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Energy workshops on offer at popular Ilkley Complementary Festival
Hundreds are expected to descend on the King’s Hall and Winter Garden this Saturday and Sunday for the Autumn Ilkley Complementary Festival.
Billed as the UK’s premier festival promoting complementary therapy, natural remedies and related products, the festival features workshops and demonstrations, plus special fringe events.
The two-day event aims to offer everyone, from the devotee to the mildly curious, a chance to explore and sample the huge range of remedies, therapies and natural wisdom.
Workshops will be presented by local practitioners from across the North of England.
The twice-yearly festival brings many visitors, as well as exhibitors, into the town.
More than 70 exhibitors are expected at the main venue over the weekend, including a wide variety of therapists and practitioners, and sellers of products.
Among the treatments and practitioners represented are chiropractors, clairvoyants, palmists, reflexologists, hypnotherapists, holistic therapists, and meditation and reiki practitioners.
Products on sale range from books on complementary therapies to crystas skulls, spiritual fragrances, aloe vera products and artwork.
Fringe workshops take place on the Winter Gardens balcony on both days of the festivals.
Workshops on Saturday include a Qi Energy Workshop, Live Now session on unwanted mind chatter, Inspiration for Transformation, The Sufi Touch, and New Paradigm Healing.
Sunday workshops are on Angel Children, The Personal Success Technique, Preserving Your Energy, Shifa Alchemy, and Crystal Magick.
Visit icmf.co.uk to book a place at the fringe workshops.
Other workshops will also take place on both days of the festival, at a cost £2 each, with no pre-booking. These range from demonstrations of natural skincare products to talks about the power of comets, Paganism, The Fertility and Birth Network, regression with hypnosis, essential oils, and kinesiology.
Visit the festival website for full details.
The festival is open from 10am to 5pm both days and admission is £4 (£3.50 concessions). A two-day pass costs £6.50.