What happened at the last Bodykind?
Friday Night (Age 14+)
20.00 - 23:30 Totnes Civic Hall. Doors and bar open from 19.30.
Cabaret hosted by Miss Glory Pearl, The Naked Stand Up. We bring you a night of diverse and inspiring entertainment, including Florence Schechter, director of the world’s first Vagina Museum, yoga teacher and opera singer Caro in Motion, consent-enquirer Rupert Allison, singer-songwriter Mae Karthäuser, an alternative take on bingo with Mama Tokus, burlesque artist Missy Maybe, and our very own Maypole dancers.
Come, laugh with us and light a fire in your heart.
Saturday Day (Age 14+)
10.00 - 17.00 Totnes Civic Hall. Doors open from 9.30.
In no particular order, the day includes:
SELF-LOVE GURU Megan Jayne Crabbe (aka bodyposipanda) best-selling author brings her incredible heart to Devon.
EXPECT SASS with Grace Victory (combining style and substance) in conversation with Terri Waters, editor of no-bullshit online magazine The Unedit.
THE CHANGING BODY - Stunning panel of Imogen Fox (@feeding_of_the_fox - serving up radical body politics), Kat Hawkins (@amputee_kat - dancer and mover), Sylvie Mac (@love_disfigure - survivor and campaigner), Bil Rose (“loving Tubby the tumour”), chaired by the wonderful Becky Amoi Young (Anti Diet Riot Club).
PICTURES AND STORIES Paradigm-shifting photographer Sophie Mayanne talks with portraits.
KEEPING IT REAL with glorious identical twins Max and Maya (@proud2be._).
RADICAL SELF-COMPASSION Inspiring ideas from panellists Tara Lou (@fatandfab88 inspiring mental health advocate), Stevie Grice-Hart (@bopo.boy - body positive warrior), Natalie Ambersley (@being_just_us - vitiligo ambassador), Laura Jackson (@janu_hairy - challenging body hair stigma), chaired by Molly Forbes (podcaster and host of Naked Beach for Channel 4).
GROWING OLDER, LOUDLY with Iconic feminist and poet Suzanne Fearnside.
AND THAT’S NOT ALL ...
We’ve got SPOKEN WORD … PUPPET FUN with Cariad Astles … hardcore self-care play date with ANTI DIET RIOT CLUB … yogi Caroline Wyatt with THE LOVING BREATH.
Doors open at 09.30, the day starts at 10.00, the daytime event will wrap up at 16.30/17.00 ish (allowing a couple of hours to prepare for the evening dance party). There will be a lunch break 12.45-13.45, and a couple of tea/cake breaks.
Our MC for the day is the wondrous Ceremonial Undertaker, Claire Callender Phillips.
Saturday Night (Age 14+)
20.00 - 23.15 Totnes Civic Hall. Doors and bar open 19.30.
What d’you get when the inimitable School of Strut meets DJ collective Guilty Pleasures?
Sassy, shameless, no-judgement dance extravaganza spanning the decades and guaranteeing good vibes.
- influencer with over a million IG followers “make peace with your body for good".
- queer disabled woman serving up radical body politics. Photo credit: Sophie Mayanne
- identical twins who founded Proud2Be “LGBTQ+ people, no matter what they have been told, can be proud to be who they are”
- "jog on" they said...
Founder and director of the Vagina Museum - which will be the world's first bricks and mortar museum dedicated to the gynaecological anatomy.
"As we get older the anthems we sing for our sons and daughters should get louder." Suzanne Fearnside feminist and poet.