#Wearethechange  ~  #eventoftheyear
Women's Festival & Conference
July 13-15, 2018

 


GIVE YOUR VOICE, ENERGY and TAKE ACTION WITH WOMEN UNITING WORLD-WIDE
AS WE DEFINE, SHAPE AND LEAD MEANINGFUL SOCIAL CHANGE NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE

" #WOMENOFTHEWORLDTAKEOVER "  -  BONO, May 2018

Women from all walks of life will gather again on the stunning lakeside property of Grail Springs Retreat for Wellbeing in Bancroft, Ontario for this uniquely combined festival and conference. 'We ARE the CHANGE' will showcase speakers and advocates taking action and influencing change in all sectors of society.

300+ women will gather together to share their passions at this one-of-a-kind life-changing event. Activities include speakers, workshops, outdoor spa, vendors, morning yoga, evening sound bath concert, traditional Algonquin ceremonies, song, drumming, networking, evening forest illumination walk, fundraising silent auction and so much more!

Join leaders, entrepreneurs and activist who are defining and shaping a better future for PEOPLE, ANIMALS & PLANET.  Explore avenues on how you too can shape your legacy and make an impact. The time is now. We ARE the Change.



#WeAreTheChange  #WomensSummerFestival  #GrailSprings  #WomensMarchCanada   #WomensMovement   #Socialight   #MeToo   #EqualVoice   #GenderEquality  #OneMoreWoman  #WomenOfDestiny  #WeAnimals  #EarthMatters  #EnvironmentalDefenceCanada  #SeaShepherd  #LivingReconciliation  #MarchForOurLives  #NeverAgain  #StandUp

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Tickets include participation for all 3-days. We do not have single day passes.  Bring a friend and SAVE $50 pp!

VENDORS Please note we are SOLD OUT on vendor space selling services, coaching, readings, therapies.
We have a few spots still open for vendors selling products such as clothing, jewellery, accessories.

VENUE ADDRESS: (2.5 hour drive from either Toronto or Ottawa)
Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing, 2004 Bay Lake Road, Bancroft, Ontario 

SEE LINK FOR LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS, B&B'S, CAMPING: see link

DATES & TIMES:
Friday July 13th                1pm to 9pm
Saturday July 14th          8:30am to 9pm
Sunday July 15th             8:30am to 1pm

3-DAY Ticket: (please note we do not offer one-day passes)
$195 admits one, plus tote with swag goodies
$295 admits two, SAVE $100! plus tote with swag goodies

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE:
PREORDER YOUR DELICIOUS VEGAN LUNCH for Saturday, July 14th, catered by Ki's Kitchen. $12 pp
Snacks and beverage vendor will be on-site Saturday, July 14th
Bancroft is a 5-min drive from festival grounds with many eateries to choose from
Fresh water will be available on tap to fill your water bottles

WHAT TO BRING:
Journal and pen
Blanket and cushion for Friday evening Sound Bath Concert
Lantern for Saturday evening Forest Illumination Intention Walk
Bring your drum if you would like to support the Algonquin Elders opening and closing ceremonies
Hiking shoes, yoga gear if participating in forest illumination walk or yoga
Swim suit if participating in the annual mud bake & swim fundraiser event

Speaker line-up - keeping checking in for updates!
Madeleine Marentette, Founder, Grail Springs Retreat for Wellbeing, Producer & Host
Carla Collins, Actress, Comedian & Inspirational Speaker, Conference MC
Traditional Opening & Closing Ceremonies
Christine Luckasavitch, Algonquin Anishinaabekwe of the Crane Clan, Advocate, First Nations Reconciliation
Sara Bingham, Executive Director, Women's March Canada
Jennifer Love, Founder, One More Woman Movement
Evita Ochel, Founder, Healthytarian
Zoe Lumiere, Founder, Allowing Love
Joanne McArthur, Founder, WEAnimals, Activist & Photo Journalist
Brigitte Breua and Marketa Schusterova, Activists, Sea Shepherd
Theresa Laurico, Founder, Socialight Canada
Kim Maracle, Water Ceremony 
Vera Lopez, Founder, Spirits of the Earth, Sedona
Helga Soley Vidars, Founder, Eagle Women Global, CEO of Sacred Iceland
Cathy Mines, Founder, United Hearts of Allies
Nancy Peckford, Equal Voice Canada
Sarah Buchanan, Program Manager, Environmental Defense Canada
Roua Auor, Sound Bath Performers

PROGRAM dates and times:

FRIDAY JULY 13TH
1pm                     Registration
1pm                     Vendor Marketplace opens
3pm                     Algonquin Opening Ceremony - bring your drum!
3:45pm               Speaker forum in the Big Top Marquis
5:30pm               Dinner break
7-9pm                 Sound Bath Concert with Roua Auor

SATURDAY JULY 14TH
9am                          Vendor Marketplace Open
8:30-9:15am          Yoga on the Lawn with Cathy Mines
9:30-1:00pm          Speaker forum in the Big Top Marquis
1:00-2:00pm          Lunch break  (Vegan caterer on-site - lunch not included with ticket)
2:00-5:30pm          Shop, spa outdoors, legacy painting project, mud bake & swim, auction fundraiser
3:00- 4:00pm        Break-out Session - choose from the many workshops offered in and around the property

5:30-7:15pm         Dinner break - Town of Bancroft - 5 minute drive from festival grounds
7:15-9:00pm          Forest Illumination Intention Walk 



SUNDAY JULY 15TH

9am                             Vendor Marketplace open 
8:30-9:15am             Yoga on the Lawn with Cathy Mines
9:30-11:30am          Speaker forum in the Big Top Marquis
11:30-12:30pm       Shop, spa, network 
12:30-1:00pm          Closing Ceremonies - bring your drum!

VENUE ADDRESS: (2.5 hour drive from Toronto or Ottawa)
Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing, 2004 Bay Lake Road, Bancroft, Ontario 

FOR LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS, B&B'S, CAMPING: see link

TICKETS & VENDOR REGISTRATION: Call 1-877-553-5772 or book online

Questions & Inquiries: reservations@grailsprings.com