Mas Camp

The week leading up to Bath Carnival the community comes together at Green Park Station to make the final preparations for the big day.

The finishing touches will be added to our awesome collection of costumes, colourful decor constructed for the festival event, local schools and community groups joining forces to complete their outfits and all the other exciting activities involved in preparing a large outdoor event.

For those wanting to take it one step further, we will be hosting a series of drop-in workshop sessions giving you chance to develop your skills in costume, dance and music...

 

Drop in Workshops

When: Mon 16 - Fri 20 July
Early Evening

Where: Green Park Station

We will be offering over 40 hours of FREE creative workshops including drumming workshops, dance classes & costume making at Green Park Station's market square, the week leading up to Bath Carnival. Sign up today by choosing a specifc form below. 


Monday 16 July

Samba Drumming
18:00 - 19:30

Free

Choose from an array of hand percussion instruments and within a couple of hours you’ll be part of the distinctive sound of Samba. This session is led by Bath’s very own Jamma de Samba.

 

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Tuesday 17 July

Family Costume Making
14:00 - 17:00

Free

A chance for parent and child to get creative together - decorating their pushchairs, trikes and outfits in true Carnival style. Once finished our friends at Little Things Magazine invite you to join their Family Bloc in the procession.

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Wednesday 18 July

Brazilian Maractu  Drumming & Dance
18:00 - 20:00

Free

A double biller! Brazilian dance with Bath Carnival’s dance resident dance teacher Angeles Montero and Maractu style percussion with Afon Sistema, winners of the Bath Carnival 2016 procession and runners up in 2017.

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Thursday 19 July

Headdress Making
17:30 - 19:30 (drop in)

£8+

Join our carnival artists and customize your Bath Carnival t-shirt. Purchase a Bath Carnival 2018 t-shirt for a minimum donation of £5 and start tie-dying!

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Friday 20 July

African Dance & Drumming
18:30 - 19:30

FREE

Amazing opportunity to learn the basic patterns from the Zagrobi and Digba dance which originated from the Bette people located in South West Ivory Coast.

*Due to popular demand we've now added African drumming to this workshop too!

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