Ekklesia sponsors the Solas Festival

By Press Office
June 24, 2018

Having been involved over the past couple of years, Ekklesia is delighted to be coming on board as a sponsor of Solas, Scotland's distinctive midsummer festival. This year the arts, music, culture, discussion and beliefs event – which has built up a growing reputation since its inception – takes place at The Bield near Perth. But in 2019 it will be moving to an exciting new venue.  

More to follow soon. Meanwhile, the line-up for Sunday 24th June 2018 is:

Music: Distant Voices with Emma Pollock and C Duncan///Tom McGuire and the Brassholes///LUCIA///The Wakes///Dancing on Tables///Walt Disco///Beta Wave///Sagartoki ///Brass, Aye?///Van Ives///Josie & Pablo///Age Otori///Baba Yaga///Fife Ukulele Orchestra

Performance: Harry Baker///3 scratch performances with Scottish Opera, including one for children///Street theatre from SURGE bursary winners///Dirty Laundry Campaign///Detention Dialogues///Ignite Theatre///Italy is Out Exhibition///Nordic House Exhibition

Talks: Lesley Riddoch///Panel: Full English Brexit? With Mike Russell MSP///Panel: Is Sugar the new Tobacco? with Linda de Caestecker///Andrew Hass: the post-religious west?///Alison Phipps///Dave Randall: The Political Power of Music///Craig & Rachel: Walking El Camino///Italian Migration///Simon Barrow of Ekklesia: Life After the Fall of the Church

Workshops: Yoga///Enneagram///Open Mic///Scratch poetry performance and creative writing///Merryn Glover – Time for Trees///Gospel singing workshop///Myths about Poverty Workshop///Visible mending with KP Couture///Tenx9 with Padraig and Paul///Learn Arabic with a Palestinian flavour///Big Sing

Family: Films///Perth Adventure Circus///The BarrowBand///Rugby Nippers///Petting Zoo

* More about the Solas Festival: http://www.solasfestival.co.uk/ 

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