Sunrise: Another World – the leading edge sustainable music festival

Join a carousing carnival of low impact fun and gain skills for greener living    Sunrise Another World – the latest exciting incarnation from the producers of Sunrise Celebration festival and the Natural Communities Foundation – is the UK’s leading edge sustainable music and organic arts festival, taking place this year on a beautiful new… Continue reading Sunrise: Another World – the leading edge sustainable music festival

Festival organisers grab land and launch the world’s first festival micronation

Festival organisers grab land and launch the world’s first festival micronation   The founders of the new Sunrise Another World festival – to take place 30th May till 2ndJune – recently claimed land for the festival outside the market town of Frome on the Wiltshire-Somerset borders, planting their flag in the tradition of true pioneers… Continue reading Festival organisers grab land and launch the world’s first festival micronation

Visions for Transition: TEDx Whitechapel review

Visions for Transition Three remarkable young women unite to stage TEDx Whitechapel – a one-day conference proffering powerful inspiration for creating a more beautiful and sustainable world Standing on a platform before a forest of trees, storyteller Ben MacFadyen tells the mythical story of Atlas – born of his mother Gaia, the Earth – to… Continue reading Visions for Transition: TEDx Whitechapel review

ITV West highlight Afrika Eye film festival’s celebration of Jamaica – dance workshops at St Barnabas Primary School, Bristol

ITV West ran this wonderful NEWS REPORT about some Jamaican dance workshops which took place at St Barnabas Primary School in Bristol on Friday, staged by Afrika Eye film festival and WOMAD Foundation to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican independence. The workshops, presented by Jamaican dance legend, Ripton Lindsay, were part of Afrika Eye’s aim… Continue reading ITV West highlight Afrika Eye film festival’s celebration of Jamaica – dance workshops at St Barnabas Primary School, Bristol

Afrika Eye 2012 celebrates the power of healing

Afrika Eye 2012 celebrates the power of healing in Africa Special ‘STATE OF MIND’ session launches today, Saturday 10th November, featuring two films from the Congo and a Therapy panel discussion   In addition to celebrating 50 years of independence for Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Africa Eye film festival 2012 – which returns to Bristol’s… Continue reading Afrika Eye 2012 celebrates the power of healing

Afrika Eye Film Festival 2012 launches today!

Afrika Eye Film Festival 2012 launches today with a vibrant melange of Africa and Jamaica! Screening of celebrated Senegalese film LA PIROGUE and after party showcasing best of contemporary and traditional  Jamaican music and dance  Afrika Eye Film Festival 2012 launches today, Friday 9th November, with a sensational blend of African film and Jamaican music… Continue reading Afrika Eye Film Festival 2012 launches today!

Press release: WOMAD Foundation unite with Afrika Eye to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican independence

WOMAD Foundation unite with Afrika Eye to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican independence Jamaican music/dance workshops in Bristol schools – Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November Jamaican launch party on Friday 9th November (Watershed) Workshops in Jamaican dance, music and mask making on Saturday 10th November with Ripton Lindsay and artist David Cox (Watershed) followed… Continue reading Press release: WOMAD Foundation unite with Afrika Eye to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican independence

30 Years of WOMAD

Here’s a review feature I wrote for Life Arts Media about WOMAD festival, sharing my experience of this epic world music spectacular in it’s 30th year. Bringing together musicians from around the globe for a live music and dance multicultural convergence 30 years ago was totally groundbreaking, and the festival continues to be the major… Continue reading 30 Years of WOMAD