What we're about

Come and join our group of drummers who love meeting up to play the djembe and dundun rhythms of West Africa. No experience necessary and no need to book a course - try it for a night and see if you like it! I've been running this community group / class in High Wycombe since 1998. There are 3 levels beginners, intermediate and advanced. You will learn how to play the djembe (goblet shaped hand drum) and get to play many of the amazing traditional rhythms from West Africa. When you're ready, you can also join the performance group, The Hartbeats Vitae Drummers.

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Hartbeats West African Drumming Classes - High Wycombe

Needs a location

Please note that I don't use Meetup very much. To book and please email [masked]

Learn how to play the djembe drum and experience the amazing djembe and dundun rhythms from West Africa! These classes have been running in Bucks since 1998 so you will be joining an established group. New-comers are always welcome and no prior experience is needed.

Tuesday classes @ The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe

Wednesday classes @ Stewart Hall, Little Kimble

I will resume classes on Tues 4th Jan (RGS High Wycombe) and Weds 5th Jan (Stewart Hall, Little Kimble)

No class on Weds 9th Feb as Stewart Hall is unavailable, but I'll see if I can find a replacement.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND A CLASS

Classes need to be booked by and paid for in advance. Book your place by sending an email to [masked] and include the following information:

  1. The date/s you are booking and if you have paid for Session 1, 2 or 3
  2. Djembe hire?
  3. Your contact details - name, address and mobile number (if I don't already have it)

Please use email for any messages or questions regarding these classes. I will only contact you via your mobile if for example there is change to a class on the day such as a last minute cancellation

CLASS TIMES / COSTS

Djembe hire per week £2

Session 1 Beginners / Improvers 6.30 - 7.40 @ £10 per week or £8 per week if block booked

Session 2 Intermediate 7.15 - 8.45 @ £11 per week or £9 per week if block booked

Session 3 Advanced 7.45 - 9.30 (including short break) @ £11 per week or £9 per week if block booked

If you wish to attend more than one session, e.g. Session 1 & Session 2 or Session 2 & Session 3, contact me directly.

HOW TO PAY

Book in advance for Pay Per Week and for Block Booking.

From January, block booking will return to monthly (usually 4 or 5 weeks depending on the number of weeks in a month).

If you are Paying Per Week, where possible please book your place by the day before the class.

Pay online by bank transfer only. Please make sure that you use the correct bank details (see below).

If you pay in cash, bring the exact money only, there will be no change. Remember you will need to book in advance too.

No refunds unless I cancel the class. There is also no option to change or defer the date/s that you have booked and paid for.

BANK DETAILS

Ms J N Hart[masked]

Write your name as the reference and remember to email me with the information listed under “If you would like to attend a class.”

VENUES

WEDS @ Stewart Hall, Kimble:
Little Kimble, Aylesbury HP17 0XNhttps://goo.gl/maps/EfNh9KeKGSaVSLqx9

TUES @ The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe:
Amersham Rd, High Wycombe HP13 6QT https://goo.gl/maps/BiqCiZTRcrQWTmnY7
Drive into the school grounds via the black gates on Hamilton Road. We are in the drama room accessed via the fire exit. My Hartbeats white van will be parked outside the room (immediately on your left as you drive in).

Best Wishes
Justine Hart
Hartbeats African Drumming Classes[masked] [masked]
www.hartbeats.co.uk (website not updated with current class info)

Hartbeats West African Drumming Classes - High Wycombe

Needs a location

Please note that I don't use Meetup very much. To book and please email [masked]

Learn how to play the djembe drum and experience the amazing djembe and dundun rhythms from West Africa! These classes have been running in Bucks since 1998 so you will be joining an established group. New-comers are always welcome and no prior experience is needed.

Tuesday classes @ The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe

Wednesday classes @ Stewart Hall, Little Kimble

I will resume classes on Tues 4th Jan (RGS High Wycombe) and Weds 5th Jan (Stewart Hall, Little Kimble)

No class on Weds 9th Feb as Stewart Hall is unavailable, but I'll see if I can find a replacement.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND A CLASS

Classes need to be booked by and paid for in advance. Book your place by sending an email to [masked] and include the following information:

  1. The date/s you are booking and if you have paid for Session 1, 2 or 3
  2. Djembe hire?
  3. Your contact details - name, address and mobile number (if I don't already have it)

Please use email for any messages or questions regarding these classes. I will only contact you via your mobile if for example there is change to a class on the day such as a last minute cancellation

CLASS TIMES / COSTS

Djembe hire per week £2

Session 1 Beginners / Improvers 6.30 - 7.40 @ £10 per week or £8 per week if block booked

Session 2 Intermediate 7.15 - 8.45 @ £11 per week or £9 per week if block booked

Session 3 Advanced 7.45 - 9.30 (including short break) @ £11 per week or £9 per week if block booked

If you wish to attend more than one session, e.g. Session 1 & Session 2 or Session 2 & Session 3, contact me directly.

HOW TO PAY

Book in advance for Pay Per Week and for Block Booking.

From January, block booking will return to monthly (usually 4 or 5 weeks depending on the number of weeks in a month).

If you are Paying Per Week, where possible please book your place by the day before the class.

Pay online by bank transfer only. Please make sure that you use the correct bank details (see below).

If you pay in cash, bring the exact money only, there will be no change. Remember you will need to book in advance too.

No refunds unless I cancel the class. There is also no option to change or defer the date/s that you have booked and paid for.

BANK DETAILS

Ms J N Hart[masked]

Write your name as the reference and remember to email me with the information listed under “If you would like to attend a class.”

VENUES

WEDS @ Stewart Hall, Kimble:
Little Kimble, Aylesbury HP17 0XNhttps://goo.gl/maps/EfNh9KeKGSaVSLqx9

TUES @ The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe:
Amersham Rd, High Wycombe HP13 6QT https://goo.gl/maps/BiqCiZTRcrQWTmnY7
Drive into the school grounds via the black gates on Hamilton Road. We are in the drama room accessed via the fire exit. My Hartbeats white van will be parked outside the room (immediately on your left as you drive in).

Best Wishes
Justine Hart
Hartbeats African Drumming Classes[masked] [masked]
www.hartbeats.co.uk (website not updated with current class info)

Hartbeats West African Drumming Classes - High Wycombe

Needs a location

Please note that I don't use Meetup very much. To book and please email [masked]

Learn how to play the djembe drum and experience the amazing djembe and dundun rhythms from West Africa! These classes have been running in Bucks since 1998 so you will be joining an established group. New-comers are always welcome and no prior experience is needed.

Tuesday classes @ The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe

Wednesday classes @ Stewart Hall, Little Kimble

I will resume classes on Tues 4th Jan (RGS High Wycombe) and Weds 5th Jan (Stewart Hall, Little Kimble)

No class on Weds 9th Feb as Stewart Hall is unavailable, but I'll see if I can find a replacement.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND A CLASS

Classes need to be booked by and paid for in advance. Book your place by sending an email to [masked] and include the following information:

  1. The date/s you are booking and if you have paid for Session 1, 2 or 3
  2. Djembe hire?
  3. Your contact details - name, address and mobile number (if I don't already have it)

Please use email for any messages or questions regarding these classes. I will only contact you via your mobile if for example there is change to a class on the day such as a last minute cancellation

CLASS TIMES / COSTS

Djembe hire per week £2

Session 1 Beginners / Improvers 6.30 - 7.40 @ £10 per week or £8 per week if block booked

Session 2 Intermediate 7.15 - 8.45 @ £11 per week or £9 per week if block booked

Session 3 Advanced 7.45 - 9.30 (including short break) @ £11 per week or £9 per week if block booked

If you wish to attend more than one session, e.g. Session 1 & Session 2 or Session 2 & Session 3, contact me directly.

HOW TO PAY

Book in advance for Pay Per Week and for Block Booking.

From January, block booking will return to monthly (usually 4 or 5 weeks depending on the number of weeks in a month).

If you are Paying Per Week, where possible please book your place by the day before the class.

Pay online by bank transfer only. Please make sure that you use the correct bank details (see below).

If you pay in cash, bring the exact money only, there will be no change. Remember you will need to book in advance too.

No refunds unless I cancel the class. There is also no option to change or defer the date/s that you have booked and paid for.

BANK DETAILS

Ms J N Hart[masked]

Write your name as the reference and remember to email me with the information listed under “If you would like to attend a class.”

VENUES

WEDS @ Stewart Hall, Kimble:
Little Kimble, Aylesbury HP17 0XNhttps://goo.gl/maps/EfNh9KeKGSaVSLqx9

TUES @ The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe:
Amersham Rd, High Wycombe HP13 6QT https://goo.gl/maps/BiqCiZTRcrQWTmnY7
Drive into the school grounds via the black gates on Hamilton Road. We are in the drama room accessed via the fire exit. My Hartbeats white van will be parked outside the room (immediately on your left as you drive in).

Best Wishes
Justine Hart
Hartbeats African Drumming Classes[masked] [masked]
www.hartbeats.co.uk (website not updated with current class info)

Hartbeats West African Drumming Classes - High Wycombe

Needs a location

Please note that I don't use Meetup very much. To book and please email [masked]

Learn how to play the djembe drum and experience the amazing djembe and dundun rhythms from West Africa! These classes have been running in Bucks since 1998 so you will be joining an established group. New-comers are always welcome and no prior experience is needed.

Tuesday classes @ The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe

Wednesday classes @ Stewart Hall, Little Kimble

I will resume classes on Tues 4th Jan (RGS High Wycombe) and Weds 5th Jan (Stewart Hall, Little Kimble)

No class on Weds 9th Feb as Stewart Hall is unavailable, but I'll see if I can find a replacement.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND A CLASS

Classes need to be booked by and paid for in advance. Book your place by sending an email to [masked] and include the following information:

  1. The date/s you are booking and if you have paid for Session 1, 2 or 3
  2. Djembe hire?
  3. Your contact details - name, address and mobile number (if I don't already have it)

Please use email for any messages or questions regarding these classes. I will only contact you via your mobile if for example there is change to a class on the day such as a last minute cancellation

CLASS TIMES / COSTS

Djembe hire per week £2

Session 1 Beginners / Improvers 6.30 - 7.40 @ £10 per week or £8 per week if block booked

Session 2 Intermediate 7.15 - 8.45 @ £11 per week or £9 per week if block booked

Session 3 Advanced 7.45 - 9.30 (including short break) @ £11 per week or £9 per week if block booked

If you wish to attend more than one session, e.g. Session 1 & Session 2 or Session 2 & Session 3, contact me directly.

HOW TO PAY

Book in advance for Pay Per Week and for Block Booking.

From January, block booking will return to monthly (usually 4 or 5 weeks depending on the number of weeks in a month).

If you are Paying Per Week, where possible please book your place by the day before the class.

Pay online by bank transfer only. Please make sure that you use the correct bank details (see below).

If you pay in cash, bring the exact money only, there will be no change. Remember you will need to book in advance too.

No refunds unless I cancel the class. There is also no option to change or defer the date/s that you have booked and paid for.

BANK DETAILS

Ms J N Hart[masked]

Write your name as the reference and remember to email me with the information listed under “If you would like to attend a class.”

VENUES

WEDS @ Stewart Hall, Kimble:
Little Kimble, Aylesbury HP17 0XNhttps://goo.gl/maps/EfNh9KeKGSaVSLqx9

TUES @ The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe:
Amersham Rd, High Wycombe HP13 6QT https://goo.gl/maps/BiqCiZTRcrQWTmnY7
Drive into the school grounds via the black gates on Hamilton Road. We are in the drama room accessed via the fire exit. My Hartbeats white van will be parked outside the room (immediately on your left as you drive in).

Best Wishes
Justine Hart
Hartbeats African Drumming Classes[masked] [masked]
www.hartbeats.co.uk (website not updated with current class info)

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