Green Gathering 2017 in photos: musicians and performers, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

I was lucky enough to be invited up to this year’s Green Gathering in Wales. Sadly commitments elsewhere meant it was something of a flying visit, but here’s the first selection of photos from my visit.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Busking outside the 99% Bar.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Soundscape stage.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Pink creatures on the loose.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

A wandering minstrel and a swirling thing.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

My cat would love to get its paws on that rope-covered pillar!

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

There’s a host of small stages scattered around the site.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

The Kate Bush dance workshop unleashed the full power of her magnificent Wuthering Heights video performance.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

The tent was packed for the Hawkwind veteran Nik Turner.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Poetry on the Radical Wales stage.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

In the morning, the Uke Jam folks led cheerful renditions of pop hits, accompanied by a host of musicians of all abilities.

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Ukes everywhere!

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017: musicians and performers - in photos, Chepstow, Wales, August 2017

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