Brazilian Drumming in Napier, Hawkes Bay

10-week Samba Drumming Beginners Course
Starts Tuesday, 30th April, 2018

Details and Signup Here

Location : Pacific Surf Club Clubrooms on Marine Parade - Tuesday nights 7.30-9.30pm. 10 weeks starting 30th April, 2019

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How to become part of Bay Batucada

facebook_FBay Batucada runs beginners workshops in the middle of each year. From that workshop, the beginners join the "All Group" Wednesday evening practices. The "All group" section is an inclusive group that includes the less experienced players. Less experienced players then train further to join the main "Performance Group".

Bay Batucada is great fun experience to part of. If you would like to be notified of when our next beginners workshop starts:

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Ear Protection

Ear protection is a must for our workshops. Please remember to bring wear-on-the-head ones or ear inserts. We usually recommend inserts as the most convenient and these are also mandatory for gigs.

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Where are our Workshops?


Pacific Surf Lifesaving Club located on Marine Parade in Napier (tucked in behind Ocean Spa hot pools). View Map


Main Practice
Wednesday  7.30pm - 9.30pm

Advanced group : Sundays  5pm -  7pm


$3 per week. Cash is ok for the first few weeks as you try out. After that, you'll need to set up an automatic payment.

Account details are on the members page.

For more information contact

  • Murray Tonks (0274-482-995)
  • Rinnie Copplemans (021-038-0629) or
  • Phil Solomon (021-07-54300)

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