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World Rhythms

Over 80 free workshops

WOMAD is incredibly proud of its workshop programme which is free to all festival-goers.  Experience music, dance and culture, up-close and personal with some of the fantastic artists that perform at the festival. With over 80 adult, and 200 children’s workshops, there is certainly activities for everyone if you want to give them a go and try something new.

Read our blog post to learn about last year’s programme.

World Rhythms

Over 80 free workshops

WOMAD is incredibly proud of its workshop programme which is free to all festival-goers.  Experience music, dance and culture, up-close and personal with some of the fantastic artists that perform at the festival. With over 80 adult, and 200 children’s workshops, there is certainly activities for everyone if you want to give them a go and try something new.

Read our blog post to learn about last year’s programme.

All Singing All Dancing

The All Singing, All Dancing tent houses workshops covering everything from Brazilian folkloric dance to Palestinian singing from Iyengar yoga to reggaeton dance.

2019 Key artists:
BRUSHY ONE STRING

One of Jamaica’s most renowned artists gives a masterclass in reggae rap.

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2019 Key artists:
CANZONIERE GRECANICO SALENTINO

Learn from Italy's leading and longest standing traditional ensemble; a new wave of young performers re-inventing Southern Italy’s Pizzica musical and dance traditions.

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2019 Key artists:
THE BEATBOX COLLECTIVE

Learn how to beatbox from the worlds beatbox champions and become an expert in vocal percussion.

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2019 Key artists:
SOOTHSAYERS

Learn Pan-African dance moves from a staple of the UK and European festival scene.

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Workshops out and about

The Arboretum is home to yoga, singing sessions, giant xylophones and kora workshops to name just a few. And you’ll find lots of other workshops going on at other venues around the site.  Download the festival app before arriving and explore the full programme.

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