Renowned for bringing some world class performers and presenters to the Byron Shire, 2018 will be no exception. With OKA, Tijuana Cartel, Sacred Earth, Amuru Pumak Kuntur (Peru), Mark Whitwell, Gwyn Williams, Dean Gladstone and Dr Marc Cohen already announced, among many others, this is sure to be a spirited event!
2018 also sees the addition of a number of new workshop streams to the program including, Conscious Relationships, Rites of Passage, Nutrition and Holistic Business. With a variety of passes, from an evening of world music and ceremony through to the full 3 days festival experience, there is something for everyone in this truly bespoke festival.
Do you feel like you need some love, nurturing and personal transformation, in a beautiful environment? The Byron Spirit Festival was created to heal and inspire you! The festival’s new Byron Bay home will see the program running between Byron’s premiere new events complex Cavanbah Centre and the luxurious surrounds of Elements Of Byron Resort. Offering over 60 workshops and panels on yoga, music, dance, healing, sustainability and well being, as well as uplifting world music concerts, all spread over three days from April 20th – 22nd 2018. The Byron Spirit Festival is an opportunity to check out of your every day and choose your own spiritual adventure in the idyllic surrounds of Northern NSW.
For over 6 years the Byron Spirit Festival has been the destination for people wanting more from life, attracting people with a profound desire to explore themselves and to connect with like-minded people. This is a Festival that embodies the Spirit of Byron and this is what a few people have to share about their experience:
“I was on a continued high for a week following the festival. The atmosphere was wonderful. Loved the venue.”
“Terrific weekend to cleanse the soul and recharge.”
“A friendly, heart opening gathering of diverse and beautiful people chanting, dancing, moving, breathing as one.”
2018 sees the addition of a number of new workshop streams to the program including, Conscious Relationships, Health & Nutrition and Rites of Passage. With an amazing kids yoga space created by Rainbow Kids Yoga, offering daily workshops for children of all ages, this is a fun festival for the whole family.
The weekend-long programming includes teachers and nurturers to assist in your journey of self-discovery and development. Taking place during the April school holidays, this is the perfect event to bring your kids to, with workshops and concerts for the whole family. So delve in, find your inner zen and Namaste your way to Byron Spirit Festival this April to experience these treats ……
Dena Kingsberg, Beth Borowsky, Mark Whitwell, Angel & Gopala Yaffa, Sophie Sofree, Tymi Howard, Flo Fenton, Dean Gladstone, HarJiwan, Delamay Devi, Zoe Braithwaite, Dr Lauren Tober, Rachel Zinman John Weddepohl.
MUSIC & SOUND HEALING
Sacred Earth, Amaru Pumak Kuntur (Peru), Tijuana Cartel, OKA, Lulu & Mischka, Haitch, Edo Kahn, Benjamin Last (Temple Step Project), Murray Kyle, Matiu Te Huki, Robert Weber, Dr Didge Arpana, Beth Borowsky, Steve Mazabow & Vanessa Forbes, Rebekah Ray.
DANCE & MOVEMENT
Tommy Franklin, Geash Bowler, Travers Ross, Paul Dumais, Suebee Fae, Kathryn Riding, Gabriel Otu, Rob Weber
HEALING & WELLNESS
Christabel Zamor, Katie Manitsas, Ella Noah Bancroft, Jemma Gawned.
RELATING & MEDITATION
Professor Marc Cohen, Greg Lahood, Miranda Chance, Gary Gorrow, Jeff Slayter, Chrissie FireMane, Jeremiah Abrams, Ixchel Love & Dustin Brooks Si Mullumby, Franko Heke & Nikki Rhodes, Xavier & Issia.
Visit the website, join the mailing list, and stay tuned to the festival’s various social media platforms for all up to date program additions, ticket sales, giveaways, and daily doses of inspiration!
The festival opens 12pm mid-day on Friday, 20 April and finishes on Sunday 22nd April at 10pm.
There are 2 sessions on the Friday with 6+ sessions to choose from. Saturday and Sunday have 4 sessions each day from 8am. There are evening concerts Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6.30pm each night, finishing at 10pm on Sunday.
What does the ticket include?
The full festival ticket includes all workshops and concerts. It does not include food or accommodation.
The festival’s new Byron Bay home will see the program running between Byron’s premiere new events complex Cavanbah Centre and the luxurious surrounds of Elements Of Byron. With over 50 workshops and panels on yoga, music, dance, healing, creative arts, sustainability and various cultural ceremonies over three days on April 20th – 22nd 2018. Byron Spirit Festival is an opportunity to check out of your every day, and choose your own spiritual adventure in the idyllic surrounds of Northern NSW.
This year’s theme is ‘We Are The Mandala’, focusing on co-creation and the concept of human design and our connection to the natural world. We’ll explore how we can live in the greatest harmony with ourselves and everything else!