Worldwise Samba Drummers to perform at Preston Flag Market

Posted on - 29th June, 2021 - 1:52pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, City Centre, Flag Market, Preston buildings & attractions, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Recreation, What's On in Preston
The Worldwise Samba Drummers

The Worldwise Samba Drummers have asked Preston residents to perform alongside them at this year’s Making a Mark arts event.


Making a Mark, which takes place at Preston Flag Market on Saturday 17 July, is due to feature a range of artists and performers.

From noon, the Worldwise Samba Drummers will lead a short parade before performing from the balcony of the Harris Museum. This year, members of the public are encouraged to join in.

Preston residents are welcome to join in with the drumming

The Worldwise Samba Drummers are a community group who perform high energy Afro-Brazilian music, mostly samba, samba fusions and candomblé arrangements.

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Set up by staff from the University of Central Lancashire, the band benefits from the university’s support. Due to the pandemic, the group have not met for over 15 months, but the drummers have started gathering in Ashton Park and are welcoming new members.

The Worldwise Samba Drummers playing to the public

People of all ages and levels of musical experience are welcome, but children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult for the parade and performance.

For more information about the Worldwise Samba Drummers, and to learn how to make your own ganza shaker, visit –

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