GIVE! 2021
FIRE PHOENIX

NEW DATES!! - Thursday Sept 23rd - Monday Sept 27th - Stanford Hall Leicestershire

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GIVE! Programme

NB: NEW DATES - GIVE! is now 23-27th Sept

The wild rollercoaster ride of Covid uncertainty has whipped us on into another gravity defying loop

However we have TOTALLY planned for this

GIVE! 2021 is now fully tooled and ready to be mounted on Sept 23rd-27th

Main Theme: FIRE PHOENIX - Colour: FLAME ORANGE

Thursday night theme: BLUE MOON - Colour: BLUE


COME - GIVE - LOVE

GIVE! is our opportunity to celebrate that which unites us rather than divides us - whatever your passionately held views about the burning matters of the day. It is an opportunity to go beyond division for a brief beautiful moment in time and rediscover our common humanity and to seek out and celebrate the best in each other. When we come together in a safe beautiful space with the intention of finding a common frequency we become greater than the sum of our parts – we think with an expanded mind and we feel with an expanded heart.

These have been tough times but Love and Kindness and Tolerance are still available to all of us no matter how grim the world can sometimes seem.

THIS YEAR GIVE! STARTS ON THURSDAY

As we haven't been able to celebrate with each other for SO long we've decided to extend the party by an extra day!

  • Arrive: Thursday from 12:00
  • Opening Ceremony: Thursday 18:00
  • Music Nights: Thursday - Friday - Saturday
  • Group Photo: Saturday 17:00-18:00
  • Fireworks: Saturday 22:30
  • Chill-Out Pyjama Party: Sunday - think of it as the new Monday - except you don't have to leave
  • Depart: Monday by 12:00

NB: Sunday this year will be totally different

The closing DJ set will be on Saturday night in the Main Marquee. Sunday is a chill-out day (traders & caterers will be still be open). The Treehouse Bar will be open, with down tempo chill-out vibes to take us through Sunday afternoon. The Treehouse will also be the location for an evening Pyjama Party and Story Telling performance.

Camping & Parking

Performance Spaces, Traffic flow, Camping areas and Parking have all been changed for 2021 - there's a new site plan . . .

COVID REQUIREMENTS - ARRIVAL

All in a state of flux at the moment. . . We'll update this info as we know more.

The only thing we want to be Super-Spreading is LOVE!

Group Photo - Wear ORANGE

SATURDAY 17:00-18:00 - In front of the House

REMEMBER: the theme and colour are more GUIDELINES than RULES - It's a party - wear what you like - The more wild, weird, revealing and culturally diverse the better!

Bring NEW PEOPLE!

Don't be shy - New additions to the tribe keep things FRESH

Bring stuff to GIVE away . . .

Please bring a few small, thoughtful treats - bracelets, badges, crystals, sweets to give away to random people you meet over the weekend

Pimp your camp

We'd like to encourage every group of friends to create something special at their camp; a structure or installation, flags, a shrine; anything, that gives you the chance to make something fun, beautiful or silly with the friends you're camping with

Go Deeper

Got an idea for an Art Installation? - Bring it to GIVE!

Maybe you already have a piece - Maybe you have a concept you'd like to build - or an area of the grounds, river or woods you'd like to unleash your creativity on

email us with your concept

GIVE & GET GIVE

Clean, funky clothes - to swap?

If your clothes no longer become you, they should be coming to us...

  • Too wide for your strides?
  • Too small for your dress?
  • Too pissed for your platforms?
  • Not looking your best?

One person's fashion faux-pas is another person's fashion delight...

Start thinking 'spring cleaning' and clear out your 'beloved-no-longers' ready for Give.

You know which ones they are and you know they’re going to look better on someone else - you never know what might replace them!

Proceeds to Amnesty International in memory of Richard Taylor/Dick Sarto https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/dicksarto