Festivals – Summercamps – Youth Groups- Family Resource Centres 



 

Are you looking for a fun and unique activity for your,  Festival, Summer Camp or Youth Group ? 

African Drumming Irelands workshops are a great addition to any activity you have planned that needs an energy boost ! 

 Part of organising a successful Successful Summer Camp and keeping Children  entertained and engaged is having successful activities and workshops that work with a proven track record !

African Drumming Ireland is approaching its 13th year of entertaining, teaching and providing high-quality workshops at Summer Camps, Festivals, Concerts, Community Centres,  Weddings, Birthday Parties and  Educational venues around Ireland

 

 

Our workshops are all about 

    • Having lots of Fun 
    • Enhancing community spirit 
    • Encouraging family Intergenerational participation – young and old 
  •        Experiencing  and learning something new
  •       Opportunities for hands-on participation of a cultural activity, within a group     you may have never even met before 

 Hand drums and percussion are one of the most accessible instruments  for recreational music making at festivals and Summer Camps. You dont need to be an expert ot a musician to get involved in and experience the joy of making music together . 

How our Workshops will enhance your Festival or Summercamp 

People with little or no musical background can participate in group percussion activities. A strong sense of group identity is fostered and a feeling of belonging is created because participants are actively making music together . Remember nobody ever wants to watch a drum circle ! So even the most reluctant member will be engaged.

  1. Drumcircles are Fun for all the family. Children, parents and grandparents share the joy and excitement of making music together. 
  1. Drumming will boost your energy . People will leave the workshop  happy ,open and upbeat,  ready to participate and enjoy whatever else is planned or on offer that day. 
  1. Drumcircles are confidence building Utilising achievable rhythms on the day Guided by our skilful facilitators , a child, teen or adult will walk away  feeling empowered and with an enhanced sense of creativity

Drumming is so much fun and a chance to relax.

Drumming  creates a  memorable experience that  will definetly have people talking about  and promoting your event enthusiastically by word of mouth 

With our workshops, we are fully mobile and can provide up to 40 drums on the day with a variety of shakers bells, and African xylophones. Participants learn how to create their own rhythm, sing songs and chants, Within five minutes we have people playing the drum, grooving, dancing and clapping to an energetic beat. We can also tutor workshop participants to take part in a basic performance or parade to showcase their skills as part of your festival lineup. 

We cater to your requirements and needs on the day and can arrange a timetable to suit.

We have done Festivals  from the early days such as the Dun laoghaire ‘Festival of World Cultures’ 2006.  Terryglass Arts  Festival Tipperary 2007,  Green Gathering 2008,  Bere Island Summer Fest  2008,  Roundstone Summer Festival 2009,  Feile Lispoil Dingle 2009.  Bere Island,  Belvedere house Mullingar 2010,  Ballina Salmon Festival 2011 ,  Stag Park Estate, Girl Guides Centenary Camp 2012 , Ocean to City Ras Mor,   Africa Day,  Moby Dick festival  – Youghal,  Sunrise Childrens Festival 2017,    Shandon street festival, 2017,  2018.  2019 and all the major Cork Community festivals and Summer Camps  The list is endless. ! 

Included on our website are a list of schools and centres African Drumming Ireland has worked in including references from school.   Enquires are very welcome.   As the summer period is a very busy period for us please book early to avoid disappointment. We welcome any feedback or questions you may have.

Looking forward to talking with you and seeing how we can help.

 

To spice up your festival and create a Carnival-like atmosphere.

We currently offer African Drumming workshops for adults and children and events entertainment at all year round festivals nationwide.

On offer also is our African Drumming Rhythm ensemble providing a nonstop pounding rhythmic ensemble that can be as many as six percussionists on the day or as little as two on the day for crowd walk around and interaction and meet and greets. Our ensemble makes crowd interaction a big part of what we do.  See sample here

With our workshops, we are fully mobile and can provide up to 40 drums on the day with a variety of shakers bells, and African xylophones. Participants learn how to create their own rhythm, sing songs and chants, Within five minutes we have people playing the drum, grooving, dancing and clapping to an energetic beat. We can also tutor workshop participants to take part in a basic performance or parade to showcase their skills as part of your festival lineup.

We cater to your requirements and needs on the day and can arrange a timetable to suit. We have done such events as Birthday Parties, Festivals such as the Dun laoghaire ‘Festival of World Cultures’ 2006 Terriglas Festival Tipperary 2007, Green Gathering 2008, Roundstone Summer Festival 2009, Feile Lispoil Dingle 2009. Bere Island Summer Fest 2008, Belvedere house Mullingar 2010, Ballina Salmon Festival 2011 and all the major Cork Community festivals. Included are a list of schools and centres Full Circle has worked in including references from schools on our testimonial page

 

 

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Enquires are very welcome. As the summer period is a very busy period for us please book early to avoid disappointment. African Drumming Ireland is covered under public liability insurance. Should you also wish to book a performance-based percussion group playing and dancing to traditional rhythms from West Africa then please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your needs. Our prices are competitive and sensibly priced to reflect Ireland’s current economic climate.

For a preview check out youtube ‘Nankama Percussion with Amani Acrobats – Video 1 and Video 2. Also ‘ Nankama Drummers with ARK VG Cork city