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Aklowa African Village in Essex
Essex primary schoolchildren share an unforgettable afternoon, living the life of an African villager.
Factual TV 1986 6 mins
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In the Essex village of Takeley, the old vicarage and grounds have been transformed into an authentic African village. Participating in canoeing, drumming, dancing, and grinding flour for making black eyed bean donuts, the schoolchildren from Dunmow St Mary’s Primary share an unforgettable afternoon, living the life of a Ghanaian villager. Pam Rhodes reports for Anglia Television.
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