The Assembly Rooms, High St., Glastonbury
Thursday June 1st 2006, 12 noon to 12 midnight
Admission free (but please provide a donation if at all possible to help with the running costs)
To mark the 21st anniversary of the notorious trashing of a convoy of travellers, festival-goers and green activists en route to Stonehenge, this will be a day to celebrate the triumphs of those who refused to be cowed by state oppression, and to remember those who are no longer with us.
1 pm: The first screening for 15 years of ‘Stonehenge: A Midsummer Night’s Rock Show’, Al Stokes’ film of the 1984 Stonehenge Free Festival.
2 pm: Screening of ‘Operation Solstice’, the acclaimed 1991 documentary about the Battle of the Beanfield by Neil Goodwin and Gareth Morris.
3 pm: ‘The legacy of the Beanfield’, a talk by Andy Worthington, editor of ‘The Battle of the Beanfield’ and author of ‘Stonehenge: Celebration and Subversion’.
3.30 pm: Open forum. A chance for anyone present to have their say.
5 pm: Film-maker Martin Parry introduces a screening of his newly-released film ‘Outsiders: The Peace Convoy’, following the trials of the Convoy during 1985 and 1986.
6 pm: Screening of ‘New Age Travellers’, a recent BBC Time Shift documentary.
7 pm: Break for dinner.
8.30 pm: Evening entertainment begins – acoustic music and DJs.
Children, grandchildren & family members welcome. Non-smoking space available.
Sorry, no dogs in the Assembly Rooms.
For more info call Jo: 01458 834405/07761 321341.