Aerial workshop and Performance with Blackbird!

LATE Addition to the program... but what a great addition! Aerial workshop and performance in the Misfit Dome Friday 7 til 9pm workshop.,, performance 9:10pm Friday in the Misfits Dome. Workshop Why noy try your hand at an amazing new skill that will challenge your brain and body? This aerial workshop will give participants the opportunity to learn what it takes to become an aerialist. You will learn beginner aerial positions and movements in this traditional circus art form. Aerial is a great way to develop your physical fitness, core strength and flexibility all whilst having tones of fun!

By |2018-07-17T22:46:17+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: circus, Festival 8 2018, Festival Activities, workshop|0 Comments

2018 program

All 3 days programs..... and a link to the sound cloud.... so you can have a listen while you plan your weekend. click the red links below to see each day or the sound cloud is at the bottom. Friday https://docs.google.com/…/1A9AvBTrSz7Vu7ZG2MA5W2m1ClD…/edit… Sat https://docs.google.com/…/1z0PLrP85H1SqGojqtDG3a3GDa0…/edit… Sun https://docs.google.com/…/1WQF_efGhfgFS_jIm-0bzjArJ_k…/edit… Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/festival8/sets/festival-8-2018

Opening and Closing Ceremony

Opening and Closing ceremony. At festival 8 this year I will be leading an opening and closing ceremony for the festival, supported my many friends and organisers of the festival. Our intention will be to connect with the land here, honour the guardian and spirits of the land and ask for permission to thoroughly enjoy and play in their space, whilst having respect for the land and everyone around us. We will be asking for their support and assistance in energetically holding the space, so we are safe to let go of our everyday concerns and enjoy the love

By |2018-07-15T18:28:25+00:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Festival 8 2018, Festival Activities, Health & Wellbeing, Therapies|0 Comments

Trance Dance

Vicky Heskin will be leading a Shamanic Trance Dance workshop as well as an opening and closing ceremony for the festival. She has been to Cabourne Parva and festival 8 before and her Trance Dance workshops have had a profound effect on the people and the energy of the site. This workshop is unlike any other offered over the weekend and has to be experienced to be understood. The workshop will be on Saturday morning and once it starts the space is sealed, so there can be no late entries. WHAT IS A SHAMANIC TRANCE DANCE Trance Dance is

Cre8 Change

This creative space can be found on the edge of the wellbeing area and is for adults and children. What are the changes you want to see in the world? Be the change - create the change! The Create -> Change space is a place for discussion and creativity. Festival goers of all ages are encouraged to come to the space throughout the festival to create positive intentions and think about the planet and goals they can set to help create a positive impact! The space will become a growing art gallery forming a decorative collective of ideas moving

By |2018-06-19T17:01:17+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Festival 8 2018, Festival Activities, Talks|0 Comments

Creative Writing Workshop with award winning writer, actor and broadcaster Ted Stanley

As part of our series of engaging talks at Festival 8 we are pleased to able to delve into the literary field with award winning writer, actor and broadcaster Ted Stanley.  His workshop will be in the talks tent, next to the well house, on Sunday afternoon. Everyone has a story to tell and this introductory workshop will help you get those ideas out of your head and onto the page and develop them into publishable work. THE HEALTH BENEFITS. GENERATING IDEAS THE STRUCTURE OF STORIES ENGAGING THE READER SHOWING not TELLING POINT OF VIEW GENRE TENSE AVOIDING PITFALLS

By |2018-06-19T15:59:21+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Festival 8 2018, Festival Activities, Spoken Word, workshop|0 Comments

Chris Cross Magician

Everyone loves a bit of Magic.  We are delighted to announce that on Sunday we have Chris Cross joining us.  He is a fantastic performer and has had many TV performances.  His comedy patter and tricks has enthralled audiences up and down the country. Chris will be one of several walkabout acts that we have at Festival 8.  These unique performances dont get seen by everyone, but end up being fantastic punctuation marks in the unfolding story of fun that is Festival 8. Chris is based in Newcastle and he is known to be one of the Top Close-up

By |2018-06-14T12:46:08+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: comedy, Festival 8 2018, Festival Activities, Spoken Word|0 Comments

Silly Sloths Soft Play

We get some helpful feedback each year; last year we were asked for more for the toddlers of our fab family festival.  This year we are delighted to be able to offer that service with some very kind help from Silly Sloths.  Silly Sloths Mobile Soft Play will be joining us for the festival bringing their awesome Soft Play equipment for babies and toddlers to enjoy.  You can find them in the marquee next to the children's area where they will be running timed play sessions throughout the weekend. https://www.facebook.com/SillySloths/ A Parent or guardian must stay with and be

By |2018-06-04T23:59:45+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Children, Festival 8 2018, Festival Activities|0 Comments
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