Festival 8 in its first year had lots of people showing their faith in what we are trying to achieve. We had many skilled people give up their time for free in return for tickets and to be part of and help set up a new CO-CREATION event. The festival is a not for profit event and no one gets paid for organising the festival. One of the contributors was a time served experienced professional photographer who is known as STONE. We were honoured to have him along as he's been a photographer for Glastonbury festival for several years and
Just to give you an idea....
A discussion about happiness. Interactive workshop where the participants engage with a range of thought activities and prompted discussion topics to teach each other how to be happy. It's not about being happy "at some point" or "hypothetically" - let's be happier today and now. Led by Anjali Wierny - well-being coach, laughter yoga leader, writing tutor.
Lots of the delightful traders at Festival 8 will be offering workshops for you and your children to enjoy. Many are FREE but some do have a small reasonable cost for materials. A sample of what is on offer is listed below. These are arranged with the individual traders so do wander round and have a chat with them...... In keeping with Festival 8's theme of blue & white, Drift Ashore will be conducting free workshops making beach themed pictures using blue & white paint, sand, shells and driftwood. Suitable for kids & adults. We will be running workshop at
Aromatics: Smell is a powerful sense and aromas can affect our emotions and our memories, our wellbeing and even our destinies. This workshop is an introduction to the complexities of aromatherapy. Aromatics can be found in nature in peels, bark, root, flowers and even leaves. We will explore how the sense of smell contributes largely to a sense of wellbeing and happiness and how to use that to create a more confident and sensual you. This will last 1 hour. Emma Western Medicinal Herbalist within Grimsby and Cleethorpes Check out my website at: http://www.herbsforhealthandwellbeing.co.uk/ Like the Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/HerbsForHealthAndWellbeingLtd Follow
Emma from Herbs 4 Health and Wellbeing will be giving us yet another wonderful workshop - you lucky, lucky, lucky people ! Taste sensation: The sense of taste is used by herbalists to determine the strength of a herb and what effect it will have on the body. In a society where our food is adulterated by excessive amounts of sugar and salt it can be difficult to distinguish the effects some foods can have on us. Also due to our culture we may not take the time to sit and enjoy our food – instead we grab lunch whilst
Marie, from Moonbird Holistics will be delivering a workshop introducing Crystal Healing. Working with crystals is a non invasive way to help us relax and bring ourselves back into balance. These therapies can also help us to manage stress related issues like headaches, insomnia and many others. But sometimes it’s just nice to take some time out for ourselves for complete relaxation. How they can help Crystals work on all levels. Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. They help promote feelings of peace and calming. They can stimulate the mind and improve focus. They can help with spiritual development,
A Natural Facial uses a combination of massage techniques with the application of Natures storehouse – flower waters and carrier oils from trees, shrubs, flowers, fruits, nuts and seeds. These Natural ingredients are rich in vitamins and minerals which are vital for healthy skin. Many shop bought products include substances that are considered by some experts to be carcinogenic or that have other damaging side effects to our skin and organs. Some skin products are derived from petrochemicals that can dry and irritate the skin, and may have other damaging side effects. Substances can be absorbed through the skin into