This week The Wonder Inn host an exciting array of musicians, performers, teachers and artists for Project African Experience on Saturday 21st October 2017, for a day of “art, music, dancing, and vibrant connection”. Take part in celebrating the diversity of African and World cultures with Mancunian performers, including authentic dance and drumming workshops, live performances, vibrant DJs, food and drink, along with a few “surprises from the team”.
Talented African Kora player Suntou Susso will be leading a workshop and performance, also joined by Gambian dance artist Jokeh Sillah, internationally recognised for her knowledge and inspirational teaching techniques of traditional West African dance.
Attendees can also look forward to a Brazilian dance workshop and evening gala with Bridget Withycombe-Wharton. A member and leader of several Greater Manchester Samba bands, Bridget is also involved in many educational, community and performance groups as a choreographer, teacher and performer.
The day culminates with a performance from inspirational dancer, drummer, singer and teacher Sens Sagna and musical troupe The Kajamor Family. Playing afrobeat and reggae, for the last 10 years the band have been performing on UK festivals, carnivals and other events. “Sens Sagna and the Kajamor Family” bring an authentic, vibrant and groovy live performance to their fans. Music continues into the night with DJs Siren and San Sonido & The Knot-Eyed Jaguar.
Tickets start at just £10, up to £35 for a whole experience pass for all four workshops, the evening Gala and live performances. Doors open at 11am on Saturday 21st October 2017
Tickets are available here.
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