The Eden Sessions begin in 2002. Performers who have used Eden are WOMAD, Moby, Supergrass, Badly Drawn Boy, PJ Harvey to name a few.
The photo is the Dreadzone Sound System, who took over the restaurant, They were excellent!
Throughout the summer at Eden, Monday to Thurday they had an event called "Jungle Nights". After 4.30 entrance is £8.00 for the evening, music in the biomes is put on, with it being live music in the Mild Mediterranean Biome. The evening we visited it was an African band from Ugnada and Congo. Freya was entranced by the lady singer & didnt stop ancing all night long. It was a wonderful atmosphere & everyone was at least toe tapping to the beat of the music.
During the Jungle Night events, there is zip wire from the top of the quarry down to the Biomes, this costs an extra £10.00. It seemed like quite a slow ride though. Also in the Tropical Biome there is a helium ballon thich takes you above the canopy of the jungle below. This costs £5.00, both need to be booked on arrival.
The Cat Empire are a fantastic Australian Band, originating from Melbourne.
Their music is brilliant mix of jazz, reggae, Cuban, Gypsy and hip hop in each song!! They put on an entertaining & vibrant show with excellent musicians especially the keyboard player.
If you ever get the chance to see them, do.
This is the second year the world music event WOMAD had been at the Eden Project.
Show of Hands are a folk duo, who's songs are amusing, poignant, uplifting. Many of the songs are about issues in the Westcountry.
Susana Baca is a decendant of black slaves taken to Peru. Her voice & music is wonderful, a mix of African, Peruvian Andean & Spanish all rolled in together.