Greenbelt ­­– a field of dreams

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11 April 2014

This August Bank Holiday, the Greenbelt Festival moves to a new home, Boughton House, in Northamptonshire. With the help of the Church Times cartoonist, Dave Walker, we imagine what the site might look like. Photos Geoff Crawford and Dave Walker

Dave Walker

TAKING THE LONG VIEW THE vista from the top of the Mount looks over the water of the Boat Reach to the perilous drop of Orpheus, Boughton House's striking architectural feature. Through the trees to the right, you can see the Glade, home of the Glade Stage - the equivalent of Mainstage at previous Greenbelt venues. This year, it will host performers such as Sinead O'Connor; the band of Tuareg musicians Tinariwen; and the Indie folk-band Stornoway. On the left is the Meadow, which will house the Big Top and other Greenbelt venues for performance, talks, and debates.

TAKING THE LONG VIEW THE vista from the top of the Mount looks over the water of the Boat Reach to the perilous drop of Orpheus, Boughton House's st...

 

 

The Greenbelt Festival takes place from 22-25 August, at Boughton House, near Kettering, Northamptonshire.www.greenbelt.org.uk. The Church Times is Greenbelt's media partner.

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