Very Alternative Gathering

Our core group are experienced Wellington Kinksters who are bringing their knowledge and experience to the paddock for the benefit of all who are interested to learn, Join us for Parties, Workshops and Discussions.
Consent is important to us and hence there is no pressure to be, do or see anything you do not wish to.
Come down and camp or a visit

Events

Wednesday 22 January

Shibari – Japanese Rope Bondage

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Shibari is the Japanese art of rope bondage. We will talk about safety considerations and then you can learn the most fundamental tie to shibari and time permitting another decorative or fun tie. We will run the beginners class everyday, with the opportunity for some intermediate groups later in the week! Why knot join us?

Workshop

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

R18

Can that go in there?

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Did your sex ed class miss the chapter on sex toy safety? Make up for lost time and learn some tips and tricks on how to keep yourself healthy.
Presentation/discussion on a risk based approach to sex toys, led by ex sex toy reviewer Queer Vagineer and actual medical professional Dr David

Discussion / Conversation, Health & Wellness, Talk / Lecture

Wednesday

R18

Thursday 23 January

Finding your intuition in your body

11:00 am - 12:15 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

"How to make better decisions by getting out of your head, and into your body. Presented by Eros Temple. " The workshop will take place in the bell tent.

Discussion / Conversation, Spiritual & Healing, Workshop

Thursday

Kink in Color: POC and BDSM

11:00 am - 12:30 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Whether you are an experienced boot buffing super service sub or the most beginner dom this is the space for you. A safe space for POC to get together and share our experiences in the kink community, ask questions or learn how to get involved. A group discussion hosted by fantastic femme Oni.

Discussion / Conversation

Thursday

R18

Pleasure Awakening

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Self-Pleasure Queen Bia Bliss will teach you how to fill up your own cup and ignite your pleasure with simple practices. This is a PG, and NOT a "masturbation " workshop – you will get an invitation for the masturbation workshop when you attend this event;)
Presented by Eros Temple

Health & Wellness, Workshop

Thursday

Shibari – Japanese Rope Bondage

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Shibari is the Japanese art of rope bondage. We will talk about safety considerations and then you can learn the most fundamental tie to shibari and time permitting another decorative or fun tie. We will run the beginners class everyday, with the opportunity for some intermediate groups later in the week! Why knot join us?

Workshop

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

R18

Kinky safety & etiquette, consent & negotiation workshop.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

This workshop is a prerequisite for the Very Alternative Play Party on Friday night. We will discuss the safety considerations of using our kinky toys and furniture, talk about the etiquette of attending a play party and chat about consent and how to negotiate play.

Talk / Lecture, Workshop

Thursday

R18

Friday 24 January

E-moti-ON

9:45 am - 11:45 am at Very Alternative Gathering

Eros Temple is calling all Conscious men who are willing to witness the feminine in all of it’s rage, passion & beauty. Women, this space is for you! A life changing event!
A playa favourite for the first time in the paddock.

Health & Wellness, Spiritual & Healing, Workshop

Friday

R18

Polyamorous gathering

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

An informal gathering for everyone currently in, or interested in, non-monogamous and polyamorous relationships. We get together under the delight of a tea or a cold refreshment and we meet and talk about our experiences. Don’t forget to bring your own cup!

Chillout, Discussion / Conversation, Food & Drink

Friday

Shibari – Japanese Rope Bondage

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Shibari is the Japanese art of rope bondage. We will talk about safety considerations and then you can learn the most fundamental tie to shibari and time permitting another decorative or fun tie. We will run the beginners class everyday, with the opportunity for some intermediate groups later in the week! Why knot join us?

Workshop

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

R18

Very Alternative Play Party

8:30 pm - 2:00 am at Very Alternative Gathering

This party has a prerequisite to attend the 'Kinky safety & etiquette, consent & negotiation workshop' Thurs 3.30pm
Very Alternative Gathering's very own Camp Daddy Paddy's birthday falls within Kiwiburn (lucky man), so let's celebrate with an exciting but safe, sane and consenual kinky play party!
Explore the sensual art of BDSM, make use of our awesome equipment and get high on endorphins.

Party

Friday

R18

Saturday 25 January

Tantric Sex 101

9:45 am - 10:45 am at Very Alternative Gathering

Curious to know what the fuss is all about? Bia Bliss will teach you basic tantric practices to enhance intimacy and have mind blowing sex. No partner or nudity required. Presented by Eros Temple

Health & Wellness, Workshop

Saturday

Kinkster AMA

11:00 am - 12:30 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Come down and listen to your lovely local kinksters, fetishists and other BDSM community members answer questions from the audience. Facilitated by friendly femme Mastercate. If you've ever wondered what a kinky party is like or where one finds a naked man to clean their house or how you fist your nb love this is the talk for you.

Discussion / Conversation, Talk / Lecture

Saturday

R18

Shibari – Japanese Rope Bondage

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Shibari is the Japanese art of rope bondage. We will talk about safety considerations and then you can learn the most fundamental tie to shibari and time permitting another decorative or fun tie. We will run the beginners class everyday, with the opportunity for some intermediate groups later in the week! Why knot join us?

Workshop

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

R18

Sunday 26 January

Femme Dom Hangover Tea Party

11:00 am - 12:15 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

WANTED: Fantastic Femme Doms and those who wish to serve them (all genders of service subs welcome). Very Alternative Gatherings will provide tea and cookies. Bring your baked goods, drinks of choice and best consent based negotiation practice. Feel free to bring your existing dynamic or take this as an opportunity to meet like minded people, serve and be served. Hangovers optional.

Chillout, Discussion / Conversation, Food & Drink

Sunday

R18

Shibari – Japanese Rope Bondage

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Very Alternative Gathering

Shibari is the Japanese art of rope bondage. We will talk about safety considerations and then you can learn the most fundamental tie to shibari and time permitting another decorative or fun tie. We will run the beginners class everyday, with the opportunity for some intermediate groups later in the week! Why knot join us?

Workshop

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

R18

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