Port of Spain, Trinidad
July 26 - Aug 2, 2016
Female Artists & Writers Retreat - July 26 - August 2 2016
A retreat for female artists are writers to work, be inspired and travel to enjoy the sights and culture of Trinidad & Tobago.
Retreat will be held at a bed & breakfast reflecting the vibrant country of Trinidad! Located near the center of cultural activity in Port of Spain, the area offers a range of activities including Queen's Park Savannah, Botanical Garden and lively cultural activities.
July 26 - August 2, 2016
August 1, 2016 - Trinidad will be holding its Emancipation Day Celebrations on Aug 1st to commemorate the emancipation of African slaves in 1838. The day typically includes vibrant street processions with towering moko jumbies and a flambeaux-lit Canboulay procession in the evening, religious and spiritual observances, cultural shows, films and lectures, exhibitions of African art, a trade exposition and performances. The Lidj Yasu Omowale Emancipation Village in Port of Spain is the centre of the activities.
Retreat includes (but is not limited to):
Two Meals at the Heritage Inn Bed & Breakfast (vegetarian meals available)
"Unstructured" time to develop work-in-progress
Meet & Greet Local Trini-Artists & Writers
Beach Trip and Cultural Excursions!
Does Not Include:
Air Travel & Ground Transportation
Double Occupancy Rooms & Two Meals - $1100
February 15, 2016 - Non-Refundable Deposit $150
March 15, 2016 - $475
May 15, 2016 - $475
All fees must be paid by June 1st.
Refund available if retreat is cancelled or rescheduled.
After submitting your application you will receive confirmation of receipt and acceptance letter. The $150 deposit is due upon booking retreat attendance. This deposit is non-refundable but transferable to another retreat. Payment is due in full by June 1, 2016.
This retreat is open to a limited number of female artists and/or writers. We are specifically seeking to travel with women who are activiely practicing their craft and will be developing a work-in-progress. An application will be required as there are limited spaces.
Please email application to: firstname.lastname@example.org