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Greenbelt | 25 | 1998

Deene Park, near Corby, Northamptonshire, England

Setting up camp in the outfield. Grey cloudy weather all weekend. The photographer's pet hate, bright overcast skies which are unfortunately common in England.

Mainstage. The site at Deene Park was a natural bowl with the mainstage and backstage in the centre, and the other venues arranged in a circuit around the top edge of the bowl. Whichever way you walked you came back to where you started.

 

The Tiny Tea Tent.

The main path in between events, queuing for a popular seminar.

Alt worship families 1: the Bakers. Jonny, Jenny, Joel and Harry (future headliner).

Alt worship families 2: the Drapers. Brian (then editor of Third Way magazine), Ana, Skye (now Toby) and Kevin.

Grace and Epicentre camp together.

Grace team planning worship. Harry Baker runs away.

Tipi and buses belonging to 'Lighting Fires'.

'Lighting Fires' camp.

The merchandising area. Stage 2 left distance.

The merchandising area

The merchandising area

The beads tent. No visit to Greenbelt was complete without buying beads.

The beads tent. No visit to Greenbelt was complete without buying beads.

The candle powered steam boats stand was a Greenbelt icon, but not seen again.

Icons stall

Wooden jigsaws and other items, not seen since.

A couple of girls busking outside the Epicentre Arts tent.

Sunday morning mainstage service, live to BBC TV. I think Maggi Dawn sang.

Sunday morning mainstage service, live to BBC TV.

Handel's Messiah on mainstage, Sunday afternoon. Sunshine at last.

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