Drum Birthing Workshop

Drum Birthing Workshop

Event details

This event is now off sale. Any pre-booked uncollected tickets will be available to collect on the gate.

Create your own sacred drum at West Stow Country Park, as part of this exclusive one-day drum birthing workshop run by Bear Number 9.

Run by Claire and Benny from Bear number 9, this workshop offers you the opportunity to celebrate and honour the sacredness of all things as part of the process of birthing your drum.

The workshops are very simple, utilising the traditional methods of our ancestors with the help of some modern tools, and you will learn all about the processes of stretching and treating the hides, and creating frames for the drums along the way.
The drum you create is something that could last for generations.

All materials are provided.

Please bring something to wrap your drum in for the journey home.

Further info

Workshop duration 10am-5pm, includes a break for lunch (please provide own lunch, the café on site is open serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks).

  • Suitable for ages 8+
  • Meet at the Visitor Centre
  • Part of this workshop is outdoors, so please wear appropriate clothing
  • Parking fee applies: £3 for the day
  • This workshop excludes admission to the Anglo-Saxon Village

This project is being delivered by West Stow as part of the Brecks Fen Edge & Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. (Visit The Brecks website for more information or events)

Times: 10am-5pm
Tickets: £50 per person (usually £195)
Booking: Essential - use the 'Book now' button or call 01284 758000
Venue: West Stow Country Park

This event is promoted by West Suffolk Council & Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership.

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