Friday, May 26, 2006

Battle of the Beanfield 21st anniversary reunion,

Glastonbury, June 1st 2006

May 21st, 2006

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.

1 comment:

Jo said...

how come nobodys heard about or reported our `beanfield reunion` of 2005, 20 yrs on? we got into the actual beanfield n then they closed stonehenge to the public n let us into the stones. was media reported,video exists by Tom from nr Llanidloes. from Jo at Llwynpiod, Wales.