The creators of We Out Here are big on sustainability, and along with carbon neutral coach transfers and a ban on glitter, polystyrene and single use plastics, the planning process has had the environment in mind every step of the way.
In recent months, we’ve seen the team out and about on the estate, mapping our protected flora, fauna and ancient trees – including our London Planes, Cedars of Lebanon and Japanese Evergreen Oaks.
By ensuring they’re aware of what grows in every square meter of the soon-to-be festival grounds, the logistics team are able to design campsites, arenas and parking that cause the least disruption to the wildlife so fondly protected by St Giles.
One of the greatest things about bringing such a boutique festival to the grounds of St Giles, (aside from getting to look forward to a weekend of wellness, soul and hip hop!) is the opportunity to boast the talents of East Dorset.
From vineyards to charities, bakeries to dancers; the team at We Out Here are excited to bring in local businesses for a truly Dorset festival.
Read more below on how to get involved!
Welcoming a vibrant music festival into a rural, historic village, immediately brings the local community to the forefront of everyone’s mind. That’s why We Out Here have been making it a priority to gather with the residents of Wimborne St Giles at regular evening meetings.
Coming together for a cup of tea in the Library at St Giles House, the We Out Here team begin by keeping everyone up to date on how logistics are progressing, before opening up the floor to questions and discussion.
A regular topic of conversation is ways in which the festival can give back to community – alongside the opportunities it brings to local suppliers, artists and performers. This call for suggestions can be contributed to through the below link.
Wedding Open Day
It’s time for you to take your place and be a part of the magical story of St Giles House! Join us on April 22nd to view the award-winning family home of the Earl and Countess, as we showcase a host of our incredible suppliers to help you plan your dream wedding.
The Countess: From Grape to Glass
A visit to the English vineyard that won best sparkling wine of the year – over world-renowned Champagne producers!