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Get cosy and creative as a family or group of friends this weekend - make a paper lantern or spooky craft with Katumba for our upcoming Halloween Parade!
By Leigh-Angel
Wed 16 October, 2019

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On Saturday 26th October 2019, hundreds of halloween drummers, dancers and spectacular puppets will transform Liverpool city centre in to a playground of imagination!
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 10 October, 2019

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Managing work-life balance can be tricky, but essential for our personal wellbeing. As a Doctor and core drummer in our busy Show Band - if Trusha can do it, anyone can!
By Leigh-Angel
Sat 28 September, 2019

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Africa Oye Liverpool, Katumba woman drummer
Vaunie saw our band perform back in 2016 and just had to get involved. Since then, she's grown from complete beginner - to brilliant drummer and performer!
By Leigh-Angel
Sat 28 September, 2019

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1st & 3rd October 2019 _ 6.30 till 9pm _ 18+
Whether a beginner or semi-pro, we welcome all levels into our drumming family! Come for an evening of drumming - Katumba style - on Tuesday 1st or Thursday 3rd October.
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 26 September, 2019

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Celtic Drummers
Digital dynamo Andy has been with us since the days before we were even called Katumba! Read a bit about him and why he loves being part of a big, diverse drumming band:
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 20 September, 2019

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Team Building Workshops
Percussion is a great way to build camaraderie, promote diversity and motivate staff. Group drumming can also refresh a workplace with rhythm, energy, creativity and fun!
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 15 August, 2019

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We had a great time drumming for Cunard's Queen Mary 2, the world's biggest ocean liner, as she sailed from Liverpool to New York!
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 08 August, 2019

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Katumba Glasgow Tour (2)
Book Juliana and/or Ritchie to work exclusively with your group, developing beats, moves, and getting your group to that next level!
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 01 August, 2019

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Brazil carnival
Drumming/dance workshops, visits to local samba, maracatu, coco, frevo, sambareggae groups. Explore historic towns, beaches, waterfalls and take part in the Carnaval!
By Admin
Thu 01 August, 2019

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Welcome in the summer with Katumba's Wellbeing Fiesta on Saturday 6th July! Fun for all the family with yoga, drumming, dance, capoeira, day rave, clothes swap and more!
By Leigh-Angel
Tue 18 June, 2019

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Family drumming, family yoga, and child-centred conscious clubbing are just some of the fun events and workshops we'll be delivering this May in Katumba Culture Hub!
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 03 May, 2019

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We had an amazing week for International Women’s Day 2019, celebrating and empowering feminists of all genders through workshops and performances across Liverpool.
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 08 March, 2019

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From engaging family yoga classes for all ages, to candlelit restorative yoga (with live guitar!) - nurture your health and wellbeing at Katumba Culture Hub
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 15 February, 2019

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Music, dance, vibrancy and so much love... What a fantastic day we had opening our newly refurbished community arts and culture hub, right in the centre of Liverpool
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 29 November, 2018

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Saturday 24th November drumming band Katumba open doors to Liverpool’s newly refurbished community arts and culture hub, right in the heart of Toxteth.
By Leigh-Angel
Mon 19 November, 2018

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Katumba's annual Halloween Parade saw a creepy collaboration of over 150 drummers, dancers and artists storm the streets of Liverpool!
By Leigh-Angel
Tue 06 November, 2018

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Katumba Glasgow Tour (13)
Are you a street band, solo drummer or drumming troupe? Looking to add a ‘wow’ factor to your live performance? Katumba Masterclasses might just be perfect for you!
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 25 October, 2018

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Women leaders and women drummers at our biggest gig to date - drumming for Google's Cloud Next 2018 conference down in London!
By Leigh-Angel
Tue 16 October, 2018

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We're looking for passionate and enthusiastic people to join our drumming band. Come along on Tuesday 16th October to meet us and see what we do.
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 04 October, 2018

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Katumba Glasgow Tour (13)
We're still reeling from our incredible band tour to Glasgow for the Encontro Street Band Festival! #glasgowencontro #streetbandfestival #drummingband #katumba
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 06 September, 2018

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In an amazing effort to raise funds to repair our van, Rebecca decided to lead a sponsored hike! Read more about why Rebecca is climbing for Katumba below:
By Leigh-Angel
Tue 14 August, 2018

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With a mass of nearly 40 energetic drummers, Katumba will be drumming up a storm for Liverpool F.C.’s first game of the 2018/19 Premier League season this Sunday! #liverpoolfc #football #anfield #premierleague #westham #drummers #drumming #drummingband
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 10 August, 2018

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Julia Katumba Drummer
3 shows and a sponsored bike ride in 2 days - just another regular weekend for Katumba! Drummer Julia, who plays repinique in the band, tells us all about the performances, her first Brazilica carnival drumming experience, and why she loves being part of our tribe.
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 19 July, 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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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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Sat 9th June: Afro-Brazilian Workshop with World Renowned Percussionist
Katumba are excited to announce we are bringing internationally renowned Candomblé percussionist Alysson Bruno to Liverpool to deliver a powerful Afro-Brazilian drumming workshop on Saturday 9th June! The workshop will run 1-5pm at Childwall Academy Dance Studio, and is open to all levels and ablities.
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 25 May, 2018

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Katumba Crowdfunder: with a new van we can continue to bring our rhythms and positivity to people’s lives up and down the country!
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 18 May, 2018

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Katumba community drumming band
BEAT IT is a Liverpool based health and wellbeing drumming project run by Katumba and the Liverpool Mental Health Consortium.
By Leigh-Angel
Mon 16 April, 2018

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Katumba perform at Nasty Women Exhibition, Liverpool for International Women's Day 2018
By Leigh-Angel
Thu 08 March, 2018

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Live Drum and Brass band play Soundcity 2017
By Leigh-Angel
Sat 24 February, 2018

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KATUMBA drum Twickenham Rugby Sevens
By Leigh-Angel
Fri 23 February, 2018

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Everton star Tom Davies drums with KATUMBA, Liverpool.
Katumba drummers led an energetic drumming workshop with Tom Davies of Everton Football Club!
By Leigh-Angel
Sun 17 September, 2017

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A brand new workout fusing Brazilian moves and Drumming beats. For everybody wanting to: Gain flexibility, work on balance, connect with oneself and move while playing along to funky beats! (**No experience needed**)
By Marie-Lou
Tue 27 December, 2016

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Katumba is pairing up with Liverpool One and Viva Brasil Samba Shows to raise money for children in extreme need both in Liverpool and abroad with a one of a kind carnival parade this Saturday 10th of December.
By Marie-Lou
Wed 07 December, 2016

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KATUMBA @ VooDoo Ball 2016
By Admin
Mon 28 November, 2016

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"The Katumba drummers make enough noise to wake the dead, drawing crowds out of the bars and restaurants to enjoy the spectacle - and, as always, it is quite a spectacle."
By Marie-Lou
Tue 01 November, 2016

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For everybody wanting to: Gain flexibility, work on balance, connect with oneself and have fun while moving & playing along to funky beats replicating real drumming! (**No experience needed**)
By Marie-Lou
Fri 21 October, 2016

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Spooky Welly Walk
The Spooky Welly Walk is Liverpool's biggest family Halloween event. Follow our fun-packed route through Sefton Park with your little monsters and discover over 25 activities for all the family.
By Marie-Lou
Fri 21 October, 2016

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On Saturday 22nd October, Katumba, Liverpool's largest & loudest drum ensemble, are taking part in the Fit For Me  City Takeover Launch. They will be bringing their unique sound, colourful look and high impact choreography to several locations across the city.
By Marie-Lou
Fri 21 October, 2016

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Katumba Open Evening this October!
Liverpool based drumming group Katumba is hosting an Open Evening on Monday 10th October 2016 for everyone from the age of 18 who wants to learn how to drum and move from experienced professionals.
By Marie-Lou
Mon 03 October, 2016

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Photoblog: Katumba @ Slavery Remembrance Day Liverpool 2016
Our participation in this year's Slavery Remembrance Day, as recorded by the Liverpool Echo and other local media.
By Marie-Lou
Fri 26 August, 2016

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Katumba invites you to join us in the #Rio2016 spirit!
By Marie-Lou
Fri 05 August, 2016

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Brouhaha2016
Our performances at Brouhaha and Brazilica, with pictures and video. Also featuring our friends and creative partners from Movema and Capoeira for All.
By Marie-Lou
Mon 18 July, 2016

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Join Katumba’s Open Evening
By Marie-Lou
Tue 21 June, 2016

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