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7 August 2021 / Kenwood House, Hampstead, London

Beat Retreat


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One-day wellness and music festival with a Balearic spirit

Launched in 2021, Beat Retreat is a one-day music and wellness festival in London, merging the best beats with great food and calming wellness therapies.

Announced in April 2021, Beat Retreat's debut was set for Saturday 7 August 2021. The tranquil setting of Kenwood House on Hampstead Heath was chosen to guarantee the perfect backdrop for a day of healthy pursuits, such as yoga, stretching, mindfulness and meditation along with holistic talks and seminars from cutting-edge wellness practitioners. All the above is in the service of fostering an environment where attendees could break free of the walls built up in recent times and get back into nature.

Beat Retreat complements all these activities with DJs and live music. The line-up is topped by Tom Findlay of Groove Armada alongside DJ sets from Zero 7 and Rob Da Bank.

Of course, no all-dayer is complete without a wide range of food and beverages. Beat Retreat’s food and drink offerings focuses on all the wholesome and locally sourced selections that the discerning healthy hedonist requires.

Beat Retreat’s 2021 headliners

Tom Findlay – Findlay is one half of Groove Armada – the electronic duo behind the hits I See You Baby and Superstylin' – and Sugardaddy. As a solo artist, Findlay collaborated with The Glimmers, Joakim, Magik J, Riton, the Aliens and Phreek Plus One on his continuous mix Watch The Ride.

Zero 7 – London duo Zero 7 (Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker) scored a Mercury Prize nomination with their 2001 debut album Simple Things. They released the EP Shadows in late 2020 after a five-year absence.

Rob Da Bank – DJ, Radio One host and co-founder of the Bestival and Camp Bestival music festivals, Rob's live DJ sets explore colourful corners of the musical universe.



Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, London NW3 7JR

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Getting there

The easiest way to arrive is by taking the Northern line to Archway station and then hop on the 210 bus line towards Brent Cross, exiting at the Compton Avenue/Kenwood House stop. Alternatively, you can take the Underground to Golders Green station, which is also served by the 210 bus line. The H3 bus line passes within a short walk of Kenwood House too.

The nearest train stations to Kenwood House are Gospel Oak or Hampstead Heath.

Use the postal code NW3 7JR for your satellite navigation. Free car parking is available on Hampstead Lane, otherwise parking charges apply.


Beat Retreat is being held on Saturday 7 August 2021.

Beat Retreat 2021 will be held at Kenwood House in Hampstead, London. For directions and more information, head here.

Beat Retreat's music line-up includes:

  • Tom Findlay (Groove Armada)
  • Zero 7
  • Rob Da Bank
  • Phil Mison (Cantoma)
  • Chris Coco's Melodica
  • Pete Herbert (Potato Head Bali)

Tickets for Beat Retreat 2021 are on sale now.

Beat Retreat is a one-day live music and wellness festival. Featuring hypnotic electronica, it's designed to help attendees reset and reconnect while supercharging their souls.