Workshops

MEET THE MASTERS: MESTRE TOINHO AND MESTRE JAMESSON FLORENTINO

Juba do Leão are delighted to welcome Mestre Toinho and Mestre Jamesson all the way from Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil.

This unique Q&A session and opportunity to play with two delightful characters and masters from the Maracatu tradition welcomes both advanced and less experienced players, as well as dancers who have some basic understanding of percussion playing and want to enjoy the chance to meet some very special guests from the Maracatu culture in Brazil.

JUBA JAM 2019

WHEN: SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2019  

Join us for these 3 hour open play-a-thons. You may be a very experienced player in this style or may never have given drumming a go before. It’s a chance for some stamina training in these super intensive and fun mass drumming sessions. With many people playing this music, an incredible atmosphere is created.

DANCE SUMMER JAM 2019

WHEN: SUNDAY 4TH AUGUST 2019

Open dance session with members of the dance collective Juba do Leão. Perfect for anyone who’s always wanted to give Carnival dance a try, through to more experienced dancers wishing to extend their understanding of Pernambucan dance styles from the North of Brazil. Percussionists welcome too, yay! (just as dancers are welcomed to our Juba Jam drumming sessions)