Band and guest speaker lineup to be announced soon…..
Offline will take place at Hounslow Hall Estate, Cowpastures Farm/Drayton Rd, Milton Keynes
Free camping on site
Free shuttle bus from Bletchley train station
Offline Festival Tickets Link

Why join Offline Festival?

Offline Festival – unearth the power of community, 15-17 September 2017 is designed to equip participants with the ideas and tools needed to create a positive impact in their local community through their business, while boosting their wellbeing.

Join us for an unconference in the countryside. Three days of hands-on learning, business skill-building, insightful discussions, epic stories, personal growth sessions, connecting with like-minded individuals and exploring the power of creating impact through community and business. Log off from your daily routine and check in to a fun festival setting that nurtures your creativity and wellbeing!

Project Dirt, in collaboration with Power to Change and The Eden Project Communities, are gathering community businesses, social enterprises, community projects, socially responsible corporate partners, friends and family at Hounslow Hall Estate, in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside. Free camping is available over Friday and Saturday night.

What is Offline Festival about?

What’s going on?

Friday 15th September
4.00pm Site opens. Set up your tent and take a wander through the festival
6.30pm Welcome Drinks
7.00pm Welcome from Nick Gardner, CEO Project Dirt
7.15pm Check in and Meet your Community
As the sun goes down, roast marshmallows by the fire, while enjoying live music

Saturday 16th September
8am Wake up to yoga, laughter therapy and stress busting meditation
9.30am Key talks and panel discussions exploring improve your marketing, business strategy and fund your venture. Branding & storytelling workshops to better your business at The Eden Project Communities Allotment
6.00pm Relax and reflect over dinner
7.30pm Dance to the foot-stomping Ceilidh band
Kick back for an evening of comedy, music and spoken word with the Fireside Storytelling camp

Sunday 17th September
8am Wake up to yoga, laughter therapy and stress busting meditation
9.30am – 1.30am Key talks, panel discussions and workshops on marketing skills needed to pitch your idea, improve your marketing and grow your community
1.30pm The Big Lunch hosted by The Eden Project
2.30pm The Power of the Outdoors activities
3.30pm Check out for the weekend!
6.00pm Site closes




Offline Festival, powered by Project Dirt, will be held at Hounslow Hall Estate (MK17 0BU), set in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside near Bletchley. The festival runs from 4pm Friday 15th September to 6pm Sunday 17th September with free camping on Friday and Saturday night. Welcome drinks will be at 6.30pm on the Friday.



Travel will be the biggest environmental impact of Offline so please come by public transport or car share where possible. The nearest station to the site is Bletchley, 40 minutes from London, and there will be a shuttle bus running at peak times. More travel information will be posted on the website soon.

Get Involved

Offline Festival is all about our community and we are creating it with you. If you have a story to share about your community project, a workshop that can help to connect, learn, ignite or play, if you have a food produce project and want to trade or if you have other ideas to dig in with us, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact us using this form.