The Big Retreat Wales is the Wellbeing Festival of 2018. The Big Retreat Wales - four fantastic days dedicated to restoring your wellbeing, reconnecting with nature and relaxing with great music and entertainment – is back for its second year. Set in the heart of the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with spectacular views over the beautiful Cleddau Estuary, this fantastic - and growing - festival is perfect for everyone with under-12s going free. With plenty of activities, classes, talks and events all included in the ticket price, you can do as little or as much as you want.
From live music to cookery workshops, yoga, dance and ?tness classes to bushcraft, gin and cakes, there really is something for everyone. Highlights include: • Cooking demonstrations from Alana Spencer, winner of the Apprentice 2016 • A fantastic music line up with Indie folk band Rusty Shackle headlining • Learning to live off grid - skills from Buzzard Chris Bushcraft • Over 200 classes/workshops and activities included in the ticket price Lie back and enjoy an eclectic mix of music from bands including the Welsh indie-roots group Rusty Shackle and acoustic rock duo The Sun Dogs. Country pop singer-songwriter Rosey Cale brings her distinctive voice and lyrical honesty while the Cappa Ceilidh Band promise to get you up on your feet! Boost your inner calm with a visit to the festival’s wellbeing dome where you can relax and enjoy classes from pilates, yoga, meditation, back care, mindfulness and many more. Treat yourself to a reviving therapy in the Massage Station with a choice of Reiki and massages (not included in ticket price). Or join Jade Mellor for a wild foraging walk and workshop with the chance to taste her amazing food. Gin lovers take note…fancy an adventure in gin? Each evening join in to learn how to make the perfect G &T and sample some of the unusual, distinctive and wonderful gins being made in the UK and across the world. Kids will love the art and craft classes, singing and dancing workshops, special kids disco and zumba classes. Budding scientists can join the team from the Darwin Centre for experimental workshops and music lovers will enjoy jamming on one of George Par?tt’s unique handmade guitars. There will be fantastic, fresh food treats throughout the weekend to suit meat-eaters, vegetarians, vegans, chocoholics and cake-lovers! Throw into the mix the chance to relax around a cosy camp?re or knock up some grub on one of the ?re pits dotting the site and you have all the ingredients for a perfect Festival.