With cutting edge fitness classes, group yoga sessions, mind-enriching workshops, to shows dedicated to plant based lifestyles; these are the best 9 UK festivals to shop some kickass wellness brands.
Want to sample the foodie gifts we have at shop.lifebyequipe.com? Want to see in person the activewear you've been lusting over from our store? Pick up the products we rave about in real life, with our guide to the 9 best UK wellness festivals with marketplaces for 2018.
11-13 May - Balance Festival
Balance Festival unites world-class fitness trainers, awe-inspiring yogis and well-travelled chefs, with real people and awesome brands who share a common vision — to achieve a better self.
Don't forget to hit the innovation stands to sample amazing brands such as Arctic Power Berries who will be handing out delicious smoothies and Two Birds Cereals where you can try their nourishing Super Seeds Breakfast Boosts.
Looking for a inspirational journal to help track your wellness goals? Stop at the Balanced Lifestyle & Wellbeing Journal stand, meet the author and discover how the journal can help you set and achieve your goals.
Lovers of sustainable luxury activewear also get to be the first to see the unveiling of the League Collective's Spring/Summer 18 looks, featuring stunning leggings, one pieces, shorts, sports bras and hoodies.
Location: Old Truman Brewery, 15 Hanbury Street, London. E1 6QR
20 May - Sheerluxe Wellness Day
Want a more Luxe festival and less marketplace? Thinking more swanky hotel, enjoying breakfast & lunch, with personal skincare consultation & a goody bag worth over £75 (including a nourishing One Earth Organics Superfood Blend) the SheerLuxe Wellness day has tons of health, nutrition, skincare and fitness advice for feeling good inside and out.
As well as talks about how to enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle with guest speakers such as Alice Liveing, the day will include anti-ageing tips, how to have a healthy gut, maintaining a good connection with food and body image with the lovely Chloe Brotheridge (Anxiety Coach and Author), plus a live sex and relationship Q&A.
Location: The Marylebone, 47 Welbeck Street, London. W1G 8DN
28 May - Free From Festival
Arctic Power Berries will also be featuring at the UK's 1st Gluten, Dairy & Refined Sugar-Free Food Festival, The Free From Festival.
Sample healthy 'free from' products made in the UK and a lot produced by local businesses of Hackney & Islington and Tower Hamlets. Indulge in refined sugar-free chocolate tasting, gluten-free desserts & savoury snacks.
Top Tip - put away that Apple Pay, it's a cash only event!
Location: Old Spitalfields Market, Brushfield Street, London. E1 6AA
06-08 July - Just V Show + The Allergy and Free From Show + Love Natural Show
Hitting London Olympia are 3 shows in one - the Just V Show is the event for everyone living a ‘V’ lifestyle; whether you are a vegetarian, proud vegan or just simply looking to reduce you meat intake, the Just V Show has delicious food and drink, tips, life-hacks, advice and like-minded people.
If you're living with allergies, intolerances, eczema or coeliac issues then The Allergy & Free From Show has skin products, household items, food, drink, cooking classes, talks, expert advice and more – all ‘free from’ and all dedicated to helping you to improve your life. A family-friendly show with plenty of kids activities going on.
Fitness fans can head over to the Wellness Studio in the Love Natural Show for meditation classes, yoga sessions, discussions about healthy eating and the impact it has on your mental health.
Loads of our bestie brands are featuring here. Check out the team from Naturelly for a healthy fruity Jelly Juice Snack for children that’s sweet by nature with nothing naughty added; plus try the delicious One Earth Organics Superfood Blends and speak with them about the blends that'll target your specific needs.
Location: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London. W14 8UX
10-12 August - FloVibe Festival
Want an awesome party and wellness festival in one? The FloVibe Festival combines outstanding music and an awesome party with Wellness and ways to nurture our body and mind rather than destroying it with excessive hedonism. Born out of the desire to be wild and live well, this festival is about discovery, a way to nourish and and re-energise your mind, body and soul, without a week of recovery!
Our Barcelona besties behind YOMU, the yoga video downloads for home practice will be running a masterclass there in the yoga tents. Make sure to catch them for some seriously delicious yoga & live music!
Location: Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, PO9 6DX
17-19 August - Soul Circus, Yoga & Wellness festival
All the yogis come out to play in August! YOMU, the yoga and live music team behind the amazing video downloads on our store, will also be running some workshops and sessions at Soul Circus, the festival dedicated to yoga, music and eating well. Think every type of yoga class, mediation zones, hot tubs and chill out areas...pure bliss!
Location: Elmore, Gloucester - contact the site for more details.
08-09 September - PlantBased Live
New to 2018, anyone interested in learning more about plant based food and lifestyle, should head to PlantBased Live to see how to build plant based foods and products into your daily diet and everyday life.
Our friends at We Are Tea will be showcasing their range of ethical, whole leaf teas, tea bags and tea infusers - drop in on them for a cuppa!
Location: ExCeL London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. E16 1XL
15-17 September - Iyengar Yoga Convention
Yogis will love this! A 100 year celebration comes to Harrogate for the Iyengar Yoga Convention for a weekend of workshops, asana classes, special interest sessions and a gorgeous marketplace where you can find Eco Yoga & Activewear by Milochie then sport it in your session.
Location: Harrogate Convention Centre, King's Rd, Harrogate HG1 5LA
19-21 October - Om Yoga Show London (+ Om Yoga Show in Manchester in April 2019)
The Om Yoga Show in London is an immersive yoga event with free open classes by leading teachers; workshops, over 200 exhibitors who provide a fantastic range of yoga accessories, clothing, jewellery, super food, retreats and much more.
Find Life By Equipe favourites such as Milochie Eco Yoga & Activewear plus there.
Location: Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London. N22 7AY