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African Drum Course

With Jimi Dale

Come and learn some powerful African inspired rhythms songs and dances. Also learning songs with a latin flavour and groove. No experience necessary just a willingness to learn and have fun. If your Heart is beating you can drum.

@ St Columba Church
92 Surrey Cres
Grey Lynn

Thursday Nights
6 to 7.30 pm
4th February to 9th March

Cost : $100 for six weeks
$20 per class

Booking Essential
Contact : Jimi 846 9663
or 021 123 2037


Easter Retreat 4 with Chris Berry

Come learn the healing rhythms, dances, songs and stories of the four elements.

Daily Schedule
Camp starts Friday 9am
9 - 10:30am Drumming
10:45am - 12:15pm Dance
12:15 - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15 - 2:45pm drumming
3 - 4:30pm dance
4:45 - 5:15pm m’bira
6:30pm dinner

Evening program
7:30-9pm storytelling & singing for each of the elements

Sunday schedule is subject to change, working towards the evening ceremony.

Sunday 7:30pm Banyumba ceremony


Uniquely located in a conservation area, the Tangihua Lions lodge sits in a secluded clearing in the Tangihua forest. The Tangihua Forest is situated halfway between Whangarei on Northland’s east coast, and Dargaville.

MARCH 25-28, 2016

Cost: $420
Includes Tuition & Camping
(Food not included)
Earlybird Rates:
$350 until 05/01/2016
$380 until 31/01/2016
Confirm your place with $100 deposit
Drum hire $10 for the camp

Bank account details for direct deposit: 03-0255-0162140-00
Your name and N’Jinji as reference

Mail cheques to:
Jimi Dale
78 Taylors Rd
Mt Albert, Auckland 1025

For venue information only:

For directions:
Google Maps
“Tangihua Lodge”

Registration Contact Jimi Dale: 021 123 2037



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