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Camp Iroko

 

Presented by Bombo Productions and One Voice Music

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4th - 7th August 2016

Come and enjoy a feast of drumming, singing and camp fires in Wymondley Woods in Hertfordshire with an adjacent 20-acre conservation area with mature woods, stream, pond and grassland. 

We have camping and indoor accommodation with access and facilities for the disabled. Workshops will be held in the Activity Centre and in yurts. 

There’ll be workshop sessions on Thursday evening, all day Friday & Saturday and on Sunday morning & afternoon. 

 

Tutors
Ravin ‘Raz’ Jayasuriya, Dave Pattman and Vicky Jassey

 

The topics we’ll cover include; Afrocuban drumming (from Bata, Bembe, Guiro, Iyesa & Congo), Afrobrazilian drumming (from Ijexa, Candomble de Angola & Candomble de Ketu) plus songs for all these traditions. 

 

Who can take part?

The workshops are designed for adults. 16 to 18–year-olds with drumming experience can also  attend if accompanied by an adult (guardian)  during the weekend. 

 

Families

Families with children under 16 are also welcome.  Please contact us for family rates. There are a  number of sports, games and outdoor activities  available for children and young people. If there’s  sufficient demand, we’ll be happy to offer music  workshops as well. Children under 14 need to be supervised at all times during the weekend. There are reduced rates for non-participating adults (guardians) attending purely to supervise children.Camping option is available for families. Indoor accommodation is subject to availability and we can only confirm this nearer the time of the workshop. 

 

Indoor accommodation

The Centre has five dormitories, each sleeping 6-8 and furnished with bunk beds with storage facilities beneath. There are separate male & female showers/toilets. 

 

Camping

The Centre is situated within a 4-acre campsite. So there’s plenty of room for you to put up your tent or yurt. There are separate male & female showers/toilets for  campers. There is a campfire site and an arena space for games.

 

Instruments

Some instruments will be provided but if you can, please bring your own from the following list: congas, bata. Atabaques, shekeres, cowbells, drums, sticks, whippy sticks. Plese bring ear-plugs.

 

Food

Vegetarian food is provided for all meals during the weekend. If you have any special dietary requirements / allergies please let us know on the registration form. 

 

Free time

During your free time you can go for a walk in the woods or enjoy some of the on site activities.  

 

 

Your help during the weekend

To help keep things tidy and ensure this workshop runs smoothly, we kindly ask all participants to help with certain household duties. 

 

Times

Arrive from 6 pm on Thursday to register and put up tent (if camping) etc.. Depart on Sunday by 5 pm. A full schedule will be sent nearer the time.  

 

 

COSTS 

All inclusive: classes, food & accomodation

Participant rate is £195 early bird payment.

Standard rate £225.

 

Families – please contact us for rates

 

NB 
The costs above are for payments received  by bank transfer or cheque. Payments by  Credit & Debit cards will incur an additional  charge of 3.5%. 

BOOKINGS

Go to workshop registration page 

Enquiries Camp Iroko 2012
Tel: 0843 289 9530
Mob: 07833 377 432
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Camp Iroko is presented by One Voice Music & Bombo Productions 

 

 

 

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