Self help • Inspiring Speakers • Conversation • Workshops

The Big Retreat Talk Tent brings you authors and speakers to share inspiring stories, start conversations and to offer you the tools to be able to help yourself! By night our Talk Tent turns into our comedy club to bring laughter and smiles to our Big Retreaters 

Authors and Speakers

The Fitness Chef

Sunday Times Bestselling author & man behind the Instagram page that has amassed over 1 million .followera

Yumiko Asakura

Born Shaman, living a mystic life with science.

Mr Motivator

The one and only...

Shareefa J

Redefining what healthy looks like

Matt Johnson

Welsh broadcaster, producer and mental health activist

Maude Hirst

Meditation Coach ‍♀️ Writer Londoner ‍♀️ Actor Founder of EnergyRise Meditation

Darren Gough MBE

Retired English cricketer and former captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

Lauren Vaknine

How to Get to Know Yourself to Find Your Purpose , Life Coaching Open Q&A

Scott Campbell

Ex Pro Dancer Model Champagne lover - founder of You are fabulous Community

Kiran Sidhu

Journalist, writer and author

Katie Blake

Facial Yoga Workshop - facial massage and facial gua sha

Mark Shayler

Founder of Reasons to be cheerful - Making stuff better and making better stuff. Innovation and environmental advisor

Katie Brindle

How to heal..

Anna Gough

Learn to breathe

Claudia Evans

Claudia Evans

Professional dancer and personal trainer

Kate Rowe-Ham

Owning your menopause

Louise Peers Ashby

Specialist Respiratory & Sleep Physiologist

Julia Bueno

Everyone's a critic - How we can learn to be kind to ourselves

The Soul Hub

Andrew and Carmen present - Soulhub. The place your heart knows and your soul craves. Somewhere you feel inspired and understand yourself better.

Natalie Lee -Style me Sunday

unday). Natalie runs events, courses, hosts podcasts, has been a panellist more times than she can count, taken part in a television project about women's quests for better orgasms where she had a real orgasm on TV, and works with huge variety of small and household - name bran

Evenings in The Talk Tent

Join us for some comedy and feeling fabulous  

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Rosie Jones

Rosie Jones

Rosie Jones is a must-see act on the UK comedy circuit. Having fronted two travelogue series' of her own for Channel 4, Mission: Accessible and Trip Hazard, both of which were recommissioned for a second series, Rosie can also be seen on countless hit television shows including Live At The Apollo, The Jonathan Ross Show, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Cats Does Countdown, The Last Leg, Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back, Mock The Week, Hypothetical, The Ranganation, Jon Richardson’s Channel Hopping, Dating No Filter and The Last Leg Tokyo to name a few!

Daniel Foxx

Daniel is an award-winning comedian and writer from London. His easy-going delivery and sharp jokes have quickly established him as one of the most exciting new acts on the UK comedy circuit, whilst his comedy sketch videos have earned him a huge online following and millions of views.

Scott Campbell

Join Scott for an evening where we can come together have fun, share ideas, connect with each other and of cause “Darlings to be FABULOUS”

The Drag Queen Gardener

Tom Leonard is a trained horticulturist from Warwickshire, who happens to have a passion for gardening and drag. After a break up in 2019 he decided to get an allotment, where his love of gardening grew and his journey to become a drag queen began. Daisy Desire - The Drag Queen Gardener sets out with the aim to promote the mental wellbeing benefits of horticulture, encouraging people to go outside and get growing, and motivating them to do what makes them happy