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'Celebrating Herbs' Festival - 2016 programme (as of 18th July 2016)

 

For a printable programme in pdf format click here

 

Programme Key
Talk title by <Speaker>
Walk
Activity

Music

 

Please note: All timings and events are subject to change, although we will endeavour to keep to time as much as possible. Each talk should finish about 10 minutes prior to the next one starting to ensure everyone has time between talks and events for drinks and comfort breaks!

 

Friday 9th September 2016

Time

Main Marquee

Kite Arena

Craft Tent

Sanctuary

09:00 Stall holders can arrive to begin setup
10:00 CAMPSITE OPEN FOR CAMPERS

13:00

Shared Lunch

     
14:00

Tea and coffee available throughout the weekend

Bring herbal drinks and goodies to share for 7:30

Anyone with a kite!

'Crafters' setup

 

Eldrum Herbs

 

Farmcote Herbs

 

Kitchenherbwife

 

Little Bird Soaps

 

Lyme Cottage Industries

 

Men in Sheds

 

Pryce Watkins Woodturner

 

Springfield Sanctuary calendars and books

 

Herbal Intensive “Holy smoke: The Old World history and practice
of burning herbs”
with Charlie Farrow

17:00  

18:00

to

19:30

Dinner - Shared evening meal - bring something to share

 

 

19:30

 

 

 

to

 

 

 

23:00

Open mic – music and stories including songs of welcome - fun for all!

Bring herbal drinks, and goodies (e.g. cake!) to share


Bring along your instrument, your voice, a story, a juggling act, or any party piece you have to entertain everyone! Or just come along and be entertained!
If you have anything you feel you can contribute please let us know, ideally in advance (but feel free just to turn up with it), and we will add it to our list for the evening's entertainment!
Formally ends about 10 to 10:30pm (ish!) and will be followed by a 'jam session' for anyone who wishes to join in

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open for viewing and meditation – the meditation area is available all weekend

 

Saturday 10th September 2016

Time

Main Marquee

Kite Arena

Craft Tent

Sanctuary

9:00

Creating Herbal Poems and Stories - with Sarah Head

Sky Symphony Team members will probably be available to give some kiting instruction, just ask! Or they can help anyone with any kite they may have.

Stalls available

 

Eldrum Herbs

 

Farmcote Herbs

 

Kitchenherbwife

 

Little Bird Soaps

 

Lyme Cottage Industries

 

Men in Sheds

 

Pryce Watkins Woodturner

 

Springfield Sanctuary calendars and books

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:30

10:00

Introduction to Aromatherapy - with Trish Fearnley

 

10:30

11:00

Soul Midwifery - with Sharon Ingram  

11:30

 

12:00

Tea, Cake and Kites!  see ---->

Sky Symphony Kite Display Team

 

12:30

Creating Scented Herbal Bags

 

 

13:00

Shared Lunch

 

13:30

 

14:00

Herbs for Chronic Conditions and Terminal Care - with Lynne Tynan-Cashmore

 

14:30

 

15:00

Tea, Cake and Kites!  see ---->

Sky Symphony Kite Display Team

15:30

Creating Herbal Poems and Stories - with Sarah Head

 

16:00

 

16:30

Sound Bath - with Sharon Ingram

 

 

 

17:00      

17:30

END OF SATURDAY FORMAL PROGRAMME

   

18:00

to

19:30

Dinner - Shared evening meal - bring something to share      

19:30

 

 

to

 

 

23:00

Evening impromptu concert - fun for all!

Bring along your instrument, your voice, a story, a juggling act, or any party piece you have to entertain everyone! Or just come along and be entertained!

If you have anything you feel you can contribute please let us know, ideally in advance (but feel free just to turn up with it!), and we will add it to our list for the evening's entertainment!

Concert ends about 10:30pm (ish!) and will be followed by a 'jam session' for anyone who wishes to join in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open for viewing and meditation – the meditation area is available all weekend

 

Sunday 11th September 2016

Time

Main Marquee

Kite Arena

Craft Tent

Sanctuary

09:00

 

Sky Symphony Team members may be available to help anyone with any kite they may have.!

Stalls available

 

Eldrum Herbs

 

Farmcote Herbs

 

Kitchenherbwife

 

Little Bird Soaps

 

Lyme Cottage Industries

 

Men in Sheds

 

Pryce Watkins Woodturner

 

Springfield Sanctuary calendars and books

 

 

Creating your own Medicines - Gathering with Sarah Head
09:30

10:00

Medicine from Forgotten Herbs - with Ali English  

10:30

 

11:00

Herbal Foot Baths - with Penny Thompson

 

 

11:30

 

 

12:00

Tea, Cake and Kites!  see ---->

Sky Symphony Kite Display Team

 

12:30

Creating nourishing herb vinegars - with Sarah Head

 

NOTE: The meditation area is available all weekend

13:00

Shared Lunch plus Perils and Pitfalls in Beekeeping with Adele Fernandez

13:30

Medicinal Mushrooms - with Fred Gillam

 

 

14:00

 

14:30

 

15:00

Tea, Cake and Kites!  see ---->

Sky Symphony Kite Display Team

 

 

15:30

 

 

 

Herb Walk with Sarah Head & Fred Gillam

16:00

 

 

16:30    

17:00

END OF FESTIVAL


The meditation area is open throughout the weekend for personal reflection.

 

 

WOOD TURNING


Tours of the workshop by request to Pryce Watkins

 

 

Springfield Sanctuary - Celebrating Herbs Festival
(by kind permission of Pryce Watkins, Wynyards Farm, Upper Slaughter, Glos, GL54 2JR)

 
 

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