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Bringing you a selection of the finest of wise words, revolutionary ideas and beautiful stories, spoken under the canopies of the Shambala festival – an adventure in utopia. Produced by Melissa Kidd and eventsinsound.com

Bringing you a selection of the finest of wise words, revolutionary ideas and beautiful stories, spoken under the canopies of the Shambala festival – an adventure in utopia. Produced by Melissa Kidd and eventsinsound.com

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Bringing you a selection of the finest of wise words, revolutionary ideas and beautiful stories, spoken under the canopies of the Shambala festival – an adventure in utopia. Produced by Melissa Kidd and eventsinsound.com

Language:

English


Episodes

The Power of Play

7/8/2020
In This episode we learn the true value of play and hear how Ash Perrin, once a clown to the wealthy, found his true purpose in bringing love and smiles to those most in need.

Duration:00:24:07

Unrequited Love

6/8/2020
You may recognise Kash’s voice from episode 6 of Shambala Speaks where he told us a beautifully bittersweet story about the death of his Grandmother. In this episode, Kash Raja picks up the story; to muse upon the happiness to be found in unrequited love.

Duration:00:25:08

Psychedelics and The Climate Crisis

5/8/2020
In this episode we hear Dr Gail Bradbrook of XR and Stephen Reid of The Psychedelic Society talk about their own mind-expanding experiences, how psychedelics have been useful in their lives and how they could be used as a tool in addressing the climate crisis

Duration:00:17:50

Homelands and Hinterlands: a slice of Luke Wright

4/7/2020
In this episode Comic poet Luke Wright pulls us through his homelands and gives us an idea why we need to see beasts in the shadows. This is a little slice of Luke’s hour-long rollercoaster set delivered to a packed crowd in the Imaginarium.

Duration:00:21:19

The Children's Fire

3/8/2020
One of the guiding principles of Shambala is the Children's Fire. Mac Macartney tells us about the wisdom imparted to him from Native American elders and how this simple principle could help us repair, protect and better care for the world we have inherited and we’ll leave behind

Duration:00:17:52

Food For Thought

2/8/2020
In this episode we dip into the Garden o’ Feeden to hear Lauren Lovatt tell us about the tragic events that lead her on a journey of discovery into how food can help our mental health. We also get a couple of her special recipes that combine chocolate with medicinal mushrooms, and Kale with CBD oil. https://laurenlovatt.com/

Duration:00:15:38

Love, Life, Death: and the colours in between

1/8/2020
In this episode we hear some of the wonderfully rich short poems that were voiced in this year’s poetry slam - sit back and enjoy musings on love, life, death and the wonderful bits in between

Duration:00:28:34

Cider Battle

12/8/2019
Two counties, two rich traditions, two advocates. In this episode we learn from two cider experts Dan Heath and Gabe Cook about our national liquid gold while they try to convince a Shambala audience to decide which county makes the best cider: Somerset or Herefordshire?

Duration:00:21:48

Feeding Ourselves Beyond Brexit

11/8/2019
There are many aspects of our lives that are hard to imagine beyond Brexit. And in this fascinating episode Humphrey Lloyd walks us through the opportunities, threats and options that this change could present for our food system. https://landworkersalliance.org.uk/

Duration:00:23:18

Extinction Rebellion

10/8/2019
As another mass civil disobedience begins this week, Dr Gail Bradbrook, one of the co founders of Extinction Rebellion shares some timely insights to help us rebel.

Duration:00:25:40

Newport Free Festival

7/25/2019
Putting a free festival on can expose communities that other wise have a limited access to new and exciting music and culture, but putting one on, especially a free one is never easy as Jools Constant tells us in this story about the fight for Newport Festival.

Duration:00:12:12

Epiphanies: Karma, Love and Death

6/25/2019
In this second part of our epiphanies stories Kash Raja tells us a story about his beautiful relationship with his grandmother and how he’s struggling with blaming himself for something that happened at the end of her life.

Duration:00:07:05

Bonus Episode - The Trial of Daisy The Cow

5/30/2019
In this very special bonus episode of the Shambala Speaks podcast, we take you inside the appeal of Daisy The Cow, on site at Shambala 2018. The initial Trial of Daisy The Cow took place in 2017, in Shambala's Garden O'Feeden venue, where Daisy (representing the global livestock industry) was put on trial for crimes against the earth. Daisy was found guilty, but launched an appeal. Delve into this courtroom drama to hear from experts, scientists and even hedgehogs - to explore how what we...

Duration:01:22:55

Epiphanies: a doctor's job

5/23/2019
In this first part of our epiphanies stories, Dr. Stephen Fabes tells us about how a tragic event helped him fully understand how to be a doctor…

Duration:00:07:27

Not Your Average Girl Band

4/25/2019
For this episode we duck into the Shambala home of grass roots activism, the Rebel Soul tent to hear from the members of the band Grrrl…

Duration:00:08:00

The Founder of Carbon Neutral

3/28/2019
Carbon offsetting with tree planting is a globally recognised concept now, but once upon a time Dan Morrell made an agreement with The Healing Tree after a car crash that nearly killed him…

Duration:00:14:30

The Year of Psychedelics

2/28/2019
2018 is the year that psychedelics went mainstream, yet our native ‘magic’ mushrooms are steeped in mystery. Dr. Andy Letcher takes us on a journey that ends with some pretty interesting ideas on how psychedelics could guide us out of the global climate crisis.

Duration:00:13:44

Adventures in Dystopia

1/18/2019
Shambala’s ethos is to create adventures in Utopia, and in this episode Documentary filmmaker James Jones reminds us that to understand what a utopia looks like it’s pretty useful to understand what a dystopia looks like.

Duration:00:15:36