Peep at Wilderness Festival – Guest Blog

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Hello festival lovers, it’s Jo from Peep here!

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I’ve taken over Julia’s blog to take you inside the amazing Wilderness Festival, happening 3-6 August. If you like your festival with a side of sophistication then this one’s for you.

Set in the beautiful Cornbury park in Oxfordshire, surrounded by ornamental freshwater lakes, ancient oak trees and waterfalls, you’ll find a campsite to suit each and everyone. There’s wild swimming, wild medicine walks, horse riding and mindfulness.  Workshops in art, yoga, wild nutrition, ballet, Thai Chi and even pimping pineapples – it’s got it all!

The Green Crafts Village, promotes sustainability and celebrates ancient techniques by master craftspeople. The lovely Julia will be there hosting the Lost Treasure Silver workshop making bangles and rings from recycled silver.

Lost Treasure Silver Workshop at Wilderness Festival

Image by Polly Garnett

 

Pack light – you won’t need much – just the truly essential…

Peep Eyewear, 1970s Vintage SunglassesSunglasses – ‘Dawn’

70’s style comes in the shape of these original vintage Austrian optyl frames. Smooth oval curves, luscious caramel tones and graduated tinted lenses ensure you won’t miss the show! £160

 

Lotus Drops in Rose Gold Vermeil

Add a little glam…

when dining at the feasts, with these delicate Lotus Drop Earrings.  Made from recycled silver and 22 carat rose gold vermeil, these drop earrings from Julia’s latest range Lotus are inspired by the Egyptian Sunken Cities.  £165

 

People Tree Tunic Dress

Light and free…

dance to your heart’s content with this easy Alison Tunic Dress, from sustainable brand People Tree. £68


This is a festival with a difference… It’s own luxury spa!

The Lakeside Spa transports you to pure tranquillity – a hidden glade beside a crystal clear swimming lake, replete with wood-fired hot tubs and sauna hewn from the finest red cedar. Aromatherapy massage therapies are on hand from Neal’s Yard Remedies for when it all gets too much.

Wilderness Spa

It’s a foodie haven

Yotam Ottolenghi and Thomasina Miers are amongst those presenting banquets. There’ll be feasting with Petersham Nurseries, The Pig in the Wilderness and supper clubs from Deliciously Ella – there’s even a little wine tasting if it tickles your fancy. Brilliantly, all food waste will be going to the Oxford Food Bank.

Performances…

from Sadler’s Wells, late night cabaret, swing dancing and fire eating will leave you enthralled, while The Folk Barn celebrates both craft beer and folk music.  There’s masses of brilliant acts including a tribute to Nina Simone, see for yourself…

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Get married at the Mass Wedding…

where you can pick a partner, dream up your fantasy wedding outfit and head on over to the Wilderness’s first Mass Wedding Service!

Fun for the family…

with the Polka Theatre running the children’s theatre tent, Green Caterpillar forest camps and boutique babysitting from the Mortimer Nannies ‘the keepers of calm’ – this is pure genius!

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All Festival images courtesy of Wilderness 2016

Ready set festival!

Jo

To hear more from Jo or to see their full range of sunglasses go to

www.peepeyewear.co.uk

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