Taste of Taiko in Tiverton @ The Oak Room
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Taste of Taiko Workshop in Tiverton

Saturday 30th November, 10 am – 4 pm, The Oak Room

Taiko is coming to Tiverton! This amazing performing art which combines big drums and choreography is a lot of fun and accessible to all. Kagemusha Taiko will be leading a day-long Taste of Taiko workshop in the Oak Room on Saturday 30th November. This workshop will include an introduction to taiko as well as the basics, fundamentals and melody patterns culminating in learning a simple performance piece by the end of the day.

Places are £40 per person and must be booked and paid for in advance at the Liznojan Bookshop on Gold Street in Tiverton. Please note there is a booking fee to pay by card. Participants must be 14yrs +. Lunch is not included but tea & coffee will be available.

For more information please email

Sharpen Your Shime Skills @ The Taiko Centre
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This Sharpen Your Shime workshop focuses on the subtle elements needed to play various base rhythms and patterns well on this smaller drum. Places are £10 per person and must be booked in advance. This workshop is not suitable for complete beginners. To book please email

Saturday Social @ The Taiko Centre, Hannahs at Seale Hayne
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

The chance to play taiko in an informal class, these sessions are open to all (16yrs +), and will cover basics and the opportunity to work on a beginners performance piece. Includes tea or coffee from 9.30am at the Taiko Centre for those who arrive early. To find out more email

Sunday Skills and Drills @ The Taiko Centre
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

An exciting way to kick off the weekend, these Skills and Drills sessions will cover a range of things including shime and odaiko technique as well as different styles of playing  such as up-stand and slant stand. £10 per person and suitable for those who’ve played taiko before. Places must be booked in advance by email or calling 01626 325832.


Taiko Day Retreat @ The Taiko Centre
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Kagemusha Taiko are now offering ‘Taiko Day Retreats’. Spend the day learning the basics and fundamentals of this amazing performing art at our fully equipped studio.

Blow those cobwebs away with this unique opportunity to re-energise, re-charge and challenge yourself with something new. Drumming, beautiful Devon countryside and more, Kagemusha Taiko’s Day Retreats are the perfect way to escape. With no previous experience of taiko necessary, these days are open to enthusiastic adults of all ages.

Our day retreats begin with gentle stretches followed by a day of taiko drumming, finishing off with exclusive use of a hydro-therapy pool. Places are just £60 per person and must be booked in advance by emailing


  • A day of taiko drumming

  • Tea & coffee throughout the day

  • 1 hour session in a hydro-therapy pool

Upcoming Dates

Saturday 7th December, 10.30 am – 6.00 pm

Saturday 11th January, 10.30 am – 6.00 pm