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

Activity timetable below

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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. Timetable and Programme are subject to update. Daalu xxx

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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. FOCUS ON SETTLING YOURSELF DURING THIS TIME SLOT!

 

5pm dinner

7.00pm HOUSE KEEPING 

Welcome: Sister Angie

Well-being, Conduct Codes: Brother James

Volunteers address: Sahr Abu

It is important to be present, ask questions & receive clarity.

 

7.30pm Opening Ceremony, libation with Griot Chinyere

Drum Call

Ndewonu - dream team

Chi Shake

Libation - Honouring Our ancestors

A Divine intention - affirmation creation

Aamasade - Intro Sobonfu Some

Self-love chant

Well being practitioners presentation

Stall holders presentation

Nne Agwu song

10.30 - midnight Fire Side

Open jam sessions led by Drew Sinclair.

MONDAY 26th JULY 

6am - 7.30am

Adult Yoga: Anna OR

Young people Martial Arts: Sola Story

7.00am - BREAKFAST Begins

 

8.00am -9am                                    

Children Yoga: 

 

9.30 - 11am

Visual Arts: Ken McCalla 

OR Village discussion

OR Story Workshops: Sola Story     

      

11.30am - 1pm        

Sobunfu rituals: Sister Aamasade 

OR Children's drama with Euton Daley

OR Sacred Geometry: Galactic Clyde

1pm LUNCH starts

 

3.00 - 4.30pm 

Singing Workshops: Amantha Edmead

OR Story Workshops: Eli Anderson

OR Story Magic: Griot Chinyere

 

5.00 - 6.30pm

Drumming: Angie Amra

OR Kora: Jai Bakary

OR Truth and Justice: Caul Grant

     

6pm DINNER starts

 

8.00 - 10.00pm 

Traditional Storytelling performances with

Eli Anderson

Sola Story

Sahr Abu

10.30 - midnight Fire Side

Open jam sessions led by Musician Drew Sinclair.

 

Midnight meditation walk: Griot Chinyere

TUESDAY 27th JULY 

6am - 7.30am

Adult Yoga: Anna OR

Young people Martial Arts: Sola Story

7.00am - BREAKFAST Begins

 

8.00am -9am                                    

Children Yoga: 

 

9.30 - 11am 

Visual Arts: Ken McCalla 

OR Childbirth & community Sister Mut

OR Story Workshops: Sola Story                              

11.30am - 1pm        

Sobunfu rituals: Sister Aamasade 

OR Children's drama with Euton Daley

OR Sacred Geometry: Galactic Clyde

 

1pm LUNCH starts

 

3.00 - 4.30pm 

Singing Workshops: Amantha Edmead

OR Story Workshops: Eli Anderson

OR Story Magic: Griot Chinyere

5.00 - 6.30pm

Drumming: Angie Amra

OR Kora: Jai Bakary

OR Truth and Justice: Caul Grant

6pm DINNER starts

 

8.00 - 10.00pm 

Traditional Storytelling performances with Kuumba Nia Arts presenting their award winning show touring England: SOLD the story of Mary Prince

Storyteller: Amantha Edmead

Musician: Amra Anderson

Director: Euton Daley

10.30 - midnight Fire Side

Open jam sessions led by Musician Drew Sinclair.

 

Midnight meditation walk: Griot Chinyere

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Wednesday 28th JULY

6am - 7.30am

Adult Yoga: Anna OR

Young people Martial Arts: Sola Story

7.00am - BREAKFAST Begins

 

8.00am -9am                                    

Children Yoga: 

 

9.30 - 11am 

OR Visual Arts: Ken McCalla 

OR Childbirth & community Sister Mut

OR Story Workshops: Sola Story 

11.30am - 1pm        

Sacred Geometry: Galactic Clyde

OR Children's drama with Euton Daley

OR Village discussion: Mara Livermore

1pm LUNCH starts

 

3.00 - 4.30pm 

Singing Workshops: Amantha Edmead

OR Story Workshops: Eli Anderson

OR Story Magic: Griot Chinyere

 

5.00 - 6.30pm

Drumming: Angie Amra

OR Kora: Jai Bakary

OR Truth and Justice: Caul Grant

6pm DINNER starts

 

8.00 - 10.00pm Traditional Storytelling performances with 

Shanti-Chi presents an innovative story adaptation for stage of "Ezigbo the obanje spirit child". performed by Griot Way ensemble: Griot Chinyere, Flavia McDonald, Shediyah HatNebMaoo. Chichi Onyekwere.

Musician: Jali Bakary

Adapted & Directed by: Chinyere Nwaubani.

10.30 - midnight Fire Side

Open jam sessions led by Musician Drew Sinclair.

 

Midnight meditation walk: Griot Chinyere

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Thursday 29th JULY

6am - 7.30am

Adult Yoga: Anna 

OR Kazimba: Sola Story

7.00am - BREAKFAST Begins

Midday - 2pm 

Closing ceremony with all villagers

2.00pm

Wonder and explore

Chill with new and old friends 

Clean up, Pack up 

hug up, kiss up & home time

Visit the Beach               

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