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Drumming for Google!

By Leigh-Angel
Tue 16 October, 2018

Our biggest gig to date – drumming for Google’s Cloud Next 2018 conference down in London!
#googlenext2018 #google #katumba #drummingband #excellondon #london #conferenceband

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Drumming classes with Katumba: Join our band!

By Leigh-Angel
Thu 04 October, 2018

We’re looking for passionate and enthusiastic people to join our drumming band. Come along on Tuesday 16th October to hear about our beginners course, weekly drumming classes, and enjoy a taster […]

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Katumba Tour: Glasgow Encontro Street Band Festival

By Leigh-Angel
Thu 06 September, 2018

We’re still reeling from our incredible band tour to Glasgow for the Encontro Street Band Festival! Hosted by Oi Musica and SambaYaBamba, this colourful celebration of street and carnival music […]

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Climbing for Katumba: Drummer Rebecca leads Snowdon hike to raise funds for van

By Leigh-Angel
Tue 14 August, 2018

It’s always overwhelming to hear how our drumming positively affects so many different people. Rebecca’s story is one of many that shows how being part of the Katumba community can boost confidence […]

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Carnival band Katumba kick off Liverpool F.C.’s Premier League opener at home to West Ham United

By Leigh-Angel
Fri 10 August, 2018

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 […]

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Drummer Blog: Julia Johnson

By Leigh-Angel
Thu 19 July, 2018

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 […]

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Drumming Band on Sponsored Bike Ride: Sunday 15th July 2018

By Leigh-Angel
Thu 05 July, 2018

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!

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Drummer Jane’s Sponsored Cycle for Katumba Crowdfunder

By Leigh-Angel
Fri 29 June, 2018

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. […]

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Wellbeing Week 2018: Katumba’s Workshops for Schools

By Leigh-Angel
Tue 12 June, 2018

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.

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Sat 9th June: Afro-Brazilian Workshop with World Renowned Percussionist

By Leigh-Angel
Fri 25 May, 2018

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! […]

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Katumba Crowdfunder: help us get a new van!

By Leigh-Angel
Fri 18 May, 2018

Katumba Crowdfunder: with a new van we can continue to bring our rhythms and positivity to people’s lives up and down the country!

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Katumba and Beat It: The Power of Group Drumming

By Leigh-Angel
Mon 16 April, 2018

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

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JOIN KATUMBA – Open Evening Monday 23rd April 2018

By Leigh-Angel
Fri 13 April, 2018

 —– OPEN EVENING IS NOW FULLY BOOKED —– —Keep your eyes peeled for any future dates, or email hello@katumba.com to be kept in the loop—   Welcoming everybody […]

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Katumba perform at Nasty Women Exhibition, Liverpool for International Women's Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

By Leigh-Angel
Thu 08 March, 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, Katumba will be smashing the stage with a mass of women drummers this Friday. Kicking off the Nasty Women Exhibition, Katumba drummers will join a plethora […]

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Live Drum and Brass band play Soundcity 2017

KATUMBA Launch New Live Outfit

By Leigh-Angel
Sat 24 February, 2018

KATUMBA’s unique live band, KATUMBA DRUM ‘N’ BRASS blends the raw power of brass, deep sub bass and electronic beats with traditional samba bateria. The result is a carnivalesque cacophony […]

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KATUMBA @ Twickenham Rugby Sevens

By Leigh-Angel
Fri 23 February, 2018

  It’s March already and we’re way into 2018 (where has the time gone?!), which means it’s almost time for Katumba’s annual performance at Twickenham Stadium for the Rugby […]

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Free Wellbeing Workshops Every Thursday with KATUMBA

By Leigh-Angel
Mon 16 October, 2017

KATUMBA partner with Liverpool Mental Health Consortium to present BEAT IT, a new project with the aim to encourage good wellbeing and mental health across Merseyside. Free workshops will be held every […]

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Everton star Tom Davies drums with KATUMBA, Liverpool.

Everton Star Shows Off Drumming Skills

By Leigh-Angel
Sun 17 September, 2017

KATUMBA drummers led an energetic workshop with Everton midfielder Tom Davies and a group of young people at Everton Football Club last week.   Marking his new role as youth engagement ambassador […]

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ENJOY A TASTE OF KATUMBA – Free Open Evening Thursday 7th September

By Leigh-Angel
Mon 04 September, 2017
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Free wellbeing workshops with KATUMBA – all welcome!

By Leigh-Angel
Mon 21 August, 2017

KATUMBA partner with Liverpool Mental Health Consortium to present BEAT IT, a new project with the aim to encourage good wellbeing and mental health across Merseyside. The first session will be held […]

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Katumba Drumming Workout – Fit in the New Year Offer

By Marie-Lou
Tue 27 December, 2016

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 […]

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Drumming Santas bring carnival to LIVERPOOL ONE this Saturday

By Marie-Lou
Wed 07 December, 2016

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 […]

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Review & Photoblog: Wake Of The Dead Parade & The Voodoo Ball

By Marie-Lou
Tue 01 November, 2016

“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.”

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Join Katumba’s YoBeat Percussion Fitness Classes – Starting from October 27th 2016

By Marie-Lou
Fri 21 October, 2016

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**)

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Spooky Welly Walk

Katumba Co-director Ritchie Tunstall develops with LIPA students performance for The Spooky Welly Walk

By Marie-Lou
Fri 21 October, 2016

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.

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Katumba Open Evening this October!

By Marie-Lou
Mon 03 October, 2016

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.

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