May 20, 2015

Bliss Summer Festival 2015 August 7th - 10th
You are very warmly invited to join us for our 5th Festival where over 50 experts from around the world will share their knowledge & expertise in workshops, talks, panel discussions, rituals, ceremonies, classes & more!
The Festival also offers fine food, hot tubs, art, DJs & performers of national & international renowned & much more at our drug & alcohol-free event for adults nestled at the entrance to Carlingford Lough, set in the beautiful grounds of our hired venue, Narrow Water CastleCheck out what previous attendees said here!

The ESSENTIAL Festival FAQ is here!

Click on the red links below for much more info!

All Early Bird tickets for the Festival have sold out, the remaining tickets are on sale here & you're invited to join & share the Facebook event here!

Talks are open to all ticketholders - no booking required
::: Festival Keynote - Bruce Lyon - Wild Love in Thin Places :::
Beth Wallace - Bliss is Your Birthright!
Ailish Farragher - I have been with You since the Beginning - Meeting the Divine Feminine, the Goddess of Love and Light
Anja Bakker - West Cork to Santiago - a Journey of Healing & Hope
Kai Helmich & Elaine Young - The Anatomy of Male Arousal
Somananda Maimon - The Hightest Tantra - Kashmiri Shaivism
Tanya Bryan - Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Having THE Talk!

Classes are drop-in, & open to all ticket holders - no booking required
Aimée Mullins & Anja Bakker - Yoga with live harp accompaniment
Helen Quinn - Osho Active Meditations
Siobhan O'Keefe - Base Chakra Yoga Sequence
Xavier Vercaemst - Qigong
Bridie Przibram - Dru Yoga

Most workshops require registration, are limited in numbers, & are booked on a first-come-first-served basis - register for Friday's workshops at reception in the castle on arrival , & Saturday's & Sunday's from 8.30am at reception each morning.

Adam Paulman - Cuddle Party
Alexander Rey - Awakening Dance
Bruce Lyon - AROUSAL
Coral Mallow - They're Sexy, I'm Not. How to get over it & find You!
Dakini Cat - Loving Your Edge; Explorations in Sacred Sexuality
Diana Gentle & Cameron Thomson - Sensual Massage
Elaine Young & Kai Helmich - Orgasmic Yoga; Mindful Self Pleasuring
Eugene Hedlund - Medicine Dance
Grainne Carr & Chris Read - Erotic Party Games
Guy Barrington - Devantra Dance
John Paul  Patton - Celtic Sex Magick
Matthias Rose - Sexual Mysticism; Tantra meets Celtic Christianity
Matthias Schwenteck - Liquid Light Transmission
Monique Darling & Peter Petersen
Rex McCann - Coming Home
Rosie Burrows - Living Our Sacred Heart of Desire
Sarah Taylor & Ali Pilling - G-Spot Experience
Seani Love - Consent & Boundaries Save The World

Somananda & Liisa Maimon - Tantric Massage; The Art of Touch
Stella Anna Sonnebaum - Conscious Boundaries & The Art of Touch
Tanja Phoinix - Return to Your Self, Return to Innocence!
Vanessa Vance - Free The Nipple: Owning Your Eroticism

Panel discussions are open to all ticketholders - registration is not required
~ Sex Positive Parenting ~
Sarah Sproule & Taryn Gleeson, with Andrew Galvin

~ A New Relationship Paradigm ~
Vanessa Vance, Beth Wallace, Tim Sinnott, Anya Trahan, chaired by Beth Wallace

~ Sex Work is Real Work ~
Laura Lee, Caroline Ryan, Lucy Smith, & Kate McGrew, chaired by Caroline Ryan

Opening Ceremony with Beth Wallace & Bruce Lyon
Shamanic Sex Magick Ritual with Vanessa Vance & Beth Wallace
Naked 3 Circles Ritual with Kai Helmich & Elaine Young
Sensational World with Grace Ní Dhonnchú & Ailish Farragher
A Ceremony of Sexual Innocence with Teertha Ordish
Can We Die & Live At The Same Time? with Nina Hawkins & Rex McCann
Magickal Kinky Love Puja - Seani Love
Closing Ceremony with Bruce Lyon & Beth Wallace

Café in the Castle
The Xanadu Oriental Bazaar & Pleasure Dome
Bar in the Basement
Brunels Coffee
Art in Latex
Hot tubs
Amatsu with Xavier Vercaemst
Healing Tantric Massage with Dakini Jayde
Shiatsu with Jonathan Roche
Dynamic Thai Yoga Massage with Tanya Bryan
Healing Sessions with Tantrika Teertha Ordish

Liquid Light with Matt Schwenteck
Station Bliss - Adult Toys
Sounds for the Soul with John Reilly
Canoodle -
Adult Toys
Dr Snowcrash Digital Art
Private Sessions with Seani Love
Mike Brown Photography
Deep Tissue Massage with J.J. Zilvinas
Bosca Beatha Mobile Sauna
Nurturing Arts
Julia Cross

Ayodele - Band
Sacred Sound Studio Northern Ireland - Sound Bath
Paul Sheridan - Singer Songwriter
Mairead Curran - Singer
Jay Broseph - DJ
Sam Blake - DJ
Jan Jeffer - DJ
Paul Newhouse - DJ
Guy Barrington - DJ
John Paul Patton - Harp & Voice
Rhiannon Knott - Erotic Spoken Word
Maximum Homosapien
Taryn Gleeson
Bella Agogo - Burlesque Superstar!

The Festival is a Bliss Ireland event & is not owned, organised, nor run by Narrow Water Castle residents nor any member of the Hall family, Bliss Ireland has hired the castle  for the sole purposes of holding the Festival.
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Programme is subject to change
Last updated: 28/07/15