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Drumming traditions of the world

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Drum-roll please!

For Irish Sign Language Week 2017, Brian Fleming of Dublin’s Culture Connects will lead a hands-on workshop on drumming traditions of the world. Participants will learn to play traditional rhythms together on congas, djembes, bongos and dun duns. This energetic workshop enables participants to experience the flow and excitement of playing together in a real drumming ensemble. Expect plenty of laughs, tired arms and red hands! The workshop will finish with a session of ‘Tea & Chats’ with Dublin’s Culture Connects and the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks.

Date and time: Wednesday 20th September, 1pm
Duration: 45 minutes
Audience: Adults
Location: Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7
This workshop is free but booking required: Tel: +353 (0) 1 6486453 Email:

More about ISL Awareness week:

Unfortunately, in Ireland, Irish Sign Language is not recognised as an official language and therefore has no language rights. Along with increasing awareness and celebrating the existence of Deaf people, ISL Awareness Week will also highlight the difficulties faced by members of the Deaf community and sign language users in Ireland.



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