2019 Performance Applications are Open

Calling all performers! Our 2019 applications are open and we’re looking for a merry band of pilgrims to join the hoard of Noisily dreamweavers who are already part of the family! So if you are performing artist working across disciplines including physical, musical or immersive theatre, acrobatics, aerial arts, magic and cabaret, then you are […]

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Art Case Study: Alice Shepherd – Repsycoral

Name: Alice Shepherd – Repsycoral   Contributors names and roles: Alice – Designer/ Artist Marcus – Electrician   Piece: UV – Coral Mandala   Links: https://www.facebook.com/repsycoral/ @re_psycoral ‘Alice came to us through our Arts Grant application and created a stunning installation entirely from recycled materials made especially for Noisily. It had moving parts and multiple […]

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Weird Shit comes through Arts Applications!

It’s been just three days since our arts application closed, and what a selection of outlandish and cosmic concepts we’ve had through the door ahead of this year’s Noisily! Art Director Ruth Herbert has been overwhelmed by the positivity and innovation in the documents she’s reviewed so far, and has to employ the help of […]

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Pat Demarcq: The Man Behind the Designs

How long have you been working with Noisily, and how did you get involved? Since the 2014 edition. I’d known James and Chris for a long time and we had all been involved in the underground party scene since the late 90s, back when I was a small boy 😉   They both joined Noisily a […]

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Art and the Participatory Experience

Like many of us I struggled to pay attention at school, spending most lessons gazing forlornly out of the window, the pages of my textbook unable to hold my attention for more than a few moments without my eyes losing focus, my thoughts wandering off to break time and escape from the monotony of our […]

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We Wish You a Trippy Christmas!

Christmas, much like many other holidays, has been hijacked by the retail industry as a vehicle for sales. So excessive is the spending that in the six week period between mid November and Christmas day 2017, £78 billion was spent across all retail sectors, that’s over £1,100 per person living in the the UK! Now […]

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Race in Electronic Music & Festival Culture

10-13 minute read Ahead of our 2018 event I discussed gender inequality in the festival industry, and why in a position of cultural influence it is our responsibility to promote equality through the medium of our online content, at the festival itself through discussion, and in the musical programming on our stages. Broadly speaking, diversity […]

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A Closer Look at the Line Up

After a pleasing reaction to our initial line up release, we thought it would be prudent to take a closer look at those artists that have made the first cut for our 8th birthday party in 2019. In no particular order, here we go!   Kliment A Zenon Records favourite, Bulgaria’s Kliment plays some of […]

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Mind Body Soul theme – Human Connection

In 2019, with profound ecological, societal and economic disruption shaking the foundations of our civilisation, the Noisily Mind Body Soul program will explore the nature and importance of human connection. Connection to ourselves, each other, nature, and the communities which can give us meaning in this complex world. We believe that it is only through […]

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2019 Noisily Arts Applications are OPEN!

Each year at Noisily, artists and members of the art department work tirelessly to create beautiful and magical art which is spread throughout the festival. These devoted pioneers of all things aesthetic, not only build large scale installations but add the finer details and artistry to complete the overall look and feel of the festival. […]

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