healing festival underway in East Huntspill this weekend
in its seventh year, The Healing Weekend returns to Secret World
Wildlife Rescue Centre in East Huntspill.
place from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th July, there are over
180 exhibitors and 90 workshops taking part plus music, performances
and evening shows.
organisers say they are expecting big crowds at the popular festival,
which supports local charity Secret World and local businesses.
Elaine Fenton says that everyone at the event is especially looking
forward to welcoming Gracie Wickens-Sweet to the stage after reaching
the semi-finals of this years ITV Britains Got Talent,
as well as a special guest appearance by Australian vocalist Lou
Healing Weekend is now one of the best loved events of its kind
in the UK," says Elaine. "It attracts thousands of visitors
from as far as Australia, Spain, Germany and Holland."
have an amazing array of stands and exhibitions for people to
browse and enjoy, plus a full programme of workshops which run
throughout the three days."
"This really is a first class event Somerset can be proud
of, supporting the first class charity, Secret World."
you have not visited before, you are in for a truly memorable
experience, one the whole family can enjoy."
World fundraiser Jeremy Duxbury added: "Were so looking
forward to welcoming The Healing Weekend back here again. As well
as all the workshops and talks there will also be an opportunity
to learn more about Secret Worlds work to rescue, rehabilitate
and release injured wildlife, as well as just to soak in the beautiful
surroundings and enjoy everything the site has to offer."
event is open from 10am to 6pm daily. Admission is £5 (entry
to all workshops in any one day requires a £5 wristband
which can be bought from the ticket office once inside the event).
three full days of workshops, music and more includes two special
evenings of performances on the Friday and Saturday:
Friday 10th July: A Spectacular Evening of Music and Song featuring
Touch the Earth, Heaven and Earth, Cloudsong and Magdalena Atkinson.
Tickets £5 from the event ticket office.
Saturday 11th July: Clairvoyance, Mentalism, Music and More, featuring
Barbara Meiklejohn-Free, Patrick Gamble, Dr Alan Jones, Greg Smith,
Sharon May, with Gracie Wickens-Sweet. Tickets £5 from the
event ticket office.
are onsite caterers all weekend and plenty of fun things for the
children to do.
on site is now fully booked but in case there are any cancellations,
or room for small tents, call Ali Caldwell on 01278 793 101 or
07800 659 137. For detailed up to date programme information,
and how to get to the event, please visit www.thehealingweekend.co.uk.