It’s not just the stages keeping you entertained in The Hidden Valley. When you need a break from the festival hive our chill-out healing area down by the pond can provide a proper pampering or visit our garden and get yourself some remedy and soul-soothing. When the bouncing and partying has tired your legs clap along with our folk jam artists or indulge in a spot of retail therapy…
2018 line up includes…YELENI HEALING AREA
SAY IT WITH WOOD The team at Say It With Wood can create magic with nothing but a peice of Sweet Chestnut and an idea. Their rustic style and traditional techniques means each peice is ansolutely unique.
BRYCES GREENWOOD WORKERS Be amazed as Bryce and his team of skilled greenwood workers create various challenging pieces throughout the weekend from beautiful locally sourced wood. This year they are even making a bed for you to relax on!
MARK EVANS Local wood worker Mark Evans returns to Nozstock to show off his impressive skills. Be intrigued by the most unusual creations and challenges Mark can find.
CHAINSAW CARVING Our popular chainsaw carvers are back! Be awed, inspired and down right impressed by the clever creations these guys can produce with nothing but a chainsaw, a block of wood and an artistic eye…
MUSHROOM PAUL An array of chainsaw carved mushrooms to lounge around on and create your own small mushroom from wood and copper in one of Pauls carving workshops.
METAL WORKS OF ART Roj Williams and the Metal Works of Art crew will create something truly spectacular from a car. Yes, you read that right…
SAMS GARDEN Plant propagation is the process of creating new plants from a variety of sources including seeds, bulbs or plant parts.Join Sam for her propagation workshop and learn the true meaning of being green fingered!
BLACKSMITHING Join the Nozstock blacksmiths! Witness masters of their trade all working together on a special secret project. You may even get a chance to have a go!
MATT HATTERS Using only scrap wood, come and help create a sculpture with a fiery destiny…
POP UP CRAFTS At various points throughout the weekend our crafty crew will be offering knitting circle sessions, spoon carving workshops and even the chance to do some basket weaving. There will be something for all ages and skills to get invovled with and take home a memento of the weekend…SURREALTASTIC STYLE: COSTUME MAKINGThe crew from My Ella sustainable textiles workshops will be returning to Nozstock for the sixth time! This free workshop aims to empower people to develop skills to express themselves artistically while helping to reduce waste and care for our planet. Always a popular workshops, Join Helen, Fiona and her team (in their 100% recycled bell tent made of old duvet covers!) as they teach the principles of upcycling and using eco fabrics. You can make some mind-bending and surreal costume creations! Be as inventive, creative and as green as you can be.
Talented musicians who love to strum, sing, blow and pluck unplugged and informally, join us! There will be a safe place to put your instruments down and the opportunity to sing your favourites and play your heart out. It’s at the bottom of the craft area by the pond. See you there. Confirmed acts include:
SLIPPERY SLOPE: Slippery Slope are a four piece acoustic band combining an unusual mix of instruments and musical styles to produce a charming, fun and foot stomping sound. Playing traditional and contemporary musical styles from classic French accordion to stomping Klezmer, with occasional dips into ska and Irish folk along the way. The line up is accordion, fiddle, guitar and Trinidadian steel pan. Slippery Slope supply the perfect mix of silly, melancholy and beautiful music.
MICE IN A MATCHBOX: Mice In A Matchbox are about as local as it gets – the duo, featuring Sally Stamford and Jim Rolt are based in Bromyard, Herefordshire. Together they form an exciting and interesting acoustic blend of styles with the lyrical and evocative vocals of Sally merging with Jim’s punchy guitar work and harmonies. They will definitely get your toes tapping and your fingers snapping!