EVENTS – Festivals and Large Gatherings
Four Day Kirtan Festival
Theme: “Living with Uncertainty“
28th April – 1st May 2017
at Osho Leela Retreat Centre in Dorset
4 day kirtan immersion festival at retreat centre in Dorset. Tickets from £75 including meals, many sleeping options including indoor camping, galloping, dorms, and private rooms. Book early to get the best prices. www.ukbhaktigatherings.co.uk
Kirtan, community, connection, fire ceremonies, spiritual discussion good food and celebration. Join in the LOVE.
Includes Kirtan led by Tim Chalice, Nikki Slade, Babaji Temple Singers, Sivani Mata, Bhavana (Narayani and Mat), Louise Thornycroft, Turkantam, Mantra Choir, Ranchor Prime and many more.
See video below of the last Beltane Bhakti Gathering
A 4-Day Gathering of the Heart
yoga, dance, devotional sounds,
folk, art and more
1st – 4th June 2017
at Gaunts House in Dorset
‘Colourfest’ is a 4 day festival with its roots deeply in yoga, and promises to be playful, deep and insightful. A creative upbeat event that explores the depths of life through intelligent movement, yoga, performance, devotional sounds, folk and experimental music, and the arts.
Join Sivani Mata, Michelle, Mark and friends for Kirtan at the festival – for some early-bird sessions and in the afternoon, timings TBA.
Colourfest offers beautiful spaces packed with eclectic and captivating programs to calm, activate, connect and inspire, led by a host of great musicians and tutors dedicated to their respective paths.
This year they have a new home at Gaunt’s House, a beautiful retreat centre in Dorset, UK. Built around 1752 its situated on a stunning estate totalling nearly 2000 acres with a beautiful lake and many acres of private woods.
They have a dedicated Satsang room within the stunning Gaunts House, and a variety of movement and sound spaces, acoustic café, kids area, traders, healers and theatre tents. There will be a new outside dance and movement space with a collection of live and DJ sets.
The food this year is more diverse, offering a broad range of wholesome uplifting vegetarian options. This will include a dedicated pizzeria, curries and dals, a raw food specialist, pie’s and bakes, wraps and snacks and a cake and chai cafe.
Colourfest encourages you to dive into the full 4 days, to allow more of the magic and beauty to infuse into the very heart of your being and fully integrate all that is on offer.
Tickets: £120 – £155 for full 4-day ticket (depending on how early you get it), part-stay/one-day tickets and children’s passes also available.
BARCELONA YOGA CONFERENCE
A space of inspiration and growth
20th – 24th July 2017
at Escola del Sagrat Cor,
in the 'Sarrià' neighbourhood, Barcelona
A Yogic Celebration open to people from all ages and backgrounds with or without previous experience in yoga. An uplifting open hearted gathering with world leading Yoga teachers and musical artists creating a platform for you to learn, experience, discover and transform.
· One of Europe’s largest Yoga Conferences
· 5 full days of Yoga, Music and Dance
· Over 800 vibrant participants from the 5 Continents
· Free activities every day all day
· Over 20 Yoga styles
· 60 teachers & artists internationally recognized
· 108 Scholarships
· 45 Stands
· 100 Volunteers
· 15 Translators / 10 Bloggers
· BYC Kids
During 5 days Barcelona becomes the World Capital of Yoga, join us in this uplifting and spirited adventure.
PRE CONFERENCES - 20 Jul 2017
Thai Yoga Massage with Krishnatakis
Vinyasa Yoga with David Lurey
POST CONFERENCES - 24 Jul 2017
Bhakti Workshop with Krishna Das
OsteoThai with David Lutt
Krishna Das - 22 July 2017
More information and tickets:
Living Yoga and Bhakti Camp
18th – 27th August 2017
at The Healing Field Meadow, near Glastonbury
SANTOSA is the happy acceptance of what is, just as it arises. It is the experience of contentment. And it is a sweetness of indescribable beauty. It is the name of the camp which has been running now for ten years, and the camp herself is an opportunity to EXPERIENCE SANTOSA: 'By the experience of Santosa, unparalleled happiness arises' (Yoga Sutra, 2:42).
Santosa yoga living camp is a most beautiful relaxed yoga camp enabling all those who come to immerse themselves in yogic living, unravelling layers on your inner journey to release our true potential.
There is respect for every form of yoga, and a huge variety of different forms on offer: from devotional bhakti chant and mantra in the dawn light, to Mysore style ashtanga vinyasa before breakfast, Full Moon Womb Yoga and ayurvedic yoga vinyasa for healing mid-morning, and chuckling Laughter Yoga and deep Yoga Nidra after lunch. Evenings there are fires, singing, community Kirtans, dance and meditations too. There are also loads of kids classes, baby and toddler yoga, family sessions, and healing therapies on offer.
Tickets: £315 for full 7 days, £190 for half week option, £50 day tickets - earlybird discounts and kids tickets available
A Celebration of Love and Unity
for all the Family
31st August – 3rd September 2017
at a Beautiful Site on the edge of the Forest of Dean
The vision for this festival is to celebrate life in the traditional ways with music, singing, dance, art and ceremony as the indigenous peoples of the British Isles. Seeking to encourage respect for all life and the planet.
The festival is also a meeting place for the heart and medicine tribes of all nations and creeds including dance, music, performance, devotion, healing, shamanic and art medicine. Holding circles for creating harmonious communication as well as visioning and invoking the shared dreams of those present. All are welcome.
This festival is for all the family with performance as well as children's activities, workshops, dance, music, art, glamping, crafts, circus skills, healing, raw chocolate, sauna and yoga. Leaders and artists from all the consciousness families and traditions are invited to share their ways of living together on mother earth and of celebrating life. Come and join us for four days of living on the land as the indigenous natives we are.
Tickets: £80 – £115 for the full weekend depending on how early you book