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A Celebration of Humanity
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Anthropos Festival is a celebration of humanity throughout time: past, present and future. We want to delve into creating beauty through the arts + music and examine our innate ability to gain wisdom through introspection.
A new kind of festival with stunning visual art, diverse electronic beats and live acts. Workshops, lectures, discussions, healing area, welfare, live painting, artistic involvement, spa & sauna spaces!
The spectacular and large art gallery will be accompanied by live painting, art creation spaces (for everyone get creative in), large collaborative art projects as well as amazing décor and land art.
We are joined by many amazing international and local musicians and bands presenting a wide array of genres, a bit of something for everyone. Ranging from deep trancey beats to incredibly energising harmonies, psychedelic rock to world and reggae.
Breath taking performances and ceremonies throughout. The healing area will be expansive, with many experienced teachers and practitioners of diverse fields. There will be many lectures, guided meditations and workshops including on circus arts.
Remembering earth and all of its inhabitants. Sustainable energy sources, lowering carbon footprint, vegan food and drink. Waste reduction such as our ambition to be single use plastic free, a recycling deposit and using only reusable serve-ware. Leave No Trace!
Anthropos Festival is all about involvement. Everyone creates the festival together Plenty of art spaces to get creative in, an open mic / jam stage for people to bring their own instruments and voices to and a chance to collaborate with artists alike. We Are All Anthropos
Visual Artist lineup:
Alice Karveli | Cult Creations | Evelyn Entwistle | Evan Hollingdale | Frank Top | Guy Watts | Jay Goulding | Joey Baker | Miles Johnston | Rowan Koshui | Ruary Allan | Ryan Lavelle | Sander Bos | Scarlett Butters | Sciomorphis | Severina Trošt Šprogar | Taja Gorenc | Theodora Capăt | Torus Energy
Many more to be announced soon!
Akasha Experience | Alterra Project | Amaluna | Ambient Fraggle | AYO | Bad Tango | Bass Layer | Broken Eye | Brujo’s Bowl | CloZee | Desert Dwellers | Divisiblemarlin | DJ Bayawaka | DJ Iah | DJ Katty Grooves | DJ Shakti | DreamFaerie | Echoes Like Dust | Entheogenic | False Identity | FireFarm | Geoglyph | Globular | Gone West | Hedflux | IndigoSpirit | Jeremy’s Aura | Johnny Blue | Keepers Brew | Kukan Dub Lagan | Kwah | Land Switcher | Lorraine | Monk3ylogic | Mouldy Soul | Naan | Neurodriver | Opale | Ott. | OverSoul | Quanta | Robin Triskele | Selecta Alice | Silas Neptune | Snowdrop | Solar Fields | Spinney Lainey | Strange Antiquark | Symbolico | Terra Nine | TINT | Unconscious Mind(s)
Many more to be announced soon!
We need to remember earth and all of its inhabitants. Sustainable energy sources, lowering carbon footprint, vegan food and drink, waste reduction. Leave No Trace! More info here.
Child Friendly Festival
Children under 15 go free! More info, including on how to register anyone under 18 here.
We’re aiming to make the festival as accessible as possible for anyone. More info, including on how to apply for a PA/Carer ticket, here and apply to the Accessible Camping Area here.
If you have any queries, please contact the Accessibility Team on [email protected].
Our Five Values
Our values are Growth, Exploration, Balance, Connection and Celebration. We believe in building a sustainable future which is inclusive and diverse. As a crew we aim to have a positive impact on not only your personal experience as a festival participant but also on the broader culture beyond that. Environmental awareness is at the heart of our festival. We want to explore new ideas and think about where we might be able to move to as a humans, together. Highlighting the very best of the human experience, we believe that everyone’s voice is important and brings something unique to this reality that we shape together.
The name ‘Anthropos’
Anthropos means human in both ancient and modern Greek. Join us in a celebration of all of humanity throughout all time: past, present and future. We will explore the unique nature of our consciousness – our drive to create beauty through the arts and music, combined with our innate ability to gain wisdom through introspection. Together let us re-remember how to be human!
About the Logo (Hand Stencil)
The festivals logo is based on pre-historic hand stencils. Hand stencils and prints are among the oldest types of human art and can be found all over the world. They are a universally human symbol. See this page for more info.
Why 12019 HE (HUMAN ERA)?
We’re currently in the year 12018 HE, going by the Holocene Calendar. The Holocene Calender is a year numbering system that places its first year near the beginning of the Holocene geological epoch and the Neolithic Revolution (which adds 10,000 years to the currently dominant Gregorian calendar). It’s a more inclusive system that makes our past more impressive and incorporates all humans from all cultures into our calendar. For more context on the Holocene calendar, check out this video by the Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell youtube channel.
Anthropos Festival 13-17th June 12019
Phase 3 £122 + BF
Anthropos Retreat: 7-12th June, 12019
Growing, exploring and creating together.
For creatives and explorers providing a solid base in a broad range of areas, as well as involvement with projects happening on the festival site, this retreat programme is designed for gaining skills and practical knowledge as well as experiencing a mindfulness retreat.
Anthropos Retreat is a forward-looking and deeply engaging educational experience in the days leading up to Anthropos Festival.
Get creative and shape the way the festival itself will be.
Your investment will include instruction, workshops, camping and all meals from our wholesome vegan kitchen during the retreat.
Experts, Facilitators and Teachers joining us so far:
Steve Young: Hedflux
Or Ron Stern: Symbolico
Adam Goodlet: Re:Creation, Oversoul
Rory Gordziejko: Kwah, Tea Tree, Alterra Project
Daniel Love – The Lucid Guide
Tai Chi, Yoga and Chi Gong:
James Waters ( Shifu Waters & Wú Yǐng Quán )
Dr. Gareth Burr
Six-day Retreat 7-12th June: £500 + BF
Weekend Retreat 7-9th June: £250 + BF
Retreat + Festival 7-17th June 12019: Early Bird £530 + BF (Later Phases: £540 + BF, £550 + BF, £560 + BF)