A new talks stage is being unveiled at Glastonbury's Silver Hayes to celebrate the festival area's 10th anniversary.
Key electronic music names booked for The Information stage later this month include Jayda G, who is speaking with other panellists for ‘The Power Of Music To Accelerate Climate Action’ talk on Friday, 23rd June.
Big Team CIC, the charity run by the organisers of Bristol festival Love Saves The Day, presents the talk ‘Can Festivals Be A Force For Change?’ with representaives from Boomtown festival, Shambala, and more also on the Friday.
SHERELLE will host the talk ‘Grassroots Club To International Teams: How Women's Football & Society Has Changed Since The Euros’ on Saturday, 24th June. Jonny Banger, Nina Hervé and Jeremy Deller will take part in the ‘Books Are Weapons’ talk on the same day, which is presented by his collective Sports Banger and presented by Dance Your Way Home author, Emma Warren.
Elsewhere, on Sunday, 25th June, Daytimers presents the talk ‘How Can We Move The Needle Forward To Actual Inclusion?’ with Almass Badat of Dialled In festival and Puer Deorum, Sheerah and Thempress from the Daytimers team, hosted by PXSSY PALACE founder and DJ Nadine Noor.
Groove Armada's Andy Cato, who is also a regenerative farmer and cofounder of Wildfarmed, will speak on a panel titled Our Right To Eat Well on Sunday.
Check out the full schedule for The Information below.
Elsewhere in Glasto news, Arcadia have announced that their area at this year’s festival will run entirely on recycled energy for the first time.
This year's Glastonbury festival runs from Wednesday, 21st June to Sunday, 25th June. See the full line-up and set times.
Friday, 23rd June
Bio-design – Building A Regenerative Planet (12PM- 12:45PM):
Ehab Sayed (Biohm), Leksi Kostur (Interdisciplinary Biodesigner at Central St Martins), Michael Pawlyn (Bio Architect), Nikolet Kostur (Biology Applications at the Royal College of Art) and hosted by Simon Caroll (Temple Design Studio, designer behind Silver Hayes' Hayes Pavilion mycelium project).
The Power Of Music To Accelerate Climate Action (1PM-2PM):
Sophie Shnapp (EarthPercent), Dominique Palmer (Climate Live), Fay Milton (Music Declares Emergency), Frances Fox (Climate Live), Jayda G (Musician Biologist) and hosted by Pauline Bourdon (Soliphilia).
Crack Magazine presents: Re-defining Independence (2.30PM-3.15PM):
Dr Dubplate (EC2A), LCY NAINA (Hooversound/Apple Music) and hosted by Kez Cochrane (Crack Magazine).
Big Team CIC presents: Can Festivals Be A Force For Change? (3.45PM-4.30PM):
Boomtown Festival Rep, Shangri-La Rep, NIKS (B.A.D), Sidharth Sharma (Shambala Festival), Tom Paine (Team Love) and hosted by Dulcie Horn (That Festival Life).
Led By Donkeys – Art, Activism and Accountability (5PM-5.45PM):
Led by Donkeys hosted by Tayo Popoola (Musician and DJ).
Saturday, 24th June
#Merky Books – Demystifying Publishing (12PM-12.45PM):
Jyoti Patel (The Things We Have Lost, Author), Monika Radoievic (Teeth In the Back of My Neck, Poet), Moses Mckenzie (An Olive Grove in Ends, Author), Taylor-Dior Rumble (The Situationship, Author) and hosted by Richie Brave (1Xtra).
The Power Of Publicity (1.15PM-2PM):
Sam Grant (Advocacy Director Liberty) Notes to Strangers, Joeli Brearly (Founder/ Director Pregnant Then Screwed), Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives are hosted by Antonia Cross (Head of Influencing at Switchback).
The Right To Dance presents: Migrant Footprint (2.30PM-3.15PM):
Special Guests, hosted by Tayo Popoola (Musician and DJ).
Sports Banger presents: Books Are Weapons (3.45PM-4.30PM):
Jeremy Deller (British artist, Art Is Magic), Jonny Banger (Sports Banger, Lifestyles Of The Poor Rich & Famous), Nina Hervé (Rough Trade Books) and hosted by Emma Warren (Dance Your Way Home).
From Grassroots Club To International Teams: How Women's Football & Society Has Changed Since The Euros (5PM-5.45PM):
Jen Beattie MBE (Arsenal FC footballer),Tatiana Elaguila (Arsenal FC footballer), Mel Lewis (Wonderkid Fc footballer), Monki (Dulwich Hamlet FC footballer) and hosted by SHERELLE (DJ).
Sunday, 25th June
Daytimers Asks – How Can We Move The Needle Forward To Actual Inclusion? (12PM-12.45PM):
Almass Badat (Dialled In), Puer Deorum (Daytimers), Sheerah and Thempress (Daytimers), hosted by Nadine Noor (Pxssy Palace)
Team Canteen: Our Right To Eat Well (1.15PM-2PM):
Andy Cato (Groove Armada/ Wildfarmed), Isaac Rangaswami (@caffs not cafes), Josh Eggleton (Team Canteen) Melanie Vaxevanakis (The MAZI Project), Ruby Tandoh (writer and The Great British Bake Off contestant) are hosted by Jonathan Nun (VITTLES).
Team Love x Black British Book Festival Present: Going Against The Grain (2.30PM-3.15PM):
George The Poet, Da Metal Messiah (Radio/Community), Franklyn Addo (Activist, Writer and Rapper) plus special guests, are hosted by Nathalie Olah.