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theartsdesk Q&A: Jo Bartlett of the Green Man Festival | reviews, news & interviews

theartsdesk Q&A: Jo Bartlett of the Green Man Festival

theartsdesk Q&A: Jo Bartlett of the Green Man Festival

Pioneering festival promoter talks grime and greenery

The Green Man himself at the 2009 festivalRichie Lord

The Green Man festival takes place this coming weekend at the Glanusk estate near Abergavenny in the rolling hills of the Brecon Beacons. What begun in 2003 as a glorified gig for the husband and wife duo It's Jo And Danny has become the very epitome of the 21st-century “boutique festival” - indeed is very possibly responsible for that concept itself.

We do have to remember to take a little step aside every so often, to just stop and go, “Oh yeah, we've got a festival!”

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