13th UK Taiko Festival

UK Taiko Festival 2019

Leicester, Friday 5th – Sunday 7th July 2019


A Feast of Taiko

Sue Townsend Theatre, Friday 5th July, 7:30pm
A concert showcasing the exciting taiko talent of youth groups in the UK.

Taiko Beats

Sue Townsend Theatre, Saturday 6th July, 12:15pm
5 adult taiko groups each play for 10 minutes in a quick-fire celebratory concert.

Headline Concert

Sue Townsend Theatre, Saturday 6th July, 7:30pm
Headline Concert – Guest artists to be announced


Taiko workshops will take place at Curve, and De Montfort University.

Outdoor Performances

Informal outdoor performances will take place hourly throughout Saturday at the LCB Depot, in the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter. They will be followed by “have-a-go” workshops for members of the public.

Presentations and Discussions

There will be a series of short talks on taiko-related topics on Saturday. These will take place at the LCB Depot, where food and drink will also be served throughout the day.
More information will follow soon. Please email us with any enquiries.


See also: 1st UKTF;  2nd UKTF;  3rd UKTF;   4th UKTF;  5th UKTF;  6th UKTF;  7th UKTF;  8th UKTF;  9th UKTF;  10th UKTF;  11th UKTF; 12th UK Taiko Festival