Live on TVNZ's Seven Sharp – Wellington's Not Dead gig

Surprise gig!

Tonight at 7pm Wellington Batucada will be taking part in Seven Sharp‘s live TV broadcast from the St John’s Bar in Wellington.

The gig starts at approx 6:30pm, and we’ll be joining heaps of other creative performing types to show John Key that Wellington is still New Zealand’s most vibrant city – and that we’re certainly Not Dead.

Come and join us!

International Dance Day Wellington

Celebrating the art of dance from around the world

How awesome is this photo?

Wellington Batucada drummers and dancers at International Dance Day

Wellington Batucada drummers and dancers take part in International Dance Day at Te Papa
Photo by Barmen Simatupang

Beginners’ drum workshops start Sunday 12 May 2013

Learn samba drumming!

We are pleased to announce that our 2013 beginners’ drumming workshops will start at 12.45pm on Sunday 12 May, and will run till 3pm. There will be 6 workshops in total, and costs are $60 for the series if paid in full, or $12.50 per workshop. The workshops are run at our usual practice space, Thistle Hall, which is on the corner of Arthur and Cuba Streets.

The dates for the workshops will be Sundays 12, 19, 26 May, and 3 (Monday), 9, 16 June.  Each workshop will run from 1 – 3pm, apart from the first which has the earlier start time of 12.45pm, to allow for the registration process.

To find out more, check out our Join page. The page includes a form to fill in if you’re interested in taking part.

Workshop places are filling up fast, so if you want to be involved – get in quick!