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The Spirit of '68

think. debate. laugh. dance. and change the world 

WITH * frontline club bar * CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA WHISTLEBLOWERS * INDEPENDENT MEDIA AWARDS *  FLY CIRCUS COMPANY FROM NEW ORLEANS * TRUMPTON village FETE *  BAD PRESS AWARDS * A BILL OF WRONGS  

SPEAKERS include

HUGH GRANT * BARONESS SAYEEDA WARSI * GARY LINEKER * CAROLE CADWALLDR * CHRIS WYLIE * SARAH KENDZIOR * CAROLINE ORR * BIRGITTA JONSDOTTIR *BONNIE GREER * NICK DAVIES * SHAHMIR SANNI * VINCE CABLE * JUNE SARPONG * SANJEEV BHASKAR * LAURI LOVE * JOHN FORD * FRANK RICH * KATE MOSSE * TOM WATSON * LORD VICTOR ABEDOWALE * RUSHANARA ALI * LUKE HARDING * A L KENNEDY * ANTHONY BARNETT * MARTIN BELL * FRANCINE STOCK * JOHN SWEENEY * ROGER COHEN

performers include

JOHN CLEESE * HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI * SALENA GODDEN * THE BLOW MONKEYS * THE VAPORS * ANDY HAMILTON * JOANNA SCANLAN * THE MEMBERS * POWERDRESS * JONNIE BAYFIELD * RHODA DAKAR * DEPARTMENT S * THE PRISCILLAS * SASHA AND THE SHADES * THE COURTESANS * TOM HINGLEY (INSPIRAL CARPETS) * TESSA POLLITT (THE SLITS) * SEETHING AKIRA * JOHN ELLIS (VIBRATORS) * LEE BAINS AND THE GLORY FIRES * SMUTTY (THE ROCKATS) * FRANKIE FORMAN * ARGONAUT * PHOENIX CHROI * CITIZENS OF THE WORLD CHOIR * HOWS HARRY * DRAMARAMA * KINGS AND CASTLES * HEMMINGWAY

WORKSHOPS INCLUDE

STAND UP COMEDY * WRITE A PROTEST POEM OR SONG * MOBILE JOURNALISM * MAKE YOUR OWN PLACARDS * CREATE YOUR OWN CARTOONS * PUBLISHING EBOOKS * GUERILLA PODCASTING * LEARN HOW TO RIOT * WAKE UP SUNDAY * PEOPLE'S ASSEMBLY * VIRAL VIDEO MAKING * RETRO JOURNALISM * INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FOR BEGINNERS * POST TRUMP DETRAUMATISATION * HOW TO STOP FUNDING HATE * WHISTLEBLOWER SUPPORT * CONSTRUCTIVE JOURNALISM * FACT CHECKING * SELF-HELP, SELF-INTEREST, SELF-DELUSION * RESTORATIVE JUSTICE * PODCASTS V RADIO * WHISTLEBLOWERS AND SOURCE PROTECTION * THE NUMBERS BEHIND BREXIT

TOPICS AND THEMES INCLUDE

  WHISTLE BLOWERS AND COVERUPS * COMPUTATIONAL PROPAGANDA: THE FIFTH BATTLESPACE * #METOO AND THE NEW AGE OF CONSENT *  WHITELASH * IN LIMBO - CITIZENS OF NOWHERE * HOMELESS VOICES * GAMING ELECTIONS * POLARISATION AND NEUROSCIENCE * THE END OF FACEBOOK * RELIGION AND TERROR * MUNICIPALISM * FORGOTTEN WARS * CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN CRISIS * CLIMATE CHANGE DENIAL * MODERN SLAVERY *  DARKER MONEY AND DARK ADS * POLITICS OF HEALTHCARE * ALT RIGHT FAMILY VALUES * GOOD FRIDAY DISAGREEMENT * MONSTERING MUSLIMS * IMMIGRATION * DEATH OF LOCAL JOURNALISM * MONOPOLIES OF TRUTH * MODERN SLAVERY * CULTURE WARS AND SOFT POWER * SYRIAN DISINFORMATION * AUSTERITY AND THE PARADOX OF THRIFT * FAKE ARTS NEWS * BLOCKCHAINS OF TRUST * INTER-LOCAL JOURNALISM  * WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT LONDON * FRIENDSHIP AFTER FACEBOOK * MINDLESS MINDFULNESS * 

 

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BANDS

Confirmed so far - new headliners to be announced and daytime bands till coming in

Saturday

Blow Monkeys
The Vapors
Rhoda Darkar and Band
The Members
Department S
The Priscillas
Mark Anthony
The Kar-Pets
Hows Harry
Phoenix Chroi
Shining
Arcade Hearts
Let It Run On
Lee Bains and The Glory Fires
Amy Odell
Powerdress
Miss V

Hemmingay
Maziz
DJ Becky Bird
Black Zephyr
Foxer

Friday

Pama International
The Clash In Dub Show By Phoenix City All-Stars
Tessa Pollit - The Slits
Sasha and the Shades
Kings and Castles
Jazz Riott
The Gulps
Frankie Forman
Nathan Evans
Alex Drew
Will Purdue and Liza Beck 

The Cut


Sunday

Courtesans
Dramarama
Deltorers
Seething Akira
Bel Esprit
Modulus Quartet
Cult with No Name
Kat & Co
Tasmin Quin
Argonaut
Joe Burke
Another Eden
Argonaut
Hen Ni Linnea
Mercury Heart

 


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PERFORMERS/djs

CONFIRMED SO FAR - MANY MORE TO COME

Saturday

BAD PRESS AWARDS

WHERE IS THE CELLO

LIVE WIRE SALON

HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI

SALENA

JONNIE BAYFIELD

PURPLE OSTRICH

PROFESSOR GRAMAPHONE

 

 

Friday

THE FLY CIRCUS COMPANY FROM NEW ORLEANS

INDEPENDENT MEDIA AWARDS

HOUSE OF COMEDY

LIVE WIRE SALON WITH SALENA GODDEN

FIRST PEOPLE'S ASSEMBLY

dj SMUTTY

dj niclas


Sunday

CROOKED TREE THEATRE COMPANY

HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI

ROMEA AND JULIAN - by purple ostrich

 


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A venture that will sustain the information for a functioning democracy
— Sir Harry Evans

speakers include

 

HUGH GRANT * BARONESS SAYEEDA WARSI * GARY LINEKER * CAROLE CADWALLDR * CHRIS WYLIE * SHAHMIR SANNI * BONNIE GREER * NICK DAVIES * VINCE CABLE * JUNE SARPONG * SANJEEV BHASKAR * LAURI LOVE * BIRGITTA JONSDOTTIR * FRANK RICH * KATE MOSSE * TOM WATSON * LORD VICTOR ABEDOWALE * RUSHANARA ALI * LUKE HARDING * A L KENNEDY * ANTHONY BARNETT * MARTIN BELL * FRANCINE STOCK * JOHN SWEENEY * ROGER COHEN

In the Media Circus 

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‘I believe that this festival can really start something’
— Martin Bell OBE

a RIOT OF INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM, IDEAS, music, dancing, COMEDY AND FREE SPEECH

YES, WE'RE BACK NEXT YEAR AT PIPPINGFORD PARK. BIGGER, BETTER, MORE DIVERSE

 
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Brilliant. Piers Morgan won’t be there.
— Julie Bindel
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Enjoy live music, relax by the campfire and catch a laugh, or two, at the comedy stage. From open mic to live art battles, with debate panels and more! Join us at The OTHER Bit, for something a bit different. 

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