A huge LGBTQ+ festival is launching in Wales this summer.
Out & Wild is a three-day festival designed for queer, questioning, curious women and those who are non-binary.
It will take place in June 2022 in Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, overlooking the River Cleddau.
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While the primary focus is on queer, questioning, and curious women, the event actively welcomes supportive allies.
● Entertainment, catering: music, comedy, DJ, catering, bars and shops.
● Well-being and training: yoga, tai chi, pilates, dance, breathing, ice baths, massages, meditation and mindfulness.
● Sport: 5-a-side football, accompanied hikes and races.
● Wild swimming and paddle.
● Oral creations and interactive workshops: book readings, poetry, harvesting, outdoor activities, nature, sustainability, crafts.
The event will take place over the three days and nights of June 10-13. The first early bird tickets are sold out. The second version of early bird tickets are now available to purchase from £120 for three nights from Out and Wild website.
Polly Shute, co-founder of Out and About LGBTQ, which will host the festival, explained: “When I visited Pembrokeshire myself, I fell in love. We thought it would be the perfect location for a festival. wellness center and we decided to go in. It’s a beautiful space and there are lots of opportunities to do amazing things.
“I also know that there aren’t enough activities for the queer community happening in rural areas, so we really hope the festival can be a beacon for people who may be struggling with their sexuality or who are considering coming out.
“The response we’ve had so far has been incredible! From the quality of sponsors and partners on board to the range of experiments underway, and the talent that will be performing – not to mention the support we have received from the Welsh Government, who have given us a three year grant as in the as part of its commitment to be the most LGBTQ-friendly nation in Europe.
“We are thrilled to be able to offer three days filled with incredible experiences, all designed by and for queer, questioning, curious women and those who are non-binary.”
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