Deep Roots Festival

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Weekend of 10th and 11th July

Myc Rugglesford

Saturday 10th July 10am
The Hexagon, Quince Honey Farm – £2.50
Myc Riggulsford: ‘The Charter of the Forest and our lost Commons Rights’

A science & environment journalist, specialising in climate change, renewable energy, biodiversity, soils, crops, ancient woodland, land rights and loss of our commons, Myc gives an interesting, illustrated talk on issues facing us today. Read more about Myc and his talk here. Book here.

Pip Howard

Saturday 10 July 11:30am
The Hexagon, Quince Honey Farm – £2.50
Pip Howard: ‘Work and Passions’

Pip works towards true sustainable land management, ‘traditional land management’, solving many current problems – including climate change. Pip works at Quince, striving towards a landscape where the needs of bees and all pollinators are maximised. His real passion is trees – the farm now hosts the largest bee specific arboretum in the world! Book here.

Richard Westcott

Saturday 10 July 2pm
South Molton Library – Donations Welcome
Richard Westcott: ‘Old Favourites’

Richard Westcott will be reading poems remembered from childhood. Reciting poetry by heart was a common practice, its legacy a generation of older people for whom the memory of such poetry has never gone away – it remains, awaiting awakening. Feel free to let Richard know any special requests you have: Book directly with Richard or South Molton Library (01769 572128).

Giocoso Photo

Sunday 11 July 3pm
South Molton Methodist Church – £2.50
The Giocoso Wind Quartet

Giocoso, the musical term for joyfully, is the sentiment of the quartet and the music it plays. Ranging from well-loved, light-hearted numbers to unexpected ones, their repertoire is always enjoyable. Giocoso’s pocket version of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture is a novelty, with a popular element contributed by the audience! Tea available after event. Book here.

Rainbow over East Street South Molton by Karolina Andreasova

Public premiere, Saturday 25th September
Capturing South Molton in Your Words & Images

Thank you for submitting your contributions to our poetry-film project, work is on-going in the background! This is a collaborative poem about living in South Molton: lines you’ve written edited together your voices reading them. The final film, a patchwork of images and words will form a vibrant portrait of our community. Details here.
This project has generously been sponsored by Home Instead North Devon and Exmoor.

For details of the Deep Roots Festival events that took place in June have a look here