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THE

Peace Festival FREE ENTRY SATurday 15 June SUNday 16 June

Held in the Pump Room Gardens

11AM - 7PM 11AM - 6PM

2019 Programme

Leamington


This year it has been 41 years since the first Leamington Peace Festival.

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Contents

That’s 41 years giving charities and businesses the platform to effect change, whether that be through fair trade, ethically produced goods or through promoting important campaigns and today, we still believe peace starts at home.

Page 4 - 5

Live Music on the Riverside Stage

Page 6 - 7

List of Festival Stalls

In an unpredictable time, now more than ever, it is important that even though we may not be able to change the world, we can change someone’s world.

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Map of the Festival

Page 9

The Quiet Zone & Food Bank Donation Point

Page 10 - 11

Live Music on the Bandstand

Page 12 - 13

Workshop Timetable

Page 14 - 15

Peace Talks

Page 15 - 16

Kid’s Tent

Help a neighbour, donate to charity, sign a petition or protest with a group. Start by looking at some of the charities here today and see how you can help, it could make all the difference!

MANY THANKS... To all of our stallholders, workshop leaders, children’s entertainers, performers and speakers for your support. To our amazing volunteers and volunteer committee who give their time each year to put on the event. To BID for their continued support and for sponsoring this programme. Finally, to Warwick District Council for their ongoing support, advice and help.

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*Please note that all timetables are subject to change. Please check the blackboards for updates and changes to the schedules. Icons in the programme sourced from Vecteezy.

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RIVERSIDE STAGE 4

Saturday 11:00 - 11:30am

NLS Pop Choir

Performing well known music to a high standard, combining strong individual voices with rich vocal harmony.

11:45 - 12:15pm

Hannah Scott

Performs contemporary folk music, picking up a loyal following thanks to her distinctive voice, strong melodies and thought-provoking lyrics.

12:35 - 1:10pm

Barney Newman An exciting duo from the midlands playing energetic Country, blues and roots music. Banjo and Fiddle mayhem! and Tom Leary

1:30 - 2:05pm

Diana Wolfpack

A four piece from Liverpool playing dynamic, melodic indie rock with a peaceful message.

2:20 - 2:55pm

Firedaze

Playing up-tempo original folk rock based around folky fiddle, driving bass, guitar, three vocals and pounding foot percussion.

3:10 - 3:45pm

Silvershores

A five piece Birmingham based psychedelic rock band who create a diverse, dense, multi-layered, rich and powerful wall of noise.

4:05 - 4:40pm

The Redhills

Fiddle, guitars, bass, drums, singers. The best British songs and tunes of the last 500 years - played loud and proud!

5:00 - 5:35pm

Levi Washington

A very unique, one of a kind, one-man band who’s very popular around the midlands.

5:50 - 6:25pm

Candid

A band going places, from Coventry to wherever, it’s a driven sound from this young band not quickly forgotten.

6:40 - 7:15pm

Giles Likes Tea

Playing together in various forms for over 10 years, this Northamptonshire band play up tempo gypsy-pop with the odd cover.

NLS Pop Choir

Hannah Scott

The redhills

LEVI WASHING TON


11:00 - 11:35am Songlines

Popular local 100-strong community choir, singing a wide variety of songs in glorious four-part harmony, with their usual high energy!

11:50 - 12:25pm

Free Galaxy

Inspired by the Foo Fighters and Smashing Pumpkins this Kenilworth based band create riff heavy, harmony filled alternative rock tracks.

12:45 - 1:20pm

Izzie Derry

A singer-songwriter with a voice and soulful spirit beyond her years, inspired by artists such as Joni Mitchell.

1:40 - 2:15pm

The Verse

A four piece band aged 18-19 from the midlands playing upbeat indie rock, with a large loyal following.

2:30 - 3:05pm

Damien McFly

A strong set with a lot of things happening on stage!

3:25 - 4:10pm

The KORB

A performance guaranteeing exuberance, variety and engagement with original foot-tapping up-tempo songs and maybe Irish dancers.

4:30 - 5:05pm

Chasing Deer

Energetic, crowd pleasing pop rock performance.

5:20 - 6:00pm

The Kickers

A young, energetic band, playing original up-tempo, ska-infused rock, alongside classic covers. Fresh tunes and old favourites guaranteed.

Songlines

IZZIE Derry

the korb

Chasing Deer

RIVERSIDE STAGE

Sunday

the kickers

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List of Stalls

ZoNE A

Helping Hands Community Project

A52

Karmasuiticals

A27

Buddha Boutique

A53

Touching the Void

A28

Jubilee Leamington

A54

Nonsense

Zone B

A1

N.E. Imports

A2

Julias Kitchen

A3

Nick Hooper Design

A29

EQuIP Equality and Inclusive Partnership

A4

Rasville Fashions

A5

Karma Gear

A30

Friends of Foundry Wood

A6

Fadi Eirout

A31

Wildlife Trust

A7

Hindu Religious Association

A32

WCAVA Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action

A8

Pan De Mania Wood Fired Pizza

A9

Yumlaut

A33

A10

The Jabberwocky

A34

A11

Fresh Rootz

A12

The Electric Lemon

A13

Warwick District United Nations Association

A14

The Mission SDA Church

A15

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A26

Amnesty International

A16

Collins Coffee

A17

Happy Crepes

A18

Shepherds Ice Cream

A19

Velvet Umbrella

A20

Rumpadillo, Fragrant Secrets and Bee Mine

A21

Curlicue

A22

Niki Guy

A23

Phullyphasioned

A24

Kushty Locks

A25

Caking and Baking

B1

Campaigner’s Tent including Warwickshire County Fostering Service, Compassion in World Farming, and White Poppies for Peace

Prostate Cancer

B2

Park Street Chiropractic Clinic

Karma Suitsya

B3

Dog’s Trust

A35

Warwick District Faiths Forum

B4

The Air Ambulance Service

A36

Warwick Quakers

B5

Thriving Oils

A37

Gaga

A38

Baha’is of Leamington

B6

Leamington Spa and Redditch Chiropractic Clinics

A39

One World Link

B7

Callie Psychic Consultant

A40

Warwickshire Pride

B8

Hawthorn Crafts

A41

Little Stitch House

B9

East Meets West Interiors

A42

Flip / Cameleon

B10

OMishka

A43

Hillbillys Grill Shack

B11

Zen Ten Spa

A44

Ahmadiyya Muslim Association

B12

The Library of Flowers

A45

SGI UK Buddhists

B13

Satyagraha Gongs

A46

Lakeside Ethical Treats / Midlands Vegan Campaigns

B14

Shah-Dhillon Henna Designs

B15

Devi Shah Healing Centre

A47

Garden of Heathens

B16

Shahloutrading

A48

Churros Susanna

B18

Herbivourous

A49

Lovelights Emporium

B19

Platinum Pancakes Ltd

A50

Ami

B20

Dumpling King

A51

Bali Stars


Ice Dreams

B51

Working with villages in Palestine

C13

Queen of Chamelias

B22

Mooremagick

B52

Jewels Designs

C14

Family Fitness - Children’s Yoga

B24

Ethical Jewellery & Crafts Ltd

Camperccino

Hare and Tabor

B53

C15

B25

BUWAN KOTHI INTERNATIONAL TRUST

C16

Goodness Gracious

B26

Jay Graham Artist

B54

Warwickshire Badger Group

C17

Nutcessity

B27

Panacea

B56

Centre for Life Long Learning

C18

Save the Pixies

B28

The Braidy Bunch

B57

Hestia

C19

Jackdaw Trading

B29

Starchild Shoes

B58

Amdo Tibet

C20

Myton Hospice

B30

The Dressing Room

B59

Sahaja Yoga

C21

Woodland Trust

B31

Delly’s Gems

B60

Quiet Zone

B32

Indian Gypsy

B61

Kenilworth Chiropractic Clinic Ltd

C22

Royal Leamington Spa Town Council

B33

Festival Fantasy

B62

Warwick Triratna The Ginger Barista

Cat’s Protection

Warwick Lions Club

B63

C23

B34

Ravens Edge Forge

Cake Magic by Inderjit

Warwickshire Beekeepers

B35

B64

C24

Rascal Ruby

9Unicorns Crystals

Canalside Community Food

B36

B65

C25

Cycleways

B37

Elefair Giftware

C27

Action 21

B38

Retrobella Vintage

Zone C

C26

Coventry Earth Spirit

B39

INCAS

B40

CORE

B41

Exclusive Designs by Liz

B42

Churches together in Leamington

B43

Justice for Palestinians

B44

LWS Night Shelter

B45

Pathway @ St Mary’s Church

B46

Tweedy Cltohing

B47

Lemonheads

B48

Jiva Fair Trading

B49

Boho Boutique

B50

Corinnea’s tins and things

C1

Fusion Eastern Style

C28

C2

Bond Street Interiors

C29

WICCED

C3

Barncrafts

C31

C4

Savage Aromatics

Warwickshire Child Sexual Exploitation Team

C5

WORKSHOPS

C32

Keep Our NHS Public

C6

Mystic Mackerel

C7

Fairy Fun

C8

Jan Elizabeth Confectionary

C9

Sixth Moon Art Face Paint

C10

KID’S TENT

C11

Stockpot Street Food

C12

Vegan Sweets

LIST OF STALLS

B21

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THE QUIET ZONE

A new addition to this years festival is the Quiet Zone.

If you’re pregnant, have anxiety, autism or simply just need a minute to collect your thoughts and a moment of peace, pop in to the Quiet Zone, located next to the information tent.

Take a seat, breathe, close your eyes, relax. And when you feel ready you can rejoin the festival.

FOOD BANK DONATION POINT

For the 3rd year running we will be hosting a food bank donation point at the information tent located in the middle of the site.

If you can spare it, then please consider donating the following. We really appreciate this and you really will make a difference:

• Tinned vegetables

• Tinned spaghetti

• Tinned tomatoes

• Jam

• Custard

• Instant noodles

• Tinned fruit

QUIET ZONE & Food Donations

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BANDSTAND

SaturdaY 11:10 - 11:40am Chloe Mogg

Delivering a mixture of musical influences, the girl with “parrot� hair brings life and colour to her performances.

11:55 - 12:30pm Katy Hurt

Leading light on the UK Country Americana scene.

12:50 - 1:25pm

Chris & Nick Johnson

Sibling harmonies, heartfelt lyrics and powerful tunes calling on their influences but remaining contemporary.

1:45 - 2:20pm

Funky Nature

Take two spoonfuls of Stereo Mcs, a pinch of Jamie Woon and some Chili Peppers and let the music cook!

2:35 - 3:10pm

Steve Birks

Acoustic singer-songwriter from Warwickshire. Steve has a raw organic rootsy sound, with cleverly crafted toe tapping songs and melodies that draw you in.

3:25 - 4:00pm

Bethany Dyson

Singer/Songwriter from the Midlands, UK. Debut EP reached No.3 in the iTunes Country Chart.

4:20 - 4:55pm

Alex Kyle

A 12 string guitar, a big voice and an even bigger heart, Alex writes unique songs about what makes us tick.

5:15 - 5:50pm 6:05 - 6:45pm

Rosa Francesca Fugitive Orchestra

A singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, her repertoire includes twists on classic tunes, and introspective original songs. Fusing together Beatboxing, Live-Looping and Guitar, Fugitive Orchestra makes music best described as Alternative Jazz-infused, Bluesy Hip-Pop.

Steve Birks

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Stagecoach performing arts

Alex Kyle

ROSA FRANCESCA

FUgitive Orchestra


10:45 - 11:05am

Stagecoach Performing Arts

11:15 - 11:45pm Phil Cudworth

Returning for a 14th year, students from Leamington Spa, Warwick and Rugby perform songs of peace. Singer-songwriter from Lancashire. A modern-day troubadour. Keeping it live, keeping it real and keeping the faith.

12:05 - 12:40pm

Behind the Settee

An original band featured many times on BBC Introducing, BTS is an eclectic mix of guitar, bass, piano and drums.

1:00 - 1:35pm

Every Thread

An acoustic duo from Birmingham UK who ‘weave gorgeous melodies into lovely little nuggets of folky pop’.

1:50 - 2:20pm

Jaz Beeson

A 19-year-old country songwriter from Lincolnshire, incorporating blissful harmonies and strong natural imagery to give a real sense of ‘home’.

2:35 - 3:10pm

Sleuth

Played on Lamacq Recommends, BBC 6 Music, Introducing BBC, EP of the Month Ryan’s Gig Guide...Elliott Smith meets Charlatans.

3:30 - 4:05pm

Clemency

Playing an eclectic mix of music in an upbeat, foot tapping, folky-blues style with guitar, cajon and harmonies.

4:25 - 5:00pm

The Blue Highways

Sweet harmonies, big vocals and stories from the lost roads. Americana band with a rock’n’roll soul.

5:15 - 5:55pm

SERA

Original Americana/folk music from this Welsh artist - harmonies, violin, percussion and guitar/piano. Songs that tell a story.

Behind the settee

Every Thread Jazz Beeson

Sleuth

Clemency

The Blue s Highway

BANDSTAND

SundaY

SERA

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WORKSHOPS

Saturday 11:15am 11:45am 12:00pm 12:40pm 12:55pm 1:35pm

1:55pm 2:35pm

2:50pm 3:35pm

3:50pm 4:30pm

5:00pm 5:40pm 12 12

Buddhism and World Peace By Warwick Trirtna An introduction to the Buddhist perspective on peace and practical steps we can all take to realise it through meditation.

An intro to using oils for everyday health By Thriving Oils These are educational workshops about what essential oils are, how they support the different systems in the body, different ways to use them and how to incorporate them into a healthy lifestyle for balance and wellness.

LGBT+ awareness By Warwickshire Pride Including terminology, hate crime, mental health and how to be an ally of the LGBT+ community.

SGI Buddhist Workshop By SGI Buddhist Join us for a workshop on Buddhism with the SGI Buddhists. The Soka Gakkai International (SGI) is a community-based Buddhist organisation that promotes peace, culture and education centred on respect for the dignity of life. SGI members uphold the humanistic philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism in 192 countries and territories around the world.  All welcome!

An Introduction to Sahaja Yoga Meditation By Sahaja Yoga Learn how to balance and cleanse the subtle energy of the body in order to establish inner peace and inner silence, as well as a profound feeling of joy and an ability to enjoy the present moment.

Cast a Spell for Peace - Attend a Pagan Ritual By Coventry EarthSpirit Join members of Coventry EarthSpirit and The Pagan Federation to conduct a Pagan ritual for peace. This is an opportunity for the curious to find out what Pagans do in their rituals. Everyone is welcome.

Oils for Immune, Pain, Skin, Respiratory, Sleep, Hormones, Cleaning...You name it! By Thriving Oils These are educational workshops about what essential oils are, how they support the different systems in the body, different ways to use them and how to incorporate them into a healthy lifestyle for balance and wellness.


11:15am 12:30pm

12:50pm 1:30pm

1:45pm 2:15pm

2:30pm 3:10pm 3:20pm 4:05pm 4:20pm 4:50pm

5:00pm 5:30pm

Make Your Own Bracelet By SDA Church - Carolyn Schulz Come and join Carolyn Schulz and make a bracelet which you can take away for free afterwards. Maximum of 15 people so please enquire early.

An Introduction to Street Dance and Creative Movement By Daniel Heilmer Come along to learn some basic moves and grooves from Street Dance as well as methods to explore movement through experimentation. Suitable for all abilities.

Oils for Immune, Pain, Skin, Respiratory, Sleep, Hormones, Cleaning...You name it! By Thriving Oils

Workshops

SUNDAY

These are educational workshops about what essential oils are, how they support the different systems in the body, different ways to use them and how to incorporate them into a healthy lifestyle for balance and wellness.

An Introduction to Sahaja Yoga Meditation By Sahaja Yoga Learn how to balance and cleanse the subtle energy of the body in order to establish inner peace and inner silence, as well as a profound feeling of joy and an ability to enjoy the present moment.

African Drumming Workshop By Vieux Come along and take part in a 45 minute workshop on African Drumming with Vieux. Free for all to attend.

Buddhism and World Peace By Warwick Trirtna An introduction to the Buddhist perspective on peace and practical steps we can all take to realise it through meditation.

An intro to using oils for everyday health By Thriving Oils These are educational workshops about what essential oils are, how they support the different systems in the body, different ways to use them and how to incorporate them into a healthy lifestyle for balance and wellness.

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PEACE TALKS 14

Saturday 12:15pm

Riverside Stage

Warwick District United Nations Association Can the United Nations deliver peace in the 21st Century?

12:30pm

Bandstand

Just for Palestinians Concerns over the human rights of Palestinians.

1:10pm

Riverside Stage

St Peters Church Catholics and peace.

1:25pm

Bandstand

Coventry Earth Spirit Promoting peace, environmental harmony and living in co-operation with others.

2:05pm

Riverside Stage

SGI International Nichiren Buddhism.

2:20pm

Bandstand

Save the NHS How to campaign against the dismantling of our NHS.

2:55pm

Riverside Stage

SDA Inner peace.

3:10pm

Bandstand

Jubilee Leamington The real peace the world needs to know.

3:45pm

Riverside Stage

Leamington Baha’is World peace.

4:00pm

Bandstand

Leamington Pride LGBT+ hate crime and the need to stand up to hate in all its forms as allies of the LGBT+ community.

4:55pm

Bandstand

Amnesty International Campaigning for Human Rights


11:35am

Riverside Stage

Coventry Earth Spirit Promoting peace, environmental harmony and living in co-operation with others.

11:45am

Bandstand

Daniel Heimler Choreographing for peace.

12:25pm

Riverside Stage

St Peters Church Catholics and peace.

12:40pm

Bandstand

Warwick District United Nations Association Can the United Nations deliver peace in the 21st Century?

1:20pm

Riverside Stage

Leamington Pride LGBT+ hate crime and the need to stand up to hate in all its forms as allies of the LGBT+ community.

1:35pm

Bandstand

SGI International Nichiren Buddhism.

2:15pm

Riverside Stage

Just for Palestinians Concerns over the human rights of Palestinians.

3:05pm

Riverside Stage

Amnesty International Campaigning for Human Rights.

3:10pm

Bandstand

Leamington Baha’is World peace.

4:05pm

Bandstand

SDA Church Inner peace.

PEACE TALKS

SUNday

More Peace Talks will be confirmed over the weekend. Please check the blackboards for updates and changes to the schedules. 15


KID’S TENT

SATURDAY

Come along to the kids tent to enjoy a fun filled programme of entertainment for children and parents for free.

1:00pm - Kristoff’s Amazing Puppet Theatre

nd and farm with an Kristoff’s Amazing Puppet Theatre tells stories of the jungle, woodla to age 7 and full of audience environmental theme. The stories are suitable for children up participation, jokes and a rich volcabulary.

2:15pm - Adventures in Storytelling Join performance storyteller Pyn Stockman and musician Marc Reck for a magical, interactive storytelling adventure at this years Leamington Peace Festival. Be amaze d by stories from around the world. Hear about tricky foxes, brave children, wild witches and more. Journey to far away kingdoms in this rich mix of legends and folktales that will keep all the family captivated. Accompanied by a live handpan sound track. With plenty of opportun ities to join in. 

3:30pm - Children’s Yoga

and express themselves freely Yoga for children encourages our little flexible ones to explore in a healthy body and mind. We use mainta to helping s through the huge spectrum of yoga practice d workshops. a combination of music, adventure, stories and games in our fun-fille

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4:45pm - Adventures in Storytelling

Join performance storyteller Pyn Stockman and musician Marc Reck again for more magical, interactive storytelling adventures.


SUNDAY

Join us for more fun filled entertainment for children and parents for free in the Kid’s Tent.

1:00pm - Adventures in Storytelling

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Kid’s Tent

2:30pm - Children’s Yoga Yoga for children encourages our little flexible ones to explore and express themselves freely through the huge spectrum of yoga practices helping to maintain a healthy body and mind. We use a combination of music, adventure, stories and games in our fun-filled workshops.

3:45pm - Adventures in Storytelling

Join performance storyteller Pyn Stockman and musician Marc Reck again for more magical, interactive storytelling adventures.

Kate’s Story Tree

Also on Sunday Kate will be joining us with her amazing story tree which will be located near the Kid’s Tent. Come along and have a great time.

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Come and find us for your

The badger is one of our best-loved species, and yet the most misunderstood.

FREE

HEALTH CHECK! The Mission SDA Church

Health Expo: Get your Health Age by Computer (Step Test, Lung test, Blood Pressure, BMI and more)

plus Children's ActivitiesHH

Come and visit our stand at the Leamington Peace Festival and learn more about badgers and what you can do to help them.

ealth Expo: Step Test, Lung test, Blood Pressure, Your Health Age by Computer and more LOREM IPSUM 8:30 P.M.                                      andDOLOR Children's SITActivities AMET (or plus Children's Activities) location

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Free Spine and Posture Checks!

We ’re here on Saturday checking spines, joints and muscles. Come Sciatica and have a chat with us and Back Pain get a FREE opinion! Trapped Nerves Neck pain We also Headache and have our migraine massage therapists here ready and Sports injuries waiting to help you with your aches and pains, or to just relax you! Only £5 for 10 minutes!

For advice, news and updates visit: www.warwickshirebadgergroup.co.uk

Foundry Wood

Foundry Wood is a community woodland in the heart of Leamington Spa, promoting conservation, education and sustainability. The wood is open daily. We host community events, volunteer days, school visits and a wide range of activities, from outdoor theatre, to bushcraft, to pizza making. Get involved! Join our monthly mailing list or find out more at:

Foundry Wood @foundrywood

www.foundrywood.co.uk


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