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TWENDE KARURA! 🌳🎧

Book Your Space Now and Embrace the Outdoors!

Join us on 25th May for an Immersive Cinema Experience and painting session organized by Sounds of Freedom at Karura! πŸŽ₯✨ Picture yourself walking through the forest, 🌳🎧 listening to an incredible audio film that will make you experience the forest in a whole new way.

The sensory immersion is absolutely mind-blowingβ€”the sights, sounds, and smells all work together to bring the film to life! 🌲🎬 After the film, unleash your creativity during the picnic and paint session.

🧺🎨 Let your imagination soar as you express yourself through art, surrounded by the beauty of nature. πŸŒˆπŸ–ŒοΈ Don't miss out on the most unique experience in Nairobi! ✨🎟️

Includes: Cinema in Nature + Picnic and Paint Experience


Have you ever listened to an immersive audio film? Our one-hour experience will transport you back in time, immersing you in the sights and sounds of Kenya's struggle for independence. As you walk through the lush greenery of Karura Forest, you will hear the captivating narrations, authentic sounds, and powerful music that bring the story to life. Feel the tension, the bravery, and the determination of the young boys as they navigate through the forest, facing challenges and finding strength in their pursuit of freedom. This unique audio film experience will leave you inspired, with a deeper understanding of Kenya's history and the sacrifices made by those who fought for independence. Join us this on unforgettable journey and let the Sounds of Freedom resonate within you.

2hr Film Experience

Paint In Nature

5km Trek

6,250 Steps

How to experience the event

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Purchase a Ticket: Begin by purchasing a ticket for the Sounds of Freedom experience. Tickets can be bought online through our official website or at designated ticketing outlets. Make sure to secure your spot in advance as availability may be limited.

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Meet Your Expert Guide: Arrive at the designated meeting point within Karura Forest, where an expert guide will warmly welcome you. Present your ticket, and your guide will provide you with wireless headphones and any additional equipment needed for an immersive audio experience.

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Begin the Journey: Put on your headphones as your guide sets the stage with an introductory narration, transporting you back in time. Listen attentively as they unveil the captivating story of two boys navigating the forest on their path to join the Kenya Land and Freedom Army, the Mau Mau.

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Walk with your Guide: Follow your guide's lead as they take you along a carefully designed route through Karura Forest. Their engaging storytelling will bring the historical events to life, creating a vivid picture in your mind as you traverse the surroundings.

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Engage with the Surroundings: Along the way, your guide will pause at significant locations, providing historical context and captivating anecdotes. Take the time to appreciate the natural beauty, reflecting on the struggles and triumphs that unfolded in these very spaces.

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Immerse Yourself in the Sounds: With your headphones on, the soundscape of the audio film will transport you deeper into the narrative. The rustling leaves, distant echoes, and carefully crafted audio effects will enhance your sensory experience and create an immersive atmosphere.

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Connect and Ask Questions: Throughout the journey, your guide encourages questions and discussions. Feel free to engage with them and fellow participants, sharing your thoughts, insights, and curiosities.

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Picnic and Painting Session: As you reach the designated picnic area at the end of the trek, the "Listen and Paint" experience begins. Enjoy your snacks and beverages while immersing yourself in more of our films. We provide all the necessary painting materials for you to unleash your creativity. Capture your thoughts and emotions on canvas as you continue to absorb the narrative.

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Complete the Experience: After the painting session and film listening, your guide will ensure a smooth and enjoyable conclusion to the experience. Take a moment to share your impressions with your fellow participants.

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Engage in Discussion and Reflection: After completing the Sounds of Freedom journey and the "Listen and Paint" experience, engage in a group discussion with fellow participants. Reflect on the powerful themes and historical significance of the combined experience. Share your thoughts, insights, and personal connections with the story. This unique opportunity allows you to capture your thoughts in your own voice, contributing to the ongoing dialogue surrounding cultural heritage preservation and the impact of immersive storytelling.

Meet the guides

As you arrive at Karura Forest, our passionate historians and storytellers greet you with wireless headphones and a map, ready to lead you through the audio film experience. Their voices, resonating with passion and knowledge, serve as narrators, skillfully weaving together historical facts, personal anecdotes, and intriguing details about the locations you'll encounter.

With each step you take, their storytelling transports you back in time, their vivid descriptions painting images in your mind. They effortlessly guide you through the forest, pointing out significant landmarks and sharing captivating stories of bravery, resilience, and the fight for freedom.

The presence of our guides adds a personal touch to the experience. They make themselves available to answer questions, offer insights, and engage in lively conversations about Kenya's history and cultural heritage. Their enthusiasm is contagious, igniting your curiosity and leaving you with a deep appreciation for the stories of the past.

Beyond their role as narrators, the guides ensure your safety and ensure everyone stays on the designated path, ensuring a smooth and immersive journey. They embody the spirit of the Sounds of Freedom project, using their expertise and storytelling prowess to create a profound and unforgettable experience for each visitor.

By the end of the journey, the guides bid you farewell, but not before encouraging you to share your thoughts and experiences. Their dedication to preserving and promoting cultural heritage is evident, and their hope is that the Sounds of Freedom experience will continue to resonate within you long after you leave the forest.