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African drumming workshops, Djembe classes & dance workshops
Drumroots run a range of drumming and dance classes, lessons and tutorials for the general public in and around Manchester. Whatever your age, background or level of experience, you’re bound find a drumming or African dance class that you’ll love from the choice below:

Djembe and Dundun classes: Every Tuesday 6.30 – 9.30pm

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: Beginners/warm-up class – 6.30 pm -7.30 pm

Main class – 7:30 pm 9:30pm

Venue: Union Chapel, 2a Wellington Road (off Wilbraham Road), Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6EQ.    View Google Map


Beginners/ Warm up class: £5 (£4 concession)

Main class: £6 (£5 Concession)

Both classes: £7 (£6 Concession)

+ £1 drum hire (or bring your own)

For details: Contact us on 0161 408 5270/ [email protected]

Beginners/ Warm-up session: These sessions will be slower paced than the main class, more focused on technique which will be ideal for beginners to learn the basics, good for experienced players wishing to further their skills in a more relaxed environment and great for advanced players to have a warm-up before the normal class starts.

Main class: Manchester longest-running West African Drumming class. This mixed-ability drop-in class is good for beginners and experienced players – and at the start of each month, we begin a new rhythm, giving participants the opportunity to learn both djembe and dun dun. We teach basic accompaniments, bass lines, arranged breaks and solo material, plus traditional African songs, working as a group towards an overall understanding of the music.


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