Get ready for some Hungry Hippo munching at #WINTERHEFF! We'll be running a human sized game for all you aspiring hippos in the sports hall, but we need your help with one thing: crash helmets. If just four people can volunteer a bicycle helmet, we'll be all set to om-nom-nom our way into the new year. Can you help? Can you out-hippo the other teams? Let us know if you think you can! TICKETS still available: https://shop.hefestivals.co.uk/ or click on the BOOK NOW button on our page. But hurry, the HEFF Elves will be closing the shop on 20th December! ... See more
Hungry Hungry Hippos Human style. This was AWESOME! So much fun! Like the music? Grab "Kitten Air" by Scott & Brendo here:" iTunes: http://bit.ly/1xhHJNS | A...
Winter HEFF: Day One Programme Monday 1st January Workshop Programme 10:00 to 11:30 Singing to Warm the Heart 11:00 to 12:30 Endocrine Gymnastics 11:00 to 12:30 Make a Hot Air Balloon 11:30 to 13:00 Northern & Eastern European Dance 12:00 to 13:30 You Ukes Beginner's Ukulele 13:00 to 14:00 Kids Yoga 13:00 to 14:30 Knitting 13:00 to 17:30 Magic the Gathering 14:00 to 16:30 HE Conference Session 14:00 to 16:00 African Dance 14:30 to 16:00 Kids Happiness 16:00 to 17:30 SamiArt Style 16:30 to 17:30 You Ukes Improver's Ukulele 17:00 to 18:30 Yoga Flow Evening Programme 19:00 to 20:30 The Money Quiz 20:30 to 21:15 Bramble & Cassidy 21:15 to 22:00 Open Slot: contribution welcome 22:00 'til late DJ Paolo ... See more
Winter HEFF News Year's Eve Family Celebrations 16:00 Arrival and Welcome 16:30 Welcome Films (The Media Suite) Evening Event: The Winter HEFF HOOTENANNY! 19:00 Welcome to the HEFF Community Indoor Picnic and New Year’s Eve Party: We'll start gathering in the Berwyn Room, decorating our tables, setting up our picnics, re-acquainting ourselves with old friends and meeting new ones 19:45 Children's Sing-a-long / Play-a-long: You Ukes will host a children's sing-a-long / play-a-long. Bring along your instruments, your voices and anything that makes a noise. 21:00 DJ Freddie Gets the Party Going: Freddie will get the party going and get us all bopping along in preparation for the Hootenanny. 22:00 The HEFF Hootenanny: Welcome in the New Year with a Jools Holland inspired Hootenanny. You Ukes will lead a Sing-a-long / Play-a-long set, interspersed with interviews, jokes, stories and reflections on 2017 from you all. 0:15 DJ Paolo on Disc: Party into the small hours with a specially prepared set from DJ Paolo. ... See more
#HEFF2018 - PRE-ERECTED TENTS - ARE YOU INTERESTED? PLEASE EMAIL US ON INFO@HEFESTIVALS.CO.UK WE WOULD NEED A MINIMUM OF 10 PRE-ERECTED TENT ORDERS TO MAKE THIS VIABLE
EDIT: 09/12/17: ***EARLYBIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW - 30% DISCOUNT ENDS MIDNIGHT 31ST JAN 2018*** The news a lot of you have been waiting for... We can now confirm a great new venue and dates for HEFF 2018 HEFF 2018 will be opening its gates at 11:00am on Monday 27th of August at Newark Showground. This new site has great features which will mean we can bring you the biggest and best HEFF yet. Tickets will be available from 8th December at www.hefestivals.co.uk/heff-2018 or press the book now button on our page. Indoor main stage and party space with music licence until 2am More electric hookups in a dedicated zone. Camping space which will be zoned to allow people to choose to camp together more easily (not regimented pitches). Large permanent shower and toilet block so we won't need portaloos or trailer showers.. Toilets in the main building will also be available 24 hours. Site wide wifi that really works at a reasonable fee for the week Cafe serving affordable meals including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options - yes there will be chips and optional cheese. The site is 3 miles from Newark Northgate Station, which is on the East Coast Main Line, and Newark Castle Station with connections to Leicester and Birmingham. HEFF 2018 will be bringing back all the fun of previous years, Workshops, Cinema Tent, Fireshow, Music, Children's Caberet, Home Education Conference, the straw bale circle, and much more. Once again we expect to gather Home Educators from across the UK and Europe for a week of fun, friendship and learning We have held our ticket prices, and low-income discount policy the same as last year. Secure your place when ticket sales open on 8th December. Our Earlybird price is only available until 31st January. Don't miss out. ... See more
Workshop Announcement: Build a Hot Air Balloon!!! (and learn about the physics and chemistry of gases while the glue dries 🙂 ) Discover the wonders of flight! Work in a small group to build a hot air balloon, and fly it. Image NOT TO SCALE While we are waiting for the glue to be dry enough we can fly the balloons we have some fun experiments for you to do, and some demonstrations too, to learn about gases. We need some volunteers to be gas molecules! Tickets for WINTERHEFF are still available, click on the book now button or head to shop.hefestivals.co.uk ... See more
WINTERHEFF is a self-catering event There are 3 large supermarkets in Newtown which are an approx 15-minute drive from the venue - Lidl, Tesco, Morrisons Sunday 31st Dec closing time is 4pm There are smaller convenience stores in Newtown that may be open later on Sunday evening The supermarkets open again on Mon 1st Jan at 9am. The venue has simple snack vending machines onsite only. Please do come prepared for the BYO picnic for The HEFF Hootenanny on NYE! Looking forward to seeing you all in a few weeks time! The HEFF Crew 🙂 TICKETS still available - click on the book now button or head to shop.hefestivals.co.uk https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Tesco+Superstorefirstname.lastname@example.org,-3.3450633,13z/data=!4m15!1m9!2m8!1ssupermarkets!3m6!1ssupermarkets!2sCefn+Lea+Park,+Dolfor,+Newtown+SY16+4AJ!3s0x486fe4c029ccb0eb:0x99f40d50af560b7!4m2!1d-3.3378514!2d52.4635927!3m4!1s0x0:0x35bba2817c7335ca!8m2!3d52.5139292!4d-3.3055758 ... See more
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Workshop Annoucement: Endocrine Gymnastics / Aviva Dance The AVIVA METHOD is a series of exercises that gives women a powerful tool to be able to control their cycles, fertility, pregnancy and menopause – developed over decades by Aviva Steiner. The Aviva Method is a sequence of 18 exercises that stimulates and strengthens the inner and outer muscles of the lower abdominal area and increases blood-flow to all reproductive organs. By practising the exercises on a regular basis those organs receive a more steady supply of blood, increased amount of hormones, nutrients and oxygen. This stimulation, strengthening and nourishment of the muscles and organs of the pelvic region results in healing of various gynecological problems, naturally balanced hormones and reproductive health. ... See more
Workshop Annoucement: Yoga for Kids Yoga for kids is a healthy fun activity for mind and body development for all ages and abilities. Yoga promotes health and well-being, relieves everyday stress and inspires healthy loving connection between kids and parents (or other caregivers). "It's Yoga, Kids" teachings are based on traditional yoga and Vinyasa Yoga. ... See more
Not quite a Workshop Announcement: Welsh Folktales and Legends Fiona is a storyteller and puppeteer, based in South Wales, and performing mainly for primary aged children in schools, and for family audiences at events. In any of the sets of stories she offers, some tales are told simply, while many use big, unusual puppets. At the HEFF event she will be telling Welsh Folktales and Legends -Traditional tales from around Wales, especially South Wales. The folklore and legends of Wales are both ancient and exciting. Many of the epic stories are told in a collection of tales called The Mabinogion, but there are many local legends and yarns that are less well known. These quirky stories reveal the beliefs of the people who lived in the landscape in the past, and it is these tales that she tells The folklore of Wales is filled with fairies, ghosts, witches and even in some cases, dragons. It is indeed a magical country. ... See more