Bristol's Forwards reveals disruptors, artists, writers and social innovators for The Information stage line-up

BBC broadcaster, historian and BAFTA award winner David Olusoga, journalist and housing rights activist Vicky Spratt, British Vogue’s contributing editor, author and LGBTIQA+ activist Munroe Bergdorf, author and founder of gal-dem Liv Little, iconic British artist Jeremy Deller, artist, raver, provocator and founder of UK-based clothing brand Sports Banger Jonny Banger, digital creator Danny Price, and TikTok creators and comedians Grace Campbell and Josh Berry.

These are the disruptors, artists, writers, and social innovators who will tackle topics such as inequality in the media, the housing emergency, racism, sexism in story writing, black novelists and writers, queer stories, and politics on TikTok over two days on Friday, September 1st and Saturday, September 2nd.

Their conversations will be heard alongside music performances from Aphex Twin, Erykah Badu, Bonobo, Ezra Collective, Primal Scream, Arlo Parks, Gabriels, Raye, Leftfield, Goldie with the Live Ensemble, Olivia Dean, and Biig Piig.

Conversations will include:
  • David Olusoga and Vicky Spratt: ‘Broadcasting inequality’,
  • Liv Little interviews Munroe Bergdorf: ‘Telling Our Stories’
  • Jonny Banger in conversation with Jeremy Deller: “We're not sure where this conversation will go!”
  • Danny Price investigates with Grace Campbell and Josh Berry: ‘Seriously funny - is politics ever a joke?’
More than a music festival, Forwards aims to harness the legacy and power of live events for positive change, stirring crowd consciousness in one of Britain’s most progressive and socially-minded cities, Bristol.

Originally created at Forwards festival in Bristol, The Information stage will for the first time tour to Glastonbury festival in 2023, with a bespoke programme to be announced later this month.

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The Information stage line-up at Bristol's Forwards 2023