6AM–6PM

Soul sisters

Soul Sisters & Weaver Bros Plus very special guests

Omeara Live

What happens when Soul Sisters Fitness host a party with their brothers Weaver Bros? It’s a start to your day like no other! You don’t want to miss this epic pre-work party; join them for an upbeat & energising program of dancing, boxing, and performances from some very special guests, with an eclectic sound track all to kick start your day!

Soul sisters

Yoga, pilates, fitness

The Siding

The Soul Sisters themselves, plus some special guests will be hosting London’s best way to kickstart your morning (apart from raving in the room next door). Work up a sweat, stretch & get yourself in shape.

Breakfast

Breakfast bar

The Siding Bar

Grab a brew, a juice, a healthy snack. Have a chat with your pals, meet new friends, recharge for another round of yoga!

Meditation

Andre Berry Meditation

Mezzanine Bar

Want to tune out, relax your mind and get fresh for the afternoon’s panels & productivity workshops? Then let Andre take you there with Transcendental Meditation sessions from dawn 'til lunch. (Offered on a first come, first served basis)

Massage

15 minute massages

The Siding Bar

Our incredible onsite masseurs from Inspirit will work away the tension, getting you ready for another meeting, workout or moshpit ;0) (Offered on a first come, first served basis)

Anna Waters

Chimps at work: Startups, Careers, Burnout

Omeara Live

Do you find yourself stressed out, your emotions making your decisions for you, your work life impacting your home life? Then this session is for you, as your Chimp may be running your life. Introduced by Getahead creator and co-founder Dan Kirby, the session will be MC'd by James Routledge from Sanctus.

We hear from Dr Anna Waters (pictured) – from Chimp Management, the place that applies the thinking in seminal book The Chimp Paradox – about The Chimp Model and how you can apply it to your work.

Four creative digital entrepreneurs tell their stories of burnout & return and their ways to “get ahead”; Dominic McGregor from Social Chain; Michelle Morgan from Pjoys; and Joe Pack & Sam Applebee from Nomad Pledge.

All the speakers return to the stage with Dr Anna Waters to discuss their “chimps” and ways to train them.

Soul Sisters

Soul Sisters Fitness

The Siding

If you couldn’t get up for Soul Rise, or simply haven’t had enough fitness, the girls are staying for the morning and will be putting you through your paces! Work it! (Offered on a first come, first served basis)

Jon Salmon

Jon Salmon presents

The Siding

The guy in the photo with the headband is curating some of the finest minds in mental health for you…

Strategic Coach

Strategic Coach Workshop

Mezzanine Bar

We’re humbled that the world’s number one entrepreneurial coaching programme is offering a selection of their tools for you. Learn some of the tools that keep leading self-starters on the positive path.

Kelly Convey

Lunchtime Cantina Comedy

Cantina

Have a laugh over your lunch with a selection of the UK’s finest stand up talent. Hear from Jonathan Hipkiss, Scott Adams, Kelly Convey, Desmond O Conner and ITV’s Paul Sinha! GETA-MEGALOLS

Live music

BIMM Live Music & Listen Up

Omeara Live

BIMM is the largest and leading provider of music education in Europe, turning raw talent into industry professionals, earning a living doing what they love, including alumni like James Bay and George Ezra. They’ll be bringing their hottest new talent to Getahead! More info on new campaign ‘Listen Up’ coming soon.

Wellness in the Workplace

Wellness in the Workplace

The Siding

You spend most of your life at work, so why accept the office as a source of stress? Can we work to hit our business KPIs yet also have a place of wellbeing? A panel of leading experts discuss this topic.

Unstoppable bastards

Unstoppable Bastards!

Mezzanine Bar

The irrepressible Paul Mort (the North East’s loudest man) is on a mission to make men unstoppable. He’ll inspire you with his story of how a bi-polar dad on the verge of suicide took back control of his life, transformed his business, saved his marriage and became unstoppable.

Addiction in the Entertainment Industry

Addiction in the Entertainment Industry

The Siding

A rock & roll life makes for great photos and stories. But how does it impact your head? Leading lights from the entertainment industry share the dark side of performance.

Scott Morrison

Street Wisdom Workshop

The Siding

Have you got a problem you can’t crack? Personal or work? Then join Scott Morrison for an afternoon of Street Wisdom. He’ll teach you mindfulness techniques and then send you off into Getahead Festival to find the answers to your problems, sharing with a group at the end of the session. Don’t miss this session, a concept that is going global.

Geoff McDonald

Geoff McDonald

The Siding

Jenni – our co-founder – said that Geoff was the best speaker she’d ever seen. So he’s here for you! From leading the global HR team at corporate giant Unilever, he is now a much sought-after speaker. He inspires and provokes organisations to put purpose at the centre of everything they do and to challenge the stigma of mental illness in the workplace. Don’t miss this.

Alan Heary

Alan Heary Workshop

Mezzanine Bar

Go in “the zone” with top endurance sports coach Alan Heary. Flying in from Dublin especially for Getahead, Alan has trained top flight pro-boxers, Paralympians, and runs Ireland’s toughest cycling race (you have to be a proper mental to tackle it). Learn how to apply these mindsets to your day.

Joe Pack

Nomad Workshop

Joe & Sam have both been travelling the world, learning tips & tricks to stay sane while on the road. So if you work remotely or fancy working overseas, this is for you. Learn the thinking behind their NOMAD mental health pledge, and how it can apply to your work life.

Mums in Tech

Mums In Tech Workshop

Just how do you get ahead after you’ve been out of work for a decade to raise your kids? Maybe you don’t want to work full time, but the only part time work is at the local pub? If you’re a woman looking to use your brain-cells between school-gate drop-offs this workshop is for you. Hosted by Fran & Nats of Social Sorted AKA @YourTechMums – the company runs Getahead’s social channels!

System alignment

System Re-alignment Workshop

Is your mind over stimulated with negative or limiting thoughts? Do you feel trapped in a cycle of emotional reactions? Would you like to feel more balanced and aware of your state of being? Then this workshop is for you. Morris Monroe brings his experience from training in a wide range of mindfulness & meditation techniques in India to Getahead Festival.

6PM–6AM

Melody Kane

No Kane no Gain

Omeara Live

Kicking off Getahead by night is a killer club DJ with infectious energy, Melody Kane! A resident at BBC Radio 1Xtra she also hosts ‘No Kane No Gain’ the ultimate dancefloor workout sweat session. So start your night as you mean to go on, with a pump on! (Offered on a first come, first served basis)

Tech Off

The Tech Off: Soundclash!

Omeara Live

Known as “the lovechild of TED talks & WWE” this event is a staple of the Shoreditch tech scene, but has been taken to SXSW, Cannes Lions & DMX Dublin. This is the 2 nd year of a music-tech special – Soundclash – in partnership with London Tech Week. MC’d by MC Danimal AKA “The Beyonce of Tech” expect 5 minute talks from top speakers on the latest music-tech trends, plus Rocky music & man-thigh. Be afraid, be very afraid.

Mind State

Mind State album launch party

Omeara Live

MIND STATE is the debut album on Getahead Records and we are thrilled to host its official launch party at Getahead Festival! A hand picked selection of the biggest names in Drum&Bass have donated exclusive tracks for this very special album. If you love great music and want to come see some very special guests featuring on our album, then this is not to be missed.

Tech Off

Curated by Sister

The Siding

Hosted by the irrepressible Carly Wilford and her Sister Collective, expect block party vibes and much dance floor action.

Desert Island

Desert Island Disco

Cantina

We are asking London’s finest party DJ’s to bring ONLY the tunes they’d take to their Desert Island… it’s all killer no filler 'til daybreak.

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