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Wood Festival 2014 Review: Sunshine, Drumming, Children, Singing, Bubbles and Yoga

A review of the best bits of Wood Festival that we managed to catch, including a special playlist for your delight... plus the story of my Broken Nose.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wood Festival by Tabby Booth and James Heslip

Wood Festival by Tabby Booth and James Heslip.

This year I was super excited about taking Snarfle to Wood Festival - last year he had not quite started walking yet and I think the concept of being in a field with music was probably a bit lost on him. This year, however, he is a walking talking being and I knew he would love a weekend spent in the Oxfordshire countryside.

We headed westwards on Friday afternoon in the lovely May sunshine, and put our tent up right next to the woods that fringe the field at Braziers Park. It’s a lovely location that I have camped on many times before, and it makes me wish for a life lived nearer nature…

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Ken dumps Barbie: Greenpeace’s Indonesia Deforestation Campaign

A new Greenpeace campaign highlights the dirty practices of toy companies such as Mattel, who are making boxes to house plastic toys out of pulp that is destroying the Indonesian Rainforest.

Written by Zofia Walczak

Barbie and Ken by Claire Byrne Ken dumped Barbie. Over trees and endangered tigers. Seriously. You probably already know this, web since the Greenpeace campaign that first revealed this earth-shattering […]

Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, see so I am well aware […]

Laura Terp Hansen

An interview with Laura Terp Hansen of Underwerket Projects, Copenhagen

On Thursday 2nd September 2010 I will be giving a talk about Amelia's Magazine, sustainability and design for activism as part of the Underwerket Projects in Copenhagen. I talk to the driving force behind this project in my Q&A below...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura Terp Hansen has kindly invited me over to Copenhagen to talk to her fellow Danish designers, healing so I thought I’d find out a bit more about why she’d […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Sunday

The last day on the Tripod Stage. On Sunday we hosted Luisa Gerstein's band Lulu and the Lampshades and had a special visit from Cats and Cats and Cats, whose debut album If I'd Had An Atlas is out this week.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Dan Heffer, ask pharm Hat by Angela Bruce; The Hedgerow Collection I’m not sure if it’s the wedding’s I’ve been too recently or the press attention regarding ladies […]

Greenpeace need your help to find 100,000 owners for Airplot by May 1st!

Anna Jones has been working on the Greenpeace campaign to stop the Third Runway being built at Heathrow. We find out why the Airplot campaign is so important to her in the run up to the General Election.

Written by Amelia Wells

Alternative Fashion Week Day 5 2010 Immani da silva All photography by Amelia Gregory. Born in Brazil but resident of Milan, case Cristiane Chaves brought us a ‘subliminal message of […]


Stopping Heathrow’s third runway – through poetry

A clever campaign to prevent the new runway from being built teams up with an evening of verse…

Written by Adam Bollard

Rick the punk poet does his thing Being a wee bit literary, I have a penchant for poetry, check so it was with some expectation and enthusiasm I went along […]


BP – Beyond Petroleum and head-first into Tar Sands

Shareholders and NGOs revolt over BP's investment into "the biggest environmental crime in history..."

Written by Zofia Walczak

I have spent the last 12 years of my life, ask with the exception of 4 years at university, price travelling Europe alongside some of the world’s best freestyle rollerbladers […]


Bringing The Earth Centre back to life

Creating a sustainable future for the derelict, war-zone, council drop out!

Written by Molly Mosschops

What attracted you to making music with each other? W: I suppose a likeminded desire to do something outside our respective comfort zones How have your individual musical journeys led […]


The End of the Line

Screening review

Written by Tom Russell

This Saturday, information pills pill The Land Is Ours collective will occupy some disused land near Hammersmith. An eco-village will take root, viagra sale peacefully reclaiming land for a sustainable […]


Earth Listings

19th-25th January

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Monday 12th Jan Starting today: The Voice and Nothing More is a week-long festival at the Slade Research Centre that explores the voice as both medium and subject matter in […]


London Decompression 2008

London, Spain, USA, 16th December

Written by Holly Gregson

Pop-Up Shop 14 Bacon Street, erectile E1 6LF, page 11th-18th December The pop-up shop does what it says on the tin, buy appears in a different location for a limited […]