Bear Number 9 Drumming Residency at West Stow

Bear Number 9 Drumming Residency at West Stow

Wednesday 14 August 2024 to Wednesday 21 August 2024

Times: 12.00pm

Prices: Standard admission charges apply

Venue: West Stow

Come and experience drum birthing living history demonstrations by Bear Number 9 at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, and join in with some traditional drumming in the Great Hall.

Our ancestors drummed to celebrate and commemorate in times of transition, sorrow or joy. Join Bear number 9 as they demonstrate the processes of preparing and making sacred drums in the Saxon Village throughout the week.

There will also be an opportunity to get involved with a public drumming circle.

Public drumming sessions in the Great Hall
Daily at 3pm-4pm between Thursday 15 August – Tuesday 20 August (inclusive)

Take part in a group drumming session and see for yourself how the drum touches both heart and mind.
Suitable for all ages and abilities. No experience needed.

Other information

  • Standard admission charges apply
  • Parking fees apply
  • Dogs are not permitted in the Saxon Village (Assistance dogs only)
  • Much of the site is outdoors, please dress accordingly

Times: 12pm- 4pm
Tickets: Standard admission charges apply
Booking: Not required
Venue: West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

This project is being delivered by West Stow and Bear Number 9 as part of the Brecks Fen Edge & Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. (visit for more information or events)

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