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Join us at WOW Talks in the Barn, where industry keynote speakers captivate audiences with our dynamic agenda. Our diverse lineup features speakers from all walks of life, ensuring that wellbeing resonates with everyone. Expect to be inspired, motivated, and engaged by real individuals sharing their personal wellbeing journeys, enriching lives one talk at a time.

Saturday 20th July

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All Day

Sarah Lamptey 

WOW Talks Host

We are delighted to welcome back Sarah to host our WOW Talks stage. Whether introducing our speakers, facilitating a discussion, or leading an audience Q&A, Sarah is sure to bring her unique blend of expertise, energy, and enthusiasm to create a truly memorable home for WOW Talks. Sarah is a successful and established entertainment host with over a decade of experience in the industry. She has hosted stages at large festivals including Glastonbury and Shambala. Alongside presenting, Sarah is a successful model, DJ and social activist. In 2018, she began her campaign for free showers to enhance the lives of London’s homeless. This resulted in her winning Change Maker of the Year Award from JustGiving in October 2019, for her homeless project, ShowerBox, and she continues to dedicate her life to helping others.

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10:30 - 11:00

Courtney Orange 

Having a Less Sedentary Lifestyle

Did you know that sedentary lifestyles and physical inactivity, is associated with 1 in 6 deaths in the UK and is estimated to cost the UK economy £7.4 billion annually😳. As a former 6x National Gymnastics Champion and professional dancer, Courtney Orange is a MASSIVE advocate in leading a LESS sedentary life and incorporating more movement throughout a working, or non-working day. By using some of the following methods 🌟 The 6 Point Touch 🌟 Stand - Walk - Work 🌟 Sizzling Stretching Strategies Courtney, better known as the WELLBEING MOTIVATOR, has enhanced the wellbeing and positive mindset journeys, of over 450,000 people at 500+ different types of events. From this talk you will go away with CHAMPION CURATED and professionally tested methods, that will assist you in living a LESS Sedentary lifestyle.

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11:15 - 11:45

Paul Shepperd

Anxiety - The Wake-Up Call

Paul is one of the UK's leading anxiety coaches, having helped thousands of individuals become anxiety-free over the last 25 years. He also hosts the popular Mindset Change Podcast, where he shares extra tips to manage your anxiety, boost your mindset and discover who you truly are.

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12:00 - 13:00

Holly Matthews 

Weirdly Confident

Weirdly Confident - Unmasking Your True Self. Former TV actress (Waterloo Road, Casualty & Byker Grove) and singer (Sony Music), Holly is a self development coach and founder of The Happy Me project. The Happy Me Project is in events, award winning book, podcast and online self development membership. Holly's Ted Talk has been watched by nearly half a million people and she has appeared on Loraine, BBC, Psychologies Magazine, The Daily Mirror, Closer, Hello and won health ( Wellbeing Magazines wellness book of 2022).

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13:15 - 14:00

Fats Timbo

Living Life Fearlessly

Join us for an engaging and uplifting talk with Fats Timbo, the dynamic comedy content creator who has captured hearts worldwide with her quick wit and empowering presence. From her rise to fame through hilarious videos to being honoured as Glamour Woman of the Year, Fats Timbo's journey is as inspiring as it is entertaining. In this talk, Fats shares insights from her bestselling book "Main Character: 10 Commandments to Living Life Fearlessly." Through humorous anecdotes and sharp observations, she navigates the intricacies of fear and empowerment, urging audiences to embrace life with courage and self-assurance. Discover how Fats Timbo uses humor to educate and advocate for individuals with dwarfism, while captivating audiences with her stand-up comedy performances. Her unique blend of humor and wisdom promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you inspired and ready to tackle life's challenges fearlessly.

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14:15 - 14:45

Maude Hirst

Making Meditation your Superpower

Globally recognised Meditation Expert, Motivational Speaker, Founder, Coach and Author, specialising in making meditation and its life changing benefits accessible to all. Recently featuring on the BBC. Maude was an actor best known for playing Helga in the hit TV show Vikings before becoming a leading wellness practitioner, founder of the meditation company EnergyRise and co-founder of the wellbeing consultancy company Home of Connection

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15:00 - 15:30

Taylor James

Last Night a Podcast Saved My Life

Taylor is an award winning podcaster and mental health advocate. He is the host of the award winning podcast The Waffle Shop which was born following with a struggle with his mental health. Taylor decided to start the conversation on his terms and has since been joined for a waffle by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Sean Paul and Sophie Ellis-Bextor. He's now on a mission to get everyone waffling about Mental Health, coping mechanisms and the music that soundtracks it all!

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15:45 - 16:15

James Roffey

Mental Health, Wellbeing & Performance

Join James Roffey, renowned Mental Health PT, Mindset & Performance Expert, and Transformation Coach, for an insightful discussion on the interconnectedness of mental health, wellbeing, and performance. In this empowering talk, James delves into strategies for cultivating a resilient mindset, managing stress, and optimising performance across various aspects of life. Drawing from his personal experience, James provides practical insights and actionable tips to enhance mental health, foster well-being, and unlock peak performance potential. Whether you're striving for personal growth, professional success, or simply seeking a greater sense of fulfillment, this talk offers valuable wisdom to inspire positive transformation in your life.

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16:30 - 17:00

Lauren White

From Addiction to Authenticity

From Addiction to Authenticity: A Journey of Transformation. Join Lauren White for a powerful talk on sobriety, addiction, and the journey to becoming your authentic self. Drawing from her own experiences of battling addiction at a young age, Lauren will share her inspiring story of transformation and redemption. Learn how she overcame self-sabotage and discovered her authentic self, and how she now helps others break free from the cycle of addiction and embrace their true selves. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired and empowered to make positive changes in your own life.

Sunday 21st July

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All Day

Sarah Lamptey 

WOW Talks Host

We are delighted to welcome back Sarah to host our WOW Talks stage. Whether introducing our speakers, facilitating a discussion, or leading an audience Q&A, Sarah is sure to bring her unique blend of expertise, energy, and enthusiasm to create a truly memorable home for WOW Talks. Sarah is a successful and established entertainment host with over a decade of experience in the industry. She has hosted stages at large festivals including Glastonbury and Shambala. Alongside presenting, Sarah is a successful model, DJ and social activist. In 2018, she began her campaign for free showers to enhance the lives of London’s homeless. This resulted in her winning Change Maker of the Year Award from JustGiving in October 2019, for her homeless project, ShowerBox, and she continues to dedicate her life to helping others.

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11:15 - 11:45

Sarah Williamson

How Drinking Less Might Be

The Solution You're Seeking

Sarah has spent the last 12 years coaching and mentoring people who've struggled with their addictions and mental health, she feels that choosing to change your relationship with alcohol before you hit rock bottom is a powerful and positive choice to make. She is passionate about spreading the message that our lives can be joyful and fun on the other side of our drinking careers and there's no need to feel lonely, stressed or bored on this journey. Sarah is a trainer, public speaker, writer, podcaster and coach.

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12:00 - 12:30

Lotan Carter

Breaking Free: A Journey of Recovery

Join Lotan Carter for an inspiring talk on recovery and overcoming addiction at WOW Fest. From Dream Boys to Big Brother, Lotan shares his personal journey of resilience and transformation, offering insights into navigating the challenges of addiction and embracing a life of recovery. As a former addict turned advocate, Lotan's story is one of courage, determination, and hope. Through candid storytelling and practical advice, he empowers audiences to break free from the grip of addiction and reclaim their lives.

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13:30 - 14:00

Hannah Barrett

Yoga Happy

Hannah Barrett is an international yoga teacher, bestselling author and creator of the top-rated yoga app, Yoga Happy. After the traumatic birth of her daughter, yoga helped Hannah rediscover who she was and find her purpose in life. The transformational effect and growth yoga had on Hannah's recovery gave her passion to help others find strength and calm in the chaos of life through yoga.

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14:15 - 15:15

Caggie Dunlop

Saturn Returns: Your Cosmic Coming of Age

Caggie Dunlop is a leading voice in the realms of personal development and spirituality, with a keen focus on astrology, relationships, identity, creativity and life’s purpose. As the driving force and visionary behind the “Saturn Returns Podcast”, launched in 2019, she delves deep into the pivotal life milestone of the Saturn Return, which occurs roughly every 29 years. By hosting globally recognised thought leaders and sector specialists, Caggie offers critical insights for those on a path of self-awareness.

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15:30 - 16:00

Shane Cooke

Cacao Uncovered

Shane is an ex-award winning chef who spent half of his 22 year career silently living with depression, thinking he had tried everything to get well and failed. Shane took a last ditch attempt and invested in a mindset & meditation teacher training course with the last of his money on a whim with no prior experience… a sign, you could say. The power of “visualisation” transformed his life from depressed, unhealthy, destructive chef to happy, healthy, conscious coach. He went from sauce to source... In this talk, Shane shares all about the journey that led him to discovering the power of the plant medicine that is Cacao. Shane is the founder of Jasper Cacao and the Sponsor of WOW Fest 2024.

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16:15 - 16:45

Lenna Sachinis

Psychedelics for Healing

& Psychedelic Integration

Lenna is the founder of 'Shift Happens' - a holistic healing & psychedelic integration platform. Lenna's practice is largely informed by her own healing journey where she turned to psychedelics after a life-long struggle with depression. Lenna had a turbulent time due to lack of knowledge, preparation & support and has used her own experience to develop a protocol that helps people to have safe and productive psychedelic experiences.

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