DGAS is a group of women who make music with djembés (African hand drums) and other percussion instruments. We run drumming afternoons and evenings for women who are interested in learning more about rhythm or just want to hit that groove for a while. We also hold an annual weekend camp in Norfolk where we host three solid days of workshops and other activities(scroll down for more details).
A start-up group where there is plenty of time to become familiar with techniques and some of the more simple rhythms. We run these dependant on numbers.
Absolute beginners women's drumming - March, April & May in New Buckenham.
First Monday evenings of each month from 7pm to 9pm. £5 per session. Contact DGAS for more info.
In 2003 a group of friends decided to form DGAS and pay a weekly subscription so that we could hold workshops for other women interested in drumming. We held our own beginners' workshops and later invited respected tutors to run workshops on our behalf for more experienced drummers. With the help of Awards for All lottery funding and Norfolk County Council we were able to buy instruments so they could be used at workshops by those who did not have their own.
During the summer we hold a weekend camp and near Diss on the Norfolk Suffolk border, on a lovely secluded piece of land. 2019 dates are 13th - 16th June.
Booking forms downloadable now.