What an amazing time we had in the Garden at this year’s Green Man. Edible insects, gesture-controlled music, a science ceilidh… We even got a shout-out from Father John Misty on the Mountain Stage, who was intrigued by our Death Cafe.
As always, the real highlight was watching thousands of you exploring the Garden - getting stuck in to our workshops, chatting with scientists and encountering our wonderful world of science and nature.
This part of the year is normally the hardest - nearly a whole year until we’re back at the festival! Fortunately, this year we’ve got some exciting news...
Sandscape was a real highlight of this year's Einstein's Garden. Every day, young festivalgoers helped transform eight tonnes of sand into amazing landscapes complete with mountains, valleys, skyscrapers and power stations. Then, with the help of a little dry ice and some bubbles, scientists from the Met Office and the University of Exeter brought the Sandscape to life.
If you missed out on Sandscape, you've got another chance to get your hands sandy! We'll be bringing it to the Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival on the 10th and 11th October. These free workshops take place at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each day, on the beach area to the west of Bournemouth Pier. For full details of Sandscape, and the rest of the Arts by the Sea Festival line-up, click here.
Einstein's Garden on Tour...
Sandscape is just the beginning; one of four special projects that we developed alongside some fantastic scientific partners, and which debuted at Green Man. Each of these creative fusions of art and science will be popping up in unexpected places across the UK over the next year.
A big thank you to everyone who snapped theirs up today!
Wow!! What an incredible FIFTEENTH birthday that was.. Our hearts are full of love and we're so thankful to you for making this weekend the most special, unforgetable weekend ever.
Back of Beyond makes a triumphant return at Green Man 2017 with an incendiary assortment of dance, circus and performing arts. This year, the area is located in the alluring shadows of the Green Man, awakening the lively spirit of the Black Mountains with a rambunctious roster of legend-themed performance.
As well as being the year of our 15th birthday (!!!), 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of Green Man Rising: our annual showdown between the best unsigned acts in the UK. ️
We're often asked what the Settlement is all about.. Here's a beautiful film shot during last year's Settler's Pass to give you a good idea!
Our fabulous fifteenth birthday marks our earliest ever sell out! We’re chuffed that so many of you lovely festival folk will be joining us to celebrate in the beautiful black mountains.