Green Gathering 2013

Green Gathering 2013
Piercefield Park
Chepstow
Monmouthshire
NP16 6BE


Starts: Thu 1st to Sun 4th August 2013

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The Green Gathering follows the tradition of environmentally and ethically conscious events that have been known for over 30 years. These gatherings developed into the main ‘green’ events in Britain, if not the world, showcasing future technologies, alternative ways of life and inspired many people to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle before Green Living became mainstream.

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A busy team of experienced environmental event organisers are excited to announce The 2013 Green Gathering, August 1st - 4th, located at picturesque Piercefield Park of Chepstow, Monmouthshire.

The Green Gathering follows the tradition of environmentally and ethically conscious events that have been known for over 30 years. These gatherings developed into the main ‘green’ events in Britain, if not the world, showcasing future technologies, alternative ways of life and inspired many people to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle before Green Living became mainstream.

The Green Gathering promotes and platforms sustainable lifestyles through combining education with entertainment.

Powered by renewable energy it will also host lively family gathering favourites including ethical markets, organic catering, speakers and films, music and cabaret stages, healing and holistic therapies as well as a variety of esoteric alternatives, traditional British crafts and workshops. There will naturally be a very fun, creative, energetic children’s area. At The 2013 Green Gathering families are invited to play and learn together, relax and have fun.

The gathering is inclusive and accessible with a specialist area with a team of dedicated people that will be able to assist with additional and specialised needs. The first ever Transition Area will network the Transition Towns movement and showcase local initiatives started by groups of people nationwide for the benefit of their community and for the environment, raising local awareness of the inevitable result of climate change and the end of cheap abundant oil.

The Green Gathering aims to encourage people to rethink how they live their life’s and to inspire them and their families to recycle, reuse and reduce, to become more self-reliant, to grow their own food, to learn a new skill and use public transport, all small practical steps to ease the negative impact modern society is having on the environment.

Lineup has not yet been confirmed.

By Rail

Chepstow station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the town centre. There are direct trains to Chepstow from Birmingham, Cardiff, Cheltenham Spa, Derby, Gloucester, Newport and Nottingham.

Arriva Cross Country will be providing additional trains giving a more frequent service throughout the day and from Nottingham via Derby and Birmingham, as well as from Cardiff and Newport.

Connections are available at Newport for London (Paddington), Hereford, Shrewsbury, Crewe, Manchester, Swansea and all parts of Wales. Also, Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Salisbury and Portsmouth and all parts of the South and West of England

Connections at Cheltenham Spa for Yorkshire, North East of England and Scotland.


By Car

This is the address for your sat nav Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6BE

We are situated behind the race course once you arrive we will be providing a shuttle service up to the site as it is quite a long walk.

Have you room in your car for another passenger? Life’s a journey – share it! Why not consider car sharing to Green Gathering this year?

With the average 100 mile car journey leading to over 20 kg of CO2 being produced, goCarShare has the potential to reduce the festival’s carbon footprint considerably.

It’s a great way to save money if you are driving and, as it is built around Facebook, you can see if your friends are going, find like-minded people to travel with, and check people out before agreeing to share.

‘By travelling in a full car, festival-goers carbon emissions become comparable to taking the train…… so it can make a real difference.’ (Source: DEFRA Report)
So if you’re driving, or need a lift, share the journey!