Mbira singing workshop with Anna Mudeka

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 […]

Join Caution Shonhai at Camp Pamuzinda


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 […]

Nhapitapi Mbira Intensive Weekend


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 – […]

Phillip Nangle: Mbira Concert

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 […]

Devon Mbira Gathering 2014

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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 […]