With the festival now within touching distance, we are very excited to announce Hole & Corner’s full programme of live music, talks, DJs, artist installations and more.
Hole & Corner are now situated closer to the main house itself (in front of the ‘HAHA’), complete with a new layout that encompasses a larger marquee, a bar, a café from Yallah Coffee Roasters, and an outside area that will be a hive of creativity, music and fun.
We’re delighted to confirm that we’ll have two art installations this year; a ‘Totem’ by one of our favourite illustrators and artists James Joyce; and a unique interactive space from our long-time collaborator Steph Buttle (pictured above) and her partner Tim Gray called ‘re:pair’.
We will be hosting a 45 minute ‘in conversation’ style talk on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 14:30-15:15 each day. On Friday we will be talking with Pete Wiggs from the much loved band Saint Etienne; on Saturday we welcome in writer and novelist Emma Jane Unsworth; and on Sunday we’ll be in discussion with the illustrator Rose Blake, who has also created an exclusive design to be screen printed across the weekend.
We have partnered with our dear friend Stephen Bass of Moshi Moshi Records for this years festival, who has in turn curated a programme of five brilliant live acts to perform across the weekend. Do join us for what promises to be some really special moments.
Following on from previous years at Port Eliot, our daily soundtrack from morning till night by the Amateurism Collective remains a central component, setting the scene for all the activity that follows each day.
This year’s ensemble features: Gavin Lucas, Rob Leggatt, Seb Marling, Jon Cooke, Barny Read, Becky Nolan, Mama Walton and Leo Walton
Not stopping there, they have curated and invited a number of really special guests to play sets across the weekend that includes: Rob Mello, Pete Wiggs, Pete Fowler, Heavenly Jukebox, In Light of Aquarius, Flying Mojito Bros, NMR Soundsystem (None More Records), Ben Kelway, Crispin Finn, Rebecca Whitney, Marky Souter, Billy Leggatt, Otto Marling, Verity Elliott and Nick Watts.
Jeremy Atkinson, one of the last wooden clog makers in the country, will return to our area once more. Showcasing lost methods and skills in turning a block of wood into bespoke footwear, prepare to be mesmerised.
Alex Pole’s The Forge will also be present within their own marquee space, providing blacksmithing demonstrations, drop-in sessions and workshops across the weekend.