Festival preview: Green Man (15-18 August)

15 July, 2013 in Events, Festivals


A mystical mash-up of music, poetry, art and more in the Welsh mountains. Ten years old and hasn’t he grown!

Green Man FestivalWhen? 15-18 August 2013
Where? Black Mountains, Wales, UK
How much? Adult ticket £145
Camping? Yes
Website? www.greenman.net

Who? Band Of Horses, Ben Howard, Midlake, Local Natives, The Horrors, Swans, Villagers, John Cale, Edwyn Collins, Low, Roy Harper, The Pastels, Stornoway, Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, Fuck Buttons, Erol Alkan & Daniel Avery, Andrew Weatherall, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Archie Bronson Outfit, Moon Duo, Woods, Veronica Falls, Lau, Lord Huron, Matt Berry, James Yorkston, Sam Amidon, Darkstar, Allah-Las, Arbouretum, Mikal Cronin, Jon Hopkins, This Is The Kit, Half Moon Run, Rachel Zeffira, Buke & Gase, Fossil Collective, Sweet Baboo, Jacco Gardner, Anna Von Hausswolff, Teleman, Ellen And The Escapades, Bear’s Den, Rozi Plain, Fernhill, Darren Hayman, Gulp, The Slow Show, Zervas & Pepper, Marika Hackman, Flamingods, Blaenavon, Fist Of The First Man, Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog, Annie Eve, Wild Smiles, Thought Forms, Huw M, Trwbador, Keston Cobblers Club, Grass House, Man’s An Idiot, Annie Dressner, Mo Kenney

What? Located in the truly lovely Black Mountains, near Crickhowell in the Brecon Beacons, this intimate festival is in a beautiful festival site in the UK, with a 10 year tradition of championing great music, good times and good causes. With ten entertainment areas in lush Welsh Wilderness, 24-hour entertainment, comedy, poetry, literature, art & science, fun for 12 and unders and a separate area just for teens, spas, therapies, hot piping showers, local ale and cider sipping, all night bonfires, gorgeous selection of locally sourced food over 4 days of festival fun, the award-winning Green Man really has got it all.

Here’s a timelapse video from 2011 which gives you an indication of why Green Man won best Grass Roots Festival at last year’s UK Festival Awards…