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The Temple Sessions

BEAT EVENTS present the Temple Sessions- 

  • Live music in an intimate venue hosted by acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Rob Barnaville. Temple Tent is a stunning Moroccan yurt with a capacity for 35 seated guests.Our music evenings include dinner and the opportunity for a pre gig swim In Kingfisher lake.

  • Creative wellbeing workshops hosted by Nix Barnaville which take place around the site offering a connection with nature and each other.

 The events take place on glamping site, Barefoot and Bower, a beautiful intimate woodland setting is hidden deep in an ancient forest.
This hidden gem sits at the foothills of May Hill with views stretching to Wales on one side and the Cotswolds on the other.

If you would like to book accommodation in a yurt on Calm Waters lake visit

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Up and coming events 

Exclusive !

Thursday 20th October 

Don Ross 

Another Temple Tent EXCLUSIVE !

Don Ross was born and raised in Montreal and has lived in various parts of Canada over the course of his life.  he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music) degree from Toronto’s York University and started working full-time as a musician in 1988. That year he won the US National Fingerpick Guitar Championship for the first time, and also played with his quartet Eye Music at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.

Since then Don has releasedover 20 albums and collaborated with artists such as Andy MCkee and Callum Graham.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Don went back to university, completing a Master of Arts degree in Orchestration through the University of Chichester (UK) and ThinkSpace Education, and graduating in early 2021. He immediately started working extensively in the world of scoring orchestral and electronic music for video games, films and television.

In addition to his solo performances and recordings, Don also heads his quartet Don Ross Louder Than Usual, which focusses on his more jazz-leaning repertoire.

In 2021, Don won the prestigious Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts, administered by the Canada Council for the Arts.


Ross’ groove-based style has influenced a generation of…players.”

-Teja Gerken, Guitar Player magazine

Investment £40pp includes food and a swim.

Thursday 3rd Nov 

Day of the Dead Immersive storytelling event 

Day of the Dead is a theatrical immersive evening of disturbing myths and beautiful music, set in a beautiful intimate woodland setting hidden deep in an ancient forest. Within the atmospheric surrounds of Temple Tent, Calm waters lake and Dragon Fly wood Musicians, aerial and fire performers will weave their enchantments over an audience of souls willing to be twisted, cajoled and horrified.  

The event includes food and the opportunity for a pre event night swim ....if you dare 

Investment £40

Sunday 13th November 

Breath workshop and an introduction to cold water swimming 

Learn the power of your Breath, Mind and Body 

We are excited to welcome two fantastic facilitators to Temple Tent and Calm waters lake.

Christopher Gladwell is an expert in conscious breath work, yoga and biology, he will lead a 3-hour workshop using a range of breathwork practices including conscious connected breathing, down regulation practices and breath holds. Whether you have been struggling with anxiety, feeling stuck or feeling low or stressed out? Whether you’re not sure why you are here or what your path is? This workshop will empower you and guide you into purpose, power, creativity and emergence.


Ray Farr -cold water swim coach and cold-water advisor.

Have you always wanted to try cold water swimming, but didn’t know where to start? With the help of an experienced open water swim coach, Ray can guide you into this exciting experience. She will talk you through safety tips, how to prepare before & after your swim & what to expect with mind & body reactions. 

Most importantly she will teach you gentle techniques to help get you into the water. 

Investment -

Early Bird ticket buy before 12th October £125pp

After 12th Oct - £140pp

ticket includes refreshments , lunch , workshops. 

Instalment options available 

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Weds 21st December 

Winter Solstice swim with music and food around the fire 


Join us to welcolme in the light with a night swim, followed by music and food around the campfire .

Investment £30pp

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