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Explore the sounds, uses and the materials used in the manufacture of percussion instruments from around the world in this interactive hands-on workshop.

Play a talking drum from Ghana and learn how to change its pitch, feel the air vibrate inside a Turkish doumbek, and explore world instruments made of unusual and recycled materials.

Discover instruments that create the sounds of a rainforest and use them to create a soundscape with your classmates whilst following a conductor.

As part of the workshop, your class will have exclusive access to the Hands On Music Space which features a wide range of world instruments.

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS1

Ages: 5-7

Subjects: Citizenship, Music

Topics: Africa, Human & Physical Geography, Pitch & Melody, Popular Music, Rehearsing, Rhythm, Rhythms of the World, Team Building, Music

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: From £2.41 per student (£72.50 per session, excluding VAT)

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Students: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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The Horniman connects us all with global cultures and the natural environment, encouraging us to shape a positive future for the world we all share.

Learn about their world-class collections and discover information about world cultures, music, different species and the natural environment we all share.

There is more that unites us than divides us, and this can clearly be seen when looking at the 350,000 or so objects in the Horniman collections.

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