- THE LOTUS PALACE
- NICKY BOMBA
- MISS FRIBY
- MAE WILDE PRESENTS DR SKETCHYS WORLD FAMOUS BURLESQUE ANTI-ART SCHOOL
- FREE LIKE ME
- ZENTHAI YOGA WITH GWYN WILLIAMS
- ELECTRIC GARDEN DJ’S
- ECSTATIC DANCE WORKSHOP WITH LEYOLA ANTARA
- MEL DOBRA – SACRED TIDES
- Techa Beaumont
- THE BYRON BAY FIRE COLLECTIVE
- SUNSET DRUM CIRCLE with RENDRA FROM THE RHYTHM HUT
- AFRO-GROOVE DANCE WORKSHOP WITH THE KOOII DANCERS
- THE LA LA SISTARZ – HULA HOOPING WORKSHOPS
- THE DESERT THIEVES
- BYRON BAY SLACKLINE WITH JOSHEE MANNIX BALANCE MASTERY
- ACRO YOGA FUNDAMENTALS WITH CASEY CONROY
- TONU SHANE – MASTER WOOD CARVER
- HEALING ELEMENT
- JAIIA - THE MAGICIAN
- PERMACULTURE WONDERLAND IN THE PERMADOME
- WELCOME TO COUNTRY WITH MAGPIE
- BYRON BAY YOUTH THEATRE
- ELFIN CREATRIX BODYART
- HARI HARI CHAI
Drawing on the diversity of Australia’s creative subcultures, the GLOBAL VILLAGE is to SPLENDOUR, what Byron is to Australia….an epicentre of cross-cultural, creative fusion, living in celebration of freedom and conscious evolution!
This year the GLOBAL VILLAGE is set to deliver SPLENDOUR patrons with our biggest mix yet of Australia’s leading burlesque performers, conscious artists, circus acts & workshop facilitators to inspire and enrich our Splendid weekend.
We have so many new creative offerings, including; a brand new venue….
- THE LOTUS PALACE….by day a chai temple for yoga and dance workshops galore! by night a burlesque palace of wild delights! This is set to be one of the most opulent festival venues you have ever experienced.
- We also welcome the SPLENDOUR ALL STARS JAM BAND featuring NICKY BOMBA, one of Australias most sought after musical collaborators, to keep us singing into the wee hours
- For the budding artist within you, we welcome the wild delights of DR SKETCHY’S WORLD FAMOUS BURLESQUE ANTI-ART SCHOOL with local femme fatale, MAE WILDE
- And in the Village Green, enter the PERMACULTURE DOME, for a dose of healthy living ideas and participate in one of our exciting Circus Workshops
- And be sure to surrender to the SUNSET DRUMMING CIRCLES with over 50 live drums!
We also welcome the sweet, spicy & warm HARI HAR CHAI LOUNGE. Set within the cosy confines of THE LOTUS PALACE. This is the place to meet friends in between acts, get the healthiest smoothies, elixirs and warm beverages and partake in the late night SPLENDOUR ALL STARS JAM SESSIONS
THE HEALING ELEMENT also returns to The Global Village to offer a wide range of local healers, offering a variety of therapies, including: Relaxing Massage, ZenThai Shiatsu, Tarot & Psychic Readings, Reiki, KaHuna Bodywork & Accupuncture. So make sure you nurture your body & soul with one of the talented healing artists in residence at SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS this year.
We are honoured to host THE GYUTO MONKS of TIBET. Now a regular installation in the Global Village, the Gyuto Monks will once again provide 4 days of peace, pleasure and powerful chanting. Throughout the weekend, the monks will create an intricate Sand Mandala in their Gompa Tent, as well as Harmonic Chanting appearances on in THE LOTUS PALACE.
We will be opening the LOTUS PALACE doors at 4pm on Thursday 25th July, with a traditional Welcome Ceremony with our local Minjungbul Song Man, MAGPIE and THE GYUTO MONKS OF TIBET, followed by night of music & celebration, the perfect way to start your Splendid weekend!
We are honoured to welcome our GLOBAL VILLAGE 2014 co-creators:
NICKY BOMBA, KOOII, SHAKSHUKA, FREE LIKE ME, MISS FRIBY & HER BURLESQUE BEAUTY’S, THE DESERT THIEVES, MAE WILDE AND DR SKETCHY’S BURLESQUE ANTI-ART SCHOOL, THE GYUTO MONKS OF TIBET, THE BYRON FIRE COLLECTIVE, GWYN WILLIAMS, CASEY CONROY, THE KOOII DANCERS, LEYOLA ANTARA, CACAO CEREMONY, BYRON BAY SLACKLINE, THE RHYTHM HUT, THE LA LA SISTARZ, SAFTEY FIRST, TONU SHANE, OLIVER STACEY, ELFIN CREATRIX, HARI HAR CHAI, ESHUA BOLTON, MAGPIE AND THE MINJUNGBAL DANCERS, STORYTELLING & ART
SPLENDOUR ALL STARS JAM BAND, STARRING: MURRAY KYLE, BODHI SEED, CELESTIAL SERPENT, TECHA BEAU, TIM BENNETT, GUY ANDERTON, AND YOU!