Highlights Last year;
‘Slim Slam Boogie Stage’ with returning favourites The New Orleans Raconteur Doctor Jazz Compère & DJ Westdown Towers (The Bing Bong Rooms)
Louisiana Tropicana Speakeasy
‘Tip of The Pops’ by DJ Dynamo. Tip of the Pops is musical comedy activism made by reclaimed waste and enjoyed by all ages providing entertainment & workshops. and many more friends; past, present and future TBC!!
HeadLiners – Sat 30th Aug all the way from LONDON; festival circuits rockiest guitar duo with their concious and awakening songs we are delighted to welcome back the fantastic UNITY:DIVISION
HeadLiners – Sun 31st Aug we welcome back the amazing fantastic stupendous Mother Ukers – coming back by popular demand – they played the first ever green fair in Shelley Park in 2011!!
ETHICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL MARKETS by;
PIRATES OF POOLE, SoundSolution Dorsett, RSPB Love Nature, Jay’s photography, Dorset Portraits/Debbie Pike Dorset Portraits, Friends of South East Dorset Green Party, Diamond Faces Professional Face Painting, Kim Hamilton‘s Unreal glitter and temporary tattoos, Kinston Country Market, Forest Home Hospice, Lulabel’s Closet, Body shop at Home, Transition BH Hub and more TBC!!
Chai Chapel authentic Indian teas, yummy cakes. ‘special’ Chai’s & Coffees & famous African Drum Workshops
NEW for this year cruelty free Mechanical Pony Rides by www.ponyfundorset.co.uk/
FREE RECYCLED COMMUNITY ARTS & CRAFT WORKSHOPS culminating in our amazing fantastic children’s parade led by Green Unityfairy; mask making and fashion rare butterfly carnival costumes & puppets made from ‘tents and tat’ left behind at Glastonbury festival!!
Speakers forum by Cy Lee Farquar of Industrial Workers of the World -see www.iww.org.uk/. Turn Your back UK (www.tybuk.com): founder and formidable Jane Ormerod will talk about her inspirational work to tackle the serious issue of knife crime since April 2011 when her life was shattered beyond repair after the tragic stabbing of her dear son Nicholas in Boscombe.
Workshop, Exhibition, Trading pitches and healing/therapy opportunities are always available . Here’s what one of the stall holders said about a previous event. “Great day today! My stall had loads of visitors and good sales. The day had a lovely vibe about it. Well done to those involved.”
The Green Community Fair is made possible with the help and support of an army of hundreds of participants and volunteers and is committed to raising awareness of ethical and environmental issues whilst helping to develop the skills and opportunities of their volunteers who are predominantly long term unemployed or disabled. FREE EVENT TRAINING ‘Introduction to NVQ2 In Spectator Safety’ will take place prior to the events as part of The Green Community Fair’s current community learning project ‘Community Event Network Training Programme’. For more details call Sam on 01202 386348.