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Circa Waves offset tour carbon by planting apple trees, launch cider brand

By | Published on Tuesday 3 March 2020

Circa Waves

Circa Waves have planted an apple orchard in order to offset the carbon footprint of their upcoming tour. In other news, the band are also launching their own cider brand.

“We’re very excited to announce we are offsetting our carbon footprint for touring”, says frontman Kieran Shudall. “It’s something we feel is so important for artists to get involved in and the added bonus is that we are planting apple trees to make our very own Circa cider”.

Clearly they won’t be able to tend to the trees while they’re away, which is why they’re not actually setting up an orchard from scratch. Instead they’ve added some trees to the existing Fowey Valley orchards in Cornwall.

“This is the first time a band have approached us about this”, says a rep for Fowell Valley. “We are really excited to assist Circa Waves in planting their first orchard to offset their touring footprint and launch Cider Waves!”

The band are set to release their new album ‘Sad Happy’ next week with a silent disco launch party at a currently secret East London venue. DJs will play concurrent sad and happy DJ sets, which you can switch between depending on your preference.

The subsequent album tour dates are as follows:

12 Mar: Kingston Upon Thames, Pryzm
13 Mar: Nottingham, Metronome
14 Mar: Leeds, Brudenell
15 Mar: Manchester, Gorilla
16 Mar: Sheffield, The Foundry
18 Mar: Dundee, Fat Sam’s
19 Mar: Preston, Blitz
27 Mar: Glasgow, Academy
28 Mar: Keele University SU
30 Mar: Cardiff, The Tramshed
31 Mar: Leicester Academy
2 Apr: Norwich, The Waterfront
3 Apr: London, Brixton Academy
4 Apr: Liverpool University