The Groovy Movie Picture House

This year's Groovy Movie Picture House line-up was as eclectic as ever. The solar-powered venue doubles as a cinema and live performance venue and featured shows from Professor Elemental, The Sirens, Hattie Hatstar and Jolly Jock along with VJs, short films, feature films, documentaries and animations.

One of the highlights of the film programme was 'Rock and Roll's Greatest Failure: Otway the Movie'. John Otway enjoyed a fleeting taste of success with Cor Baby That's Really Free, which reached number 27 in the UK charts in 1977, and had a follow-up hit with Bunsun Burner some 25 years later.

Otway has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring, a surreal sense of humour and a self-deprecating underdog persona. The documentary, which was funded entirely by his fans, tells the story of Otway's up and down career as he returns to his old school to teach a course on survival in the music industry.

Among the other film offerings were the animated feature 'Sita Sings the Blues' and 'Taking the Michael', a documentary exploring ancient and modern Albion on a journey along the St Michael's Ley from Avebury in Wiltshire to St Michael's Mount in Cornwall .

Located in in the Croissant Neuf Field near the entrance to the Green Futures field, the Groovy Movie Picture House stayed open until 3am each day and we dropped by several times on our late night treks up to the Stone Circle to watch the live acts and the venue's VJs.

The last act we saw at this year's festival was Hattie Hatstar, who took to the stage in Groovy Movie Picture House in the early hours of Monday morning. With some clever and funny songs about the zombie apocalypse and control underwear, it was just what was needed to make us forget we had to go home later that day.