Welcome to Good Vibrations Society

A new event celebrating life, our ability to form new communities and embracing our challenge to evolve together. Nestled within the stunning natural habitat of the Ashdown Forest, Good Vibrations Society will awaken our shared love of nature with incredible music, delicious healthy food and drink, workshops and wellness activities, wild swimming and inspirational art.

A unique opportunity to connect with ourselves, each other and our environment.

6th August 2021
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8th August 2021

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A camping weekend

Good Vibrations Society is a camping weekend with music, great food, drink and inspirational activities. This first-year event is laid across the Pippingford Estate on The Ashdown Forest. Party amongst the trees and take a woodland walk down to our wild swimming lake.

The weekend is an invitation to build and form a new society, a community celebrating friendship, creativity, artistic expression, personal development and our place within nature’s beautifully harmonious ecosystem.

When one door closes, another opens!

Dear Society members, Just over a week until we open our doors for the first time and we have found out that Sugarhill Gang haven’t made it over from the States for their tour. Needless to say, we are devastated. Ultimately it is another result of the covid madness that we are creating our new…

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Awesome kids activities!

That’s awesome activities for awesome kids. Check out the great range of stuff we have in store for kids of all ages HERE!

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Covid Testing! (groan!)

Just two weeks to go and we’re really excited to welcome you all to our magical site! We really want everyone to feel safe and secure whilst on site, so we’ve decided to ask everyone aged of 11 or older to to show one of the following at the gate: Either: Proof of full vaccination…

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Areas and Activities

Bloom Stage

Our main stage will offer three days of incredible music, taking you on a journey through Soul, Blues, Funk, Jazz, Reggae, Dub, Hip-Hop and Acoustic.

At the very heart of the event, The Bloom stage will open out into a natural amphitheatre within full view of our onsite Pub – The Dragonfly – and our seated Restaurant.

Confirmed Acts:

  • Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Craig Charles
  • Norman Jay
  • Newton Faulkner
  • Mathilda Homer
  • General Levy
  • Eva Lazarus
  • Mamas Gun
  • Hollie Cook
  • Omar
  • Saxon Sound
  • James Beckwith
  • Smith & Mighty
  • One Love Soundsystem (Dan Wiltshire & Earl Gateshead)
  • Channel One
  • Gardna
  • Emanative
  • Dread Centre
  • Bloom
  • Cuppa T
  • Catching Mangoes
  • Rafiki

With more on the way!

Focusing on live music, this stage will boast the very best high fidelity audio.

Shala

The Shala or ‘Home’ in Sanskrit is our onsite wellness centre with daily workshops and activities. Surrounded by nature, this space will offer learning, personal growth, opportunities to connect and progressive conversation with an extensive list of activities including: 

 – Yoga

 – Qi Gong

 – Mindfulness

 – Movement meditation 

 – Breathwork

 – Dance workshops 

 – Ceremonies

Camping at Good Vibrations Society

Good Vibrations Society is dedicated to creating an open, safe and inviting campsite environment.

There will be plenty of room to form your community and enjoy the beauty of the Ashdown Forest.

There will be warm showers, drinking water, toilets and an onsite supplies shop courtesy of Harvest Supplies, the Ashdown Forest based organic healthfood shop.

This will be the perfect environment to enjoy the weekend.

Kids Area

We will have an area onsite for children to play, learn and interact with other children at the event. This will be an activity space where parents or guardians will be invited to stay or keep watch close by while our professional child educators and fun starters will offer a wide range of games and activities.

Lake Side Spa

A short walk from the main event space is our wild swimming lake for supervised swimming. Surrounded by trees, this magical swimming lake will be open each day with space to relax on the grassy bank or enjoy a traditional Native American Sweat Lodge.

Experiences

Dotted throughout the woods will be a diverse selection of tents offering small scale therapies, workshops and unique experiences to explore and connect with your self and others.

The Dragonfly by The Hop Yard

The Dragonfly will be our onsite village pub.

Overlooking the main stage area and ran by The Hop Yard brewery, the Dragonfly will offer a range of high-quality beers, wines and spirits in a beautiful environment. We will even have a beer garden!

Covid considerations

We are dedicated to creating a safe, covid-compliant site, following all government guidelines at the time of Good Vibrations Society.

As event organisers, we also value relaxed environments which encourage positive interactions, engagement and community.

Our decisions will be considerate and supportive of both of these goals.