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STEEL BAND AND CARNIVAL DANCE WORKSHOPS WITH CULTUREMIX ARTS

Join CultureMix Arts for fun workshops this half term
October 25

Booking Details

Booking required

Details

Date:
October 25
Time:
Various times
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

The Museum of English Rural Life
The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road
Reading, Berkshire RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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Dancers in brightly coloured carnival costume

Join us for these special Steel Band and Carnival dance workshops for families and young people

Steel Band workshop

11am  – Family workshop for children aged 5+ accompanied by an adult
BOOK FAMILY BAND WORKSHOP

12pm – Workshop for young people aged 11 – 18 only (no accompanying adult required)
BOOK YOUTH BAND WORKSHOP

Explore your music creativity and become part of a steel band in this fun and interactive workshop led by CultureMix Arts. During the session you will learn about the history of steel pan, playing techniques and will be taught how to play a simple song together. The 1 hour taster workshop is led by musicians from award winning steel orchestra Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra (RASPO), whose name commemorates Trinidad All Steel Percussion Orchestra (TASPO), the very first steel band to play in the UK at the 1951 Festival of Britain.

Carnival Dance workshop

11am  – Workshop for young people aged 11 – 18 only (no accompanying adult required)
BOOK YOUTH DANCE WORKSHOP

12pm – Family workshop for children aged 5+ accompanied by an adult
BOOK FAMILY DANCE WORKSHOP

Experience the freedom of dance and get into the spirit of carnival by joining this dance class with CultureMix Arts. Bring your colourful flag, a water bottle and get ready to practice some unique carnival dance moves to Caribbean music including soca and calypso. This class is a combination of music (sound), movement and mindfulness, creating fun for families and young people. Suitable for all fitness levels, no previous dance experience required.

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