Beat Carnival Centre

IMAGINE, CREATE AND CRITIQUE, a European Arts Education Seminar starts Wednesday evening (27 March) with a Youth Arts Action workshop. The core participation of the Seminar programme is an Arts Education Platform initiated by the Trans Europe Halles network of independent cultural centres across Europe. Beat Carnival's Director is on the Steering Group of the Platform.

LIGHT UP THE ROAD  Lantern Parade on Friday evening, 1st December, a highlight of Greater Shankill Winter Festival

1 Night to remember: 1st December

Take part in creating the first Shankill Lantern Parade – and light up The Road for Christmas!

Weekly Wednesday 9 December - 16 December 2015
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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!

Weekly Saturday 19 September - 17 October 2015
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In Accosciation with Arts Ekta, Our highly skilled percussion facilitators will be teaching an beginners programme of Dhol drumming to a group of 54 drummers that will take part in the "Nine Nights" spectacular event on Sat 24th October at City Hall.  

Weekly Tuesday 22 September 2015 - 15 March 2016
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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.

Weekly Monday 21 September - 30 November 2015
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This programme is to introduce interested young players to the fusion of Carnival and hip hop dance. It is open to everybody between the ages of 7-17.

 

Weekly Wednesday 16 September - 2 December 2015
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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.

Our Big Heads will be out for a dander at the Rathcoole Carnival. Come and say Hello!

We will providing a variety of Carnival elements for the annual"Pirates Off Portrush!" event.  Keep an eye out for our 30ft Ghost pirate ship "Kraken", BEATnDRUM PIRATE Samba Band and some of our big heads will be in new costume.