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.
Rock Against Racism was born in the mid 1970s as a movement to combat the increasing presence of racism and fascism in the UK.
The Climate Crisis is changing lives right now and we can do something about it.
The father of afrobeat, a political dissident who became a counter cultural hero creating a vision of what African identity could be.
“All across the country, people felt it was the wrong thing. All across the country, people felt it was the right thing.” Ali Smith, 2016