Freedom Festival 2016

by hull samba on June 22, 2016

Freedom Festival Hull kicks off on Friday September 2 with hypnotic drumming from internationally-acclaimed French “pyro musicians” Les Commandos Percu and Basque company Deabru Beltzak, who promise an explosive audio visual spectacle as they present their show Danbor Talka. 15 local musicians will be rehearsing elements of the show over the coming months and taking [...]

We have moved!

by hull samba on February 25, 2016

From February 2016 we are pleased to announce that we have moved to our new home, which is Trinity Methodist Church, Newland Avenue, Hull, HU5 2EJ. You will find us on the corner of Cottingham Road and Newland Avenue, next to Tesco Express. We run two groups each week at the same time, one is [...]

Do you love music and dance? Do you find yourself tapping along to music, longing for a bigger drum? This is your chance to learn to play the infectious rhythms of the Brazilian carnival.Hull Samba are delighted to announce they are running a series of beginners courses starting on Tuesday 19th January, at the Holy [...]

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Hull Samba are delighted to announce that on Saturday 18th April we are hosting a prestigious ‘Escola de Bateria’ workshop, led by one of the UK’s leading Brazilian Percussionists, JP Courtney. JP Courtney performs and arranges carnival and folk music from Cuba and Brazil, and leads several professional samba bands around the UK, including Toque [...]

Summer 2013

by hull samba on November 14, 2013

  As Hull Samba collectively awaits news of the City of Culture 2017 bid decision we look back over a glorious Summer and Autumn that has seen the group develop and take part in some truly spectacular events across the city of Hull, also taking the sound of Hull Samba further afield. Summer began with [...]

Brazilica 2013

by hull samba on July 20, 2013

Hull Samba are delighted to be taking part in the Brazilica 2013 Parade in Liverpool on July 20th. http://www.brazilicafestival.co.uk/whats-on/carnival-parade/ Over 20 members of the group will be travelling from Hull across the M62 to participate in this event alongside  Samba groups from around the UK and the world. The parade leaves Abercromby Square at 8pm [...]

FREEDOM FESTIVAL 2012

by hull samba on August 17, 2012

Hull Samba is performing as part of the Love Cannon Parade at this years freedom festival. SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 6.15PM-6.45PM The Parade departs from Wellington street at 6.15PM Wear pink or red and join in! http://www.freedomfestival.co.uk/freedom-art/street-theatre-wellington-street/the-love-cannon-parade/

HULL SAMBA’S GIGS IN JULY AND AUGUST

by hull samba on July 18, 2012

  SUNDAY AUGUST 19th  Skyride Hull City Centre.  Performing at the Marina 12pm-2pm then onto the Cosmo Cup!