Sat 5 May 2018 12:00 – 20:00

This is a two day cultural festival for those loving all things natural. A weekend of celebration, embracing Natural Hair, Beauty, Health & Wellness.

Day 1 – Saturday 5th – Natural Hair and Beauty

Day 2 – Sunday 6th – Health and Wellness

A family occasion full of postive vibes and high energy. If you missed last year, then you don’t want to miss this one!!! Come and share in the celebration, fellowship and fun at Return To Your Roots Festival 2018.
What can you expect?

A range of speakers and natural hair experts, stalls, open panel discussions, workshops, demonstrations, films, African influenced fashion show and entertainment. You will leave informed, educated, inspired, entertained, uplifted and empowered. Come and join in the journey to naturalness and wellness.

Want to know more about looking after natural hair? Interested in improving your health and wellness. Looking for useful information and guidance on the above? Well look no further!
Return to Your Roots – Sat 5th May 2018 – Natural Hair & Beauty Focus

Find out all you need to know about natural hair & beauty, experience product demonstrations, get easy maintenace and styling tips.
The day will include workshops, talks, discussions and information on:

Guest Speaker – Mz Lady Lox – International celebrity loc stylist and educator

12 – 12.30

Opening & Introduction K Clarke

Main Sponsor – Design Essentials

Special Guest Mz Lady Lox

Host Amlak Tafari
1 – 2.15

Know Your Hair Type? – Kameese Davis – Nylah Naturals
Growing your hair long – Kadian Pow – Bourn Beautiful
Children’s Workshop – Learning to plait and Twist – Rachel Williams – Dashelles Hair Salon

2.15 – 3pm

What can you do about scalp conditions and thinning hair? – Stephanie Sey – Trichiologist
Young Girls love Yourselves – Remani Love

3.10 – 3.20

Song by – Carol Brewster
Poetry – Suzy Rowland

3.20 – 4pm

Reclaiming Black Hair Industry – Ovi King – Haircare Revolution
Styling tips for loose natural hair – Sheba’s hair salon

4. – 5pm

Design Essentials – Workshop – How to maintain the health of naturally curly hair
Daddy Do My Hair workshop – Claudeth Bennett – Alpha & Omega Salon

5 – 6pm

Poetry – Suzy Rowland
Guest Speaker MZ Lady Lox – Specialist loctician, educator & celebrity stylist
I love my hair – Children’s workshop – Sheryl Richards

6.05 -7pm

Empowerment Workshop
Short Film Future First – ‘A love letter to black women and their hair’ – Naomi Grant
Confidence – by Maya Benjamin – young author
Workshop – The benefits of Sema Kemet Yoga
ShakaRa Speaks

7.15 – 8pm

Fashion show – 4 African Designers

Return to Your Roots – Sun 6th May 2018 – Health & Wellness Focus

Focussing on how to ensure optimum physical and psychological health & wellness

through the use of natural herbs, diet, exercise and mindfullness. Hear from the best, participate in discussions, get your questions answered and share valuable information with like- minded people and health & wellness experts.

12 – 12.30

Opening & Introduction – K clarke

1 – 2.15pm

Your diet damaging or nourishing? Achieving Wellness -Mind, body & spirit – Stephen Ssali

1.30 – 2.10

Alternative therapy – Body M.O.T Biochemical Assessment Workshop – Empress Divine

2.15 – 3pm

Take responsibility for your health, eating your way to better health – Leah Salmon, Naturally You – Author and Coach
Anxiety and stress – manage or elimiante it? – Paulette Kumar
Growing Healthy Locs naturally – Rena – Blaque 2 Natural Salon
Black Men’s Health – Looking After Your Prostate -Vasco Stevenson, Denton Wilson

4. – 5pm

God’s Healing Foods
How to maintain the Health of naturally curly Hair, workshop – Design Essentials
Sampling tasty vegan food

Young peopleYoung people and mental health – Suriya Aisha

5.15 – 6pm

Poetry – Suzy Rowland

Guest Speaker MZ Lady Lox – Specialist loctician, educator & celebrity stylist
Sema Kemet Yoga – Shakra
The benefits of eating Raw – Raw Kay – Vegan Delites

7.15 – 8pm Panel Disussion – Conversations about hair, beauty, health & wellness

Daily tickets £12 + booking fee, (£15 on the door)
Weekend ticket (both days) – £20 + booking fee

Amazing stalls: Support small and growing businesses ££££

African clothes/fabrics, Jewellery, books, natural hair and beauty products, massage therapy, health and wellness products and much more…
Book your early bird tickets today!

Monday 7th & 8th May 2018
Mz Lady Lox – Locking Master-Class. If you are interested in securing a place you must book prior to the class..

Want to learn locking and loc styling techniques and earn full/part-time income?

Want to improve your locking skills?

Turning away clients requesting loc styles? Why? Just learn the techniques

Want to grow your client base by extending your service offer

More information to follow…..
For more information contact: Khembe Clarke – 07886305842 or email:


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