Acoustic and Conversation Tent 1 - times and Performers

(* some performances will be on the field, near the main stage)

12.30-12.50

High Peak Samba
*Near Main Stage

A community samba band, providing drumming workshops, open to everybody. Practice sessions on the last Thursday of each month. We are looking for a new venue for practices and will post on here when we have confirmation.
Facebook: High Peak Samba

12.50-13.10

Richard Smith, Sustainability Manager, BBC

Working inside and outside the BBC to reduce environmental impact through broadcasting

13.10-13.40

Gypsy Jazz

Jazz Manouche, evoking the sounds of 1930’s Paris and Django Reinhardt.

13.40-14.00

High Peak Food Bank

Working with individuals in crisis situations in the High Peak area to give them a better future: Food to prevent immediate hunger Support to sort out the crisis Finding jobs so they don’t face poverty again (through Zink Employability)

14.00-14.30

Banat Shalale Dance Troupe

Dance Troupe from Macclesfield

YouTube: Banat Shalale Dance Troupe

14.30-14.50

Music in Hospitals & Care (MIHC)

Brings interactive live music sessions to people who are receiving care or treatment in healthcare settings across the UK. We aim to make people feel good, one tune at a time.

Website: Music in Hospitals & Care

14.50-15.20

Holly Marland

Holly Marland is a singer, kora player and composer – widely acclaimed for her engagement with diverse audiences and passionate about music’s role in society.

Website: Kora Queen

15.00-15.20

Banat Shalale Dance Troupe
*Near Main Stage


Dance Troupe from Macclesfield

YouTube: Banat Shalale Dance Troupe

15.20-15.40

Jane & Liz - Plastics Gurus

Inspiration, strategies and in-person talks to enable individuals, businesses, schools and organisations of all sizes to use less plastic.

16.00-16.20

Brass Pack
*Near Main Stage

Inspired by established groups such as 'Lucky Chops' and 'Riot Jazz Brass Band', the group was the brain child of former Leyland trombone player Neil Samuel with all the performers sharing the same vision that playing music should be fun and entertaining to those that come to listen to it. Facebook: Brass Pack

17.00-17.30

Brass Pack

Inspired by established groups such as 'Lucky Chops' and 'Riot Jazz Brass Band', the group was the brain child of former Leyland trombone player Neil Samuel with all the performers sharing the same vision that playing music should be fun and entertaining to those that come to listen to it. Facebook: Brass Pack

17.00-17.20

High Peak Samba
*Near Main Stage

A community samba band, providing drumming workshops, open to everybody. Practice sessions on the last Thursday of each month. We are looking for a new venue for practices and will post on here when we have confirmation.
Facebook: High Peak Samba