The world we live in today is tainted with problems, and it’s far from the ideal society that we’ve envisioned. But the Shambala Festival is an opportunity to understand what it would be like to live in a utopia where people of all ages get along, life is celebrated, and positive feelings are evoked without sacrificing the environment for our delight.
Each year, the multi-day festival attracts 15,000 people to a secret location in Northamptonshire, the UK, to indulge in an exhilarating array of music, art, healthy food, and wellness in an environmentally-friendly festival with a huge heart. There are over 200 music acts, 12 stages, jaw-dropping performances and acrobatics, quirky workshops, interactive theater, poetry, transcendental and gastronomical activities, and so much more in venues that have been crafted to make you feel like you’re in another planet entirely. Want to relax? Sip a cocktail in a hot tub, or get a massage.
Event organizers have thought of everything you’d need for a fun yet safe experience, including 24-hour security. If you’ve forgotten a thing or two, head over to the Corner Shop which is stocked with practical and useful goods. Playtopia is a kids’ paradise; filled to the brim with all-day entertainment to keep the little ones occupied with activities such as golf course, sandpits, craft workshops, and even bedtime stories at the Family Yurt! Best of all, festival sustenance is as healthy, ethical, and delicious as it gets. There will be several bars serving over 50 different draught beers, ales, ciders, lagers, and cocktails.
‘Sing, dance, be amazed, cry from laughter, and feed your soul at this four-day event that promises an escape to utopia. ‘
It is the only festival in the world of its kind, where every single act and activity has been thoughtfully designed to leave a positive impact on the world while ensuring that you leave feeling revitalized and inspired. Attendees camp out in the spectacular countryside and immerse in nature and all things beautiful.
So come in your best costume and get ready to experience paradise on earth at the Shambala Festival. The event location isn’t revealed until you buy a ticket, so go get yours today.
The festival is held in a secret estate in Northamptonshire, but the exact location remains a secret until you get your ticket. One thing’s for sure: it will be held in the heart of the English countryside, which means you will be surrounded by lush woodlands, sparkling lakes, and beautiful meadows.
Getting to the event location is easy with the roundtrip Shambala Express Coaches which depart from London, Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham, Sheffield, and Manchester. The coaches depart on August 23, 2018, with various pickup points throughout the said cities; and return on August 27th, between 9AM and 2PM. Other transport options include cycling and trains. A designated car park will be available for those who bring their own vehicles. Charging services are also provided for those who bring electric cars.
Once you’re at the Shambala Festival, everything you could possibly need will be within walking distance. The location has been mapped out to make it as easy and convenient as possible, even for kids.
The festival grounds have designated camping areas, so make sure to bring your own tent. Bathroom and shower facilities will be provided.
If you’ll be exploring the rest of Northamptonshire before or after the festival, you can choose from a wide range of accommodation options including hotels, hostels, and campsites.
Visiting Northamptonshire is like visiting a living museum. England’s history comes alive in the historic gardens and castles, old towns, and other architectural treasures that will blow your mind. Take the kids to Wicksteed Park, the oldest theme park in the United Kingdom. Have your fill of every single kind of cider, ale, or lager this side of England. Watch world-class theater and performances at Royal & Derngate. Connect with nature at the seriously spectacular Nene valley.
The event will be held from August 22 – 25, 2019.
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