Stage Performers

     Colchester Mind Body Spirit Festival 16-17th October 2021

Ian Haywood

Ian Haywood - Pianist

Performing Saturday

Ian Haywood is a composer, pianist and singer-songwriter, with 7 single releases and two piano albums. His second album ‘The Beautiful Dream’ was released on iTunes and all major download and streaming services in January 2020 and you can stream or download it here:

Ian will be performing music from ‘Inspired by Nature’ and ‘The Beautiful Dream’ and a selection of his singer-songwriter music, and you can watch the video to ‘Beautiful Wild’ and listen to the song here:

His most recent single release, ‘All I Need’ is available at

He is currently working on a piano and meditation album along with a singer/songwriter album.

Danny R & Paul Gillings - Harmonica, Guitar & Vocals

Performing both days

A collaboration between songwriters Danny R and Paul Gillings.

Writing and performing original material from stripped back live recordings in the rehearsal room to full studio production tracks / remixes , mainly focused around folk rock blues.

Ruth Anderson - Harp

Performing Saturday

Ruth will be playing harp, supported by Jim.

Both are accomplished musicians used to performing 'live' at gigs - vocals, violin, bass, guitar and harp.

"Listening to the sounds played from Ruth's 'love' harp are meditatively hypnotic". Chris Cozens

Wayne McHugh

Wayne McHugh - Guitar & vocals

Performing both days

Wayne has been working as a Spiritual Medium, Intuitive Teacher and Life Speaker for many years, channelling and sharing his inspiration with many people through his Clairvoyance, Workshops, Music, Healing and Art.

He will be sharing his music including the beautiful angelic infused tones of ‘The Angel Song’ taken from his debut album ‘Angel Eyes’.  This song has a touching story from one of his many enlightening spiritual experiences he encountered whilst working as a Paramedic.

John & Jo - Flute & vocals

Performing Sunday

Singer songwriter John Goodluck is performing with his wife Jo with - an eclectic mix of folk and Celtic sounds.

Kadie Heaney - Vocals

Performing Saturday

Kadie will  be singing and playing her own songs supported by Cal on bass.

"Music has always been there for us when we need it. We both attend a music college and that’s where it all started for us. All we want is to share what we do, and hopefully make people happy along the way." Kadie Heaney