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7th - 10th July 2022

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Rediscovering the lost art of living.

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Why aren’t we living as well as we could, given all the possibilities we have in society?

The answer that we came up with, was to stop telling people that they need to change and start celebrating the fact that we can change!

Serving The Bay

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Music, Art and Having Fun!

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Local Food and Local People

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Taking Mental Health Seriously

Events

  • 06 Jul, 17:30 – 18:30
    Lancaster, 22 King St, Lancaster LA1 1JY, UK
    Life after death…. Get ready to enjoy The Lost Art of Living Health Festival by attending the Death Café on Wednesday 6th July 2022 at the Holm Café, 22 King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JY from 1730 to 1830 hours.
  • 07 Jul, 19:00 – 09 Jul, 16:00
    Lancaster, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1, UK
    A weekend full of fun, food, entertainment, and space to think/ talk about your physical health and mental well-being!
  • 08 Jul, 10:00 – 12:00
    The Gregson - Olive Bar, 33 - 35 Moor Gate, Lancaster LA1 3PY, UK
    These sessions will aim to integrate body and mind using everyday movement. The work will be gentle and enlivening, working both on ourselves and in interaction with others, guided by an experienced movement practitioner.
  • 08 Jul, 12:30 – 09 Jul, 14:00
    The Gregson - Olive Bar, 33 - 35 Moor Gate, Lancaster LA1 3PY, UK
    Writing is good for you! Whether you are an avid writer or someone that’s always fancied having a go, this workshop is for you. Guided exercises will give you the tools to experiment with language and unlock your imagination.
  • 08 Jul, 14:00
    The Gregson - Cafe Bar, 33 - 35 Moor Gate, Lancaster LA1 3PY, UK
    Do you work in health and have interest or experience in offering creative and artistic responses to supporting wellbeing? Do you work in the arts and have interest or experience in addressing health and wellbeing through your work?
  • 08 Jul, 14:30 – 15:30
    The Gregson - Olive Bar, 33 - 35 Moor Gate, Lancaster LA1 3PY, UK
    Musical Director and voice specialist Loz Kaye leads a discussion on the impact of COVID on community singing. Singing groups are an important part of Lancashire's cultural scene, they are a popular leisure activity and an important part of community wellbeing.
  • 08 Jul, 18:00 – 19:30
    The Gregson - Main Hall, 33 - 35 Moor Gate, Lancaster LA1 3PY, UK
    There are 206 bones in the human skeleton (give or take a few). When asked to describe their bones, people often use words like hard, solid or strong. We know that our bones have the ability to repair themselves if they break, but it often comes as a surprise to learn that bone is a living tissue.
  • 08 Jul, 20:00 – 22:00
    The Gregson - Main Hall, 33 - 35 Moor Gate, Lancaster LA1 3PY, UK
    Good for the body and soul, Lindy Hop is an African - American jazz dance from the 1920-40. In this session, we will be celebrating this groundbreaking dance through demonstrations, discussions and a workshop on simple jazz steps. From 16+
  • Sat 09 Jul
    Multiple Dates
    RSVP
    09 Jul, 09:30 – 10:15
    Lancaster, Ashton Rd, Lancaster LA1 4RP, UK
    It does what it says on the tin. A sensitive and thoughtful tour of the mortuary at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary by our Mortuary Services Manager. (See conditions below).
  • 09 Jul, 09:30 – 15:30
    Barrow Raiders Rugby Club , The Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium LA14 1XP Barrow in Furness
    A day full of fun, food, entertainment, and space to think/ talk about your physical health and mental well-being!
  • 09 Jul, 09:30 – 16:00
    Lancaster, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1, UK
    Live Music, Dance and Demonstrations, it's all run from the stage by C & C Entertainments.
  • 09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Lancaster, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1, UK
    Be uncomfortable, dance like no one is watching. Hey, it's a health festival - enjoy! Read more below.
  • 09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1, UK
    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is the only voluntary organisation devoted solely to the conservation of the wildlife and wildplaces of Cumbria. The Trust stands up for wildlife, creates wildlife havens, and seeks to raise environmental awareness.
  • 09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1, UK
    Anna Chaplains are named after the widow, Anna, who appears with Simeon in Luke’s gospel; both are good role models of faithful older people. Anna Chaplains are there for people of strong, little or no faith at all.
  • 09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1, UK
    CANDOFM provides a relevant and distinctive community FM and internet radio service to the Furness community.
  • 09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1, UK
    At ParkPlay, we believe the World needs more: Running Jumping Falling Scrambling Soaring Flying Hitting Kicking Passing Catching Dropping Throwing Laughing Crying Screeching Grumbling Cheering Daring Curiosity Loving Commitment Believing Sweating Exhaustion Joy Elation......
  • 09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1, UK
    Art Gene is a unique, independent, international research facility founded and led by artists Stuart Bastik and Maddi Nicholson, and based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
  • 09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1, UK
    We are one of the largest rural youth organisations in the UK dedicated to young people who have a love for agriculture and rural life.
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Our History

2016: The seed of the health festival was planted.

2017: The first festival taking place, engaging 500 people.

2018: The second festival took place and engaged with 2,000 people.

2019: The third Lancaster Health Festival engaged with almost 4,000 people.

2020: Took a different turn, we bought the art of living online and into people’s own homes! 

2021: We bought a hybrid of online and in person events!

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