♥ Space of Love Winter Solstice Gathering ♥
17-19 June 2011, Blue Hippo farm, Greyton
SOL ~Winter Solstice Gathering ~ 2011 ~ Schedule
||Think cosy winter, fire, planting trees, exploring our senses, bringing love into all we do, community, “All-Earth Day” celebrating gardens and gardeners, playfulness, winter warmth, sound activities – songs, storytelling, sound journeys, lectures, poetry, performances etc, art activities, more movement and dance, creating visions for community and new earth, finding ways of igniting that inner fire and glow… aahh :-) you get the picture :-)|
SOL WINTER SOLSTICE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND ~ LINE UP♥
Here are some of the highlights from our Line up for the weekend:
Decorations and Art with Kids and Adults
Agnihotra Fire Ceremony
Tishlaki Movement Meditation
Kid’s Animal Wokshop
Children’s Story Telling
Soap Making Demo
Conscious Dreaming Workshop
Natural Birthing Talk
Saterday Afternoon and Evening
Men and Women’s Circles
Angel walk and Co-Created Live music- Bring your instruments!!!
Raw Food Talk
Contact Improv Dance
Space of Love gatherings are a co-creative experience in community making
A Winter Gathering gives us a chance to co-create with all our seasons wishes
♥Don your warmest woollies,wellingtons and wildest anticipation and get ready to journey into the sacred heart of Winter. Dancing with the seasons, open yourself to receive the magical gifts of the solstice – igniting the fire within your hearts, souls and bellies. This is an invitation to journey deep into self and soul, to find the place of stillness, the void, where gestates the vast potential of all creation.♥
Let us come together for a weekend of co-creating community, co-operation and loving heart-felt communication. Mastering the art of love and togetherness will keep us loved-up, healthy, happy and toasty.There is something magical in braving winter on the Blue Hippo Farm where you will be watched over by majestic mountains and towering pine trees, while horses graze contentedly in nearby fields. Radiant beings come together, let us bless and be blessed in the heart of Winter!
ACTIVITIES: Light creative fires with song, dance, storytelling, poetry, art and performance. Workshops initiating you into conscious dreaming, community, raw foods, sacred sound, dance, yoga, meditation, organic gardening, and more will be on offer. Participate in preparing healthy, healing, nourishing cooked and alive seasonal vegan foods. This a space for the whole family, with fun, activities and workshops for the kids. We are strictly an alcohol and drug free space.
OFFERING WORKSHOPS: The SOL gatherings are a magical journey of co-creation. This is an invitation for you offer workshops, talks or performances. Let us know if you would like to offer a workshop so we can add you to our schedule: email@example.com.
We also invite you to prepare and share songs, stories, prayers, poetry and artwork to bless and express gratitude for mama earth. We would love to publish some of these on our website.
WHAT TO BRING: Come prepared, beloveds, this is winter after all! Wrap yourself up in your winter gear (beanies, thick socks, boots, cuddly jackets, jerseys, ponchos – you get the picture right). Tents, camping gear and your warmest bedding (also for tipis) will ensure cosiness through chilly nights. Instruments, art materials and any kitchen gear (blenders juicers big pots) will be most welcome. Please bring only biodegradable cosmetics. We encourage you to check out our FAQ page so you know what to bring and how the space works : http://spaceoflove.co.za/events/cape-gatherings/faqs/.
FOOD: As usual food is a bring and share affair with a focus on yummy vegan and raw foods. Bring generously – enough food to feed you and your family for the whole weekend. The food is prepared communally so bring boxes of fruit and veg and big packets of nuts, seeds, lentils, pulses, rice, dates, superfoods, honey, tahini etc. We work on a manifestation of trust system – trusting the Space of Love angels to guide you to bring exactly what is needed!
PARTCIPATION:We encourage your participation in food preparation, tending to the sacred fire, keeping spaces clean, composting and recycling. Space of Love is an experiment in conscious co-creation and as such your loving participation is vital in creating our community. If you see something that needs doing – do it : )!
R210 – includes camping for adults
R315 – includes a single or double bed in a tipi for adults
R70 – 5-18yr olds including camping
R70 – 5-18yr olds, includes sharing a double bed in tipi with a parent
Newly Earthed to 5 year-olds free
Tipis are limited, so book early with firstname.lastname@example.org, to ensure space, or a tipi for your own little tribe.
Payments for tickets can be made into the following account:
Account Name: “Moon”
Code: 02530917 or 00051001
Please put “SoL” and your name as reference!
Email email@example.com details of your deposit.
DIRECTIONS:From Cape Town, take the N2 toward Caledon. About 4km before Caledon, turn left at the sign that says “Greyton / Genadendal”. Drive for about 30km directly into Greyton. At the 3rd stop street you will see a sign toward Riviersonderend. Turn right here (Osman’s shop is on the corner) Follow the dirt road over a bridge. Keep heading straight for another 4 km. There is a sign on the left to Blue Hippo. Turn in here. Drive straight and park in the big open space where the other cars are. Welcome!
From Riviersonderend, Take the N2 towards Cape Town, passing through Riviersonderend, shortly after Shell garage, turn right at sign to Greyton. Travel on dirt road (following signs to Greyton) for approx 20kms and look out for the Blue Hippo sign on right 4km before Greyton. Turn in here.