The Festival

The festival will be held on Saturday the 3rd of August 2013, Noon to 8pm, at the Central Methodist Church, Glossop. (See the venue page for a map and directions.) For a summary list, please download and print our handy two-page schedule to have handy on the day! You can also find our programme here.

The Performers


All performances will take place in the main church hall (the large room with the stage). For more information on any performer, please see the performers page.

Name Type Time
Raintown Seers Music/Band 12:00 – 1:00
Harp and a Monkey Music/Band 1:00 – 2:00
Lippy Kid Music/Band 2:00 – 3:00
The Systematics Music/Band 3:00 – 4:00
Kai Swavett Singer and Guitarist 4:00 – 5:00
A Means to an End Music/Band 5:00 – 6:00
Babbling Vagabond Theatre 6:00 – 7:00
Roaring Owls Music/Band 7:00 – 8:00

The Stands

Information stand

The stands and stalls will be on the car park. For more information about any of the stands, please see the stands page.

Better Breathing with Buteyko Glossopdale Transition Initiative
Bruce Kent High Peak Women’s Aid
C.A.G.E.D. – Campaign Against Greyhound Exploitation and Death Let’s Be Clear – Get It Checked
Derbyshire Carers Association Operation Florian
Girl Guides St Christopher’s Trust
Glossop Amnesty International Group The Big S
Glossop Guide Dogs for the Blind Tommy’s Baby Charity
Glossop Guild Walk the Wheel
Glossopdale Fairtrade Group Work Out Eat Out

The Stalls


The stands and stalls will be on the car park. For more information on any of the stalls, please see the stalls page.

Boo Boo Crafts Missy’s Vegan Cupcakes
Emrholion Handmade Salliemoonbeam
Forever Aloe Vera Themeland
Harwick’s Health Store Twisted Rocks
HippychicklovesShiva Wooden Hearts Woodcraft
Julien Originals  

The Live Acts


Be inspired! Speakers, demonstrators, presenters, artists, actors, and more will inspire us in the Live Acts room. For more information on any of these, please see the live acts page.

Name Description Time
Tommy’s Baby Charity Glossop resident Ciara Curran will raise awareness of PPROM and baby loss. 12:00 – 1:00
Wandering Shadows Interactive performance – a creation of contemporary circus and shadow play 1:00 – 2:00
Northern School of Permaculture “Small Town – Big Picture”: How do townsfolk become empowered to re-stimulate their local economy so that town life may be enjoyed by all the residents? 2:00 – 3:00
Bruce Kent The longtime campaigner will speak about peace, diversity, and living in harmony with each other. 3:00 – 4:00
Glossopdale Tranition Initiative How to adapt to the pressures of climate change, resource depletion, and economic austerity? Join us to see what practical steps our community can take. 4:00 – 5:00
Community Get Together (Glossop Community Group) The aim is to bring together groups, organisations, and members of the public who are interested in the community, in order to provide an opportunity for the groups to promote what they do. 5:00 – 7:00

The Workshops

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There are two different workshop rooms – they will be labelled Workshop Room One and Workshop Room Two on the day. For more information on any of these workshops, please see the workshops page.

Workshop Room One

Name Activity Time
Native American Meditation Cherokee healing ritual involving dance, chanting, and meditation. 12:30 – 1:30
Massage and Reflexology Demonstrations of seated massage, sports massage, and reflexology. 2:00 – 3:00
Native American Meditation Cherokee healing ritual involving dance, chanting, and meditation. 4:00 – 5:00

Workshop Room Two

Name Description Time
Kids: Create your own picture book Create and illustrate your own picture book. Suitable for ages 3 and up. 12:00 – 1:00
Olaughics Happiness and health workshop 1:00 – 2:00
Better breathing with Buteyko Natural, drug-free control of asthma, allgergies, anxiety, stress, snoring, sleep problems, and more. 2:00 – 3:00
Work Out Eat Out “Ready, Steady, Chair!”: Chair-based exercise with imaginative cooking. 3:00 – 4:00
Wandering Shadows A creation of contemporary circus and shadow play. 4:00 – 5:00
Northern School of Permaculture “Glossop: A town to be proud of. Growing what we’ve got.” 5:00 – 6:00
Yoga in Glossop Yoga class 6:00 – 7:00

For further information about the festival, explore this website, download and read our programme, or contact us (comment below, ask on facebook, or send us an email).