Over on the Solar Stage, ICHI takes the idea of a one-man band to its limits, creating a quirky and hypnotic sound using handmade instruments like the Stilt-bass and Hatbox-pedal-drum. Experimental multi-instrumentalist Rachael Dadd will be a compelling presence, and American Mustard will be rocking out in full unreconstructed, denim-clad style. We’ll also see the return of Einstein’s Garden’s favourite science troubadour Johnny Berliner with his sci-tunes. The complex societies of some fascinating creepy-crawlies are the inspiration for Bugingo – like bingo, but with bugs! ‘Riot science comms’ collective Rising Ape have created two interactive experiences to keep EG fans on their toes. Your Choice: The Game! is a fast-paced game of teamwork, high-stakes dice rolling and cutting-edge research puts you in the hotseats of cancer researchers, whilst The Audience is an immersive experience exploring the complexity of what it means to be 'The Audience'... Meanwhile, artist Nick Field reflects on the nature of friendship in his one-on-one performance Be My Friend.