Bessel, Claire

Claire Bessel
1 September 2011News

Festival anticipating end of civilisation sells out.

Uncivilisation 2011, the Dark Mountain festival, sold all its 300 (£60) weekend tickets and took place from 19-21 August at the Sustainability Centre in Hampshire. The festival was born out of the Dark Mountain Project and its manifesto, conceived by Paul Kingsnorth and Dougald Hine. The manifesto, which “starts with our sense that civilisation as we have known it is coming to an end; brought down by a rapidly changing climate, a cancerous economic system and the ongoing mass destruction of…