PROGRAMME 

NNE AGWU AFRAKAN STORYTELLING REATREAT 2021

Best Afrakan Storytellers and Leadership Facilitators UK wide

Nne Agwu Afrakan Storytelling Retreat 2021 is in honour of our ancestor Sobonfu Somé: spiritual empress, healer & author. Her spirit is part of our powerful melanin rich village. She has played an essential role in inspiring healing visions with the oral traditions of our storytelling. We are thankful to Chineke the divine womb of creation as we affirm the natural forces & divine energies of the universe continue to guide us gracefully. Come make this a truly beautiful & wonderful occasion. 

Nne Agwu Storytelling family retreat 2021

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 FULL DETAILS COMING SOON!

All activities are based around the theme of "family values and Ubuntu". We have left enough space for you to relax, eat, make new friends, deepen old connections, commune with nature and treat yourself to a healing session or two.

SUNDAY 25th JULY

There will be food, snacks and juices available for sale on arrival.

 

1pm - 4.00pm 

WELCOME TENT Registration 

TENT ERECTING and SETTLING - If you have booked a tent or need help erecting your own tent, please arrive in good time so we can take the time to support you. 

 

4.00pm

HOUSE KEEPING and HEALTH and SAFETY - A time to ask questions about the weekend. It is important to be present. 

5pm dinner

 

7.30pm Opening Ceremony, libation & with Griot Chinyere

Drum Call

Nne Agwu Song

Chigwa ceremony

Ndeewunu

Call & Response

Chi Shake

Honouring Our ancestors

Dimela Yekwai

Adesose Wallace

Toni Morrison

A Divine intention - affirmation creation

Chanting and Drum beat

Healers presentation

Nne Agwu song

Drumming / dancing

8.30 - 10.00pm by the Fire Side

Traditional Storytelling performances with

Griot Chinyere

Eli Anderson

Sola Story

Flavia McDonald

10.30pm - Acoustic Music in the woods

Open jam sessions led by professional Musicians.

MONDAY 26th JULY 

6am - 7.30am

Yoga Adult 

 

7.00am - BREAKFAST Begins

 

8.00am -9am                                    

Yoga Children - Michelle Campbell

 

9.30 - 11am

Storytelling Workshops with Eli Anderson                      

                          

11.30am - 1pm

Storytelling Workshops with Sola Story    

 

1pm LUNCH starts

 

3.00 - 4.30pm

Kora singing Workshops with Jali Bakery

 

5.00 - 6.30pm

Storytelling Workshops                 

6pm DINNER starts

 

8.00 - 10.00pm by the Fire Side

Traditional Storytelling performances with

Griot Chinyere 

Eli Anderson

Sola Story

Paula Cameron​

Vanessa Matthews

10.30pm - Acoustic Music in the woods

Open jam sessions led by professional Musicians.

 

Midnight - Forest walking with Griot Chinyere

TUESDAY 27th JULY 

6am - 7.30am

Yoga Adult 

 

7.00am - BREAKFAST Begins

 

8.00am -9am                                    

Yoga Children - Michelle Campbell

 

9.30 - 11am

Storytelling Workshops with Eli Anderson            

                      

1.30am - 1pm

Storytelling Workshops with Sola Story    

1pm LUNCH starts

 

3.00 - 4.30pm

Kora singing Workshops with Jali Bakery

5.00 - 6.30pm

Storytelling Workshops                   

     

6pm DINNER starts

8.00 - 10.00pm by the Fire Side

Traditional Storytelling performances with

Griot Chinyere 

Griot Way Essemble

Aamasade

Akadi

Sabu

10.30pm - Acoustic Music in the woods

Open jam sessions led by professional Musicians.

 

Midnight - Forest walking with Griot Chinyere

Wednesday 28th JULY

6am - 7.30am

Yoga Adult 

 

7.00am - BREAKFAST Begins

 

8.00am -9am                                    

Yoga Children - Michelle Campbell

 

9.30 - 11am

Storytelling Workshops with Eli Anderson 

                           

11.30am - 1pm

Storytelling Workshops with Sola Story 

1pm LUNCH starts

 

3.00 - 4.30pm

Kora singing Workshops with Jali Bakery

 

5.00 - 6.30pm

Storytelling Workshops                 

6pm DINNER starts

 

8.00 - 10.00pm 

Closing ceremony with

Retreat Participants 

Griot Way Ensemble

Professional performances

10.30pm - Acoustic Music

Open jam led by professional musicians. 

 

Midnight - Forest walking with Griot Chinyere

Thursday 29th JULY

Free day

Wonder and explore

 

Chill with new and old friends                

 

3pm Clean up, Pack up 

hug up, kiss up & home time

How it works:

  1. Read below to innerstand the Nne Agwu family retreat?

  2. Read Terms of use

  3. Choose Nne Agwu 5 day pass - add to basket

  4. Need added Extras: Tent hire/Glamp Options - add to basket

Remember to:

 

Daalu (divine thanks)

Ise  (As spoken so shall it be)

Ahh a touch of luxury...yes hot showers & flushing toilets

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