Drumming Group Liverpool - Katumba

Katumba -

Wellbeing | Drumming Movement Band | Corporate | Workshops | Team Building | Schools | Liverpool, UK
Drumming Group Liverpool -
Drumming Group Liverpool -

Routes & Roots

This October we bring you 'Routes & Roots - Festival of the African Diaspora'! Join us for a whole host of cultural, arts and wellbeing events and activities across Liverpool ONE and Toxteth, to celebrate Black History Month, Halloween, and community spirit!
Katumba community drumming band
Katumba community drumming band

Welcome

Katumba is a drumming and movement group based in Merseyside. With over 100 members from all over the globe, our mission is to celebrate diversity, multiculturalism and wellbeing through powerful music and moves!
Africa Oye Liverpool, Katumba woman drummer
Africa Oye Liverpool, Katumba woman drummer

Performance

Vibrant performances range from an energetic 8 piece to a massive roaming carnival! Our colossal sound fills the streets and biggest festival stages.
Team Building Workshops
Team Building Workshops

Workshops

Our fantastic team of experienced teacher / facilitators are highly skilled and have led classes from early years (mainstream/SEN) to professional level around the UK and worldwide.
Barnados Workshop (2)
Barnados Workshop (2)

Venue Hire

Our spacious and atmospheric multi-purpose venue is available to hire for conferences, workshops and other events. We also have a recording studio suitable for a range of creative audio and visual projects! Read More
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Mindfulness1

Corporate

Corporate experiences perfect for away days and team building events! Drumming, dance, mindfulness and collaborative methodologies; our creative and holistic approach will leave you and your team feeling inspired, motivated and united. Read More
Katumba Community
Katumba Community

Community

Whether it’s through vibrant public performances, inspiring cultural workshops, or our weekly drumming and movement classes open to all; we love to bring people together.
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Bubble Up

Katumba offer an experience with a difference! Bring your bubble (or bubble up with another group) and have our venue all to yourselves, to immerse yourself in a range of fun and holistic activities, from drumming and yoga to covid-safe raves! Read More
girl drummer recording space
girl drummer recording space

Recording Studio

Set in a renovated Victorian school hall, our atmospheric recording studio has high ceilings and great acoustics achieving a big authentic live sound. With both audio and video facilities, film a high quality music video or live stream a gig to your fans! Read More
children drumming
children drumming

Culture Hub

Katumba Culture Hub is a welcoming multi-purpose space bursting with cultural and wellbeing focused activities for the whole community - right in the heart of Liverpool!
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27.7.20Mailshot (2)

Classes

Check out our schedule of health, wellbeing and arts activities including drumming lessons, world percussion circles, Afro-Brazilian movement, yoga, dance classes & more! Read More

About Us

Katumba Community
Born and grown in Liverpool, Katumba is passionate about making a positive impact on health, wellbeing and culture in the local community.

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International Womens Day Liverpool Katumba drummers
A fierce fusion of UK big beat, Caribbean calypso and the carnivals of Northeast Brazil - Katumba create an explosion of rhythmic revelry that you can't help but dance to

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children drumming
In 2018 we refurbished and opened Katumba Culture Hub, a large multi-purpose community arts and culture centre right in the centre of Liverpool!

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Katumba facilitate a wide range of drumming workshops for schools, community centres, private parties, businesses, corporate environments and other organisations.

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Katumba Core
Katumba is run by a small staff team, who manage performances, workshops, activities and all the cogs of Katumba - with the support of many brilliant volunteers!

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BEAT IT SUN
BEAT IT is a Liverpool based health and wellbeing drumming project run by Katumba and the Liverpool Mental Health Consortium.

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Katumba
Created by Directors Ritchie Tunstall and native Brazilian Juliana Landim, Katumba is a community based drumming & movement project fostering mental & physical wellbeing.

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News

katumba drummers school pupils
Katumba's school workshops are a fantastic way for pupils of all ages to learn a new skill, work as a team and build confidence.
By Leigh-Angel
Tue 12 June, 2018

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JL bike Katumba
On Sunday 15th July, drummers and a Director from drumming band Katumba are jumping on their bikes and cycling 25 miles as part of a crowdfunder campaign for a much-needed new van!
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 05 July, 2018

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Jane on Sponsored Bike Ride for Katumba
It’s always overwhelming to hear how our drumming positively affects so many different people. Jane’s story is one that truly encapsulates why it’s so important we keep doing what we’re doing. In an amazing effort to raise funds to repair our van, Jane came up with the idea of doing a sponsored cycle. Read more about why Jane is riding for Katumba below.
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 29 June, 2018

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Workshops

Drumming Group Liverpool -
We are bringing internationally renowned Master Drummer Alysson Bruno to Liverpool to deliver a powerful Afro-Brazilian percussion workshop!

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Book Us

Barnados Workshop (6)
Group drumming can improve communication, cohesion and build camaraderie. Our energetic group drumming workshops create memorable team building experiences like no other!

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Barnados Workshop (2)
Our multi-purpose venue is available to hire for conferences, workshops and other events. We also have a recording studio suitable for a range of creative projects!

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girl drummer recording space
Our big independent Liverpool recording studio has great acoustics to capture your band's live sound. With audio & video facilities record a video or live stream gig!

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Katumba Glasgow Tour (11)
Our upbeat drumming band is available to hire for carnivals, parades, festivals, weddings, clubnights, conferences, sport events and fundraisers across the UK and beyond!

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Rice Lane
Not only are our schools drumming workshops energetic and fun, but also offer a multi-cultural experience full of cross-curricular learning.

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Katumba's masterclasses for established street bands, musicians and drumming groups combine drumming with movement to create a fantastic visual performance!

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Katumba is a community based project in Merseyside fostering mental and physical wellbeing through high quality music, movement and cultural activities - for all.

Contact Us

Get in touch via our easy contact form.

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