Seven reasons you should come to our summer festival

10 May 2016

If you're deciding which festival to book this year but are looking for something different, here are seven reasons you should come to Take Back Our World festival.

1) Paul Mason is showing his new film, This a Coup, and speaking afterwards. He'll also be talking about his book Post Capitalism. 


2) There are some incredible spoken word artists, singers and DJs booked

Rohan Ayinde


Ije Amaechi 

Shareefa Energy

3) We have some great training workshops lined up

One with community organiser and choir leader: Amina

4) We're going to try and break the record for the world's biggest lemon jousting championship (you'll have to come to find out what we're talking about)

5) There will be tons of discussions, trainings, creative sessions and interesting speakers.

6) The SEA is a really close!

7) Last year was really fun (we discussed everything from post capitalist societies to alternative trade deals and a world where people control their own food system on the lawn of a manor house!)

Take Back Our World festival

So buy your tickets here now.



Scotland: Good Food Nation or Fast Food Nation?


The politics of food is maturing in Scotland, with progressive proposals for a 'right to food' and for Scotland to become a 'good food nation'. But the UK government's plans for a post Brexit internal market across the four nations of the UK, plus a trade deal with the US, could threaten these positive moves towards healthy, sustainably produced food. 

Beware the rose-tinted spectacles and don’t bank on a fossil free COP26 just yet

Reports that the UK government may not accept sponsorship from fossil fuel corporations are falsely optimistic.

The glass is still half full: the second revised draft of the negotiation text for the UN treaty on transnational corporations and human rights

The United Nations’ (UN) process of creating a Legally Binding Instrument (LBI) to regulate the activities of transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises reached another stage on 6 August in the publication of the