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RASPO summer project launch success

The Summer Carnival Steel Band project launched at South Street Arts Centre with eager newcomers joining forces with experienced RASPO musicians to learn to play steel pans. More...

The combination of newcomers, visitors, RASPO's experienced musicians and tutors created a fun carnival atmosphere in MacDevitt's studio with all joining in to try out the steel pan instruments.

The workshop launches a carnival project of twice weekly workshops throughout August with optional performances during the bank holiday weekend in Reading and at London Notting Hill Carnival. Project details...

The project brings together RASPO seniors, newcomers, beginners and returning alumni for a summer of carnival music fun.

There are still places available if you want to join. Workshops are free of charge every Tuesday and Thursday on 31 July, 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21 August from 5pm to 8pm at South Street Arts Centre. Click here for map and directions.

Send us an email here or book your free place via South Street Arts Centre for a summer of excitement and carnival music. More...

RASPO launches summer carnival steel band project with patron Pax Nindi

RASPO launches summer carnival steel band project with patron Pax Nindi

"What a joy to see further development of RASPO and a pleasure to be their Patron!!"

RASPO Patron

Pax Nindi


Dani Richardson helps newcomers to learn steel pan at the launch of RASPO's summer project at South Street Arts Centre in Reading Berkshire

It is not too late to join RASPO for the Summer Carnival Steel Band project.

Workshops are twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5pm to 8pm on 31 July, 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, and 21 August 2014. Sign up here.