Beat Carnival Centre Programmes
We run a range of regular carnival arts classes here at Beat Carnival Centre and outreach programmes at youth and community groups, schools and other venues. Currently the in-house Carnival Centre programme is:
Tuesdays 6:15-8:00pm: Tiny Beat & Junior Beat - Creative multi-arts classes for kids aged 4-13 years
Tuesdays 8:00-9:30pm: Advanced drum/percussion skills (carnival/samba)
Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm: Drum classes for young people aged 8-18 years. Closed programme for Lower Shankill through to Greater New Lodge area
Thursdays 6-7pm: MINI BnD youth percussion classes/band
Thursdays 7-9pm: BEATnDRUM - Afro-Brazilian/Cuban, hip-hop and contemporary urban percussion styles for adults
October and November: lots of Lantern Parade workshops for groups, group leaders and open sessions at venues including the Carnival Centre.