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Jul
5
Fri
13th UK Taiko Festival @ Leicester
Jul 5 – Jul 7 all-day

The 13th UK Taiko Festival will be taking place 5th – 7th July 2019 in Leicester across various venues.

The Festival will feature three fantastic concerts;

Feast of Taiko, 5th July, 7.30pm, Sue Townsend Theatre.

A fabulous showcase of taiko from youth groups across the UK. This concert is now sold out, to go on the waiting list please email info@taikofestival.org.uk

 

Taiko Beats, 6th July, 12.15pm, Sue Townsend Theatre.

Six different taiko groups from across the UK each play for 10-minutes. A great way to sample a variety of taiko styles. Tickets £12.50 available from here.

 

Taiko Without Borders, 6th July, Sue Townsend Theatre.

The Festival’s headline concert featuring Kaoly Asano (Japan) with Kion Dojo (Germany), plus Tsuchigumo Daiko (Scotland) and Tano Taiko (England). Tickets: £20.00 per person available from here.

 

Saturday 6th July will also see the LCB Depot become the Festival hub with taiko presentations, outdoor performances and more.

On Sunday 7th July there will be a special outdoor performance of ELEVEN at Humberstone Gate West.

To find out more about the Festival please visit www.taikofestival.org.uk.

Jul
15
Mon
Drum for Fun @ The Taiko Centre
Jul 15 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

Start your week with a bang with our Drum for Fun sessions on Monday mornings. Suitable for complete beginners, and those that have played taiko before. No need to book!

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Monday Night Taiko @ The Taiko Centre
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This hour long session is the perfect way to shake off those Monday blues. No need to book, no need for prior experience, suitable for those 16yrs+ and £5 per person. Come as much or as little as you like! For more info please email info@kagemusha.com.

 

Jul
20
Sat
Saturday Skills and Drills @ The Taiko Centre
Jul 20 @ 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 info@kagemusha.com or calling 01626 325832.

 

Tano Taiko at Ottery St Mary Primary School Summer Fair @ Ottery St Mary Primary School
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ottery St Mary Primary School are hosting their Summer Fair on Saturday 20th July, 3.00 – 6.00 pm, and Tano Taiko will be performing and running have-a-go sessions during the event. Times TBC.

Jul
22
Mon
Drum for Fun @ The Taiko Centre
Jul 22 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

Start your week with a bang with our Drum for Fun sessions on Monday mornings. Suitable for complete beginners, and those that have played taiko before. No need to book!

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Monday Night Taiko @ The Taiko Centre
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This hour long session is the perfect way to shake off those Monday blues. No need to book, no need for prior experience, suitable for those 16yrs+ and £5 per person. Come as much or as little as you like! For more info please email info@kagemusha.com.

 

Jul
29
Mon
Drum for Fun @ The Taiko Centre
Jul 29 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

Start your week with a bang with our Drum for Fun sessions on Monday mornings. Suitable for complete beginners, and those that have played taiko before. No need to book!

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Monday Night Taiko @ The Taiko Centre
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This hour long session is the perfect way to shake off those Monday blues. No need to book, no need for prior experience, suitable for those 16yrs+ and £5 per person. Come as much or as little as you like! For more info please email info@kagemusha.com.

 

Aug
3
Sat
Saturday Social @ The Taiko Centre, Hannahs at Seale Hayne
Aug 3 @ 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 info@kagemusha.com.