‘Celebrate the amazing world we live on’ Climate awareness festival to return to Northumberland

The festival will take place in Alnwick in the summer.

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What A Wonderful World Festival has announced that the event will return to Northumberland this summer.

The three day event will celebrate and showcase arts, science and the natural world.

What A Wonderful World Festival debuted last year, as leading entertainers and climate experts came together at Alnwick Playhouse and Alnwick Garden to creatively encourage the public to secure a sustainable future.

It has now been announced that What a Wonderful World Festival will return for the second time this year running, from June 30 until July 2.

The event is brimming with a variety of entertainment and interesting aspects including music, dance, debate, film and culinary delights.  A star-studded cast of global performers, artists, panellists and thought leaders are said to take part, who all share a passion for saving the planet.

Co-director of What A Wonderful World Festival, Liz Anderson said:  “This is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing world we live on and to learn how each and every one of us can do our bit to safeguard this planet. It’s our only possible living space and a place we need to protect.”

Artists on the programme of events include seven-time BBC Radio Two Folk Awards winner Karine Polwart.

Young, local performers will also perform a piece named Watershed - Journey of a River and Journey of an Activist, which will look into the planet which has been damaged by previous generations.

Those providing talks, debates and a Q&A session include Damian Cruden, Paul Brannen, Chi Onwurah MP, Aidan Harrison and Tamara Ullyard.

Co-director Alistair Anderson said:  “We have brought together a diverse range of speakers bringing their unique perspectives on the future of our planet.

“This will be a fantastic opportunity for an informed debate at a time when key voices need to be heard if we’re going to safeguard our planet.”

Arts and activities will also be available for festival goers to enjoy.

Bradley Creswick playing at the previous WaWW FestivalBradley Creswick playing at the previous WaWW Festival
Bradley Creswick playing at the previous WaWW Festival

To book tickets for What A Wonderful World 2023 please visit their website.

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