What is Global Grooves?

Global Grooves offers high-quality specialist training in inspirational international performance arts: Music and Dance; Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, West African, and South Asian drumming, dance, and song, photography and art. We regularly exhibit the work of both local and international visual artists.

Whether you want to study the depths of folkloric drumming, dance, or song from far off lands and cultures, or simply want to get your feet tapping to captivating concert sounds, or volunteer your skills in our carnival arts studio, then we have a global groove for you.

You can download the 2013/14 Project Report here

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  • The Vale Cinema - The blues brothers - Plus Kyla Brox

    Thursday 3rd September • 7.30pm
    THE BLUES BROTHERS (Certificate 15, 1980)
    Thursday 3rd September • 7.30pm
    Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
    PLUS live performance and blues workshop with the
    fabulous Kyla Brox and Danny Blomely. Advanced bookings recommended
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  • The Vale Cinema - Jungle Book plus mask making

    Saturday 5th September • 1:30pm – 4.30pm
    THE JUNGLE BOOK (Certificate U, 1967)
    Saturday 5th September • 1:30pm – 4.30pm • £5**
    Watch Mowgli learn “The Bare Necessities” of life in this captivating classic animated musical.
    PLUS find out about the animals of the Indian Jungle and make your own jungle mask!
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    Global Grooves 2013-2014 Reports and Evaluations It's been a fantastic year and we are proud to present our 2013/14 project report. Also, please feel free to read our accounts of the key learning...
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