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Taiko Taiko - Email Newsletter of Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers & the Mugen Taiko Dojo
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Mugenkyo
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers - 
at the forefront of taiko as a 
European art form since 1994,
with extensive tours, festivals,
concerts & collaborations.
Mugen Taiko Dojo
The first purpose-built taiko
training centre in the UK, the
Mugen Taiko Dojo conducts
introductory workshops
through to top-level training,
and outreach projects in
schools & communities
throughout the UK.
www.taiko.co.uk
Summer Festival Dates

There have been a few last-minute additions to our summer festival schedule - here is the up-to-date list below:

Summer Festival Dates

 
Mugenkyo Festival Performances:

Sunday 13 June -  Bradford Mela
This is the biggest Asian cultural festival in the UK, where we will be headlining the Guava stage at 7 - 8pm.
Further info / tel: 01274 432 422

Sunday 20 June - Glasgow Mela
Mugenkyo will be performing on the main stage 3 - 4pm, with additional performances by the Dojo team throughout the festival site - a plethora of taiko! Join us for a feast of multicultural delights!
Further info / tel: 0141 287 9808

Saturday 14 August - Halifax Festival
A two-hour outdoor concert at the Piece Hall in Halifax - a beautiful venue for a summer's evening of taiko! This will be our only performance in Halifax this year, so book up soon!
Further info / tel: 01422 349 422



Dojo Festival Performances:

Our Dojo performance team, consisting of members training at our teaching centre in Central Scotland, will be performing at a variety of events this summer:

Saturday 19 June - Hamilton Classic Car Rally
The team will be performing short sets between 12 - 3pm.

Saturday 17 July - Moffat Gala
Performances at 3:30 & 6:30 tbc. at the Hope John Stone Park and the Town Hall.

Saturday 28 August - Strathaven Balloon Festival
Taiko performances at 6pm & 8:30pm, to accompany the spectacular "glow", when all the hot-air balloons are lit up agains the night sky.



Next Introductory Weekend Workshop


Introductory Weekend Workshop
Join us at the Mugen Taiko Dojo for an unforgettable experience learning to play the taiko drums with the senior players of Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers. Experience the taiko drums right up close and learn a taiko piece by the end of the weekend. The introductory weekends are open to adults of all ages & are accessible to all.

Date:     Sat 4 & Sun 5 September 2010
Price:     £180 non-residential (residential rates on request)

Contact us for more info:   01357 522 008 / MTD@taiko.co.uk



Taster Workshops in Central Scotland

Taster WorkshopTry out taiko drumming with our two-hour taster workshop. All workshops are 7-9pm & are open to adults & families. The cost is £15 / £10 for students & unemployed. All equipment is provided - come & join in!


Tue 15 June     Edinburgh, Bongo Club
Tue 29 June     Glasgow, Gilmorehill G12
Wed 21 July     Moffat, Town Hall

Contact us for more info:   01357 522 008 / MTD@taiko.co.uk
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MUGEN TAIKO DOJO
P.O. Box 5124, Lanark, ML11 0WA, UK
tel: 01357 522 008   int'l: +44 1357 522 008
www.taiko.co.uk

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