Sabar Family Dance

Batch Gueye

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

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sabar family DRUM AND DANCE HOLIDAY 2023

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JAN 2 – 20, 2023

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!

Make your zoom account here

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.


7.00-8.30 PM


7.00-8.30 PM