We will meet at 10:00 at the “Pi in the Sky” cafe at Kings Buildings. Directions below
After a short introduction to Rythms of Resistance and what we do in Edinburgh, we will have a look at the Samba instruments and how they are played.
After that the drumming will start. We plan to learn two tunes called “Funk” and “Custard” during the weekend together.
For lunch we will have a Bring and Share, so please bring some nice food to share.
On Saturday afternoon the “Tripod” activist training collective will offer a workshop on “Effective organising – tools for inclusivity and sustainability.”
After that: more Samba until we finish at 17:00
On Sunday we will meet at 12:00 in the Bongo Club. Directions below
We will also have a chat about tactics, e.g. how to move at a demo and how to plan a gig.
After another bring and share lunch we will do more drumming and if we have time, introduce you to some of the
notation and how to read samba music.
We will finish at 16:00
Directions to the venues
Pi in the Sky cafeteria is located in a building called “KB House”, one of the University’s student unions, located within the University of Edinburgh King’s Buildings campus, Edinburgh EH9 3JF
A detailed map of the location is available here: Pi in the Skye at KB House
The Bongo Club is located at 66 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JX
The entrance is located under an archway. Once inside please follow the signs to find our practise space.
A detailed map of the location is available here: The Bongo Club