Friday, January 07, 2005

I am going - how about coming??

Originally uploaded by Pip Wilson.

The Greenbelt Wing & A Prayer Weekend 05 is now booking!

11-13 February, High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, Herts.
Fab place and easy to fly to or just a twinkle off the M25 ..... easy from Norway!

He is on after me on Friday ...... could say I am the warm up act!!

A little piece of Greenbelt in the midst of winter for Greenbelt Angels, like you .... Featuring:

* Robert Beckford
* Dr Daleep Mukarji
* Milton Jones
* Andy Harrison
* Ben Okafor
* Note for a Child
* Tony Campolo!

See Greenbelt website for booking form.

Set in 40 acres of lawns, parkland and woodland and close to the M25, main line railway station and Stansted Airport, the Wing & A Prayer weekend will be an intimate away weekend for all of you.

* Robert Beckford: Black theologian, DJ, broadcaster, Birmingham University lecturer, presenter of Channel 4's God is Black, and Radio 4's Clash of the Sound Systems and author of Jesus is Dread, Robert will be taking us back to our roots in preparation for our Tree of Life festival 2005.
* Milton Jones: Perrier award-winner and the unrivalled king of surreal wordplay, Milton is one of the UK's best stand-up comedians. "The comic other comics bring their parents to see," as he was described at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2004.
* Ben Okafor: Moving effortlessly between the best of African reggae, classic folk protest songs in the vein of Bob Marleyâ??s Redemption Song, and driving reggae beats, Ben will bring a unique blend of soul and passion to the weekend.
* Dr Daleep Mukarji: Director of Greenbelt's partner Christian Aid, Daleep is the presently Chair of the Trade Justice Movement coalition, and will be stirring us up over the weekend.
* Andy Harrison: After first perfoming this one-man play at GB03, Andy now brings his emotive piece to our weekend away.
* Note for a Child: Fresh from Stage 2 success at this year's festival, Cambridge-based duo Note for a Child will beguile us with their otherworldly beauty.

Plusâ?¦ workshops, a full children's programme, a songwriters' circle, communion, time to relax, to be chilled, challenged, inspired, and refreshed.

Book now. Runs from dinner on Friday evening to tea on Sunday afternoon.

Download your copy of the booking form and go for it eh?