Event Archives - 2015

Thursday 17 December 2015 - 18:00

BEATnDRUM is a community samba band for adults. We believe that everybody has a part to play in our band no matter what experience you have. We teach anybody that wants to learn how to play drums with a large group of people and how to reclaim the streets in the name of a good party! At BEATnDRUM we teach people to play many styles of Afro-Brazilian/Cuban percussion from samba and samba reggae to maracatu and ijexa, to conga habanera and beyond.

Wednesday 16 December 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00
Beat Carnival percussion workshop

Our percussion tutor Matt Vernon will be working with a group from Glencairn Youth Initiative and Northern Visions T.V on their SmART project. Keep your eye out for it making an appearance on the NVTV channel on your tellybox!

Friday 11 December 2015 - 19:20 to 21:00

We are working with the Young people of Denmark Street Community Centre.

This programme is to introduce interested young players to the art form of Carnival percussion. It is open to everybody between the ages of 7-17.

Thursday 10 December 2015 - 18:00

BEATnDRUM is a community samba band for adults. We believe that everybody has a part to play in our band no matter what experience you have. We teach anybody that wants to learn how to play drums with a large group of people and how to reclaim the streets in the name of a good party! At BEATnDRUM we teach people to play many styles of Afro-Brazilian/Cuban percussion from samba and samba reggae to maracatu and ijexa, to conga habanera and beyond.

Wednesday 9 December 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00
Beat Carnival percussion workshop

Our percussion tutor Matt Vernon will be working with a group from Glencairn Youth Initiative and Northern Visions T.V on their SmART project. Keep your eye out for it making an appearance on the NVTV channel on your tellybox!

Friday 4 December 2015 - 19:20 to 21:00

We are working with the Young people of Denmark Street Community Centre.

This programme is to introduce interested young players to the art form of Carnival percussion. It is open to everybody between the ages of 7-17.

Thursday 3 December 2015 - 18:00

BEATnDRUM is a community samba band for adults. We believe that everybody has a part to play in our band no matter what experience you have. We teach anybody that wants to learn how to play drums with a large group of people and how to reclaim the streets in the name of a good party! At BEATnDRUM we teach people to play many styles of Afro-Brazilian/Cuban percussion from samba and samba reggae to maracatu and ijexa, to conga habanera and beyond.

Thursday 3 December 2015 - 15:30 to 17:00

We are working with a group of young people associated with the Colin Glen Trust.

This programme is to introduce interested young players to the art form of Carnival percussion. It is open to everybody between the ages of 7-17.

Wednesday 2 December 2015 - 18:30 to 20:30

This programme is to introduce interested young players to the joys of Carnival percussion. It is open to everybody between the ages of 7-17.

It is free to take part and all equipment is provided.

This project is funded by Children In Need.

Tuesday 1 December 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00

Carnival arts training for ages 4-14, covering many aspects of carnival production from costume, prop and mask making, through drama and performance skills to music, percussion and dance.

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