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The 2020 vision

Hi Everyone, Helo Bawb Thank you for making this year’s festival such a wonderful experience. We’d like to share our Between The Trees 2020 vision with you all.  Firstly, we have added another night’s stay. The dates next year are Friday 28th, Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th August. The festival will continue until 12 noon […]

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BTT2019 Update

“So much packed into one weekend at the end of the summer” Hi there, well it looks like we’re all going to enjoy a lovely summer and what better way is there to end the holidays than with the summer finale of Between The Trees Festival? This year we have lots of exciting news to […]

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A mindful view of Between The Trees 2018.

I remember the first time I visited Candleston Campsite – the site for Between the Trees Festival 2018 – seeing the sunlight dapple the forest floor as it shone literally between the trees. On taking that first walk around the site with Dawn and Andrew I began to see the potential not just for the […]

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Nature & Science at BTT

Do you want to help people re-connect with nature and understand how that can help protect the planet? Between The Trees is a music festival with a difference; we have a unique theme of nature & science and it’s all takes place in the middle of a natural woodland by the sea at Merthyr Mawr, […]

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BTT’s Festive Blog

S’mae pawb hi everybody, Dawn and I would like to say Merry Christmas to you all, and to thank you for all your support for Between The Trees. Together we all made this beautiful and memorable event happen. Last year’s festival exceeded all our expectations, words like “magical, wonderful and life-changing” have all been used […]

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Walks & Talks: Between The Trees 2018

Its not all about the music at Between The Trees, we are also privileged and excited to announce several wonderful speakers and workshops. We have poets (Rhian Edwards, Jonathan Edwards & Mike Church) presenting in the Seren Circle, films in the Red Barn and astronomy on the dunes. Robert Minhinnick, poet and writer, is showing […]

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Review of the film “Tawai”

We will be showing the Bruce Parry documentary film “Tawai” at this years Between The Trees Festival. We first heard about the film from our neighbour, Isaac Collyer (age 14) and he has kindly provided a review of the film. “ We need to look at ourselves and take responsibility for all our actions no […]

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Glamping at Between The Trees

Who wants a comfortable camping experience, sleeping under canvas in the heart of a sandy, Welsh woodland near the coast? Read on for our exclusive and affordable bell tent offer at B.T.T 2018 We are absolutely delighted to announce our partnership with AFON Events to provide an awesome deal on Festival Glamping at B.T.T 2018. […]

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The need to reconnect with nature

Many children and young people do not have the opportunity to engage with nature and the environment. In recent years, with the rapid increase in the use of electronic devices and social media, young minds are not interacting with nature; which is proven statistically to be beneficial to well being and health. These factors have […]

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The Origins (part 2)

All projects need a great team. At Green Man 2017, we assembled a small group of amazing people. We worked together to bring the natural science element to the fore,using the local environment as a resource. The idea was to utilise the field for Land Art and the collection of samples for a 5 senses […]

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The Origins

Between The Trees was originally conceived one sunny afternoon in 2014 and contemplated in a well-used sketchbook, through musings, doodles, a myriad of possible names and logos. After many years of deliberation and thinking about a collaboration of the various passions of his, scientist Andrew Thomas handed me the battered book of his thoughts and […]

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