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Silver Sambistas - the 50+ samba drumming group

Silver Sambistas is a not-for-profit community group that brings over 50s together through learning and playing Brazilian carnival music.


What more energising and social a thing to do on a Monday morning than drum with like-minded people!?


Make the most of social and musical aspects with expert tuition from David at Olá Samba and a friendly, regular group.


Playing a mixture of Brazilian and world rhythms, the group performs throughout the year at events and to raise money for charities.


Anyone can do it! No experience necessary. All (over 50s) welcome! David teaches in an accessible, friendly manner that incorporates all abilities.


All equipment is provided. 


There is a break halfway through the session where tea and biscuits are provided.



Have fun, make friends, perform!

Where: St Mark's Methodist Church, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham ,GL51 8PX.


St Mark's Methodists Church is on the Route D bus.


When: Mondays weekly at 10.30am-12.30pm


Cost: £5 per session. After you've tried it a couple of times and decided to join an annual subscription of £5 is payable.


Get in touch and try it for yourself!


Frances - Secretary


franceskh 'at' hotmail 'dot co 'dot' uk


Or contact David, the musical leader.


Joining this group is one of the best things I've ever done. Very good for the concentration
and for making friends!
- a Silver Sambista
Fab! I never thought I would be playing with the group so quickly!
- a Silver Sambista
The best thing to do on a Monday morning. Sets you up for the week!
- a Silver Sambista
National Star College

National Star College

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Silver Sambistas at National Star

Silver Sambistas at National Star



Ola Samba - National Star College

Ola Samba - National Star College

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Based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50, Olá Samba brings samba drumming workshops, evening classes and teambuilding workshops to the whole of the Cotswolds, including Gloucester, Stroud, Cirencester GL7 and Swindon plus Oxford, Oxfordshire, Worcester, Worcestershire, Wiltshire and even as far as London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.