Xmas party workshops 20th December

In celebration of BEING TOGETHER AGAIN we are providing a full day of drum dance dance workshops plus entertainment down by the Yarra river.

Sunday 20th December
Yarra Bend Park, Fairfield

Location: Sir Herbert Olney Oval (enter via Deep Rock rd)
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/785YqLTLftQt5cPYA

Confirmed teaching artists:
Simon Lewis – djembe
Bassidi Koné (Mali) – djembe
Ronald Morales – dundun (drumming)
Kwame Tosuma (Ghana) – West African dance
Lou Wang – West African dance
Mitzi McRae – West African dance, dundun dance

Class prices

Any single class (except dundun dance) – $20
Dundun dance – $25 Booked out
Drum hire – $5 (part/full day)
Day Pass – $75 (includes drum hire) Booked out

Nb. You will need to hire a drum for dundun dance unless you can supply your own. We have limited instruments.
Don’t miss out!

Online booking now closed.
Feel free to turn up to classes and pay in cash (dance and djembe classes are not booked out)


You have the option of ordering some delicious lunch from Jade Elise (our famous Camp Samatou chef). There are no other options for buying food at that venue.

You are also welcome to BYO picnic lunch.

Orders due by Sunday 13th Dec.

Orders closed

  • Asian-style rice noodle salad with crunchy pickled veg, shallots, peanuts and sesame dressing. Chicken/tempeh. $18
  • Vanilla cupcake with cream cheese frosting or vegan, gluten free caramel and chocolate slice $6


  • Lunchtime performances
  • Handmade African fabric earrings, traditional beads & jewellery, African fabric Beeswax food wraps, adult and kids clothes
  • Hair braiding & cornrows

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