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Baby KaaFo Lullaby

30 December
Baby KaaFo Lullaby sung by Mrs Rebecca Odonkor and recorded by her granddaughter Ayesha Casely-Hayford

Baby KaaFo Baby Kaafo means “Baby Don’t Cry” in Ga and is the title of a traditional lullaby from Ghana. Ga is a language spoken by the Ga people of Ghana, West Africa. Background To my Recording of Baby KaaFo I directed a series of plays for Equal Stages, including an extract from a play by […]

We Dance We Work We Sing

19 March
A wooden box with a picture of an elder African Woman and a small child having her hair done

https://youtu.be/UbWqOWDvAy0 An Extract from “We Dance We Work We Sing” created and performed by Ayesha Casely-Hayford at Strood Libraries in Kent, with Lyrici Arts Solo Theatre  My solo theatre journey began through creation in workshop with director Colin Watkeys.  We Dance We Work We Sing Firstly, to begin at the beginning. I began creating this […]

Keeping going

14 October
Ayesha Casely-Hayford HIV Voices

It’s been an interesting experience performing as part of HIV Voices, creating a piece but only performing it for an evening then having weeks and months in between performing it again. Keeping going. An event like HIV Voices, it hasn’t exploded, like the HIV being talked about when I was younger, that surrounded Freddy Mercury’s […]