A calendar of alternative (boutique, transformational) small festivals and retreats in Europe and nearby.

I'm Tom Thumb and I'm a festival organiser - I run this site to bring together events and communities that represent the best of alternative culture.

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If you love getting together in beautiful places with lovely people you might want to come along to our Festival of Creativity 8-17 July, 2022 in the Czech Republic  - check out www.roadjunkyfestival.com to learn more!

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I also run Sahara retreats in Morocco each winter  with yoga, meditation, dance and contact improv - check out: www.roadjunkyretreat.com to find out what it's like to camp for a week in the sand dunes.

A couple of other events in the Czech Republic that deserve a special mention:

Woman to Woman Festival (22-29 July) - 100 women on a mountain for a week making creative workshops by day, music around the fire by night

The Festival of Sensuality (21-28 August) - a down to earth event exploring sexuality, body awareness and communication in relationships.

Festivals in 2022


The Magic Word Festival

5-9 January 2022 | Nuremberg, Germany

Come to a festival of narrative arts and engage in stories from different genres, in unusual formats and from unusual perspectives. This festival is organized every two years during epiphany time. Wha ...

Festival Interculturel du Conte de Chiny

14-14 January 2022 | Chiny, Belgium

The craziest tellers, as well as young talents come to put their stool in Chiny to the delight of greedy ears. Visit Chiny, which is called The City of Tales for a very good reason! What the organizer ...

Oslo Yoga Festival

28-30 January 2022 | Oslo, Norway

These days everyone is doing yoga, practicing mindfulness, reading Sufi poetry and the shelves are full of self-help books that promise to bring you peace, happiness and fulfillment. But how about hel ...

To be confirmed: Austria Yoga Conference

31-31 January 2022 | Wels, Austria

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… A video from Austria Yoga Conference …  The organizers say (according to Google Translate): “The Yoga Conferen ...

To be confirmed: Geneva Yoga Festival

31-31 January 2022 | Online

The Geneva Yoga Festival is an event that takes you into the world of yoga with intensive workshops, live spiritual music, and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. The 2021 edition will be online. The fe ...

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To be confirmed: International School of Temple Arts Festival

31-31 January 2022 | Online

We don’t know what sexual shamanism is but it seems to fit into the buzzwords of sacred sexuality, conscious sexuality etc that envelop tantra festivals like…like..an aura! The festival or ...

To be confirmed: Winter Snowboard & Contact Festival

31-31 January 2022 | Slavsko, Ukraine

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Winter Snowboard & Contact Festival organizers say: “Hey, contact dancer! We are going to meet in a cozy ...


The Sahara Meditative Yoga & Joy of Movement Retreat

13-19 February 2022 | the Sahara Desert, Morocco

Once again we’re heading out into the dunes for a week of storytelling, music and meditation under the desert sky. We’ve been running meditation and yoga retreats in the Sahara Desert in Morocco s ...

To be confirmed: Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement Festival

28-28 February 2022 | Derry, Northern Ireland

Although for 2021 their main website does not have any dates yet, here we see that they are aiming for 20-27 February and their Instagram page also states February as the upcoming date. The Echo Echo ...


JoogaFestival Helsinki

5-6 March 2022 | Helsinki, Finland

The JoogaFestival Helsinki organizers say: “Yoga Festival Helsinki is a wellbeing event for everyone and an Expo event including about 130 exhibitors, over 100 classes & workshops and 40 lec ...

Rampage Festival

18-19 March 2022 | Belgium

Rampage is the biggest drum and bass and dubstep party in the universe! Experience two days of the best of bass music in the heart of Belgium. The festival organisers say: “More than 30 artists will ...



14-18 April 2022 | Schönsee, Bavarian Forest

Pre-Workshop: 30.3.2021 – 1.4.2021 The Osterimprofestival (how the German language loves to connect words) is the Easter Improvisation festival for all fans of contact improv dance to get togeth ...

Yoga & Montagne : L'appel de la Montagne

15-18 April 2022 | Megève, France

Yoga & Montagne is a festival offering yoga, fly yoga, spa, and skiing classes. Yoga in the snow – what more could you want? They also have dates for April (15th-18th). What the organizers s ...

Taste of Love Festival

28 April-2 May 2022 | Byron Bay, Australia

The Taste of Love Festival organizers say: “Taste of Love Festival is back with inspiring presenters on the topics of awakening, love and consciousness and is scheduled for its 6th debut in Ball ...

Dutch Acro-Yoga Festival

29 April-8 May 2022 | Holland

The Dutch Acro-Yoga Festival lets you fly high with other lovers of yoga and acrobatics. The festival organisers say: ‘Jai! We’ve set up a brand new AcroYoga festival: the Dutch AcroYoga Festi ...


Manchester Aerial & Acrobatics Convention 2022

29 April-1 May 2022 | Ordsall Leisure Centre, Manchester, UK

A glorious celebration of aerial antics including flying aerial, cloud swing, and more, Manchester Aerial & Acrobatics Convention is all about circus arts. The event has many floor workshops and p ...

Space to Emerge

29 April-2 May 2022 | Lake District, England

Space to Emerge is a weekend retreat full of workshops. In three days, you will be able to engage in one-to-one healing therapies, workshops and dance till morning while meeting like-minded people in ...

To Be Confirmed: Lancaster Magic and Circus Convention

30-30 April 2022 | Lancaster University, UK

A spectacular event happening at the premises of Lancaster Univerity, this magical convention features an array of circus performances including fire, aerial hoop and skills, unicycling, workshops, sh ...

To be confirmed: Amsterdam Tantra Festival

30-30 April 2022 | Amsterdam, Holland

The Amsterdam Tantra Festival is a 3 day festival with live music, workshops and apparently lots of exotic colours. They are planning to do the festival this year but give a warning, “This is a ...

To be confirmed: Beltane Fire Festival 

30-30 April 2022 | East Sussex, England

Beltane Fire Festival has many workshops to offer… You can learn about foraging, take herbal walks, sing, dance, skate, practice archery or martial arts or circus arts… Now, that is a real ...

To be confirmed: Ibiza Spirit Festival

30-30 April 2022 | Ibiza, Spain

This is a one-day festival that looks to us like loads of positive vibes oozing all over everything. On the flip side, it might just be a very much needed detox from Ibiza’s world-famous lifesty ...

To be confirmed: Madrid Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 April 2022 | Madrid, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Madrid Contact Improvisation Festival organizers say: “We will work with strategies — mundane and magic — to ...

To be confirmed: Om Yoga Show - Manchester

30-30 April 2022 | Manchester, England

The Om Yoga Show organizers say : “For over a decade the OM Yoga Show has grown ever more popular, becoming the biggest yoga gathering in Europe, and one of the largest events of its kind in th ...

To be confirmed: Scapa Yoga Festival

30-30 April 2022 | Ardkinglas Estate, Loch Fyne, Scotland

Scapa Festival offers a very rich schedule that worth checking out. The organizers say: “We are Scapa Fest, a multi-day, leave-no-trace and zero-waste yoga, adventure and sustainable living exp ...

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To be confirmed: Spiritual Dance Festival - Conscious Holy Week

30-30 April 2022 | Barcelona, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… However, in the meantime, they have a New Year’s retreat-course at MasCarbó. The dates are Dec 30th – Jan ...


International Push Hands Meeting Hannover

4-8 May 2022 | Hannover, Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The International Push Hands Meeting Hannover organizers say: “Because of the current situation, we can’t meet in M ...

Hai in den Mai Festival

5-8 May 2022 | Stemwede, Germany

Magic forest, magic creatures and judging by the photographs always sunny weather – admittedly Hai in den Mai seems like great fun. Also, on an unrelated note – they have the most beautifu ...

To be confirmed: Spirit of the Marsh Festival

5-8 May 2022 | Lincolnshire countryside, Central-East England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… A festival to start the summer immersed in untouched nature, pagan ceremonies, practical workshops, live music, dragons, fa ...

Transition Festival

10-17 May 2022 | Doñana, Spain

Transition Festival takes place in a village where the tribal celebration never stops! You can expect psychedelic music and some solid visual arts. The organizers say: “Once you arrive at the g ...

Heartbeat Festival Women

12-15 May 2022 | Allgäu, Germany

Heartbeat Festival Women is for women to come together, explore and celebrate in an environment full of art and creation. It is a good way to spend a couple of days with like-minded women and get in ...

Kokopelli World Festival

14-15 May 2022 | Gullegem, Belgium

Kokopelli World Festival is a world music festival. They have a rich line-up and you can find something you will enjoy whether you like balkan music, ska, jazz, electro swing… or all! It is run ...

Tribal Gathering

19-22 May 2022 | Vernerovice, Czech Republic

Tribal Gathering is a magical celebration for the mind, body and soul. The four-day event features sacred music, dance, informative talks, meditation, yoga and much more in a sacred space within the f ...

Roma Tribal Meeting

20-22 May 2022 | Rome, Italy

Roma Tribal Meeting is a 3-day event for the lovers of Tribal Belly Dance. You will get the chance to attend workshops, explore your own creativity, create pieces and exhibit your creations afterward ...

Wood Festival

20-22 May 2022 | Braziers Park, Oxfordshire

A small, welcoming festival that offers music, workshops, food and drink. They are welcoming to children. Great for families. The Wood festival invites us all to gather in a conscious celebration of M ...

Burning Nest

30 May-5 June 2022 | Exeter, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Burning Nest is another gathering inspired by Burning Man, but they go their own way and sell ‘memberships’ ...


To Be Confirmed: Ignite Flow Arts Gathering

30-30 May 2022 | Provinciaal domein De Ster, Belgium

This full immersion flow arts festival is a much-awaited event in the annual festival calendar in all of Europe. The location of the event is a stunning terrain nicknamed “The Star”, creat ...

To be confirmed: Barcelona Burning Bash

30-30 May 2022 | Barcelona, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Barcelona Burning Bash (BBB) is a yearly co-created event inspired by the ethos of Burning Man and Nowhere. This event ...

To be confirmed: Austrian Qi Gong Days 

31-31 May 2022 | Klostersee, Germany

This year’s topic is “Sehnsucht nach Ganzheit” (“longing for wholenesse”). The organizers of the Austrian Qi Gong Days say (According to Google Translate): “Once a year the ÖQGG ...

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To be confirmed: Berlin Contact Improv Festival

31-31 May 2022 | Berlin, Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The festival organisers say: “We warmly invite you to the Contact Improvisation Festival in Berlin! This unique and w ...

To be confirmed: Green Vibrations

31-31 May 2022 | Enschede, Netherlands

The Green Vibrations Festival looks like one wild Saturday with all kinds of music. As the day darkens the after-party kicks off and it doesn’t stop until four in the morning. We’ll let th ...

To be confirmed: Moving Life Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 May 2022 | Allgäu, Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “Listen to your inner movements and expand. Workshops in Yoga, Contact Improvisation, Bodywork &a ...

To be confirmed: Tribal Talisman Festival

31-31 May 2022 | Budapest, Hungary

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Tribal Talisman Festival offers 36 hours of dance! Are you interested in ATS®, tribal fusion, Indian fusion, old school t ...


Austrian International Storytelling Festival

1-4 June 2022 |

Austria opens like a book presenting the best stories of the region and around the world. Come, listen and let your imagination fly. What the organizers say: “For more than 30 years now, our festiva ...

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Gaia Tribe Family Summer Camp

1-5 June 2022 | Grosmont, England

Small and cosy, the Gaia Tribe Summer Camp is a family-friendly gathering with care taken of the decoration and mood in the surrounding woodland. The usual workshops, music and fun. The festival organ ...

The New festival of Stories in Winter

1-4 June 2022 | Bad Gleichenberg, Austria

Austria story lovers gather in this winter festival edition to warm up their spirits, join them and bring your own warm stories to share! What the organizers say: “Together with the Tourismusverband ...

Earth Garden

2-6 June 2022 | Attard, Malta

Earth Garden is mainly (but not “only”) a music festival that presents live music shows in many different genres of music. Workshops, unique markets, and food courts will also be there. T ...

Meadows in the Mountains

2-5 June 2022 | Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Meadows in the Mountains looks like a colorful, fun festival. They offer music to dance to, yoga classes to relax your body and mind, and a community of like-minded creative people. The organizers say ...

Psychedelic Experience Festival

2-5 June 2022 | Ruthen, Germany

What to expect from Psychedelic Experience Open Air Festival? The organisers promise severe sleep deprivation due to dance floor activities and 2033 lakes in the area. Considering the season, 2,033,03 ...

Portugal Tantra Festival

3-8 June 2022 | Awakeland, Portugal

Awakeland, in South Portugal, hosts in an incredible location the Portugal Tantra Festival. Just check out the video to get a feel for what it’s all about:  The organizers say: “The bea ...

Wurzel Festival

9-12 June 2022 | Niedergörsdorf, Germany

Wurzel Festival offers workshops, art events, and open airs. There will also be a marketplace for you to enjoy. Since free open airs are a tradition of the festival, you’ll surely enjoy your ti ...

To be confirmed: Anthropos Festival

10-14 June 2022 | Near London, UK

Billing themselves as ‘a new kind of festival’, Anthropos looks stylising, interesting and diverse. The festival organisers say: ‘With stunning visual art, diverse electronic beats a ...

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Italy Contact Festival

13-19 June 2022 | Rivignano (Udine), Italy

Set in a little historical town in the heart of Italy, the Italy Contact Festival is where to go to connect with the Italian contact improvisation scene. There will be teachers from around the world w ...

8th International Taiji-Push Hands-Meeting

16-19 June 2022 | Hassfurt am Main, Germany

The 8th International Taiji-Push Hands-Meeting organizers say: “This meeting provides TAIJI – practitioners of all styles (Yang, Chen, Wu, Fu …) in a friendly and harmonious atmosphe ...

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17-19 June 2022 | Croyde, North Devon, England

We know, England might not be top of your list when thinking about a festival by the beach but as little nature, as there is to find in the British isles, Devon has some of the best coastline and Ocea ...

Wald Healing Festival

17-19 June 2022 | Wehdem, Germany

The Wald Healing organizers say (according to google translate): “After the last ‘Forest Healing – Growing Together’ was another special experience, it is now the seventh tim ...

Mystic Garden Festival

18-18 June 2022 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Mystic Garden Festival is an annual music festival in the heart of Amsterdam. The magical paradise boasts a world-class lineup of house and techno artists combined with organic food, a hippie market, ...

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Stonehenge Summer Solstice Gathering

18-21 June 2022 | Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England

There used to be a Stonehenge Free Festival until the famous clash with the police that resulted in the Battle of the Beanfield. Hippies, pagans, free-spirited people against the British police in rio ...

Hormonal Balance & Yin Yoga for Women Retreat

Hormonal Balance & Yin Yoga for Women Retreat

20-25 June 2022 | Ražanj, Šibensko-kninska županija, Croatia

Hormonal Balance & Yin Yoga for Women Retreat at the enchanting coast of Ražanj, Croatia, is about learning to balance your body to regular your hormones, perfect for your inmune system. The retr ...

Defqon.1 Festival

23-26 June 2022 | Netherlands

Defqon.1 is the world’s premier hard dance festival. Uniting thousands of ‘weekend warriors’ each year, the festival is the home of the harder styles and the Mecca for all hard dance lovers. The ...


Django Reinhardt Jazz Festival

23-26 June 2022 | Fontainebleau, France

How many musicians have a festival named after them? Django Reinhardt is held in a special kind of awe not only for being such a great guitarist despite missing a few fingers but because he made music ...

To be confirmed: The Sheep Festival

23-27 June 2022 | landgoed Zeewolde, Netherlands

The Sheep is a Burning Man event. The participants make the event what it is. That means YOU are in charge of your own experience! It is an opportunity for everyone to be the most amazing and unexpect ...

UFO Bufo Festival

23-26 June 2022 | Hadinka, Vítkov-Klokočov, Czech Republic

UFO Bufo encourages good old-fashioned face-to-face communication as their festival location provides a natural digital detox (in two words – no coverage). So why not challenge oneself? We also ...

To be confirmed: Taichi Festival Democritus

24-26 June 2022 | Xanthi, Greece

This year for the fourth time the festival will be taking place in Greece. The Taichi Festival Democritus organizers say: “International exchange meeting between teachers, experts and friends of ...

To be confirmed: Awakenings Festival

25-26 June 2022 | Netherlands

Awakenings is the ultimate techno experience in the heart of Amsterdam. The completely sold out event will celebrate 20 years of techno this summer. The festival organisers say: “Awakenings Festival ...

Siberian Contact Improv Festival

30 June-9 July 2022 | Altai Mountains, Russia

The Siberian Contact Improv Festival organizers say (according to Google Translate): “9 days of immersion in practice is the possibility of a quality reboot, through movement, through dance, thr ...

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To be confirmed: Art-Labyrinth Summer Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Romania

Ever been to Romania? The Art-Labyrinth Festival can be your excuse to go… The festival organisers say: “Art-Labyrinth’s Summer Festival is an annual event that takes place in the natura ...

To be confirmed: Awake Yoga Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Portimão, Portugal

Dates To Be Announced Awake Yoga Festival organizers say: “We have a rich & diverse program with many different styles of yoga and music from all over the world. We will be sharing healing ...

To be confirmed: Aymon Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Koprinka, Bulgaria

Aymon Festival seems to be a small and cosy one, but the truth is that we don’t really know anything about it. The location looks sublime though and their aftermovie has some real Blair Witch mo ...

To be confirmed: Beyond the Border Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Glamorgan, Wales

Every two years, the Castle of St. Donats opens its doors to magic and imagination in a family-friendly festival, participate in workshops, attend to circus acts, puppet performances and much more! Wh ...

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To be confirmed: IX International Festival of Tantra, Consciousness, Shamanism and Relationship For Singles and Couples 

30-30 June 2022 | Nowe Kawkowo, Poland

Tantra festivals are on the rise in Europe and the IX International Festival of Tantra, Consciousness, Shamanism and Relationship for Singles and Couples at the “Here and Now Center” in Po ...

To be confirmed: Leipzig Contact Improvisation

30-30 June 2022 | Leipzig, Germany

Dates To Be Announced Leipzig Contact Improvisation organizers say: “Come for 3 days of very affordable dancing in Leipzig! A straightforward little contact festival with classes and jams. A div ...

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To be confirmed: Mystic Mountain Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Velebit Nature Park, Croatia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Mystic Mountain is a cozy, small and intimate psychedelic gathering. They are combining psytrance, goa trance, psychill, or ...

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To be confirmed: Seedcamp Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Kautzen, Austria

Seedcamp Festival’s 2021 theme will be: “Odyssey” The organizers’ say: “The coming theme of the ‘Odyssey’ brings with it some turbulent and fundamental expans ...

To be confirmed: Space of Love Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Böda Sand, Öland, Sweden

Space of Love Festival features a whole cast of teachers running workshops from family constellation to yoga to African dance. “There we celebrate and create, meet new and old friends, and try n ...

To be confirmed: Spirit Base Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Výrovice, Czech Republic

Spirit Base Festival seems to be both known and warmly recommended in their area, as the comments on their Facebook site reveal. Looks like a great place for us too. Suitably for a local secret, howev ...

To be confirmed: Transoceanic Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Bornholm, Denmark

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “TOCIF is a dance festival for the research and practice of Contact Improvisation. It takes place ...

To be confirmed: Ukraine Contact Improvisation Festival (Dancefulness)

30-30 June 2022 | Kiev, Ukraine

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Ukraine Contact Improvisation Festival organizers say: “Festival is a natural way for us to become a part of the ...

To be confirmed: Wake Up Experiment

30-30 June 2022 | Bulgaria

Wake Up! Experiment will give you an opportunity to learn new crafts, listen interesting lectures and get acquainted with practices of inner growth. Wake Up! has been going strong for 10 years and wel ...

To be confirmed: World Club Dome Festival

30-30 June 2022 | Frankfurt, Germany

World Club Dome is the biggest club in the world! Returning to the heart of Frankfurt, Germany each summer, the three-day electronic music festival will have something for everyone! The festival organ ...


Palmesus Festival

1-2 July 2022 | Norway

Palmesus is Scandanavia’s biggest beach party! The annual summer beach festival attracts thousands of locals and visitors to the unique Norwegian town of Kristiansand. The festival organisers say: ...

Timber Festival

1-3 July 2022 | Feanedock, UK

Legend says there is a time in July when the trees gather in their own festival and we are all invited! Come and enjoy 3 wonderful days of magic, art, performance, and wellbeing. The organizers say: & ...

Ecstatic Dance Festival

3-8 July 2022 | Corfu. Greece

You, too, can dance your way to ecstasy without any chemical enhancement … The festival organisers say: “Welcome to 5 days and 6 nights of Ecstatic Bliss on the greenest island of Greece! ...

Masters Of Puppets Open Air Festival

4-10 July 2022 | Dolní Dvořiště, Czech Republic

Despite the sinister sci-fi sounding name, the Masters Of Puppets Open Air Festival seems to be rather benevolent creatures who go in for sustainability, charity and musical vibrations. The team behi ...

Airbeat One Festival

6-10 July 2022 | Italy

Transport yourself across the world at Airbeat One Festival. North Germany’s largest electronic music festival welcomes all of you and all your favorite DJs on a magical journey, bringing a taste of ...

Electric Love Festival

7-9 July 2022 | Austria

Electric Love Festival is Austria’s premier electronic music festival. Drawing in more than 190 massive acts over three days, this festival is one of the biggest electronic music events in the world ...

Exit Festival

7-10 July 2022 | Serbia

Exit Festival is Serbia’s biggest and best event. Twice voted as ‘Best Major European Festival’, what started as a student fight for democracy and freedom has now evolved into an epic summer mus ...

Kosmos Festival

7-10 July 2022 | Ristiina, Finland

The organizers say: “We are all about welcoming new artists into Kosmos Festival! If you already have some gigs or shows under your belt and feel like your sounds or arts would fit into our prog ...

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Noisily Festival

7-10 July 2022 | Leicestershire, England

We’ve come a long way from the big raves of the early 90’s. The music has evolved, the decor is mindblowing and there are festivals like Noisily where you can dance to electronic music wit ...

Brainchild Festival

8-10 July 2022 | East Sussex, England

Brainchild Festival is an independent festival that doesn’t focus on any particular genre but is instead a big splash of creativity. It really looks like a lot of fun. The organizers say: “ ...

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The Road Junky Festival of Creativity

8-17 July 2022 | in the hills of Czech Republic

The Festival of Creativity is a different kind of festival. There are just 125 places available and all the food is included over the week of camping in the forested hills of the Czech Republic. All d ...

Ultra Europe Festival

8-10 July 2022 | Split, Croatia

Ultra Europe is Europe’s premier destination music festival. Escape to the stunning Croatian waterfront for one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world. The festival organisers say: ...

FCBD® General Skills and Teacher Training

11-17 July 2022 | Soest, Germany

The FCBD® General Skills and Teacher Training organizers say: “We are absolutely honoured to welcome Carolena, the originator and director of FatChanceBellyDance®, back to Europe for General S ...

Dour Festival

13-17 July 2022 | Belgium

Dour Festival offers five days of love and alternative music in the heart of Belgium. The multi genre festival welcomes visitors from all over the globe to one of the country’s top summer events. Th ...

Electric Castle Festival

13-17 July 2022 | Romania

Electric Castle is a five-day electronic music festival that takes place in the Transylvanian domain of Banffy Castle. Explore the unique Romanian sights by day and catch major electronic acts by nigh ...

Elevate Festival

13-17 July 2022 | Graz, Austria

Elevate Festival is an annual event for music, arts and political discourse. Hosted in Graz, Austria each year, the festival features an extensive program of workshops, live performances, lectures, di ...

Hieros Gamos Festival

13-17 July 2022 | Dronten, Netherlands

Hieros Gamos Festival is not just a festival. It is more like a weekend long experience in which you will become vulnerable and open to yourself and others. You will get the chance to open up and face ...

Shankra Festival

13-17 July 2022 | Lostallo, Switzerland

The organizers say: “Music is the ultimate and fundamental core of our Festival. Get an insight of the musical journey you will experience on the three dance floors, covering the wide spectrum o ...

Own Spirit Festival

14-18 July 2022 | Baldellou, Spain

Back when we were young and frying our brains on liquid LSD, trance music was all about the inner journey, turning the dance floor into one big shamanic space and seeing just how far you could push yo ...

Yaga Gathering

14-18 July 2022 | Varėna, Lithuania

The Yaga Gathering is a psychedelic open-air gathering held in Lithuania each year. The festival first started in 2003 and has slowly grown since then. It’s the usual New Age and pagan themes wi ...

Dominator Festival

15-16 July 2022 | Eersel, Netherlands

Dominator is the world’s biggest outdoor hardcore festival. Lace up your Air Maxes and brace yourself for the best hardcore party of the year! The festival organisers say: “Dominator Festival is t ...

Stainsby Festival

15-17 July 2022 | Stainsby, Derbyshire, England

Stainsby Festival has been going strong for 50 years! This is a live music festival that offers music, crafts stalls, entertainment for children, workshops, storytelling, theatre, film, philosophy, a ...

Tai Chi Caledonia

15-22 July 2022 | Stirling, Scotland

The Tai Chi Caledonia organizers say : “Thank you for visiting our website where you will find details of our latest event, Tai Chi Caledonia 2020, our 25th year offering high quality teaching o ...

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The Tribal Vibe Village Retreat Tantra festival

15-24 July 2022 | Møn Retreat Center, Denmark

The Tribal Vibe Village Retreat looks like a gorgeous way to come together in an intimate little tantra festival with a strong community feeling. The organisers say: ‘Join us this summer for the ...

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World Bodypainting Festival

17-23 July 2022 | Klagenfurt, Austria

*Main days 22-24 July. Rest includes side events.* Claiming to be the most ‘colourful festival in the world’, the World Bodypainting Festival is set by a fabulous lake in Austria and is wi ...

SUN Festival

18-25 July 2022 | Csobánkapuszta, Hungary

S.U.N stands for Solar Unite Natives: a project growing out of the Hungarian Goa trance scene and it uses the profits from the S.U.N Festival to invest in a sustainable community. The organizers say: ...

To be confirmed: Sacred Earth Festival

21-24 July 2022 | Fagervik, Finland

We’re big fans of events that keep it small and beautiful, and Sacred Earth Festival does just that. The festival organisers say: “From the start in 2018 our vision has been to create a fe ...

Boom Festival

22-29 July 2022 | Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal

The Boom Festival is a legend on the alternative festival circuit. It’s held every two years by a lake in Portugal and mixes up visual arts, street theater, psychedelic performances, fire dances ...

Nation of Gondwana-Pyonen

22-24 July 2022 | Grünefeld, Germany

Nation of Gondwana is an outdoor electronic music festival. They have some amazing light installations and a long line-up. A “must” if you’re into electronic music and psytrance. C ...

Parookaville Festival

22-24 July 2022 | Airport Weeze, Germany

Parookaville is Germany’s most popular dance music event. The three-day festival welcomes more than 200,000 visitors and is one of the largest festivals in Europe! The festival organisers say: “Pa ...

Tomorrowland Festival

22-24 July 2022 | Belgium

Tomorrowland is the largest and most sought out electronic music festival in the world. Spread out across two weekends each summer, the three-day event is truly an experience unlike any other. Tickets ...

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Woman to Woman Festival

22-29 July 2022 | Czech Republic

Woman to Woman Festival is an event for 100 women – not a guy in sight! The festival organisers say: “Join 100 other women to camp for a week on a beautiful mountain without alcohol or pho ...

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Biodanza Tribal Gathering

27-31 July 2022 | Winterswijk, Netherlands

We almost didn’t include the Biodanza Tribal Gathering. It sounded groovy and then we saw the price of 360 euros for the week which, though it includes food, doesn’t sound too tribal, real ...

Outlook Origins

28 July-2 August 2022 | Pirovac, Croatia

Outlook Origins will be a festival you will enjoy if you like sun and music. It is basically a big beach party with good music. There will be many live sets. The organizers say: “Now situated ju ...

To be confirmed: Magnesia Festival

28-31 July 2022 | Helsinki, Finland

Magnesia Festival is an annual celebration of yoga, music, food and heartful living. Hosted on a UNESCO world heritage site, the three-day event combines holistic wellbeing with beautiful music, nouri ...

World Yoga Festival

28-31 July 2022 | Beale Park, Berks, UK

The World Yoga Festival organizers say: “Four rejuvenating days incorporating yoga asana from many different lineages, pranayama, meditation, non-duality, Ayurveda, chanting, kirtan, wisdom tal ...


29-31 July 2022 | Litomerice, Czech Republic

The Alchemy Festival (ALLfest) is to be held in the middle of May this year in the town of Litomerice. It’s a cosy festival with the usual workshops, talks and seminars on healthy living and hap ...

Les Rencontres Jasnières

29-31 July 2022 | Marçon, France

The Les Rencontres Jasnières organizers say (according to Google Translate): “You will have the opportunity to practice the forms of taiji quan, tuishou, weapons in various internal styles and ...

To be confirmed: Netherlands Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 July 2022 | Overveen, Netherlands

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “A yearly festival where people and dancers from all over the Netherlands and abroad are coming t ...

To be confirmed: Angsbacka Tantra Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Molkom, Sweden

Angsbacka is a centre for spiritual festivals and events in Sweden and it’s been running since 1996. It hosts the Sexsibility Festival and also this tantra festival. Nice work if you can get it. ...

To be confirmed: Berlin Yoga Conference

31-31 July 2022 | Köln, Germany

The Berlin Yoga Conference organizers say: “We’re an international yoga and mindfulness conference that brings together top quality experts for in-depth workshops, masterclasses, and discussio ...

To be confirmed: Big Burn Istanbul

31-31 July 2022 | Istanbul, Turkey

Big Burn Istanbul is a new one and it looks like a fun one. The festival organizers say: “The newest and the biggest electronic music festival of Istanbul, Turkey. Follow us to stay updated for ...

To be confirmed: Body Love Festival

31-31 July 2022 | close to Berlin & Hamburg, Germany

The organizers say: “INTERNATIONAL DJ´s & MUSICIANS in an eclectic evening program. DAILY Workshop Program with CONTACT IMPROVISATION – ECSTATIC DANCE – TRIBAL SHAKE – CONTEMPORARY DA ...

To be confirmed: Borderland

31-31 July 2022 | Hedehusene, Denmark

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Borderland is a festival gathering sustained by co-creators rather than spectators, with a cap of 1500 people allowed this ...

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To be confirmed: Buddhafield Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Taunton, Somerset, England

With 4000 people, Buddhafield hits a sweet spot between a small, cosy festival and an event big enough to have a lot going on. Infused with the philosophy of Buddhism, this is a very conscious festiva ...

To be confirmed: Camp Bestival

31-31 July 2022 | East Lulworth, UK

Camp Bestival is a festival of music, fancy, colorful dresses, and dance. It is a family-friendly festival. There is camping on-site and many hotels around. The organizers say: “Camp Bestival 2 ...

To be confirmed: Chamonix Yoga Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Chamonix, France

The organizers say: “The Chamonix yoga festival is voted the most beautiful and top European festival! It is located in a setting surrounded by glaciers and facing Mont Blanc! Between indoor les ...

To be confirmed: Dance Camp East

31-31 July 2022 | Suffolk, England

Dance Camp East has been going strong for more than 25 years and as you may guess, some people even grew up going to this festival. It is a guaranteed family atmosphere with workshops, music, and dan ...

To be confirmed: Drienok Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Mošovce, Slovakia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… This is Slovakia’s leading alternative festival with a strong theme on original handicrafts, concerts, workshops, mus ...

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To be confirmed: European Juggling Convention

31-31 July 2022 | Hanko, Finland

You don’t have to be a juggler to go to the European Juggling Convention but it helps. Really, you only need to be interested in circus stuff and enjoy hanging out with jugglers, acrobats, hula- ...

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To be confirmed: Fanø Free Folk Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Esbjerg, Denmark

Fanø is a little island off the south-west coast of Denmark about 12 minutes away from the mainland by boat and though the North Sea might not summon tropical vistas the west coast of the island is o ...

To be confirmed: Feel Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Bergheider See, Germany

Feel Festival is a music-focused festival but many other activities like yoga, guided meditations, and art workshops are being offered. They even have a half-pipe for skateboarding! The festival area ...

To be confirmed: Festival at the Edge

31-31 July 2022 | Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England

A festival that can happen physically or virtually, organized by one of the oldest storytelling clubs in England, is here to share its story with you. What the organizers say: “At Festival at the Ed ...

To be confirmed: Floating Castle Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Castle Snežnik, Slovenia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Floating Castle Festival has puppet shows, circus performances, street and improvisational theater, poetry readings, film p ...

To be confirmed: Flow Experience

31-31 July 2022 | Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Days of music in a nature sanctuary in the spirit of peace and love. The organizers say: “FLOW is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a fe ...

To be confirmed: Funny Moon Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Valeč, Czech Republic

Funny Moon Festival has a long list of DJs from all around the world. A good place to dance your mind away. The organizers say: “Psy & Arts gathering In central Europe, finally ending up in ...

To be confirmed: G! Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Gøta, Faroe Islands

G! Festival will give you just another reason to visit the breathtaking Faroe Islands. When you combine a beautiful landscape with nice people and good music, you can only get good times. That’ ...

To be confirmed: Harmonic Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Trigance, France

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… There’s a strong bias among English-speaking people to go to English-speaking festivals. So jump out of your comfort ...

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To be confirmed: Hungarian Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Három Kincs Völgye, Hungary

A cosy contact improvisation festival in Hungary for just 60 dancers. The organisers say: “We will celebrate Contact Improvisation and deepen together into our practise during 6 days surrounded ...

To be confirmed: Mandala Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Wanroij, Netherlands

Mandala Festival is a creativity festival in harmony with nature. It encourages to bring your tent and enjoy the rest. The organizers say: “There is music, art and theater, but also games, well ...

To be confirmed: Nowhere Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Castejón de Monegros, Spain

A Burning Man event. What happens at Nowhere? A lot of things! Basically, what happens and what is there is what you bring with YOU, what YOU want to share. And, what the other participants want to sh ...

To be confirmed: Pachamama Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Switzerland

Pachamama Festival is named after the earth mother goddess of the Andes and has become a rallying cry for hippies everywhere, somehow more resonant than Gaia. The organisers say: “The beautiful ...

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To be confirmed: Ripollesdansa Dance Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Ripoll, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Ripollesdansa is a dance festival that offers free workshops and performances in the Catalonian town of Ripoli. It is found ...

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To be confirmed: Sadhaka Conscious Dance Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Orsennes, France

The Conscious Dance Festival will take place at the Sadhaka Centre in France this summer and it looks like an inspiring event. The festival organisers say: ‘The past year has been a period of co ...

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To be confirmed: Sadhaka Yoga Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Orsennes, France

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Sadhaka Yoga Festival is one of many interesting events held at the Sadhaka retreat centre in France. The festival orga ...

To be confirmed: Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Shrewsbury, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival is a cozy festival full of joy and happiness. If you want to escape from your dail ...

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To be confirmed: Slot Art Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Lubiąż, Poland

The Slot Art Festival is held inside the compound of an old monastery giving a surreal, timeless backdrop to all the great art installations and music held over the 5 days. There are elements of punk ...

To be confirmed: Stealing Thunder Storytelling Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Bowland Bridge, South Lakes, Cumbria

Come an enjoy of myths, fables, folktales, wonder tales, fairytales, poetry, songs all of it at no better place to enjoy a story; around a campfire. What the organizers say: “Fairytales for grown-up ...

To be confirmed: Warsaw Flow Contact Improv Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Warsaw, Poland

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Warsaw Flow is Poland’s main contact improvisation festival and is one of the most dynamic CI events in Europe. The W ...

To be confirmed: Yoga Mela

31-31 July 2022 | Farstorp, Sweden

The Yoga Mela organizers say: “Yoga Mela is a vivid blend of Yoga, Sacred Music and life wisdom. An inspiration to be part of a living spirituality. The 8-day festival is both grounded and celes ...

To be confirmed: Zelenkovac Jazz Festival

31-31 July 2022 | Podrašnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Zelenkovac Jazz Festival is held each year in the ecological preserves of Zelenkovac, in the heart of Bosnia and Herzeg ...

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Valley of the Arts

31-31 July 2022 | Kapolcs, Hungary

Hungary might seem to be Europe’s closest claim to a fascist state based on its treatment of refugees lately but there’s plenty of good things happening there and one of these is the Valle ...


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Ozora Psychedelic Festival

1-7 August 2022 | Dádpuszta,Hungary

Ok, Ozora is a big festival and mostly we’re about small events and gatherings on this site but as long as you don’t think psytrance music should have remained in the 20th century and woul ...

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Ancient Trance Festival

4-7 August 2022 | Taucha, Germany

To be honest, we know nothing about Ancient Trance Festival except that many people seem to love it. They offer music, workshops and a family environment. The organisers say (from last year): “W ...

Natural High Healing Festival

4-7 August 2022 | Narvilinna, Uusikaupunki, Finland

The Natural High Healing Festival will be held in Narvilinna, Finland. As you can guess from the name, alcohol and drugs aren’t welcome; instead, you’re invited to fly high with the power ...

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The Green Gathering

4-7 August 2022 | Piercefield Park, Chepstow, UK

The Green Gathering is an alternative festival par excellance powered by alternative energy (wind and sun) and featuring a plethora of alternative culture with acoustic music, workshops, skill sharin ...

Untold Festival

4-7 August 2022 | Cluj-Napoca, Romania

There’s never been a more magical land than Transylvania and the heart of Romania opens up its gates to the world each summer for Untold Festival. Enjoy everything from the biggest headlining acts t ...

Wilderness Festival

4-7 August 2022 | Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, England

Don’t let the name fool you, as from what we can tell this festival is set on making sure you’re entertained by far more than just falling pine cones and chattering squirrels. This seems t ...

The Spirit Of Awen

5-14 August 2022 | Arlingham, Gloucestershire, England

The Spirit Of Awen is a druid and pagan gathering. This gathering will give you the chance to indulge yourself with workshops by the fire, get inspired and dance. The organizers say : “This year ...

Modem Festival (Momento Demento)

8-14 August 2022 | Primislje, Croatia

Modem Festival has been going strong for years, and still on its way towards creating an unforgettable psychedelic experience. The organizers say: “A positive, festive and persevering spirit was ...

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Punk Rock Holiday

8-12 August 2022 | Tolmin, Slovenia

You might have noticed now this site has a bias towards hippie festivals and gatherings. So we thought we’d include at least one loud festival! Punk Rock Holiday had a pretty good lineup for 202 ...

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Boomtown Fair

10-14 August 2022 | Winchester, Hampshire, England

Boomtown is an English festival with an anarchic creative spirit and its own mythology surrounding each year’s edition. Conceptualised as a city with its own politics and cultural evolution, tho ...

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Rumble Festival

11-15 August 2022 | Chesham, England

It’s great to see more festivals going alcohol-free. It makes such a difference to the overall feeling. A dance festival with contact improv, 5 rhythms, forró , acro-yoga and more. Rumble seems ...

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Samsara Spiralis

11-15 August 2022 | Töreki, Hungary

The 1st edition of Spiralis will be in 2021. The organizers say: “We can’t wait to see you at Spiralis First Edition ‘Conception’ that sadly had to be postponed to next year: 1 ...

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Awaken As Love Tantra Festival

12-17 August 2022 | Meeuwenveen, Netherlands

The Awaken As Love Tantra Festival includes biodanza, ecstatic dance, yoga, live music and a great line up of teachers. The Awaken As Love Tantra Festival organisers say: “Imagine a group of won ...

Finkenbach Festival

12-14 August 2022 | Rothenburg, Germany

This festival looks very German and so incredibly stocked with bluesy music we can’t help but think magic mushrooms and/or acid will be available on demand. Here’s a video from 2018 to giv ...

The Qontinent Festival

12-14 August 2022 | Belgium

Belgium and Holland’s biggest event companies join forces once again to present The Qontinent. The festival is ‘Breaking Boundaries’ this summer with three-days of hard dance action in the heart ...

To be confirmed: Masters of Calm Festival

12-21 August 2022 | Dubingiai, Lithuania

Masters of Calm is a festival held in the middle of the forest in Lithuania with a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere.  The festival organisers say (according to Google Translate): “Holidays, afte ...

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Sadhaka Tantra Festival

14-21 August 2022 | Orsennes, France

The Sadhaka Tantra Festival is one of many interesting events happening at the Sadhaka retreat center in France this summer. The festival organizers say: “In the middle France, hidden among natu ...

New Healing Festival

15-21 August 2022 | Prignitz, Germany

New Healing Festival is a family-friendly festival. They seem to have a relaxing environment and a variety of activities to enjoy. The organizers say: “The magic continues… At the New Healing ...

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Green Man Festival

18-21 August 2022 | Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK

Green Man is an alternative music festival set in Wales ‘where mystical ley lines meet amid ancient Welsh oak trees’. It’s primarily a place to catch great concerts and recent years ...

North Sea Tai Chi Festival

19-21 August 2022 | Zeewolde, Netherlands

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The North Sea Tai Chi Festival organizers say: “The North Sea Tai Chi Festival is a 3-day outdoor festival where, in ...

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The Festival of Sensuality

21-28 August 2022 | Czech Republic

Have you ever thought about going to a tantra festival but it seemed a bit too mystical? Have you ever thought about going to a sex-positive festival but it seemed a bit too kinky? Would you like to g ...

Psy-Fi Festival

24-28 August 2022 | Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Arts? – Check. Music? -Check. Insane laser shows? – Check. A website that looks like a love child of Art Deco and Eastern philosophy? – Got that too. Add a good splash of dedication ...

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Alfresco Festival

25-29 August 2022 | Kent, England

Alfresco Festival is an electronic music event in the UK. It might be a great event but we can’t tell you much as the organisers aren’t particular loquacious. The festival organisers say: ...

Creamfields Festival

25-28 August 2022 | United Kingdom

Creamfields is one of the largest dance music festivals in the world. Selling out each year, the event draws in the world’s biggest electronic artists for an unforgettable weekend in Northern En ...

Shambala Festival

25-28 August 2022 | Northamptonshire, England

The Shambala Festival looks determined to be the Midlands of England’s most diverse gathering. People of all ages are welcome, families are encouraged, and young children are promised an experie ...

Mysteryland Festival

26-28 August 2022 | Netherlands

Come and embark on the journey of a lifetime at Mysteryland. This festival is one of the oldest electronic music festivals in the world and they organisers definitely know a thing or two about putting ...

Reading Festival

26-28 August 2022 | Richfield Avenue, United Kingdom

Reading Festival is an annual alternative music festival that takes place each Bank Holiday Weekend in Reading, England. Sharing the same bill with Leeds Festival in the south, the pair are some of th ...

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To Be Confirmed: Roztoč Fest - a Circus and Fire Dancing Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Prague, Czech Republic

2021 dates are not confirmed yet… The Roztoč Fest brings together fire dancers, jugglers, acrobats, hula-hoopers, poi spinners and other visual circus performance artists to share their skills ...

To be confirmed: Beglika Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Golyam Beglik, Bulgaria

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Beglika Festival is the biggest alternative festival in Bulgaria and it’s hosted at the enormous Golyam Beglik. Up h ...

To be confirmed: Bosnian Acrobatics Convention

31-31 August 2022 | Krupa na Vrbasu, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dates To Be Announced If you are interested in circus arts and want to learn new skills, Bosnian Acrobatics Convention is a good choice. They offer workshops for people from all levels so you can cho ...

To be confirmed: Cardedeu Contact Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Cardedeu, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Cardedeu Contact Festival organizers say: “7 days of contact improvisation in a quiet and cozy atmosphere. Conta ...

To be confirmed: ECITE

31-31 August 2022 | Bedford, UK

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Ecite for Contact Teachers organizers say: “As organisers, we are deeply considering the role of ECITE as a place ...

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To be confirmed: Ecstatic Dance Fest

31-31 August 2022 | Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine

Ecstatic Dance Fest offers sets of ecstatic dance, yoga sessions, contact improvisation classes, massage jams, breathwork, experimental theater, live music and many more. What can be better than findi ...

To be confirmed: Exhale Yoga Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Steyning, UK

The Exhale Festival organizers say: “Exhale is a friendly, cosy boutique festival which grew from it’s foundations in yoga and expanded to embrace intelligent movement and fitness, mindfulnes ...

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To be confirmed: Freiburg Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Freiburg, Germany

Freiburg is known as one of Germany’s most alternative town and if you want to sink into the contact improvisation practice then a week in August might not be a bad bet. The organisers say: R ...

To be confirmed: Impulse Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Saint-Pierre-de-Maillé, France

Impulse Festival is a gathering located in the beautiful atmosphere of the Château Anand. It is a special event mainly for millennials, that demographic cohort famous for being lazy and spoiled for ...

To be confirmed: Into The Wild

31-31 August 2022 | East Grinstead, UK

A small beautiful festival that is drug and alcohol-free, this one looks like a proper good family event for making memories both children and the grown will never forget. We’re pretty sure this ...

To be confirmed: Oxford Storytelling Festival

31-30 August 2022 | Oxford, England

A festival full of history and wonder, stories and magic, poetry and relaxing therapies.   What the organizers say: “We are creating a beautiful space where a community of people can come toget ...

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To be confirmed: Roztoc Circus Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Prague, Czech Republic

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Fire acts, juggling, eclectic musical performances and all kinds of crazy, creative people hanging out, camping for super c ...

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To be confirmed: Sacred Dance Gathering

31-31 August 2022 | Haluzice, Slovakia

A great chance to celebrate the summer solstice at a 100-year-old villa in beautiful surroundings with just 150 people in attendance for an intimate atmosphere. The festival organisers say: “We ...

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To be confirmed: Sacred Tribal Gathering - A Journey of Soulful Embodiment

31-31 August 2022 | near Berlin, Germany

Here’s a gathering from Power of Eros that invites you to go on a journey deeper into yourself. The festival organisers say: ‘Welcome to a sacred sexuality journey into centeredness and in ...

To be confirmed: Slovenian Hula Hoop Convention

31-31 August 2022 | ​Dvor, Žužemberk, Slovenia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Who doesn’t love hula hoops? Creative, artistic, elegant and sexy as hell. Set by a river, you can hoop all day long ...

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To be confirmed: Small World Summer Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Headcorn, Kent, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Small World Festival has a reputation for being a friendly event with a lot of great music ranging from ska to gypsy jazz t ...

To be confirmed: Spiritual Dance Festival - Días de Luz

31-31 August 2022 | Clariana de Cardener, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Let the spirit dance, they cried. And it was so. There isn’t a lot of information to be found on this festival that w ...

To be confirmed: Touch and Play Festival

31-31 August 2022 | South Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “An immersive community experience with daytime intensives, workshops and offerings and evening e ...

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To be confirmed: Wild Heart Gathering

31-31 August 2022 | Sussex, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Wild Heart Gathering has grown enough of a following to sustain two events each summer with the first in Sussex in May, and ...

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To be confirmed: Yiddish Summer Weimar

31-31 August 2022 | Weimar, Germany

Basics week Wed July 21 – Sun July 25 First week Mon July 26 – Sun Aug 1 FESTIVAL WEEK Tue Aug 3 – Sat Aug 7 Third week Tue Aug 10 – Mon Aug 16 Fourth week Tue Aug 17 – S ...

To be confirmed: Yoga Dance Nature Festival

31-31 August 2022 | Feistritz im Rosental, Austria

Yoga Dance Nature Festival organizers say (according to Google Translate) : “Yoga Dance Nature combines nature, yoga, dance and music. With the handover of the festival to Julia and her team Pe ...


Space Safari

2-5 September 2022 | Belgian Ardennes

The lineup is probably the same as 2020’s lineup but we are not sure…The organizers say: LINEUP 🌌 SUPERNOVA STAGE 🌌 1200 Mics by Riktam ⎥ TIP Records ⎥ NL Andrew Till ⎥ Psy-Har ...

To be confirmed: Microburn

8-12 September 2022 | Powys, Wales

The MicroBurn is a not-for-profit community that is inspired by Burning Man principles. The festival organisers say: “We MicroBurners like to enjoy ourselves. We cannot deny that we have loads o ...

International Push Hands Meeting in Prague

9-11 September 2022 | Prague, Czech Republic

The International Push Hands Meeting in Prague organizers say: “All fans of push hands (tui shou) and Tai Chi Chuan, who want to meet in a friendly atmos­phere and exchange their experiences, a ...

To be confirmed: Dancing Date Georgian Contact Improvisation Festival

26 September-2 October 2022 | Tbilsi, Georgia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… In case you needed an excuse to travel to Georgia… The CI festival organisers say: ‘This is a festival of Conta ...

Huéznar Festival

28 September-3 October 2022 | San Nicolás Del Puerto, Spain

The festival organizers say: “Batán de las Monjas, Ohmnium Records and Mimesis unite to bring to life a new concept, created from, for and by the location; Huéznar Festival! A festival that be ...

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29 September-3 October 2022 | Bristol, UK

SWhoop organizers say: “SWhoop is the South West Hoop Conference brought to you by Hooping Mad (aka Emma Kenna).  Held in a converted church in the heart of Bristol in the UK, SWhoop is a hi ...

To be confirmed: ATS® Berlin Challenge 

30-30 September 2022 | Berlin, Germany

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The ATS® Berlin Challenge organizers say: “It’s with great joy and excitement that Anna, Kelley, and I proudly an ...

To be confirmed: Ecstatic Dance Forest Gathering

30-30 September 2022 | Olhao, Portugal

The Ecstatic Dance Forest Gathering is a festival focusing on ecstatic dance with yoga, meditation, sound healing and more! The festival organisers say: ‘We believe that Ecstatic Dance can cr ...

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To be confirmed: J-Fest Turkish Juggling Convention

30-30 September 2022 | Antalya, Turkey

The 2021 edition is planned to be in September but we do not have the exact dates yet.  J-Fest is held at the Sundance Camp in Antalya and it’s a magical location in a kind of secret bay with w ...

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To be confirmed: Portugal Contact Improv Festival

30-30 September 2022 | Algarve, Portugal

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Portugal Contact Improv Festival invites you to come early to help set up with the camp and stay afterwards for a kind ...

To be confirmed: Silent Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 September 2022 | Shuakhevi, Georgia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers say: “We are happy to invite you again to a beautiful village of Gomarduli for a 3-d edition od Silent ...

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To be confirmed: Spiral Knights Eco-Fest

30-30 September 2022 | Mount Telethrion, Greece

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Free and Real is a community on the enormous island of Evia where they have an impressive set up with huge geodesic domes a ...

To be confirmed: Sting in the Tale, A Festival of Stories

30-30 September 2022 | Willow Walk, Wimborne, UK

A biennial festival of wonder and imagination, suitable for the young and the old, the small and the tall, the… well for those who yearn for a life full of adventures and magic. What the organizers ...

To be confirmed: Tantra Spirit Festival

30-30 September 2022 | Croatia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Ever wondered what tantra is all about? Having take a look at the teachers at the Tantra Spirit Festival this could be the ...

To be confirmed: Wroclaw Contact Improvisation Festival

30-30 September 2022 | Wrocław, Poland

Wroclaw Contact Improvisation Festival is one of the leading contact improvisation festivals in Poland. The organizers say: “The festival, which has been taking place in Wrocław since 2010, has ...

To be confirmed: Yoga Festival Venezia

30-30 September 2022 | San Servolo, Venice, Italy

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Yoga Festival Venezia organizers say: “Concentration, peace, light, silence. Two days in the heart of the practic ...


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Schwelle Festival Retreat

12-16 October 2022 | Zöbern, Austria

Join a maximum of 100 people at a beautiful monastery in Austria for a week of workshops around conscious sexuality. The organisers say: ‘Lets come together again to celebrate, explore and learn ...

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Sexolution - The Sexpositive Festival

12-16 October 2022 | Zell Am See, Austria

If you want to open up your mind and explore a whole new world of sexuality you might try the Sexolution Festival in Austria. The festival is held at a four-star hotel in Zell Am See with saunas, whir ...

Halloween Adams Flight!

28-30 October 2022 | Austria

Gecko Acoustic & friends will prepare a special Halloween Event… More info about Halloween Adams Flight! will be coming soon… Learn more about the Halloween Adams Flight!

Pumpkin Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Germany

Pumpkin is Germany’s hardest halloween event. Dress up in your best costume and come down to Oberhausen for an epic spooky celebration featuring the best hard dance acts in the world. Be part o ...

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To be confirmed: Agni Spirit Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Catalonia, Spain

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Run by a bunch of yoga instructors, Agni Festival is held out in the sticks of Catalonia with an impressive program featuri ...

To be confirmed: Chimères, Braine-le-Comte

31-31 October 2022 | Belgium

The art of narration will never stop taking us far, far away to worlds yet to invent! Come and enjoy 4 days of fantastic stories. Will you dare to tell your tale? What the organizers say: “A new fes ...

To be confirmed: Festival Intercultural de Narración Oral. Intercultural Festival of Oral Narration

31-31 October 2022 |

FINOS is a self-managed festival and offers the city of Seville a space for enjoyment and intercultural dialogue through diverse stories and from different regions of the world.  What the organizer ...

To be confirmed: Hastings Storytelling Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Hastings, England

Don’t miss a festival that is all about the spoken word, dance, puppetry, parades, theatre, talks, talks, and more talks. What the organizers say: “Since 2011 we’ve been on a mission to open ...

To be confirmed: Mantra Sommer Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Oberlahr, Germany

Mantra Sommer Festival offers mantra, acro and yin yoga classes, workshops, healing area, music, vegan food and a smoothie bar. The organizers say (according to Google Translate): “Motto of th ...

To be confirmed: Om Yoga Show - London

31-31 October 2022 | London, England

The Om Yoga Show organizers say: “Visitors come to the OM Yoga Show to immerse themselves in a truly yogic atmosphere for the whole weekend. Free open classes provide the opportunity to be inspi ...

To be confirmed: Scottish International Storytelling Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Edinburgh, Scotland

It’s in the capital of Scotland and people from around the world are telling stories. What more could you possibly need to know? But yes, there is a video. Storytelling Festival 2015: Stories w ...

To be confirmed: Semibreve Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Braga, Portugal

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers of the Semibreve Festival say: “In its nine editions, Semibreve has consistently presented a forward-t ...

To be confirmed: Serendipity

31-31 October 2022 | Tavistock Devon, UK

The Serendipity organizers say: “Join us for a fabulous weekend of inspiring workshops, explore the history and roots of ATS® from the music – drumbeats and rhythms, the dance – ste ...

To be confirmed: The Fifth East Anglian Storytelling Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Elmswell, Suffolk, England

A festival that encourages curiosity and creativity in kids and adults alike. What the organizers say: “The festival has something for everyone whether they be lifelong fans of storytelling or compl ...

To be confirmed: Unsound Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Krakow, Poland

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The organizers of the Unsound Festival say: “… a week of concerts, club nights, installations, talks and scree ...

To be confirmed: Yoga Festival Italy

31-31 October 2022 | Milan, Italy

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Yoga Festival Italy organizers say: “Two days to have fun, play, laugh, learn, reaffirm the indispensable contac ...

To be confirmed: Yoga-Rainbow Festival

31-31 October 2022 | Cirali, Turkey

The Yoga-Rainbow Festival organizers say: “Our international festival is conceived as an interesting and lively meeting, prepared by yogis and for yogis. The authors of the idea of ​​the fe ...


The Amsterdam Storytelling Festival

2-6 November 2022 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

An interesting festival that presents the best of the growing storytelling scene in the Netherlands and that has carefully curated the best performances of the year around the world. What the organize ...

To be confirmed: Fall in CI

29-29 November 2022 | Fethiye, Turkey

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… There is not much to do during the cold November days… Fall CI saves the day. The weather is good, CI community is ac ...

To be confirmed: AlgoMech Festival

30-30 November 2022 | Sheffield, England

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… AlgoMech Festival is an interesting one. Algorave (algorithmic rave) is kind of like electronic music in which people are ...

yoga tantra arts

To be confirmed: Immersion retreat to yoga, meditative arts and traditional tantra

30-30 November 2022 | Sierra de Gredos, Spain

This tantra and yoga course repeats in March 2022. The retreat organisers say: ’12 hours of continuous training YACEP, Continuing Education Provider by Yoga Alliance. The retreats take place in ...

To be confirmed: Settle Stories Festival

30-30 November 2022 | Settle, North Yorkshire, England

Come and join this wonderful event and help to change the world one story at a time. What the organizers say: “Expect a lot of magic and a good dash of mayhem! The Settle Stories Festival is return ...

To be confirmed: Stockholm Yoga and Dance Festival

30-30 November 2022 | Stockholm, Sweden

The Stockholm Yoga and Dance Festival organizers say: “Welcome to this year’s baby YoDa festival! This year’s edition of Stockholm Yoga & Dance festival takes a new form for this year. ...

To be confirmed: Tai-Chi Tcho

30-30 November 2022 | La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland

(2018 dates to be confirmed) The Tai-Chi Tcho organizers say: “Tai-Chi Chuan and Qigong festival with 23 teachers from all over Europe. High quality teaching, delicious food, great party and fri ...


To be confirmed: EROS ∞ Medicine // New Year Ecstatic Tribe Retreat 2020

31-31 December 2022 | Mountains of Poland

Looking for an inspiring way to celebrate the New Year? How about an ecstatic retreat in the Polish mountains? The retreat organisers say: ‘You are warmly invited to bring everything that makes ...

israeli contact festival

To be confirmed: Israeli Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 December 2022 | Tel Aviv, Israel

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… When Europe has been cold and miserable for ages, Christmas is coming and it’s too early to join us in the Sahara, th ...

To be confirmed: Orkney Storytelling Festival

31-31 December 2022 | Orkney, Scotland

In Scotland when people congregate, they tend to argue, and discuss and reason; in Orkney, they tell stories. – George Mackay Brown. What a better place to tell your stories this October than Orkney ...