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WellFest is taking place virtually this weekend – here is everything you need to know

by Edaein OConnell
22nd Sep 2020

The popular health and wellbeing festival Wellfest is taking place virtually this weekend – here is everything you need to know about the weekend’s activities

In the usual Irish summer, we would have a choice of festivities.

From concerts to food fests to Fleadh Cheoils, our diaries would be full and we as a people would prosper. Unfortunately, coronavirus doesn’t care for community spirit and decided to put a stop to anything that had the word ‘fun’ in its description.

WellFest was always a highlight of the Irish festival calender. Mixing health and wellbeing with entertainment, it was a welcome reprieve from the alcohol and late nights. Although it didn’t get to take place this summer, the festival has pivoted and this weekend is providing us with a jam-packed timetable of virtual goodness.

Virtual WellFest

From September 26 to 28, WellFest is bringing together some of the biggest global names in health and wellness under one virtual roof. In association with KBC, Wellfest has been working with Hopin, a groundbreaking virtual event venue, and promises to be the first Irish festival to recreate the event online fully.

Hopin allows Wellfest to create a multi-stage event so you can go from stage to stage and workout to talk as you would during a typical festival. You can interact and ask questions and get responses from the experts at talks and seminars. You can connect with your friends online through video call and chat, meaning friends can enjoy it together while staying safe by staying apart. And you can still browse and interact with excellent fitness and wellness brands and pick up your usual WellFest purchases.

So what about the line-up?

You can expect the best names in the wellness sector with Luke Zocchi, Alice Liveing, Bradley Simmonds, Roz Purcell, The Happy Pear and The Skin Nerd and many more providing workout and cooking demos. Plus yoga and Pilates with your favourite instructors, like Patrick Beach, Platinum Pilates and Richie Norton.

Ticket prices vary on what you interests are and WellFest have provided a variety of options.

  • All Stages – Sat, Sun, Mon –  €50.00
  • All Stages – Sat/Sun –  €25.00
  • All Stages – Mon – €15.00
  • WellTalk & WellFlow only – Sat/Sun €20
  • WellTalk & WellFlow only – Sat + Sun €30

To find out more visit

To see all timetables for this weekend’s event click here.

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