Big Bang Festival of Rhythm

the arkJoin Chico from Senegal & his mysterious friend ‘The Kumpo’  this Saturday, 19th July, at The Ark, Temple Bar.

As part of the Big Bang Festival 2014, this family event promises to be a real cultural delight.

The Ark and the Big Bang Festival collaborate for the third time this year in what promises to be a unique and fun opportunity for children to experience and participate in the excitement of an authentic African cultural event. Musical accompaniment from Wassa Wassa. 

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Newbridge June Fest 2014

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Wassa Wassa Rhythm Workshops-Sunday 1st June -Open Drum Workshop as part of Newbridge June Fest 2014

Ruaile Buaile Lucan

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Wassa Wassa Drum & Dance Workshops at Ruaile Buaile, Lucan 2014.- Tuesday 27th May-Saturday 31st May

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Facilitated by Niall Delahan & Tshibo Prince-Saturdays Family Workshops round off a week of schools drum & dance workshops.

South Dublin County Council Summer Camps 2014

Through out July & August children across South Dublin will get to experience Wassa Wassa Workshops through SDCC funded workshops.

For more information & for availability please contact SDCC

Africa Day 2013

Wassa Wassa Workshops Family Drum Workshops Sunday 26th May with Sadjo Sissokho & Niall Delahan. Workshops run hourly all day. Irish aid Event to celebrate Africa Day and honour African Communities living in Ireland.

Irish Aid-Africa Day 2012 Video

Check out this years Irish Aid-Africa Day 2012-Make a Bang- Drum Workshops, featuring Sadjo Sissokho and Niall Delahan.

The Riverbank-Family Dance & Rhythm Workshop

Family Drum & Dance workshop with Natalie Grand-Dance for Everyone 4th August at The Riverbank, Newbridge. Bookings directly through the Riverbank only. Click here for details & bookings

RIVERBANK ARTS CENTRE// Main St. Newbridge// Co. Kildare
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri 10am – 5.30pm (Closed for lunch 2-2.30pm)
Sat 10am – 1pm

Contact: Tel: 045 448327//email: // Web:

Don’t Forget… online bookings can be made 24hrs a day, seven days a week

Sadjo Sissokho in Concert

We are delighted to announce the launch of our year long collaboration with master Kora musician Sadjo Sissokho from Guinea Bissau. Concert to take place at Twisted Pepper, Middle Abbey Street, 23rd March 2012 @ 7pm. The Kora is a 21 string West African harp and the soft melodies and Sissokho’s singing will be accompanied in parts by West African percussion. Support on the night from DJ One World. African Food will be served.

Tickets on Door.

Dublin Adult Drum Workshops-July/August 2012

Hi all-just an update that weekly African Drum Classes recommenced in July at Twisted Pepper, Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1- every Wednesday. Drums provided. Bookings in advance please. Contact Niall on 087 6938106 or to reserve a place. Happy Drumming!!

Adult Drum Workshops-Dublin 2012

Adult Drum Workshops are due to start in Dublin again this month. Facilitated by Niall Delahan the classes will be on Friday evenings in Dublin City Centre, Location, start date & exact times t.b.c. this week. If you;d like to be put on teh mailing list for this just email