Green Gathering 2017 in photos – scenes around the festival site

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Here’s the last set of photos from this year’s Green Gathering festival, which takes place on the top of a hill near Chepstow, south Wales:

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

You can see the first Severn Bridge road crossing from the hill.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Entering the site through a wood.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

A polka dot caravan!

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

The recycling options were plentiful.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Lovely old Commer truck.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

There’s plenty of workshops, talks and activities at the festival.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

It’s not really my thing, but if you’re into crystals, healing and all that new age kind of stuff, the Green Gathering is definitely for you!

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

I gave this a miss.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

A tent. With a front door! Want.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

That Whirl-Y-Gig-like parachute thing.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Travelling Storytelling Theatre.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Wooden carvings for sale.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Cue: Theme music for Follyfoot.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

In the Permaculture field.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Enter the Fairy Glade.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

A wooden dragon.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Unicorn ahoy!

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Tipi field. With a hat.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Anti nuclear banners.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Activist photo exhibition.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

In the Speaker’s Forum.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Looking across the site.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

The lovely 99% Bar.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

The site is overlooked by Piercefield House, a largely ruined neo-classical country house designed by Sir John Soane.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

The festival at night.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

The Swing Maidens ensured that the kids were kept airborne on the swings!

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Bah! Just a few years too old.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

All power used at the festival is derived from renewable sources.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

For all your spoon making needs.

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Green Gathering 2017 in photos - scenes around the festival site, August 2017

Last look at the festival before heading home.

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