Workshops

Vieux is a world class workshop facilitator, working with clients from Japan to Korea to France and the UK. We can provide all instruments and work with you or your clients to devise a site specific piece or series of workshops. We are the experts!! Relax and enjoy.

Djembe classes in Leamington Spa

7.30pm – 9.30pm
Afro Caribbean Centre

No experience neccessary, all abilities welcome
Djembes available on request
Booking essential

Classes cost £10

For directions, further info and advice, call Saskia on 07974 691643

Vieux is working as part of the Our Choice programme in Coventry providing weekly classes for teenagers, building towards a city wide showcase performance in February, watch this space for details …

Here’s some of what Vieux got up to last year:

ABC

ABC was fantastic! Here is some footage of Vieux and Saskia teaching their Drum for Dance class.

Drum Camp
YEEHHAAHH!! Drum Camp is well known for its atmosphere and excellence on the world music scene. Vieux taught again last year.

Tribe of Doris
The oldest and most loved of all the summer camps, Vieux taught doundoun at Tribe of Doris last year as well as giving his incredible talent and energy to the dance classes and performances through the week.

Drum Roots Event with Tanante

We had a fab time up in Manchester!!!! There is footage on our Galleries page. The fabulous Tanante teamed up with Hamana and other fantastic West African Musicians to create an amazing day of workshops and performances in Manchester on 26 March 2011. Artists included: Vieux, Nahini Doumbia, Iya Sako, Diene Sagna, Tanante and Hamana.

Drums Aloud

Vieux and Saskia regularly provide workshops for the Drums Aloud group in Halesowen, run by the charismatic Nigel Sadler, Drums Aloud supports students to learn with the best West African drum and dance teachers from across the UK. Visit their pages regularly for events.

View a clip from the dance workshop here: