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bullet RobFergo
14 Jul : 10:58
Liver Drummers class in Liverpool. Contact Rob on 07835423839 or email LiverDrummers@hotmail.com

bullet suzie5609
30 Apr : 17:30
Hi, does anyone know of djembe lessons in the Pembrokeshire area of Wales? I took lessons in India and am keen to pursue

bullet Iris Vera Utrilla
11 Apr : 10:25
Hello, I am looking for a good teacher/classes in North London. Does anyone know about someone? Thanks!

bullet ivita
13 May : 15:03
hello - does anyone know of a good teacher / good classes in London?

bullet johndrummercoach
29 Dec : 22:46
Hi there! If you're in Bagshot, would Farnham be a reasonable distance for you to travel? I give small group drumcircles. And even some latin percussion to boot if enough people want it.


John Overton
07780 195848

bullet johndrummercoach
29 Dec : 22:44
I'm running djembe and latin percussion workshops in Wrecclesham, near Farnham from January onward.
£10 per session for the regulars and £12 if you're dropping in.
Call John on 07780 195848.
Please bring own djembe / other percussion instrument.

bullet odita
20 Oct : 21:58
Djembe group Liverpool.
Wednesday evenings.

bullet Jayne
27 Sep : 15:41
After having drummed in the beautiful Spanish Hills with my bro, I returned and bought myself a djembe drum! I am in Bagshot, Surrey and would love to jam and learn with others in the local area! Anyone interested and local to me then please do get in touch!

bullet terryl
19 Sep : 14:08
Anyone know where i can buy a decent djembe drum ...i'm in Romford in essex..

bullet stickybuddy
18 Sep : 15:29
Jembe & Doundoun classes Brentford Boating Arch under Kew Bridge (arches on North side W4 3NQ) opposite train station; many buses 237, 267, etc; parking in Strand on the Green.
Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Same price: £7.50 + £2.50 drum-hire.
Great location by the river. Come & play. Tell your friends. Best wishes, Lu

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 Buying a Djembe

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Mon Nov 13 2006, 09:23PM Quote
Registered Member #283
Joined Mon Nov 13 2006, 07:31PM
Location: UK
posts 1
Hello there,
I am living near Canterbury. Does anyone know a website/shop which sells good, quality djembes but at a low price range (50-100) or even cheaper? Is it possible to get quality djembes at this kind of price? Not amazing professional ones but just great sound and good fun? We have a kind of fair trade/ethnic shop in Canterbury which sells them but I don't really know what is quality and what is not. Is there a great web shop out there in cyberland perhaps? Anyone know of good shop in Canterbury, East Kent area?

Kind regards,
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Tue Aug 10 2010, 12:29PM Quote
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Joined: Thu Aug 05 2010, 11:56AM
Location: se5 9pg
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Hi Matthew,
You won't get very good quality drums for that price unless they're really small. The amount of work that goes into sourcing the wood, hollowing it out, carving it, skinning an animal, preparing/vetinary checks on the animal, tuning with quality rope and then shipping to UK all adds up quickly!! Anyone who is selling for less than that will be selling cheap immitations - so beware.
I know a guy who sources the drums directly from a drum making village in Ghana. He has 3 sizes - the smallest would probably be under 100 - if you're still interested. Please contact yaw_asumadu@hotmail.com.

Good luck
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