Base Camp – the video! (3/2/2017) - Hello Base Campers! We are delighted to bring you a wonderful reminder of our September Dark Mountain Gathering at Embercombe, shot by our Swedish friends, Gustav Ågerstrand and Lucas Grind. Catch a glimpse of some of the weekend’s workshops, talks and performances and its joyful late summer spirit. PS Another smaller gathering will be happening … Continue reading "Base Camp – the video!"
Long life, honey in the heart (9/19/2016) -   By the end I felt as if we were all buzzing like bees in a beehive — that we’d briefly come together into a vibrant superorganism Our gathering at Base Camp is now over but hopefully it has left everyone with some good memories, stories, ideas, new friendships…and a lovely taste! Central to the … Continue reading "Long life, honey in the heart"
Reporting from Base Camp (9/8/2016) - Hello there everyone! Thanks so much for coming to Base Camp and making it happen. We are now garnering and gathering people’s experiences of the weekend, so those who couldn’t come can have a glimpse of what took place. To kick off here are some ace photographs from our ‘official’ photographer Warren Draper and our … Continue reading "Reporting from Base Camp"
Getting ready to roll (8/30/2016) - Base Camp is pitching up at Embercombe this coming weekend and we’re really looking forward to meeting you all. We open at 4pm on Friday 2nd September and will close around 4pm on Sunday 4th September. See you there!
The Shape of Things to Come (5/16/2016) - We have now uploaded the Base Camp programme onto the website, so do take a look at everything that’s happening this September (listed under Programme on the top bar). Meanwhile here are the gatherings that will shape our weekend together:   Welcome to the Dark Mountain Base Camp 2016. At the heart of our gathering … Continue reading "The Shape of Things to Come"
Base Camp programme is taking shape! (3/29/2016) -   Tickets are selling at a pace for the great Dark Mountain Gathering this September, our first for three years, held in the lush Devon valley of Embercombe. Nearly all tickets have been snapped up, so if you are thinking of coming, this is a quick spring reminder to book now and secure your pitch: … Continue reading "Base Camp programme is taking shape!"
Tickets now on sale (3/4/2016) - We’re very pleased to announce that tickets for our Dark Mountain Base Camp are now on sale. Take a look over our freshly updated website with all the details. To book a ticket, head over to the ticket page for more information. See you in September!
Announcing The Dark Mountain Gathering 2016 (2/10/2016) -   It’s February, the days begin to stretch and there’s a sense that winter’s grip is loosening, despite the wind and rain. It feels like a good time to announce a new Dark Mountain event, which will be held in September at Embercombe on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon. There have been a number … Continue reading "Announcing The Dark Mountain Gathering 2016"