Big Green Gathering attracts the very best of Britain's contemporary green scene for a 5 day celebration and networking event. It "grew out of discussions among participants in the Green Fields area of the Glastonbury Festival in 1993, which revealed a demand for a separate and smaller event with an explicitly Green focus". It has all the vibrant creativity, community linkage, and magickal charm of the Green Fields, without the vast crowds and mindless rot that so often characterises the commercial side of Glastonbury Festival.