Festival of Light

Event: Festival of Light

Anglesey

An immersive and reflective journey through the stories from World religions which celebrate the importance of light in the darkness: exploring Hannukah, Diwali and Advent through art, dance, drama and music workshops… Our activities will draw upon the sights, sounds and stories of these festival and take inspiration from the outdoor surroundings in our residential centres. This course is Ideal for Upper Key Stage 2 and Lower Key Stage 3 learners.

Our centres provide an opportunity for groups to come together and share experiences which will last a lifetime. The facilities at our residential centres are designed to support schools in enriching the usual provision. The opportunities to engage learners through the arts also give teachers a way to uncover talent that may not be seen otherwise.

Available throughout November 2021

Desired Outcomes

Develops students understanding of different World religions in a unique and different way

Provides a new set of skills for self-expression and communication

Develop students ability to interact with the world around us

Planning your visit

Schedule

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday Travel to Centre
You may wish to visit one of our partner organisation en route – please ask our Booking Team about this!
From 12.00pm Arrival at Centre and sort out dormitories
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Meet the Team: Introduction to the course tutors and the theme for your Festival of Light residential
2.30pm – 4.45pm (including 15 minute break) Session 1 Art Sessions to include:
  • Diwali; Diya lamps, Rangoli pattens, Rama and Sita puppets
  • Advent; Wicker and tissue lanterns
  • Hannukah; Batik/Wire menorah
  • Drama / Storytelling Dance; Rama and Sita / Hannukah
  • Music; Exploring Light and Dark through creative compositions
5.00pm Evening Meal
6.30pm – 8.30pm Session 2
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
8.30pm Students to own shared social area
9.00pm Students to own rooms
9.30pm Lights out and students checked by own teachers
Tuesday 8.30am Breakfast
9.30am Session 3
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
11.00am – 11.30am Break
12.30pm Lunch and shop / free time
1.30pm – 4.30pm Session 4
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
5.00pm Evening Meal
6.15pm – 8.45pm Lantern / Diya Lights Procession to Bonfire Hot chocolate and toasting marshmallows Campfire Songs
8.45pm Departure instructions
9.00pm Students to own rooms
9.30pm Lights out and students checked by own teachers
Wednesday 8.30am Breakfast (Bags to Departure Point)
9.30am – 11.30am
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
12.00pm Lunch
1.15pm Groups depart
What's included:
  • 2-nights’ accommodation
  • Full board basis
  • Activity sessions with clear learning outcomes to each session.
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