PROGRAMME 

NNE AGWU AFRAKAN STORYTELLING REATREAT 2020

Best African Storytellers and Leadership Facilitators UK

This years Nne Agwu Afrakan Storytelling Retreat 2020 is in honour of our ancestors: Dimela Yekwai, Adesose Wallace, Toni Morrison and the melanin rich resilience to overcome and thrive under the most difficult of circumstances. Our powerful melanin rich spirit as the indigenous ones of mother earth, has played an essential role inspiring visions with the oral tradition of our storytelling. We are thankful to Chineke the divine womb of creation and our most esteemed ancestors. We affirm our spirit will continue to glide gracefully through the world. 

 

Come and join us to make this a truely beautiful and wonderful occassion. 

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 PROGRAMME

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.

FRIDAY 28th Aug

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.

SATURDAY 29th Aug 

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

SUNDAY 30th Aug 

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

Monday 31st Aug

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

Tuesday 1st Sept

Free day

Wonder and explore

 

Chill with new and old friends

 

Go for a wild swim in river                

 

3pm Clean up, Pack up, and Home time

BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE

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