Battle of the Beanfield 21st anniversary reunion, Glastonbury, June 1st 2006

Andy Worthington a.worthington at
Sun May 21 14:28:17 BST 2006

Hi all,
Here's the running order for the Battle of the Beanfield 21^st 
anniversary reunion at the Assembly Rooms, High St., Glastonbury, on 
Thursday June 1st 2006, from 12 noon to 12 midnight.
Admission is free (but please provide a donation if at all possible to 
help with the running costs).
This event has been put together to mark the 21^st anniversary of the 
notorious trashing of a convoy of travellers, festival-goers and green 
activists en route to Stonehenge, with the aim of celebrating the 
triumphs of those who refused to be cowed by state oppression, and 
remembering those who are no longer with us.

1 pm: The first screening for 15 years of ‘Stonehenge: A Midsummer 
Night’s Rock Show’, Al Stokes’ film of the 1984 Stonehenge Free Festival.
2 pm: Screening of ‘Operation Solstice’, the acclaimed 1991 documentary 
about the Battle of the Beanfield by Neil Goodwin and Gareth Morris.
3 pm: ‘The legacy of the Beanfield’, a talk by Andy Worthington, editor 
of ‘The Battle of the Beanfield’ and author of ‘Stonehenge: Celebration 
and Subversion’.
3.30 pm: Open forum. A chance for anyone present to have their say.
5 pm: Film-maker Martin Parry introduces a screening of his 
newly-released film ‘Outsiders: The Peace Convoy’, following the trials 
of the Convoy during 1985 and 1986.
6 pm: Screening of ‘New Age Travellers’, a recent BBC Time Shift 
7 pm: Break for dinner.
8.30 pm: Evening entertainment begins – acoustic music and DJs.

Children, grandchildren & family members welcome. Non-smoking space 
Sorry, no dogs in the Assembly Rooms.
For more info call Jo: 01458 834405/07761 321341.
Website: <>

All the best,

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