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'Celebrating Herbs' Festival - 2018 programme (as of 1st August 2018)

 

For a printable programme in pdf format click here (2018 version available soon!)

 

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 7th September 2018

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

   

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

14:00

Herbal Intensive “Dyeing with Mushrooms” - with Gitta Cooper

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 8th September 2018

Time

Main Marquee

Kite Arena

Craft Tent

Sanctuary

9:00

Tea and coffee available throughout the weekend

Bring herbal drinks and goodies to share

 

 

Stalls available

 

Eldrum Herbs

Farmcote Herbs

Kitchenherbwife

Little Bird Soaps

Lyme Cottage Industries

Men in Sheds

Pryce Watkins, Woodturner

Springfield Sanctuary calendars and books

'Pick your own' session
9:30

10:00

Herbs and the Respiratory System - with Lynn Tynan-Cashmore

 

Kite flying - Arena is available most of the day

10:30

11:00

Herbs and the Circulatory Sytem - with Anne Patterson    

11:30

 

12:00

Herbal Contraception from a historical perspective - with Charlie Farrow

 

 

12:30

 

 

13:00

Shared Lunch

13:30

14:00

Herbs and the Digestive System - with Ali English

14:30

 

15:00

Tea and sleep pillows

 

15:30

Sacred Landscapes and Herbal Energy - with Jeremy Kidwell

 

16:00

 

16:30

Creating Herbal Stories and Poems - with Sarah Head

 

 

 

17:00    
17:30 Dedication of Trish's Corner - in the Sanctuary ------------------------------------------------->

18:00

END OF SATURDAY FORMAL PROGRAMME

18:00

to

19:30

Dinner - Shared evening meal - bring something to share      

19:30

 

 

to

 

 

23:00

Evening concert - first hour is an Open Mic session - impromptu 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!

 

Concert ends about 10:00/10:30pm (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 9th September 2018

Time

Main Marquee

Kite Arena

Craft Tent

Sanctuary

09:00

 

 

Stalls available

 

Eldrum Herbs

Farmcote Herbs

Kitchenherbwife

Little Bird Soaps

Lyme Cottage Industries

Men in Sheds

Pryce Watkins, Woodturner

Springfield Sanctuary calendars and books

 
09:30

10:00

Herbs and the Nervous System - with Sarah Head Kite Flying Arena is available most of the day!  

10:30

NOTE: The meditation area is available all weekend

11:00

Herbs and the Female Reproductive System - with Anne Chiotis

 

 

11:30

 

12:00

Herbs and the Liver - with Christopher Menzies-Trull

 

 

12:30

 

 

13:00

Shared Lunch

13:30

 

14:00

TBA - with TBA

 

 

14:30

15:00

Tea

 

 

 

15:30

 

 

 

Herb Walk with Sarah Head

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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