Lady Fest will move toward becoming Britain’s to start with all-female celebration
There will be basket-weaving, women’s activist talks about what’s more, a few particularly abnormal practaces appropriate as it were for ladies so it is little ponder men are not welcome.
Women Fest, the most recent occasion on the summer celebration circuit, bills itself as the country’s to begin with ‘all-women radical support festival’ celebrating the ‘power what’s more, magic’ of womanhood.
Organiser Tiana Jacout, 30, said her motivation mostly came from her mother, a Greenham Normal anti-nuclear dissident in the 1980s.
She included the celebration points to give ladies space, without men, to share encounters what’s more, ideas. All ladies are welcome, counting pre- what’s more, post-operative transgender women.
‘We don’t mind what you wear, who you fancy, or, then again where you’re from, as long as you recognize as a woman, at that point this celebration is for you,’ an advert for the occasion says.
Arenas will incorporate the ‘expression stage’, open to anybody wishing to perform, what’s more, a ‘creativity tent’ where festival-goers can run workshops in aptitudes such as bushel weaving what’s more, fabric making.
A ‘women circle’ zone will welcome visitors to share stories, tunes what’s more, prayers, while a space called the ‘Womyn Rising Tent’ will be set aside for ‘healing what’s more, learning’.
The ‘sacred womb’ tent will be a space to examine present day women’s liberation what’s more, ladies will be encouraged to ‘delve into themselves… to learn what’s more, cherish through dialogs what’s more, workshops’.
Meanwhile, circus, move what’s more, yoga workshops will be held in an ’embodiment tent’.
Among other attractions are masseuses what’s more, therapists, a spa centre, sauna what’s more, hot tubs, what’s more, ‘yoni steaming’ a vaginal home grown purifying process advanced by performing artist Gwyneth Paltrow.
Some 400 tickets costing 225 each have gone on deal for the four-day festival, which will be on a cultivate close Frome, Somerset, in August.
Some of the benefits will be given to the women’s activist tree-planting philanthropy Tree Sisters.
Miss Jacout trusts to make a new kind of festival, telling The Observer: ‘Instead of individuals saying, I paid for a ticket presently I’m going to be entertained, we’re inquiring them to think about what they can contribute: what’s the gift, knowledge, make or, then again expertise they can share.
‘The celebration will celebrate women’s inventiveness what’s more, potential [It] will open our minds what’s more, offer assistance us handle the ordinary fights we may confront with the quality of the sisterhood behind us.’
Before choosing to arrange the festival, Miss Jacout, who lives in Bath, set up a little women’s asylum in a Somerset wood where ‘where we sang songs, cried a lot, developed vegetables what’s more, brought our lives back to basics’.