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with Joshua Aubrook

Date: Saturday 29 June I 9.30am-12.30pm
Venue: St Edmund's Art Department

Tickets: £25 including all materials
Minimum age: 15 Yrs, Limited to 12 places

Join us for a Ceramics workshop with the renowned British ceramicist Joshua Aubrook. Joshua is a British ceramicist based in South West London and specialises in clay casting, sculpting and glaze development. Joshua is inspired by the art and theology of the ‘Christian Wonderous’ style of medieval Europe. Centering idealism over realistic depiction in his form.


Joshua holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Ceramics from the University for the Creative Arts, 2018 and a Masters Degree in Ceramics from the Royal College of Art, 2023. Joshua was shortlisted for the Wales Contemporary Awards in 2022, and has exhibited through Bonhams in the Art of Craft auction, 2023.


Meditation, Mindfulness & Inner Peace

with Kadampa Meditation

Saturday 29 June I 9.30am- 10.30am
St Edmund's Recital Hall
Entry Fee: £12

Minimum age: 15yrs, Limited to 15 places.

Join us on a journey of Meditation, Mindfulness and Inner Peace with Kadampa Meditation. Kadampa teach Buddha’s practical meditation techniques that can help everyone increase their inner peace, happiness and well-being. Whether you want to learn how to meditate or study more in-depth, we offer something for everyone.


Learn tried and tested methods to reduce stress and anxiety, and increase mental clarity and focus. Discover how to solve daily problems and respond to life’s challenges constructively by developing a peaceful, positive outlook.

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with Merrilees Parker

Date: Saturday 29 June I 10:00am & 12:15pm
Venue: Food Technology Kitchen
Tickets: £25 (includes all ingredients)

Join us for an exciting exploration of healthy alternatives and culinary innovation for our first-ever wellness cooking class with Merrilees Parker. As a seasoned expert with 25 years of experience as a chef working in restaurants, the media, cooking for grand slam tennis stars, event catering, and food development and innovation, Merrilees brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. She has worked with the BBC, ITV Channel 4 and Planet Food infusing her culinary creations with an eclectic twist inspired by her global experiences as a globe-trotting documentary maker.


Now, she is ready to share her insights, creativity, and passion for wholesome cooking with you. More details can be found on the festival website.



with Katie Pack

Saturday 29 June I 11:00am - 12:00pm
St Edmund's Terrace
Tickets: £12


Unwind and relax at the Solstice Yoga Flow Workshop. Ideal for anyone who is looking for a calm but challenging session. Katie’s interest in yoga deepened whilst at St Andrews University. She noticed how it helped to control stress and anxiety levels during intense exam periods.


Studying the philosophy of yoga alongside her degree in Social Anthropology created a deep passion for ancient yogic ideologies. Additionally, with a sports background, she noticed how it physically complemented her interest in running, tennis and dance, improving overall strength, flexibility and balance.

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Sponsored by

In support of


and special guest David Flood

Date: Saturday 29 June I Register 9:30am
Workshop: 10:00am - 12.30pm
Lunch: 12:30-1:30pm (please bring packed lunch)
Workshop continued: 1:30 - 3:30pm
Informal Concert: 4:00pm

Venue: Theatre and Chapel
Tickets: £10

Back by popular demand, Mark de Lisser is returning in June for another truly exceptional day of singing. No experience required.


This is a brilliant opportunity to explore the joy of singing with world-renowned vocal coach, Mark De-Lisser. Mark is one of the most sought-after choral directors and vocal coaches in the UK and has worked with some of today’s top vocal talent, including Ariana Grande, Jessie J and Beverley Knight, and on some of the UK’s most watched TV shows, including BBC’s BAFTA nominated ‘Our Dementia Choir’ with Vicky McClure, ‘Songs of Praise’ and ITV’s award winning ‘The Masked Singer’.


We are also so excited to announce that Dr David Flood, the master of choristers for over 27 years, will be joining Mark to lead a session for former St Edmund’s choir members, alumni choristers and parents.


Places are limited so book early.

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