This free event is part of Darlington’s Summer of Sound, supported by Darlington Borough Council.
The Darlington Drum Festival in the town centre is a full day of family-friendly performances and workshops in celebration of rhythm and drumming.
There will be many opportunities to learn new rhythms and styles of drumming. Look out for the Junk Band Jam, Colombian Rhythms Workshop, West African Drumming Workshop, Drum Circle, and the Brazilian Maracatu Drumming and Dance Workshop.
|Time||Market Square||Life Pulse,
|Joseph Pease Statue
|Simon Wood||Baque de Ogum 1 procession||Sankofa Beats|
Procession – Yards
|Northern Percussion Ensemble||The Junkoactive Wasteman|
|Baque de Ogum 1
procession – Yards
|Kayu Gangsa||Simon Wood|
|Northern Percussion Ensemble||Bangshees||Kayu Gangsa|
|2.30pm||African Drumming Workshop 2.30pm-4pm|
|3pm||OMG Dholis||Hannabiell &
|ZIMBA GAINDÈ African Lion Dance|
|4pm||Kayu Gangsa||The Junkoactive Wasteman||OMG Dholis|
|4.30pm||Samba Workshop 4.30pm-6pm||Rhythm & Junk Community Performance|
|5pm||Sankofa Beats||Northern Percussion Ensemble|
|6pm||ZIMBA GAINDÈ African Lion Dance|
|6.30pm||Finale in Market Square|
- Table lists start times, correct at time of publishing
- For full details, contact the organisers ‘Events in Darlington’ via Facebook