WOMAD

My Photos: The Wet But Still Wonderful WOMAD Festival 2017

2.8.17

See my photo set on Flickr here! The WOMAD festival (World of Music, Art and Dance) takes place on the last weekend of July, and since 2002 I have attended the festival every year — first at Reading, and, since 2007, at Charlton Park in Wiltshire — with my family and friends, as my wife […]

Off to WOMAD, Back on Monday! Have A Listen to The Four Fathers While I’m Away

26.7.17

Please support my work as a reader-funded investigative journalist and commentator.   Dear friends, It’s that time of year again, when a whole posse of us from south east London head down to Charlton Park in Wiltshire for the WOMAD world music festival, which this year is celebrating its 35th year! This will be my […]

My Photos: Wonderful WOMAD 2016

3.8.16

See my photo set on Flickr here! 14 years ago, in July 2002, just after my wedding, I visited — and took part in — for the first time the WOMAD festival (World of Music, Arts and Dance), a world music festival that was established by Peter Gabriel and a number of colleagues in 1982, […]

Off to WOMAD for A Long Weekend of World Music, Back on Monday

27.7.16

My friends, I’m off to WOMAD, the wonderful world music festival in Wiltshire, for the 15th year running, with a posse of good friends and their families. I’ll be back on Monday. My wife has been running children’s workshops since our kids were tiny toddlers, when WOMAD was still by the river in Reading, and […]

Photos: Mud and Magic at WOMAD 2015

30.7.15

See my photo set on Flickr here! I have been visiting WOMAD — World of Music, Arts and Dance, the world music festival established by Peter Gabriel and a number of colleagues in 1982 — as an artist since 2002, helping my wife run children’s workshops with a number of other friends, and this year […]

I’m Away at WOMAD for Six Days: Why Not Check Out My CD, ‘Love and War’ by The Four Fathers?

22.7.15

My friends, Every year, on the last weekend in July, I travel to Charlton Park in Wiltshire with my family and friends for the WOMAD world music festival, where my wife runs children’s workshops, where the sun nearly always shines, and there is great music from all around the world — and there is always […]

Photos: The Wonderful WOMAD Festival, Charlton Park, Wiltshire, July 2014

30.7.14

See my photos on Flickr here! Every year since 2002, I have attended the WOMAD world music festival (it stands for ‘World of Music, Arts and Dance’) with my family and with friends. My wife runs children’s workshops at the festival, and for five days, at the end of July every year, we escape from […]

I’m Off to WOMAD, Back on Monday: Lee Perry and Seun Kuti on the Bill!

23.7.13

Since 2002, my family and I, along with a crew of friends, including our kids, have been regulars visitors at the WOMAD festival (World of Music Art and Dance), originally in Reading but, since 2007, at Charlton Park in north Wiltshire, where my wife runs children’s workshops, and we get backstage passes to mingle with […]

Big Skies and Global Beats: Photos from WOMAD’s 30th Anniversary Festival (2/2)

2.8.12

Big Skies and Global Beats: WOMAD’s 30th Anniversary Festival (2/2), a set on Flickr. Yesterday I published my first set of photos from this year’s WOMAD world music festival in Charlton Park, Wiltshire, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The product of a great flowering of interest in festivals, WOMAD, which began in 1982, as […]

Photos from WOMAD’s 30th Anniversary Festival, Wiltshire, July 2012 (1/2)

1.8.12

WOMAD’s 30th Anniversary Festival, Wiltshire, July 2012 (1/2), a set on Flickr. In the history of British music festivals — and especially those with an appeal that spreads beyond these shores — the behemoth that is Michael Eavis’s Glastonbury, with its roots in the free festival movement, may well be the best known, but also […]

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Investigative journalist, author, campaigner, commentator and public speaker. Recognized as an authority on Guantánamo and the “war on terror.” Co-founder, Close Guantánamo, co-director, We Stand With Shaker. Also, singer and songwriter (The Four Fathers) and photographer.
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