Confirmed for NGG 2020! And not only are they playing the festival but their new Hemp Redemption Stage will provide the stage for our Campaigns area.
Thursday Night Band Night
Mobius loop Hemp Redemption Stage
with the Jam Band
and Bands yet to be bandied about
Back for the third year on the campaign Stage:
Delighted to confirm comedy socialist punk pop favourites Bard Company will be playing on the Soapbox Stage at NGG 2021. Check out their latest album now and see comments below for a link to buy your early bird festival tickets. 💚
Saturday Extinction Rebellion Takeover
Returning to NGG with style and taking over the Campaigns Stage on Saturday this year!
They’ve already lined up some great speakers and acts – Olympian Etienne Stott and singer, poet and campaigner Joe Solo – and they will have a full programme of workshops too. So if you want to know more about climate science, Extinction Rebellion, Non Violent Direct Action or other non-arrestable support roles with in XR, then this is The Time And Place to ask 💚
Re-wilding The North is the theme of the day when Extinction Rebellion North takeover the Campaigns Area next festival. And they thought you might like to get the dogs involved in some dressing up. Anyone fancy transforming your pooch into an endangered animal for the extinction parade? – Great! Come down on Saturday x
confirmed for NGG 2020!
Joe will perform on the SoapBox Stage as part of the #ExtinctionRebellion take-over day, performing his unique brand of Folk, Punk and Blues:
“On Saturday September 8th 2018 Joe Solo was presented with the Gerrard Winstanley Gold Spade Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Socialism’ at Wigan Diggers Festival. The only previous winners had been Tony Benn, Maxine Peake, Jimmy McGovern and Ken Loach.”
Olympian Ettienne Stott
Speaking at NGG 2020!
As part the Extinction Rebellion take-over of the Campaigns Soapbox Stage, Etienne will talk about climate change, his experiences as an XR activist and his arrests, and why everyone needs to join Extinction Rebellion.
Also in the field
Black Horse Poet of the Year on two occasions, he has published two collections, Gormless (2011) and Leet (2013), along with three albums of poems to music, Cresties (2015), Puddled & Kallin (2016). The longer version of Cresties was featured last year at Wakefield Litfest and the prestigious Ilkley Literature Festival in 2015. October 2015 also saw the premiere of his first play 3 Characters at the Leeds 10×10 Drama Festival and his collaboration with RCM composer Amy Bryce, based on the story of The Green Children of Woolfit was premiered at the Leeds Lieder Festival in April 2016.