'How to be green? Many people have asked us this important question. It's really very simple and requires no expert knowledge or complex skills. Here's the answer. Consume less. Share more. Enjoy life.' Penny Kemp and Derek Wall
Little Green Gathering 2012 tickets now on sale!
You can email Tim on email@example.com and he will send you a booking form
Friday, 10 August 2012 at 13:00 until Sunday, 12 August 2012 at 16:00
The Sustainability Centre, South Downs, Hampshire
Ticket prices for 2012 are as follows:
Full weekend full price £40.00 Full weekend concessions1 £25.00 Day ticket - Friday £15.00 ... Day ticket - Saturday £25.00 Day ticket - Sunday £15.00 Under fives Free
1 Concessions means in receipt of state benefit or in full time education.
These prices include camping and all events. They DO NOT INCLUDE food. You can bring our own or buy from one of our two on-site veggie caterers. There will be free canvas crash space if you need it.
If you want to stay in the Hostel you need to pay these ADDITIONAL charges. The weekend room rate is £60 (single occupation or couple) which includes a simple breakfast. a weekend hostel bed in a shared room is £30. Places in the hostel are limited.
There is also a carbon charge of £5 a day for those arriving by car (disable persons badge holders excluded) and an additional charge of £25 for camper vans brought on site (sorry, no caravans). The shuttle bus (incoming Friday and outgoing Sunday) connecting with Petersfield station is free. If you come on foot or by cycle we give you a free beer when you arrive.
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