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15-16-17 SEPTEMBER 2017

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A WEEKEND OF FUN + DISCOVERY
MUSIC. FOOD. BOOKS. IDEAS. WORKSHOPS
THE GREAT OUTDOORS

FOUNDED BY CERYS MATTHEWS, STEVE 'ABBO' ABBOTT + CHARLIE & CAROLINE GLADSTONE

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MUSIC, BOOKS + TALKS

NORMAN JAY MBE
MICHAEL ROSEN
EZZA
KANSAS SMITTY'S HOUSE BAND
CAUGHT BY THE RIVER
MICHAEL HEAD
MICHAEL CHAPMAN
FRANK COTTRELL BOYCE
TED KESSLER
BRIAN BRIGGS (STORNOWAY)
PAUL HENRY
JOAN SHELLEY
PICTISH TRAIL
ROZI PLAIN
AMBER ARCADES
JEB LOY NICHOLS
FLAMINGODS
GIRL RAY
THE ORIELLES
DAVID KEENAN
ADELE STRIPE
ZAFFAR KUNIAL
JEFF TOWNS
CERI MURPHY
TYLER KEEVIL
WILL BURNS
MARTHA SPRACKLAND
POLLY ATKIN
ANNA WOOD
JOHN ANDREWS
HEAVENLY JUKEBOX DJS
JALEN N'GONDA
THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA
SCHOOL OF NOISE
PAUL MCNAMEE
INDIA KNIGHT
MIKE GARRY
THE LONDON BULGARIAN CHOIR
THE IDLER ACADEMY
DYLANS MOBILE BOOKSTORE
GLADSTONE'S LIBRARY
KATE HUMBLE
JONATHAN SHACKLETON
LOIS PRYCE
do TENT
MARK SHAYLER
MICHAEL TOWNSEND WILLIAMS
ALAN MOORE
ANJA DUNK + JEN GOSS
CUT A SHINE
STOMPIN' DAVE + HIS BLUE GRASS BAND
NICK GIBSON
CHRIS MARSHALL
PHOEBE SMITH
SARA TASKER
SUE FLOOD WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER
WITH LOVE PROJECT
THE MINDFUL KITCHEN
JOANNE O'CONNELL
RACHEL KELLY
KATHY SLACK
XA MILNE
MURRAY LACHLAN YOUNG
DAPHNE LAMBERT
CHARLIE COOK ALLPRESS
+ LOTS more!

CAMPFIRE COOKING SESSIONS

BBQ + MEAT
FORAGING
VEGETARIAN FOOD
BREAD MAKING
SUSTAINABILITY
FERMENTING
CHILDREN'S COOKING
SUSHI WORKSHOPS
FEASTS
ANNA JONES
THOMASINA MIERS
TOM HERBERT
GILL MELLER
ROGER PHILLIPS
VALENTINE WARNER
TOM HUNT
KATE HUMBLE
DAMIAN CLISBY OF PETERSHAM NURSERIES
HARRY EASTWOOD
OLIA HERCULES
HANG FIRE SMOKEHOUSE
5 O'CLOCK APRON
BEERBODS
MIKE KEEN
ANDRE + ANDERSON QUEIROZ
COOK WITH ROSIE
HAWARDEN ESTATE FARM SHOP
JAMIE CORRY WILD BUSHCRAFT COMPANY
BUTCHERY DISPLAYS
CRAFT BEER TENT
COCKTAIL SHACK
AMAZING LOCAL FOOD
+ LOTS more!

CRAFT + THE GREAT OUTDOORS

BEST MADE CO
JENNIE MAIZELS' SKETCHBOOK CLUB
JIM PARKYN'S AMAZING SCENE MACHINE
GOLDEN BEAR BELTS
ALEX POLE BLACKSMITH
DOODLEPLANET
GAIL BRYSON SCREEN PRINTING
EARL OF EAST LONDON CANDLE MAKING
ROLI JONES WOODCRAFT
HELEN GITTINS RAKU CERAMICS
RURAL KIND BAG MAKING
MICHAEL MAY KNIFE MAKER
TOM GYR PEN MAKING
GEMMA MILLY CALLIGRAPHY
FARMERS' + LAUGHING BIRD
ANDREW BERRY + NICK BOOTON SCREEN PRINTING
CAMBRIAN MOUNTAINS WOOL
VIC PHILLIPS SPOON CARVER
GREENWOOD DAYS
THE WILD DYERY
ANDREW ZIMINSKI STONEMASON
KARL WHITELY MAP ILLUSTRATION
HOME THROWN STUDIO CERAMICS
BRIAN DODD GUITAR MAKER
ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR POM POM MAKING + ARM KNITTING
MARGARET MARKLAND WEAVER
ZANTIUM MOSAICS + METAL PRESSING
ANT ORAM
AXE + PADDLE BUSHCRAFT
CYANOTYPE VICTORIAN BOTANICAL SUN PRINTING
+ LOTS more!

FOR YOUR PLEASURE

FREE VINTAGE FAIRGROUND
TREE CLIMBINGD
YOGA INSTRUCTION
THE MARKETPLACE
DEUS EX MACHINA
POLER STUFF
STANCE
TAI CHI SESSIONS
SILLS + STICH
THE GOOD LIFE CHORALE
THE ALE HOUSE WAILERS
BUG WORKSHOP
CANINE CIRCUS SCHOOL
JEN + SIM BENSON WILD RUNNING
INSTAGRAMMER SARA TASKER
DIAL-A-RIDE FILM IN A BUS
PABLO SPAULL CHOCOLATE MEDITATION
AXE THROWING FOR EVERYONE
ARCHERY
PEDLARS VINTAGE MARKET
THE CHILDREN'S CAFE
ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND
THE MIGHTY BOOTH
CLIMBING WALL
CHILDREN'S PLAY FORT
LE BUN
THE CHEESE TRUCK
OPEN SESAME
CLAW
LE SWINE
SPICE BOX
CHAAT CART
HOBBS HOUSE BRIOCHES
FORI
RUDE HEALTH
WOODY'S PIZZAS
SHEPHERD'S ICE CREAM
STRAWBERRIES + GREENS
ALLPRESS COFFEE
HAWARDEN ESTATE FARM SHOP
G W SCOTT PICNICS
CALON WEN FROZEN YOGHURTS
+ LOTS MORE!


 

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