2021 Some workshops are currently running ONLINE, due to COVID-19 – exploring creative ways to build community.
We are now running courses and workshops again. We’d be very happy to come and run a workshop for you and we specialise in facilitating successful community events.
Email us firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Fliss 07425 143 038 or Heather 07811 628 247 to discuss
Workshops so far this year have included;
a 60th birthday Samba Celebration! Outdoor Samba Workshops in the Woods for Create Play Active Drumming in a Care Home and Dementia Unit
Creating a new Samba Band for the Hay Pride Procession Creating a Taiko Performance for Hay Pride Drum Camp Wales – Taiko and Samba workshops Samba Drumming for CBS, Rhondda Cynnon Taff University Health Board an amazing whole week of Samba in a school, working towards a performance with Year 8
and more lovely Yoga
Yoga classes re-commence in Bwlch Village Hall, Wednesday 7th September
Taiko Performance Course – golden opportunity to learn 3 pieces and play with Taiko Mynydd Du, contact Heather for more details 07811 628247.
Samba Viva! Samba – inspired drumming and percussion workshops, six Monday evenings this autumn. Contact Amanda for more details by email at email@example.com or by phone 07984 859 905
Drum Circle – Sunday 12th June, Hay-on-Wye, outdoors by the river next to ‘Want to Canoe’, indoors at The Bridge B & B if raining. 11am-1pm Booking essential! Heather 07811628247
June 25th Ty Fry Writers Centre at Llangorse would like to share with you from this early date a really exciting opportunity to sign up for a summer poetry day with the poet Paul Henry. The event will include morning coffee, cake, homemade lunch and afternoon tea. Early bird fee is £50 (please book via email to Amanda Lloyd on firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 07984 859 905)
Drum Camp Wales (see facebook), taiko and samba performances and workshops. Fantastic, fun event, only £10 per day, last weekend in May, near Newbridge, South Wales.
Taiko workshop with amazing teacher James Barrow. Sunday 22nd May 10.30-3.30 in Glangrwyney.
Samba Viva – workshops in Abergavenny Open Taiko workshops in Glangrwyney Drum Circle – Friday 15 April, the Muse, Brecon, 7-9pm. Booking essential: Heather 07811 628247
Sparks – Samba Workshops – 2 schools in Powys Drum Circle – Friday 4 March, The Muse, Brecon, 7-9pm. Samba Viva – workshops in Abergavenny Open Taiko workshops in Glangrwyney Newly formed all-women taiko group Taranau Taiko perform at the Millenium Centre, Cardiff, for International Women’s Day event.
Sparks – Samba Workshops – 2 schools in Powys Samba Viva – workshops in Abergavenny Open Taiko workshops in Glangrwyny
Greenman – Samba and Taiko Workshops
Womad – Fliss plays with Fallout Band – percussion
September 4th Conference Workshop for Cymryd Rhan September 8th Samba at the Britannia in Crickhowell. Monday 7.30-9.30 September 14th Open Taiko Session Sunday 10.30-1.30 September 23rd Samba Workshop with young carers in Pontypridd September 26th-28th Taiko residential at Stackpole, Pembrokeshire with James Barrow.
August 9th Tarion plays at Brecon Jazz Fringe August 9th Amanda plays Latin percussion in World Dance Band at Brecon Jazz Festival
July 4th-6th Taiko Festival in Exeter Fliss Fleck facilitating Celf o Gwmpas SoundArt project July 25th-27th Fliss plays WOMAD
June 7th Amanda’s song ‘Ocean Pacific Blue’ selected for Maindee Festival songwriting competition. June 9th Samba at the Britannia in Crickhowell. Monday 7.30-9.30 June 14th Open Taiko Session Sunday 10.30-1.30 June 23rd Samba at the Britannia in Crickhowell. Monday 7.30-9.30 June 24th-July 18th SoundArt project with Celf o Gwmpas June 28th Tarion plays Usk Music Festival June 28th Taiko workshop for young carers in Trehafod.
May 12th Samba at the Britannia in Crickhowell. Monday 7.30-9.30 May 17th Open Taiko Session Sunday 10.30-1.30 May 31st Taiko Session Sunday 10.30-1.30 with a showcase as part of Powys Arts Week
April 7th Samba at the Britannia in Crickhowell. Monday 7.30-9.30 April 13th Open Taiko Session Sunday 10.30-1.30 April 28th Samba at the Britannia in Crickhowell. Monday 7.30-9.30
March 1st Taiko Mynydd Du, Abergavenny.Saturday 10.30 – 1.30 March 10th Samba at the Britannia in Crickhowell. Monday 7.30-9.30 Fortnightly March 16th Open Taiko Session Sunday 10.30-1.30 March 24th Samba at the Britannia in Crickhowell. Monday 7.30-9.30
Feb 1st Taiko Mynydd Du, Abergavenny.Saturday 10.30 – 12.30 Feb 16th Open Taiko Session Sunday 10.30-1.30
Fliss in Mexico. January 5th Taiko Mynydd Du, Abergavenny.Sunday 10.30 – 12.30 January 18th Open Taiko Session Sunday 10.30-1.30
8th/9th/10th November 2013 Introduction to Songwriting Weekend Residential – Mid Wales
Heather and Ursula visit Japan..
13th/14th/15th September 2013 Residential – Mid Wales Samba for Singers! This is an introduction to Samba rhythms. From percussion to vocal rhythms.
12th/13th/14th 2013 Songwriting Residential – Mid Wales
12th June 2013 Singing and Drumming workshop for the Monmouthshire Carers Project
25th/26th May 2013 Taiko at the Kaya Festival – North Wales
4th April 2013 Tarion Gig The Bell Glangrwyney 20th and 21st April 2013 Songwriting Weekend – Hay-on-Wye -Sat. 10.30-5, Sun. 10-3
7th March 2013 Bee Gees Songs, Hay on Wye 8-9.30pm 14th March 2012 International Arty Party, a cappella singing workshops for primary schools in Pontedawe Arts Centre
16th February 2013 Songs from around the World. Swansea Saturday 10.30 -1.0o 17th February 2013 Taiko Mynydd Du, Abergavenny. Sunday 10.30 – 12.30
5th January 2013 Taiko Mynydd Du, Abergavenny. Saturday 10.30 – 12.30 20th January 2013 Taiko Mynydd Du, Abergavenny. Sunday 10.30 – 12.30 31st January 2013 Songs from Cuba, Hay on Wye