Secret Garden Festival – Lyrebird Retreat – October 19
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• SECRET GARDEN FESTIVAL •
90 min from Newcastle and Sydney
We are hosting our next Secret Garden Festival Aug 2019 at our Mudbrick Home, in the hills, off–grid and surrounded by nature, serenity and exquisite birdsong. This is so much more than a music festival, it feels like coming home to your family in the forest.
Lyrebird Retreat offers a community space to share, grow and be inspired... a haven to remember and express your soul song.
"Hello to the beautiful organisers of the Secret Garden Festival -my
partner Aaron and my best mate Karlie attended the festival on the
weekend. We were blown away by the event. What a beautiful space you
have created. We all left on Sunday afternoon with a great feeling of
community and connection. You should be all proud of yourselves for
creating this space for people - it is so needed. See you next time"
– Mel Nicholson
Midday - Arrive, set up camp.
2pm – DJ Chill Set
3.30pm – "Express Yo'Self" Open Mic Jam with Sid Berry.
5pm – Welcome to Land, Sonic Dreamweaving Journey
6pm – Dinner is by our local Mexican Cantina with Vegan options, $10 / $15 Delish Dinner options. Chai throughout the evening by Shannon Crees in her Chai Temple. BYO Plate, Utensils and Cup.
7pm – Headline Musician
9pm – DJ dance beats
11pm to late - Open Mic & Fire Jams.
SUNDAY FLOW (Optional)
9am - Calligraphy Yoga with Mishae Bailitis
10.30am - Workshop TBC
Snacks and Dinner are included, BYO PLATE, CUP, CUTLERY (There is a washing station available). BYO Breakfast if you’re staying the night at this sanctuary...The morning birdsong is outstanding!!
BYO. No disorderly behavior will be tolerated, this is a family environment. All bottles, rubbish is to be taken out with you. Our Tank Rain Water is a small system so please bring water with you.
Plenty of Tent/Swag Camping space on the property for free. 15 small camper/van spaces available with a vehicle pass ticket – $20 per vehicle space through ticket options. Limited vehicle parking available on the land. Overflow will parked up the top of the 150m driveway after dropping off your camping gear.
Car pooling is strongly encouraged. You can drive down to the house and drop off gear. Then if necessary we will shuttle folks 2min up to the top car park, so come prepared. Directions come with the ticket.
$75 per adult ($95 Vehicle Camping – 15 spaces get in quick!!)
$10 Kids under 14. (kids under 5 are free). Family passes available - please contact Elisha.
Rubbish must be taken with you as we are off grid, we have limited rubbish facilities.
Options for Sunday exploring / relaxing:
• Creative Workshop 10.30–12am (Art by Basia)
• The local river bush walk is lovely to explore
• Wollombi has some beautiful quaint galleries, vintage stores, cafes and wineries to visit
• There is also free camping down by the river at Wollombi Tavern, on the river which is beautiful.
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