The following 1-hour workshops are available for any age groups and delivered by an experienced member of Shakti Academy. All workshops can be offered as bespoke activities, tailored to your specific needs.
Faith Assemblies (£50.00)
School assemblies that introduce Hindu and Sikh culture with an engaging talk on the religion, culture and beliefs, which we bring to life using appropriate artefacts.
Asian Weddings (£50.00)
A short presentation about these exciting, complex ceremonies, then the chance to dress up as Bride and Groom. Finally, we offer a Mehndi (Henna) experience with a simple pattern on their hands.
Ethnic Food Tasting (£50.00)
An opportunity for participants to try a range of tasty (but not too spicy!) Asian snack foods: both sweet and savoury.
Diwali – An introduction to the Hindu Festival of Light using different artefacts, plus dressing up in vibrant costumes, trying some tasty Indian sweets and a short story presentation.
Holi – A whistle-stop tour through the importance of Holi, a spring festival which features a riot of vibrant colours. This activity includes a craft session.
Vaisakhi – An introduction to the Sikh New Year – originally a harvest festival – using different artefacts, plus dressing up in vibrant costumes, trying some tasty Indian treats and a short story presentation.
All workshops/sessions will include materials and equipment needed to facilitate the session. An additional 0.45p will be charged per mile and added to the final invoice to cover travel expenses. All staff that deliver the sessions are fully Enhanced DBS checked and also have Public Liability Insurance.