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The Wooden Roots Experience – Snape Maltings

August 2 - August 4

Leading West African drumming experts and djembe makers, Wooden Roots, announce a weekend of West African drumming, dance and performance. The Wooden Roots Experience takes place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th August at Snape Maltings.

Founded in Los Angeles and suppliers of bespoke djembes for Marvel Studios’ Black Panther movies, Wooden Roots have created a three-day programme with some of the best West African artists in the world.

Ticket prices start at around £60 for a child. Different packages are available; Gold, Silver and Bronze, which offer varying levels of access to activities throughout the weekend. Tickets for adults and children are available for three days, two days or one day.

For Gold ticket holders only, the weekend starts on Friday evening with ‘SMOKE N’Drums’, which includes food, plenty of drumming and an intimate meet and greet with the Experience artists.

Gold and Silver ticket holders attend workshops on Saturday and Sunday at Snape Maltings, and a Dununba Celebration on Saturday evening, which is a vibrant cultural event from countries including Guinea, Mali and Burkina Faso. It will include drumming, dancing and storytelling.

Bronze tickets are for one day only but people can buy add-ons for other activities.

A special Sunday night concert in Snape Maltings Concert Hall will bring the Wooden Roots Experience to a close, and is open to the public.

Advanced drummers can take part in sessions where they will learn the core fundamentals of the important relationship between West African drumming and dance. This will help participants deepen their practice.

Payment plans are available for gold and silver tickets until the end of June.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit: https://www.woodenroots.com/wooden-roots-experience-august-2024.

Find out more about the artists here: www.woodenroots.com/experience-headliners

Wooden Roots Experience 2023 at Snape Maltings (c) Wooden Roots


August 2
August 4


Snape Maltings
Snape, Suffolk IPI7 1SP United Kingdom + Google Map