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Early in the autumn, The British Council
in Sudan asked Drumroots to be a part of The Festival of the Nile. West Africa has been so successful in popularising it’s traditional music around the world and our friend from the British Council, Mustafa, wanted to use this success as an inspiring example to encourage the youth of Sudan to engage with their cultural roots. Although we knew that we would be performing and leading workshops to celebrate traditional African music, little did we know what incredible experiences were in store for us during the week ahead.
Drumroots Summer Event for Mental Health Patients at the NHS 5 Boroughs Partnership Foundation Trust
Last month the Drumroots team enjoyed a series of workshops with the patients of the mental health department of the Hollins Park Hospital. The Therapeutic Activities Team of the 5 Boroughs Partnership called us in to deliver our drumming workshops with the patients and to prepare them for a summer performance event at the end of the short course. (more…)
It’s that time of year again! Beat Herder 2013 is upon us and Tanante will be performing as ever on the Stumble Funk stage, this year at 8pm on Saturday. Our friends, the Stumble Funk crew have put together an awesome line up to contribute to this fantastic festival. We’re really pleased to have a Saturday early evening set time and following last years well received show we can only raise the bar- we’re hard at work preparing an extra special stage show for you all, and also have a surprise guest artist…..! (more…)