World music and beats workshop

Discover instruments from around the world in this family-friendly workshop.

A pair of drum-like instruments

Dates and times

9 – 12 August 2021

Workshops run between 10.30am –12pm and 1.30pm – 3pm




£20 per child (includes free entry for accompanying adult)

Includes entry to Wakehurst and parking

Pre-booking is essential

Bring the sounds from around the world to the gardens of Wakehurst.

An immersive and organic music-making experience, designed to tap into children’s natural curiosity and intrinsic motivation to explore sound, led by Steve Morley, an expert music teacher with over 20 years of experience in classical Indian tabla drumming. 

Children can discover instruments and percussion from around the world, including Indian tabla, West African djembes and udus (pot drums), as well as simple pitched percussion. No musical experience required!

Perfect for children aged 4-11 years old. All children will need to be accompanied by an adult.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) notice

Come along knowing that the safety and wellbeing of our visitors are of the utmost importance to us. We are continually monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic situation as it evolves.  

If you are unable to attend because of government restrictions in place due to coronavirus, please contact the customer service desk at at the earliest opportunity to discuss further.

Read about the changes we've made to keep you safe.

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