Family African Djembe Drumming 1 (Age 6+) Print this page

This course is full. Please register your interest.
Dates: 25/10/21 - 25/10/21
Days: Monday 11:00 - 12:30
Sessions: 1
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: F10000F16NG
Fees: Standard - £8.00
Concessionary - £5.60

Course Information

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0002104

Some believe that in addition to reducing stress, playing the drums can boost brain power, develop confidence and improve academic achievement. This workshop introduces you and your child/ren to the Djembe drum.

Family Learning courses are designed to provide parents, grandparents, carers and their children an opportunity to learn together.

Purpose of Course

One of the great things about djembes is that you can have fun with the music even as a beginner.

You will learn the history of the Djembe, how to play a traditional West African Djembe song and perform as a soloist making your own rhythms. You will be working as a group and closely with your child/ren to learn and improve.

On this course, you will develop the following life skills:

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Confidence building

Physical Wellbeing

What level is this course & what skills do I need?


No more than two children per adult

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?


Additional information

Please wear suitable comfortable clothing, trousers are preferable.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Sutton College offer a wide range of Dance, Drama & Music courses. This lively department offers a huge variety of opportunities to take up a musical instrument, sing, dance or discover a love for theatre.

We also offer a variety of helpful and supportive Family Learning courses at Sutton College and in partner venues, for parents, carers, and their children. Please see the Family Learning section of the website for further details.

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