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The 2022 Line-Up: Music is medicine for the soul.

We are so excited to introduce our 2022 music line-up to you all. Between The Trees is a festival that focusses on contemporary folk music from all regions of the UK and further afield, and this year we have performers who will be singing in 3 of our ancient Celtic languages; Welsh (Cymraeg), Cornish (Kernewek)and […]

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BTT2021 and beyond…

Reflections on Between The Trees 2021 It’s been such uncertain times for festivals and events, but now we need them more than ever in our lives. They are about community, creativity, fun and restoration. They are places where you can express your inner self, form new friendships and make lasting memories. They are a form […]

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Athroniaeth Between The Trees

Roedd planhigion, coed a phryfed ar y blaned hon ymhell cyn i bobl gyrraedd ac maent yn debygol o fod ar y blaned ymhell ar ôl i ni adael.  Yn y bôn, byddai bywyd ar y Ddaear yn goroesi hebddom ni fel rhywogaeth, ond nid heb y Fflora a’r Ffawna eraill. “Dim ond un ymhlith […]

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The Philosophy of Between The Trees

“There is grandeur in this view of Life” Plants, trees and insects were on this planet long before humans arrived and are likely to be on the planet long after we have left. Basically, life on Earth would survive without us as a species, but not without the other Flora and Fauna. “Homo sapiens are […]

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The Road Ahead: BTT2021

We hope that you are staying safe and coping with the huge challenges and changes that living and working through this pandemic has brought. It’s been a very hard year for many: the loss of family or friends, maybe illness as well as the additional demands of home working, home-schooling and the change of income, […]

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Happy Yuletide 2020

Happy Christmas to you all! We hope you all have a relaxing time, stay safe and manage to share Christmas with your families. Needless to say, festivals have had a hard time of it in 2020 and the events industry has been hit badly. Many festivals have already postponed for 2021 and others, will just […]

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Between The Trees Sessions

We hope everybody is well. In these unprecedented times, it’s even more important that we work together to build resilience and create support networks. Between The Trees festival has always been passionate about supporting live original music and we all realize that events, music venues and artists have been hit hard by the lack of […]

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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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