Current Workshops

About The Teacher: Vieux is a talented musician and performer, and a world class workshop facilitator. Originally from Senegal, West Africa, he is a master of the djembe, and he has taught and performed around the World. Vieux has built up a strong profile since relocating to the UK, including performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company, performing at WOMAD, teaching at Drum Camp, and many more festivals, as well as teaching regular workshops in London, and elsewhere. He is a skillful teacher and will be focusing on traditional Malinke rhythms from West Africa. He can provide instruments for you to borrow or even to buy, please ask for details.

At present, the current public workshops he is running are listed below:

Come along, and give it a try!

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Intermediate/Advanced Level Djembe – Birmingham – January and February 2018

Level: Each session will be aimed at Intermediate to Advanced level. Previous experience of playing djembe is essential.
Dates: Dates booked so far are:
January 2018:
– Saturday 13th
– Saturday 20th
– Saturday 27th
February 2018:
– Saturday 3rd
– Saturday 10th
– Saturday 17th
– Saturday 24th
There will be more sessions after these dates so keep checking for more details!
Cost: £10 per person (Payment – cash on the day please)
Venue: A professional dance studio, run by ACE Dance and Music, a national touring dance company based in Digbeth, Birmingham UK.
Venue Address: ACE Space, 54-57 Floodgate Street,Birmingham, B5 5SL
Parking: There is street parking in the lanes around the venue.
Instruments: Please bring your own djembe drum. If you do need to borrow a drum, please contact us in advance of the day.
This class will not be suitable for beginners.


African Drumming (Djembe classes) – Beginners Level – Leamington Spa 2018

Monday Evenings – Weekly

Suitable for beginners. Dont be shy, come along and give it a try!
8.15pm – 9.30pm
The Band Factory, Unit 13, Althorpe Street, Leamington, CV31 2AU.
There is free parking directly outside The Band Factory.
No experience neccessary, all abilities welcome
Djembe drums are available to borrow.
Each session costs just £8 per person.
For directions, further info and advice, call Vieux on 07518 750 179

Pending Workshops:

Are you interested in Vieux running a regular workshop or even a one-off session, in your local area?
Get in touch and lets discuss!

Current locations being considered are:
Coventry – weekly
Banbury – fortnightly
London – monthly

Details to be revealed as soon as they are confirmed, but if you are interested – get in touch!