Adventures in rhythm

DRUMS OF THE WORLD is an exciting interactive drum workshop.

For all levels of previous experience

The group is made up of friendly percussionists, drummers and others interested in exploring the world of rhythms.

Award-winning venue in Camden

Green Note is London’s most celebrated live music venue for roots and world music.

Free refreshments included

Choose from the selection on offer at the Green Note (choice of teas or coffees) on arrival.

Group drumming session

Participation is a major part of the workshop but no-one will be ‘picked out’ to perform in front of the group.

How to get there:

Green Note


Green Note,
106 Parkway,
Camden Town,

Prices & Tickets:



with an active Drum Pass subscription



general admission for non-members

Unlock the "Half Price Friend" offer!

Everyone attending the workshop is very welcome to bring a guest. Your guest’s ticket is half price (£10).

Simply enter the code HPFRIEND in the box that appears when you click on Enter Promotional Code. This will allow you to add a half price friend ticket.

Led by Adam Teixeira

ADAM TEIXEIRA is a drummer and educator from Toronto, Canada. His extensive experience in jazz and world music led to many travels around the globe to perform and study music from different folkloric traditions. Adam has spent years developing and refining these rhythmic vocabularies in his unique approach to performing and teaching.

hosted by Elephant Drums

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are these workshops for?

Suitable for all levels from beginners to more experienced players.

These workshop sessions are aimed at adult learners, but under-18s are also very welcome if accompanied by an adult – please contact us first.

You do not need to have been to a previous workshop in this series. Each workshop is a standalone session with new content.

Where is the venue and how to get there?

The workshops take place at the wonderful Green Note in Camden.

Green Note is an award-winning live music venue and café-bar, located less than 5 mins walk from Camden Town tube station. View map and get directions

What happens during the workshop?

During the workshop participants have hands-on experience with the percussion instruments and the workshop involves playing various rhythms together as a group.

The application of the rhythms to the drum kit is also explored, and participants will be able to put everything learned in the session into a fun performance piece by the end of the session.

Drums of the World

Can I bring my own drum along?

Yes – absolutely! The more the merrier!

If you have your own hand drum you would like to bring then please bring it. If you don’t have a drum, then no problem (you can use any of ours).

Please let us know when you complete the registration form if you’ll be bringing a drum and what type of drum it is. If you don’t know what your drum is called then feel free to email us a picture of your drum in advance and the workshop session will be tailored to include it.

If you have any questions about the session please contact us.

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