Radical Bakers is a weekend camping event with a chance to learn and share practical skills. We have focused discussions and hands-on workshops during the day along with quality live music on the Green Dragon Solar Stage in the evenings. We offer fully catered tickets from our amazing caterer: Shakira’s cafe. Our pop-up pub is The Baker’s Arms selling local ales, cider and craft gin. There are organised Kid’s activities with Precious Days. Our beautiful site is at Crabapple Community, one of the oldest housing co-ops in the country.
We are a sustainable living festival with a full programme of practical workshops. Confirmed workshops for 2019: Team Bake-off (there will be lots of Baking sessions), Sourdough, Milling heritage grains, Brewing, Wild food foraging and cooking, Lacto-fermentation, Dynamic fermentation, Preserving food, Healthy cakes, Cold smoking, Wild meat, Green woodworking, Saws and firewood processing, Willow crafts, Raku pottery, Crafts businesses, Thermo-electrics, Basic auto mechanics, Solar power and batteries, Crabapple tour, Up-cycling textiles, Spinning, Dyeing, Textile sovereignty, Knitting, Textile arts, Kids crafts, Young Bakers, Soil building and Biochar, Smallholding, Orchards and forestry, Forest gardening, Herbalism including: Ointments and salves, Colds and flu, Infusions and a herb walk. More to come. Click the links for more details.
The Green Dragon Stage is host to some great live acts and DJs. Our Saturday night band are The Undercover Hippy plus support and for your Friday night dancing we have The Bedrock Bullets plus support. Our resident DJs are Rubberduck Disco.
The whole event is totally solar powered, including the stage and workshop spaces as well as the kitchen appliances and site lighting. We are committed to recycling everything we can. We encourage people to use public transport and will be running a free shuttle service from Shrewsbury train station.
The ticket price includes all the workshops and entertainment, booking fees, camping and parking from Thursday to Monday. There are no hidden costs. Concessionary tickets are available if you are on a low income. If you have any questions, or want to offer a workshop or skill-share, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out all the pics from previous years events on our Facebook Page, or join our Mailing List for a monthly newsletter.
Radical Bakers is a small, family friendly gathering with a focus on learning and sharing skills. There are a total of 150 Adult places available in 2019. Tickets available now.