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image for Workshop/Course item typeWest African Drumming Workshops: Session 1 at Colchester Arts Centre

Workshop/Course, Sat 20 Apr 2019

Colchester Arts Centre

Colchester Arts Centre

Colchester Arts Centre


Church Street,


Dan will be running hands on drumming workshops using traditional West African drums, suitable for all drummers and would be drummers alike. If you play drum kit, hand drums or have never been near a drum and simply wish to experience a taste of African drumming, then these sessions are a must. The sessions will be split; first session is aimed at a family experience for ages 6 and up, the second session is for those wishing to up their game by playing more challenging rhythms.

Dan is an experienced workshop leader who never leaves anyone behind, his enthusiasm and easy going attitude allows everyone to feel included at a level that suits them.
Dan has studied West African drumming in Senegal and is one Essex Music Service's most experienced workshop leaders. He is also a drum kit player of long standing.

Suitable for 6 - 100 years old
Doors 10.30am, workshop 11am-12pm

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 20 Apr 2019 11:00 to 12:00


£5.95 each or £10.00 for both sessions.
£12 family ticket, admits a family group of 3 containing at least 1 child

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  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality