Festivals and special events

Over the past 20 years we have run small and large scale festivals plus a range of specially commissioned community arts projects including ‘Rolling On’, our current national touring project looking at the health of singarounds, sessions, open mics and club floor spots: Find out more about ‘Rolling On’ at www.rollingon.org

The Blacksmith project  – song and electronica project exploring the myths and legends surrounding blacksmithing, including an original 20 minute electronica composition based on sound recordings from a working forge

Warts Arts – young peoples weekly venue project including regular gigs from local young artists

Good Christian Folk – song collection exploring the link between the sacred and secular traditions in folk music

Real Music Network – original artists network gigs at the Rhodes Centre and St. Marys Centre in Bishops Stortford

Greenstage Festival – annual 3 day event from 2009 to 2015

Stortford Music Festival – annual festival born out of the Woodworks Festival from 1999 to 2016

Woodfest – annual festival at the National Trusts Hatfield Forest site in Takeley, Essex from 2001

Strawberry Fair – the largest free festival in the UK with 7 Greenstages provided from 2011-2016

The Red Velvet Music Marathon – 24 hour non-stop charity fundraising music event from 2013-2017

The Green Gathering – annual festival in Chepstow