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WIN a four day family pass to Green Gathering!


Green Gathering takes place in Chepstow fromJuly 31-Aug 3.


A festival ‘beyond hedonism’, Green Gathering focuses on education for sustainability. Set in wooded grounds, with stunning views over the Severn and Wye Valley, Green Gathering offers a low impact summer holiday powered by wind, sun and people.


Winner of The Spark’s 2013 Family Award, the Gathering has an adventurous Kids’ Zone and offers free tickets for children. The line-up includes Seize The Day, 3 Daft Monkeys, Tarantism, Nik Turner, Billy Rowan, Rory McLeod, Pikey Beatz, Pagan Love Cult, Hattie Hatstar and DJs Libby Lawes and Gary Clail. The Speakers’ Forum hosts green thinkers and activists; there’s spoken word, acoustic music sessions, solar cinema, permaculture, art studios and an Avalon Rising space complete with mystics and imagineers.


Hands-on workshops and skillshares will be held in the Off Grid College, the Co-operators’ Camp, and in the craft, healing and campaigns areas. Reasonably-priced real ale and cider bars, wholesome food, solar showers, wood-fired saunas, campfires and a community of likeminded people round off the event.


To win one family pass for 4 days, just answer the following question: Which area will Radical Routes be co-ordinating at Green Gathering this year? (you’ll find the answer at First correct answer pulled on July 1 will win this very special family pass.


All Spark readers can get a special £10 discount on their ticket price to Green Gathering 2014, simply by quoting access code SPARKGG14 when booking.


Please send all competition entries on a post card or a sealed envelope, along with your name, full address and phone number and email address to Green Gathering Competition, The Spark, 86 Colston Street, Bristol, BS1 5BB. Competitions can also be entered online here.


Only one entry per person per competition will be accepted. Please send separate entries for each competition. Entry is open to residents of Sparkland ONLY (roughly a 50-mile radius of Bristol with the exception of employees (and their families) of The Spark, its printers and any other company associated with the competition. Entrants must be aged 18 or over.