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    You’re invited to
    Future Fest…

    Saturday, 22 June 2024

    Our Harper Adams Future Fest is all about community. Whether local, national or global, we want to build connections through fun and learning that create a more sustainable future!

    Our festival will celebrate the incredible talent and produce we have in Shropshire, as well as feature some of the brightest minds fighting for a better planet. With a live demonstration kitchen, Pollution Pods, street food, music, live entertainment stages and our incredible Future ED Zone, you don’t want to miss out on your glimpse into the future.

    Keep scrolling to discover what awaits you at Future Fest…

    Join us at Future Fest  ❯

    What can you expect?

    Future Farm & LEAF Open Farm 

    As part of FF24, and in collaboration with LEAF's Open Farm Sunday, we're excited to welcome visitors to our renowned Future Farm.

    With a fascinating mix of animals, machinery, and cutting-edge technology, there's plenty to explore. Join us for a self-guided tour complete with treasure hunt for our younger festivalgoers, Play Paddock with interactive activities, grow-your-own-produce, machinery exhibits, talks, animal demonstrations and more.

    We extend our sincere thanks to LEAF for graciously inviting us to join their Open Farm Sunday event, albeit on a slightly modified date.

    Pollution Pods

    Uncover the startling future of the planet as you walk through Michael Pinsky’s Pollution Pods.

    These Pods offer an exhilarating journey through some of our world's most fascinating yet polluted cities. Picture yourself stepping into five interconnected domes, each a gateway to a different corner of the globe - from the quiet coasts of Norway to the bustling streets of São Paulo. Feel the atmosphere, smell the scents, and discover what it’s like to experience some of the most polluted places on Earth.

    Future Fest Stage & Harper Village

    Get set to immerse yourself in the heart of FF24! Introducing our main Future Fest Stage, a dynamic space full of incredible acts and speakers ready to inform, inspire and fascinate. You can also explore our Harper Village, which will be home to a range of treats and street food – some with a sustainable twist!

    There are also additional stages scattered around FF24: The Future Food Stage, Make the Difference Stage as well as our FutureED Zone – all with unique themes, activities and entertainment.

    Keep an eye on this page for the full programme coming soon.

    Future ED Zone

    Welcome to the Future ED Zone, one of our FF24 Stages, tailored for our younger festival-goers. Dive into hands-on activities, immersive adventures, and captivating stories. Here you can also collect your Future Fest passport – with plenty of stamps to collect throughout Future Fest, will you manage to get them all? 

    Full Future ED programme coming soon.

    Farmers Market  

    Welcome to the Farmers Market at Future Fest, a hub of local flavours and artisanal delights.

    Stroll through rows of vibrant stalls, each offering fresh produce straight from the farm, handmade crafts, and mouth-watering treats.

    Parking and Travel  

    Pre-paid parking will be available on-site for a £5 charge with our early bird 'Best Fest' discount, with information available on how to book once you’ve signed up. On the day parking will increase to £10 per car. Free shuttle buses are running from both Newport Bus Interchange and Telford Railway Station throughout the day, which we encourage you to use.

    Find out how to get to us

    Never visited campus before? Visit our Travel Information page to find out how to get to us.

    How to get to Harper Adams  ❯

     

    Future ED: book a school experience

    Join our Pollution Pod experience, Future ED, where your classroom can step into some of the most polluted cities on Earth.

    Book now  ❯

    Future Fest

    2024

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