The Summer House - 2016 programme

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THURSDAY  18 August

Gates open at 4pm; no entry after 9pm.

Shuttle service available from local station to house - Book in advance

Trains from London arrive at 15:30, 16:35, 17:00, 17:35, 17:55, 18:00, 18:25, 18:45, 19:05, 19:40, last pickup 20:00

The interior of the House is not open Thursday night except in very poor weather

4-10pm

Swimming pool (until 10pm)

& free hot showers

Wood-fired hot tubs

Wood-fired sauna from Lost Horizon

Outdoor games: giant Jenga, boules, a slackline, Bananagrams etc

Interactive fun with the Sensation Seekers Diner, The Love Stop Cafe, & Lou Lou Macaroon’s Living Womb

Treatments & Massages - book in advance

7pm

Dinner - in the Big Marquee (Dining now sold out)

Arrive 7-7.30 pm for dinner. Latecomers may not be served.

9pm-midnight

Games 

(Duke)

Small Dome

Let Go and Set Intentions

(Faerie & Marti)

Big Dome

Film screening

 Ballroom

Midnight

GO TO BED!  :)

FRIDAY 19 August

Gates open at 8am; no entry after 9pm.

Shuttle service available from local station to house 8.30am to 8pm. Book in advance

Reception inside House open 9am to 5.30pm.

Swimming pool (until 10pm)

& free hot showers

Wood-fired hot tubs

Wood-fired sauna from Lost Horizon

Craft Den:

- Summer House POST OFFICE

-Costume making

-Body Print Cards

-Pornigami

Outdoor games: giant Jenga, boules, a slackline, Bananagrams,

Interactive fun with the Sensation Seekers Diner, The Love Stop Cafe, & Lou Lou Macaroon’s Living Womb

Treatments & Massages - book in advance

8-9.15am

Breakfast - in the Big Marquee

(Dining packages must be booked in advance by Weds 10 Aug - please see our Dining page)

Arrive by 9.15am. Latecomers may not be served.

8 - 9am

Yoga

(Katy)

Big Dome

Theme: Arriving, letting go and relaxing

Meditation - landing

 (Neil M)

Small Dome

9 - 10am

Morning Gloryville

in the Ballroom

9.15 - 10am

Facilitator Meeting

Big Dome

10 - 11am

Daily Gathering  - in the Big Marquee

UEveryone please gather to meet the team and hear about the day’s workshops

11 am - 12 noon

Pods

Guests are randomly assigned pods of 6-10 people. This is your chance to meet other guests, ask questions and share your thoughts for the weekend ahead. On subsequent days you’ll meet up with your pods again.

SMALL DOME

BIG DOME

WILLOW ROOM

BALLROOM

BIG MARQUEE

TALKS

(Library)

FUNGEON (Drawing Room)

Workshop 1

(12.30-2pm)

Tantalising Through Touch

(Lorrianne & CJ) 

UnHoly Spirit

(Gayatri)

Accessing the body to release trapped emotions

(Amanda)  

Summer House Choir Practice

(Neil J)

 

Slow Meeting

(Tobias)

Faith based practices in a secular society

(Santi)

/

 Free love, but   not at a cost

(Stacie)

SM 101

Ben + Sam

Workshop 2

(3-5pm)

Non-verbal consent through movement

(Lilith)

Grounded Movement
(Shiggi)

Colouring for Mindfulness

(Rhia)

Blindfolded Blues Dancing

(Neil & Gina)

3 Minute Game

(Betty w/Grainne)

IN THE FOUR POSTER ROOM UPSTAIRS

Human Library 

(Eva) 

Dr Emily’s Weird X-Rated Science Facts & Quiz

(Dr Emily Grossman)

/

Co-housing: creating and living in inclusive, respectful, sharing communities

(Anna)

Bondage 101 (non-rope)

Emily

5.30-6pm

Opening Ceremony - in  the Big Marquee

with a performance from Team Glam

Followed by a group walk to the Aerial Tree for an aerial show with Sash K and Frankie

6.30pm

Dinner - in the Big Marquee

(Dining packages must be booked in advance by Weds 10 Aug - please see our Dining page)

Arrive 6.30-7pm for dinner. Latecomers may not be served.

SMALL DOME

BIG DOME

WILLOW ROOM

BALLROOM

BIG MARQUEE

LIBRARY

FUNGEON (Drawing Room)

Evening

(9pm -12.30am)

Enjoy the Silence

(Faerie & Gayatri)

Liquid Love

(Eyal & Alys)

Sparkle Hard Party

featuring DJs, Sparkle games, fun & decor

Cuddle Party

(Betty w/Grainne)

Dr Clive’s Cabaret

Music, poetry and performance

followed by piano singalong with Tom Carradine

  Free Play

Monitors: Ruth, Benjamin, Sam, Jon

1am

GO TO BED!  :)

SATURDAY 20 August

Gates open at 8am; no entry after 8pm. Book in advance

Shuttle service available from local station - trains from London arrive twice an hour.

Reception inside House open 9am-5.30pm.

Swimming pool (until 10pm)

& free hot showers

Wood-fired hot tubs from Wonderland Hot Tubs

Wood-fired sauna from Lost Horizon

Craft Den:

- Summer House POST OFFICE

-Costume making

-Body Print Cards

-Pornigami

Outdoor games: giant Jenga, boules, a slackline, Bananagrams,  

Interactive fun with the Sensation Seekers Diner, The Love Stop Cafe, & Lou Lou Macaroon’s Living Womb

Treatments & Massages - book in advance by Weds 10 August

8am-9.15am

Breakfast - in the Big Marquee

(Dining packages must be booked in advance by Weds 10 Aug - please see our Dining page)

Arrive by 9.15am - latecomers may not be served.

8am - 9am

Yoga (Katy)

Large Dome

Theme: Warming, strengthening and expanding

Meditation - loving kindness (Neil M)

Small Dome

9am-10am

Morning Gloryville - in the Ballroom

9.15 - 10am

Facilitator Meeting

10am-10.45am

Group Gathering - in the Big Marquee

Everyone please gather to hear about today’s workshops

10.45 - 11.30am

Pods - meet with your pod for sharing

SMALL DOME

BIG DOME

WILLOW ROOM

BALLROOM

BIG MARQUEE

TALKS

(Library)

FUNGEON (Drawing Room)

Workshop 1

(12pm-1.30pm)

Talking Through Rope

(Santi)

Stripshop

(Lolo Brow & Scarlett O’Hora)

I see you,

I hear you

(Marti)

Flashmob Dance Routine Practice

(Amanda)

Wheel of Consent

 (Betty w/ Grainne)

Ice and Fire: elements in the environment

/

Archeology, evolution and human existence

(Chris)

SM 102

Jon

1.30-1.45pm

Possible Group Photo on the lawn - we’ll update you in the morning depending on weather / sun

Workshop 2

(2.30-4pm)

Healing Through Voice
(Alice)

Assume The Position

(Marti & Gayatri)

Laughter Yoga

(Eva)

Summer House Choir Practice

(Neil J)

Speed Dating

(Roy & Ray)

Talk

Aphrodisiacs through the ages

(Dr Zaus)

Bondage 102 (rope focus)

Ruth

4 - 5.30pm

Dress up and get ready

5.30 - 6pm

(If not earlier in the day) Group Photo

If in case of bad weather, in the Big Marquee

6pm

Dinner - in the Big Marquee

(Dining packages must be booked in advance by Weds 10 Aug - please see our Dining page)

Arrive 6-6.30pm. Latecomers may not be served.

8pm

Procession & Fire Show on Lawn

8.30pm

Cabaret - hosted by RUMPUS 

in the Big Marquee, compered by Ophelia Bitz

Featuring the Summer House Choir, starring YOU and conducted by Neil; a dance flashmob and more

Followed by:

Zoot’s Ceilidh - hosted by Zoot, Nick & Dominie

in the Big Marquee

with The Nick Hart Dance Band

10pm - 3.30am

SMALL DOME

BIG DOME

WILLOW ROOM

BALLROOM

BIG MARQUEE

TALKS

(Library)

FUNGEON (Drawing Room)

10pm-midnight

Cuddle Connection (Grainne)

Midnight to 1am

ArtWank!

hosted by Ophelia Bitz

followed by films

Sensual Playspace

(hosted by Sy & Ash)

Play

DJs

Shiggi

Jamie Moon

Closed except in case of rain

Live acoustic music, singing performance & poetry hosted by Lorrianne

with Nicki on the piano

Library

Meet Your Match & Free Play

Monitors: Emily, Ben, Peter

4am

GO TO BED!  :)

SUNDAY  21 August

Shuttle service available back to local station between 11am and 7pm - trains from London arrive twice an hour. Book in advance

Reception inside House open 10am to 6pm.

4-10pm

Swimming pool (until 10pm)

& free hot showers

Wood-fired hot tubs  

Wood-fired sauna from Lost Horizon

Craft Den:

- Summer House POST OFFICE

-Costume making

-Body Print Cards

-Pornigami

SUN ONLY

 Body Painting, Glitter Tattoo & Life Drawing Workshop - book here!

Outdoor games: giant Jenga, boules, a slackline, Bananagrams,  

Interactive fun with the Sensation Seekers Diner, The Love Stop Cafe, & Lou Lou Macaroon’s Living Womb

Treatments & Massages - book in advance  

10.00-11.15am

Breakfast in the Big Marquee

(Must be booked in advance - please see our Dining page)

Arrive by 11.15am - late arrivals may not be served

10-11am

Yoga (Katy)

Big Dome

Theme: nourishing, replenishing and grounding

Meditation - Integration (Neil M)

Small Dome

Midday - 12.45pm

Daily Gathering  - in the Big Marquee

Everyone please gather to meet the team and hear about the day’s workshops

12.45 - 1.30pm

Pods - Meet up in your pods to share anything that has come up

SMALL DOME

BIG DOME

WILLOW ROOM

BALLROOM

BIG MARQUEE

TALKS

(Library)

FUNGEON POP-UPS

Workshop

2pm-4pm

Discussion group:

Fucking Problems

(Eithne)

Sensual Playspace

(hosted by Sy & Ash)

Make Your Sexy Dreams Come True

(Faerie)

Charleston solo and duo

(Lilith)

Liquid Love

(Alys & Eyal) 

Panel debate: Inclusion/ Exclusion in kink

Medical Play (in the four-poster bedroom with Sam)

Littles & Pet Play safe space (in the Drawing Room with Benjamin)

4.30 - 5.30pm

Hand Fastening and Commitment Ceremony - hosted by Santi

in the Big Marquee

Join other guests to celebrate the values of the Summer House and commit for “a year and a day”: whether it’s to other people, loving yourself more, giving something up or letting go of a past love, communicating and loving better etc...

5.30pm

The interior of the House closes at 5.30pm, except in case of very poor weather

6pm-6.30pm

Closing ceremony - Big Marquee

Assemble in the Big Marquee to say goodbye for another year

8pm

Dinner in the Big Marquee

(Must be booked in advance - please see our Dining page)

Arrive 8pm-8.30pm. Latecomers may not be served.

10-11.30pm

In the Ballroom

My My Immortal with Mathilda Gregory

Midnight

GO TO BED!  :)

Monday 22 August

Please pack up and leave the grounds at 9am

The House will be closed all day and the team will be packing up

Trains back to London run every 20 minutes from 06:00 to 08:00; then 08:10 and 08:40; then hourly at 09:10, 10:10

Shuttle service to local station starts 8am and runs until 10am