It’s dark and winter has fallen upon us in Scotland. Shorter days and longer nights. The desire to hibernate always rises up. It’s the Bear in me. Sleep and then sleep some more. There is a lot going on in the world wherever you sit on the political or environmental spectrum. A lot. Interesting times.
Where to even think about beginning? It has flown by and that is always a good sign methinks. Stainsby Festival once more provided the perfect platform for a wonderful summer. Two amazing circles and a gig on the main stage with the now legendary house band, completed a fine weekend. Some time in Hebden Bridge
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Tonight… last @Rhythmbridge class at Kinning Park Complex ’til September! Keep an eye out for our full video! pic.twitter.com/NkwKrTWeWp — Kinning Park Complex (@KinningParkComp) 30 June 2016
It really isn’t work. It’s play. Drumming. It can be serious. Very much so, but it is essentially playing. We play music…and sometimes it plays us. Since my return from Malaysia I have been playing weekly with my Glasgow group, working with pre-school children, sitting in on a wonderful traditional style Ceilidh, with songs, stories
I have just completed the second Expressive Rhythm Stories Training Program in Kuala Lumpur for participants to learn how to tell ERS. On the tin it says that we will enable you to take ERS into the education sector and deliver exciting and engaging ERS sessions. Throughout the program we learn the skills and techniques
Here it is folks. A new classic look to our website. Please feel free to leave a comment on what you think.
26 drum circles……In 26 days. Findhorn…… Aberdeen….. Edinburgh…… Glasgow…… Wiston…….. Carlisle…… Newcastle Upon Tyne…. Wakefield Hull…. Leeds…… Hebden Bridge…. Preston…. Liverpool…. Manchester… Sheffield…. Stainsby (2 days)… Nottingham….. Birmingham….. Newtown…. Swansea…. Cardiff…. Bristol….. London…Brighton…. Lands End……. As a drum circle facilitator I have been very fortunate to have connected up with a UK wide network of
What a few months it has been at Rhythmbridge. In late September we welcomed back Arthur Hull to our Drum Circle Home at Wiston Lodge in South Lanarkshire, for another 6 day intensive training in Drum Circle Facilitation at the UK Playshop. In the lead up to the training I took a trip North
What a wonderfully vibrant drum circle this was. My last here before I re-locate permanently to Wiston Lodge in South Lanarkshire, Scoltand. Great turnout and lots of familiar faces and some amazing music created. I love how community can come together and do this. Magical. We sang a tribute to Mandela which was improvised around