The Big Retreat Wales 2019

The Big Retreat Wales 2019


We are very excited to be going to our first local festival next week, The Big Retreat Wales in Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire….

The Big Retreat Wales 2019

In it’s third year, this ‘Feel Good’ festival is going from strength to strength with ticket sales already double what they were in 2018.

The festival runs from May 24 – May 27 and has over 200 carefully chosen activities included in your ticket price.

You can buy individual day tickets, whole weekend tickets and for a nominal extra fee pay for a camping pitch – and even stay the whole week if you pay a small extra fee.

The festival is described as  ‘an adventure for all five senses’ which will relax, uplift and recharge you so you leave with amazing memories, counting the days until next years event! We can’t wait, it sounds absolutely fantastic!

The Big Retreat Wales 2019

The areas with 200 events, classes, workshops and talks included are:

Fitness & wellbeing – including yoga, pilates
The talk tent – with fascinating talks on many subjects including the power of pause, how to stay happy in a hectic world and the benefits of getting off our screens.
Main stage – with over 20 musicians as well as choirs, poetry, and interactive theatre shows for the kids.
The cookery tent – with different cookery demonstrations.
Arts & crafts – including acrylic painting, festival willow crowns, jewellery making, charcoal drawing, lino-printing, sketching, crocheting, weaving, pottery workshops, up-cycling and environmental art
Bushcraft & outdoor – including spoon carving and Wild Welsh Swimming
Things for kids including a walkabout theatre, discos, arts and crafts, yoga, nature walks, bug hunts, cookery classes and dancing as well as a tent dedicated to teens.
Food & Drink

*Trade zone with stalls including candles, clothing, local crafts and more.

*Food Zone including a gin & fizz bar, Renegade Cafe, Cow Pots Ice Cream, coffee and more.

The Big Retreat Wales 2019

For the children, MAJICAL YOUTH will be there every day with a creche, swingboats, trampolines, a mud kitchen, sandpit play, climbing frames, circus skills, a talent show, treasure hunt, yoga and more.

Phew, it sounds a pretty awesome festival doesn’t it! You can find all the information including tickets, line up, timetable and camping details on The Big Retreat website, and look out for our coverage on our social media channels too.

We have a fantastic 20% Discount on tickets to offer our readers – just use the code TBRW20 on the website.

We are attending the festival as guests in exchange for promotion and our honest review.


  1. Sounds like a great festival, just wish we lived closer.

  2. There’s a lot going on, isn’t there? I’d be trying the yoga and pilates whilst the kids would be heading for the trampolines.

  3. Oh wow that sounds amazing! I love how much there sounds to do there! I keep meaning to take the kids to somewhere like this,

  4. I enjoy the idea of the talks at this place, and the crafts and outdoor activitrs must be great for the kids to visit. Love the range of activities here, what a fab holiday xx

  5. Hope you have an amazing time, it looks fabulous!!

  6. Wow, that’s a full line up! It looks like a lot of fun though, have a fabulous time.

    Katie xoxo

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