Tag Archives: Tony Oldham

Notting Hill Carnival – Jumping Up

01 September
Ayesha Casely-Hayford and Helen Boast

An amazing last few months! Shooting my second feature film with Tony Oldham and Blackstone Valentine, discovering Notting Hill Carnival.  Freedom, Jumping Up with Mas With A Difference and the Eclipse Band, costumes beautifully made by Flora Nabena. So much pride and love in these two Carnival days. And rum (spot the flasks).    Ayesha […]

Notting Hill Carnival 2015

21 August
Ayesha Casely-Hayford (actress) and Helen Boast (music photographer) At Notting Hill Carnival 2013

CARNIVAL! Notting Hill Carnival will be here soon. Apart from going along to watch with mates over the years, Carnival, is not something I know much about. We don’t celebrate it in Ghana, I don’t really understand it. SO I am doing it! This year, I have been invited to learn about Carnival and experience it properly […]

Can You Smell The Truth?

25 January
Actresses Ayesha Casely-Hayford and India Ria Amarteifio a.k.a Auntie and niece, best friends for life.

On returning home after crying through watching 12 Years A Slave, I’m in the mood for proclaiming my freedom. I’ve been busy. I’m shooting my first feature film in February, I’ve had great auditions since the year began and I’ve met some brilliant casting directors. I’m off to Switzerland on the weekend to spend a […]