% is said to be the percentage of a population required to become activists for a successful, non-violent revolution - more on that here.
Take a stroll down Resistance Alley to meet folk involved with Extinction Rebellion and Just Stop Oil, and pop in to the Exhibition of Resistance for a photographic history of protest movements over recent decades. Then for something completely different, check out the late night moth-spotting hangout and chat to some very cool lepidopterists!
This venue is named after the radical flank effect that occurs when radical activists make moderates appear more reasonable... a process that has helped campaigns historically and in recent times.
This is the bar next to Soundscape Solar Stage. Here we’ll have beers and ciders, ‘dark & stormy’ rum n ginger, organic wine and more.
The bar is named after the original Brimmon Oak, a 500 year old Welsh Oak, which was threatened by road-building but saved by popular demand.
Local media reported: “A new bypass was bent to save this wonderful ancient tree which went on to be a finalist in the European Tree of the Year contest and now stands as a symbol of the strength of people power and nature combined!”
The power of people and nature is what The Green Gathering is all about.
The Green Gathering’s bars raise money for putting on the festival.
Prices are very reasonable and we aim to provide a decent range of locally brewed beer and cider, plus organic wines, a selection of spirits and ethically-sourced soft drinks. In reusable cups, of course!