Our inaugural festival, conjured up in just 5 months by an amazing team of volunteers!
We were elated that together we managed to create Siren Festival 2019 in such a short space of time; 4 months only. We were all pretty exhausted and yet excited even then about the future possibilities. Some initial wonderful outcomes were:
Our evaluation numbers - really high for this sort of event - were a great boost: 84% of people “enjoyed it very much” and at Jubilee Hall, but especially at South Beach Lookout, some very moving personal testament ‘postcards’ were completed too.
More than just the numbers we were delighted to have made a local impression. We wanted Siren to be a festival created locally that invites people of every talent to make a difference because, as never before on our changing planet, all people have the gift, the right, to speak for both our environment and our young people’s future.
The event was powered by our allies at Incredible Oceans with the generous support of Southwold & Aldeburgh Theatre Company Ltd.
See our full list of contributors and partners below:
Thanks to our amazing and tireless team of volunteers - you rock - and to a big list of people, organisations and companies that helped us on our way!
Demon Yachts - Matthew
J T Pegg & Sons Ltd - Dennis
Peter Libardi - Libardi's Gelato and Coffee
Katie, Cromarty Primary School
Jane Palmer, The Handsome Prints Company
Seafolk Arts - Claire and Art
Pup Barrett Sarah Bardwell - Red House Harry Young - Snape Maltings
Aldeburgh Town Council
East Suffolk District Council
Camplings Linen - Tracy Gare
All artists and all musicians and speakers ... and those who donated old sheds and wood!