HAWARDEN ESTATE, FLINTSHIRE.
16-17-18 SEPTEMBER 2016

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A WEEKEND OF FUN + DISCOVERY WITH MUSIC, BOOKS, FOOD & THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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

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MUSIC & BOOKS

MERCURY REV DJ SET
GILLES PETERSON
DR. JOHN COOPER CLARKE
Cerys Matthews
Michael Morpurgo
MAX RICHTER'S 'VIVALDI RECOMPOSED' PERFORMED BY MARI SAMUELSEN + THE 12 ENSEMBLE
FANFARE CIOCĂRLIA
MIKE GARRY
MARI + HAKON SAMUELSEN
# Gordie MacKeeman + His Rhythm Boys
JEREMY VINE
Booka Brass Band
Flint Male Voice Choir
Diabel Cissokho
STEALING SHEEP
THE MAGNETIC NORTH
HOOTON TENNIS CLUB
Swing Patrol
SHIRT TAIL STOMPERS
DJ78
Tom Hodgkinson
The Idler Academy
Dylans Mobile Bookstore
DO BOOK CO
ANJA DUNK + JEN GOSS
Donna Somerset Vintage Mobile Disco
Murray Lachlan Young
GARANCE and The Mitochondries
Caught By The River
John Lewis Stempel
Rob Penn
Chris Watson
Ian Rawes
Amy Liptrot
Matt Sewell
Heavenly Jukebox DJs
LAURA BARTON
MODERN STUDIES
Laura Cannell
July Skies
James Macdonald Lockhart
Peter Francis
John Higgs
ROSENBLUME
Quartet Camerata
VOD Music
Mark Shayler
Gladstone's Library
And LOTS more!

FOOD + DRINK

Thomasina Miers
Bill Granger
Tom Herbert, The Fabulous Baker Brothers
Roger Phillips Forager
DAMIAN CLISBY
OF PETERSHAM NURSERIES
Hang Fire Smokehouse
GILL MELLER OF RIVER COTTAGE
5 O'Clock Apron
Valentine Warner
Genevieve Taylor
JOSH SUTTON
Rosemary Ferguson
Brazilian Chefs Andre + Anderson Queiroz
Jamie Corrie
Black Cow Saloon
Butchery Displays
Iain Spink's Arbroath Smokies
FIONA BIRD SEAWEED FORAGING
Adam Stanley
Coffee Master Class
Craft Beer Tent
BeerBods
Bees' Knees Whisky
Allpress Coffee
Hawarden Estate Farm Shop
Claw
BREAK FLUID COFFEE
Cocktail Shack
Amazing local food 
And Much More!

CRAFT + THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Ben Fogle
Best Made Co. Tent, All the way from New York City
Poler Stuff
Campfire Cooking Displays
Grain + Knot
James Greenwood Potter + Vet
John Clohesy Paddle Making
Alex Pole Blacksmith
Jack Cooke
Tree Climbing
Hugh Miller Furniture
Jennie Maizels' Sketchbook Club
The Coracle Society
Dave Walker Knot Tying
Rowan Woodcraft
OUTDOOR KITCHEN DESIGN WORKSHOP
Bug + Butterfly Workshops
Helen Gittins Raku Ceramics
Enstone Leather
Edward Carefoot Journeyman
Golden Bear Belts
SOUTH EAST PRINT STUDIO
Roli Jones Axe Demonstrations
DoodlePlanet Workshop
Ewan Clayton Calligrapher
Jim Parkyn's Amazing Scene Machine
The Meek Family Adventurers
Campfire Butchery Displays
DAVID EDGE ORGANIC FARMER
Margaret Markland Weaver
Zantium Mosaics
Driftwood Campers
Amy Swann Pumpkin Carving
Ant Oram
Middle of Nowhere
The Bicycle Academy
Gather Outdoors
Sarah Jerath Ceramics
CATH PRISK - OUTDOOR PEOPLE
Axe + Paddle Bushcraft
And Lots More!

FOR YOUR PLEASURE

FREE VINTAGE FAIRGROUND
DEUS EX MACHINA
THE MALFY + HEPPLE GIN PALACE
YOGA INSTRUCTION
ROB CHAPMAN'S STREAM OF CONSCIOUS MESS
CHARLIE GLADSTONE
TAI CHI DEMONSTRATIONS
BROMLEY'S BARBERSHOP
ANDREW BERRY + NICK BOOTON
SCREEN PRINTING
JOEY HULIN MINDFULNESS
NIKKI TIBBLES FLOWERS
PABLO SPAULL
CHOCOLATE MEDITATION
ALBAM CLOTHING
WILD RUNNING
AXE THROWING FOR EVERYONE
ARCHERY
PEDLARS VINTAGE MARKET
WELSH LAVENDER
KIRAN SAHIB HENNA ARTIST
THE CHILDREN'S CAFE
THE W.I. 100 CLUB
ABSEILING
CLIMBING WALL
CHILDREN'S PLAY FORT
+ LOTS MORE!


 

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