Belper Goes Green is Transition Belper’s Community, Eco and Arts Festival – a celebration of local living, which aims to share ways of reducing our impact on the planet, whilst connecting the local community in a relaxed, safe and uplifting way. There will be lots of stalls and activities for all the family, plus a CAMRA beer & cider festival, live music and a book festival too.
5 Hills Out are a 5 piece folk punk band from Derbyshire, formed in 2014. Inspired by activism and change the band mix folk with punk, incorporating accordion, saxophone, guitars, mandola, bass and drums into their passionate and crafted sound. The band perform fully stripped down acoustic sets using percussion, or can happily crank up the volume with electric guitar and drums. Their songs are inspired by activism, the environment and community, their sets pull in the crowd to join them in their rallying cries of protest and reform. 5 Hills Out sound is energised by their eclectic influences taken from the likes of The Levellers, Richard Thompson, New Model Army, X-Ray Spex and Gogol Bordello. After the success of the bands performances at YNOT Festival, the band were invited to perform on the Live and Upcoming radio show by Phantom Media. The band played debut songs from their forthcoming EP 'No Way In', now available on all good music download platforms.