The Vital Compass
23rd December, 2020
Latest in our series Of Earth and Empire, a pivotal dialogue about moving out of 'the house that modernity built' between Dougald Hine and Brazilian academic, Vanessa Andreotti.
Coming Down the Mountain
25th September, 2017
Even at the time, I wasn’t quite sure what I was doing there. I had...
Carrying the Fire
31st January, 2014
Later that day, or rather, in the early hours of the next morning, I’m lying...
The Snake in the Box
Charlotte Du Cann
3rd September, 2013
This was the fourth and last Uncivilisation Festival, held on a warm, rainy and windy...
My Pick of the Festival
29th August, 2013
I don’t have many regrets about the festivals we’ve run for the past four years....
If You Go Down to the Woods Today
4th July, 2013
Of course, this complaint is generally offered in a nicely supportive, tongue-in-cheek tone, but still...
A Question of Billing
31st October, 2012
Drumming in the Stories
24th August, 2012
But there was a clear high point of the festival too, for me, and it...
Art, Protest and Walking the Boundaries
19th June, 2012
‘For one long moment in my life, I heard the earthsongs of England. For one...
Defining the Mountain
22nd June, 2010
Responses to and reports about the festival – the first substantial Dark Mountain gathering – are popping up...
New Stories for Old
1st June, 2010
I’d really like to know peoples’ thoughts on the event. It was hard to evaluate...