NB: NEW DATES - GIVE! is now 23-27th Sept
So, the wild rollercoaster ride of Covid uncertainty whips 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!
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
We don't yet know what guidelines will be in the ascendent come July but our best guess at the moment is that, whether or not you've had a vaccination, everyone will probably need to show proof of a negative test on arrival. eg: everyone in your car will need to take a lateral flow test before you set off. All occupants of the car then show their result stick at the Covid security point. Collect a red or green 'Distance Preference Badge' at reception so that you can signal your hugging preferences, without having to talk about it all weekend. If someone is wearing a red badge or a mask please give them plenty of space. Once on site masks and distancing will be optional. The performance area has been opened up so that those who want keep a bit of distance can do so and still feel involved. 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
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...
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