ALSO festival is still going ahead at Compton Verney this month - here is the line-up

Now celebrating its seventh year, tickets for the event - described by the organisers as the 'small festival with big ideas' - are now on sale

Thursday, 13th August 2020, 11:55 am
Updated Thursday, 13th August 2020, 11:58 am
ALSO festival will be returning to Compton Verney on August 28-30.

The coronavirus may have led to the cancellation of many events - but the ALSO festival will be returning to Compton Verney on August 28-30.

Now celebrating its seventh year, tickets for the event - described by the organisers as the 'small festival with big ideas' - are now on sale.

Organisers said: "This summer we present the world’s first socially-distanced, digitally-blended festival with our theme being ‘a place in the country'.

"We’ll be providing guests with a transformative weekend in nature, to reset, rebalance and to look together at some essential ideas of our time – for how we might live beyond summer.

"The event will be simultaneously live-streamed for those not able to attend in person."

The event will feature live music, speakers, comedy and food with 'sustainability are its core'.

Speakers include:

Business psychologist Margaret Heffernan

Social geographer Prof Danny Dorling

Classicist and Women’s Prize shortlisted author Natalie Haynes

Sunday Times Best-selling author and psychotherapist Philippa Perry

Professor of Theoretical Physics from Trinity College, Cambridge, David Tong

Geneticist, author, and broadcaster Adam Rutherford

Dr Dani Gordon (atlking about CBD)

Lauren Bravo (talking about ‘fast fashion’)

Fashion designer and writer Sophie Lewis

Author, TV presenter, and radio presenter Claudia Hammond

Musicians inlcude:

Juliet Russell from ITV’s The Voice will be singing at the festival

Folk artist Jasmine Rodgers

Miss Baby Sol

Lip Sync Champions

Marcos Santana and Tribo samba drummers

Richard Norris

To round off the programming, there will be a host of ALSO favourites for kids and families, with ​Professor David Tong’s Quantum Theory for Kids.

There will also be bushcraft, hula hoop workshops, fairy and elf house building, ​storytelling, family yoga, dance, flower crowns, ​raft building, DIY Den Building (guided by an ex-Marine Commando) and wild swimming.

Click on the festival's website to find out more - https://www.also-festival.com

Festival information:

Date: August 28–30

Location: Park Farm, Warwickshire

Tickets: Start at £105, available from https://www.also-festival.com/tickets/