sabar family workshop series & festival
We are back and BIGGER than ever! SABAR FAMILY are so excited to announce this AMAZING and UNIQUE opportunity across BRISTOL and LONDON.
A Journey from West Africa through the Wider African Diaspora
Five Intensive Workshops in Dance, Music, Folklore, and Storytelling leading up to SABAR FAMILY FESTIVAL in December
Over 25 artists from Africa and the wider diaspora, including Senegal, Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria and Brasil
Explore our Dance workshops and live performances in Sabar (traditional Senegalese), Djembe, Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Fusion, AfriCaribbean Contemporary, and Afrobeats.
FREE mentorship for Black youth (age 14-21)
Opportunity for students to perform alongside World-renowned International Guest Teachers in SABAR FAMILY FESTIVAL in December
Ideal for any and all people interested in Dance, Movement, Music, Singing & World Music- the perfect opportunity for performers and creatives to expand their repertoires, gain valuable performing experience and diversify their performing arts education
sabar family DRUM AND DANCE HOLIDAY 2023
JAN 2 – 20, 2023
2 WEEKS IN DAKAR, SENEGAL
1 WEEK IN DIOURBEL, SENEGAL
Offering 2 weeks Sabar drumming and dance training in Dakar, and 1 week cultural- historical immersion with Batch Gueye’s Griot family in Diourbel.
Immersive cultural training holiday
· 1, 2 or 3 weeks package. 15-20h training/week.
· 3-4 hours training/ day (Mon-Fri) in Dance, Drumming, Singing.
· More than 10 dance teachers – male and female and 1-to-1 tuition
· Tanneber performance in the streets where Sabar was born
· Private/shared accommodation incl. breakfast & dinner
Not included in package:
· Flights, travel insurance, visa, vaccinations
· Transport to & from Blaise Diagne airport
· Lunch, drinks & excursions
· Tanneber costumes
Prices & Packages:
1 week = £450 (Early Bird: £400)
2 weeks = £850 (Early Bird: £700)
3 weeks = £1100 (Early Bird: £990)
Applicable when you pay deposit before 2nd November 2022. Non-refundable deposit in the ticket required to secure your place £200. This deposit will be part of the total amount due to be paid
Online Dance Classes
West-African Dance Classes with Batch. Mondays and Wednesdays 7-8.30pm.
Join Batch online via Zoom for your dance fix during these hard times!
Classes are £10. Please book and make your payment in advance to receive your invite link to the class. Alternatively, you can book through the Move GB website.