Household names including Ellie Goulding, Matt Willis, Dr Alex George and Tom Walker join the stellar line up of contributing guests and speakers already announced, which include Rylan, DJ Fat Tony, Cel Spellman, Aicha McKenzie, Jono Lancaster and more.
Workshop, sessions and fitness classes on offer include Breath, Sleep, Mindful Colouring, Tote Bag Printing, Mindful Embroidery workshops, Astrology sessions, Guided and Electronic music meditations, Vinyasa Flow and Happy Flow Yoga Classes, Crystal Alchemy Sound Bath and a Sustainable seed sow along.
Festival partners include ((BOUNCE)) fitness sponsoring the Energy Studio, glamping and nature holiday company Canopy & Stars sponsoring the Slow Down and Relax Tepee, The Coconut Collab, a plant-based yogurt and desserts brand, sponsoring the Yoga and Stretch Tepee, natural source water brand Highland Spring sponsoring the Uplift Stage, and responsible clothing brand Nobody’s Child sponsoring the popular Pledge Wall and The Retreat.
Described as the ‘Woodstock of Wellness’ by one of 2019’s guest speakers Russell Brand, each moment of Happy Place Festival is designed to uplift, inform and offer an opportunity to reconnect. There will be something for all the family to enjoy, with child-friendly activities such as hands-on Storytelling, Festival face painting, with children’s tickets available for those aged 5-16 years. Festival goers will get to hear enlightening talks and exclusive podcast recordings from festival curator Fearne Cotton, alongside special guest speakers with topics ranging from recovery and taking risks, to making life changing decisions and body positivity, plus tips to transform the way you think, move and sleep.
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