Join Anna Mudeka for a special mbira singing workshop on Saturday 25th March at Cranworth Village hall from 10am-4pm. Audiences will be transported to Zimbabwe through music which has been played for over a thousand years by the Shona people. Anna will talk and play the Mbira and share traditional songs with […]
Take part in the 6th Moor Mbira camp for three days of playing, sharing and learning Mbira Music with Chartwell Dutiro at the stunning Hillyfield woodland farm on Dartmoor. This is a small, family friendly and intimate camp. Mbira players of levels of all welcome. We will be Camping, Sharing Food & […]
Renowned mbira player and teacher Caution Shonhai will be hosting Camp Pamuzinda from 9am February 5th to 9am February 18, 2017. About Camp Pamuzinda The camp will be at Nyamayaro village in Nyamweda, Mhondoro, Zimbabwe. this is a great opportunity to learn how to play traditional mbira as well as other […]
Join Chartwell Dutiro at the 15th Zimbabwe in Devon Camp Mbira Gathering to learn and enjoy mbira. The camp is suitable for all levels of mbira players. Book now.
Nhapitapi is coming around again- a late winter jolt of bracing mbira music to chase away the winter blahs! Join Claire Jones for the 9th Annual Nhapitapi Mbira Weekend open to all mbira players from beginning through to advanced levels. Date: February 26 – 28, 2016 Time: Friday 5:30 pm – […]
Immerse yourself in four luxurious days of mbira playing, singing and dancing for the ancestors with Chartwell Dutiro and Denise Rowe in a gorgeous location on the Dartmoor National Park in Devon.
Mbira veteran Ambuya Stella Chiweshe will be touring the UK for Refugee Week celebrations. Make you sure you catch her at one point or the other as she’ll be travelling to different cities across the country. Dates and Venues Sun 14 Newcastle: Live Theatre – Stella Chiweshe presented by Waka Waka […]
Join October Gallery for an exhilarating evening of African music! Performing artist Phillip Nangle is from Cape Town, South Africa. He specialises in Mbira, namely the Karimba and the lesser known Njari. These African musical instruments consist of wood with attached staggered metal tines, and are played by holding the […]
A message from Tomas Brickhill on the passing of his father Paul Brickhill Book Café proprietor and liberation war veteran Paul Brickhill has died aged 56. He was diagnosed with cancer in July this year and passed away on 3 October in Johannesburg. Comrade Brickhill was born in 1958 and […]
When: Tuesday 24th June till Monday 30th June 2014 Where: Coombe Farm,Tiverton,Devon Cost: £300 including food. “Mbira makes me think deeply” Chartwell Dutiro A long weekend of intensive mbira playing,Shona style singing,hosho playing,dancing and rhythm. Come to enjoy and learn from 3 unique teachers Gwenyambira,Chartwell Dutiro Zimbabwe,Denise Rowe UK and Emily […]