A bold line up presented across four stages. Focused on alternative music drawing from indie, folk, soul and musical traditions from around the world. Music to make you dance, to help you think and lose yourself in the moment. From intimate shows allowing you to get up close and personal with artists to open arenas where the biggest acts in the world can spread their wings.
We’ll be talking about the major forces shaping the world we live in, today and in the future. Together, we’ll explore answers to big questions relating to power, our planet, technology, identity, living and culture. In-depth interviews and key notes will sit side by side with discussions and debates where you, the audience, get to have your say.
A human tragedy, and a seminal moment in British race relations. The fire that killed thirteen young black people at a house party in New Cross in 1981 was a turning point in British race politics.
Rock the Vote was created in 1990 by Virgin Records music executive Jeff Ayeroff as a response to censorship of lyrics, as he'd seen it as a suppression to freedom of speech.
We can’t resist looking ahead of ourselves to try and predict what the future may hold; it’s human nature.
Rock Against Racism was born in the mid 1970s as a movement to combat the increasing presence of racism and fascism in the UK.