Category Archives: Carnival

Sun shines on May Fair celebrations by Lisa Reeves Saturday 17th May 2014

    The weather was absolutely spectacular today for the 2014 Alderley Edge May Fair which proved to be another hugely successful community event. The sun shone beautifully as hundreds gathered in the village to the enjoy the parade, featuring … Continue reading

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NHS299 Sunday 29th September 2013

The Musicians Union Bateria uplifting the crowd of 50.000 to 70,000 protesters at the Save Our NHS Rally to protest the way the Conservative Party has treated it and the country on the first day of their Party Conference this … Continue reading

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A rather excellent resource…

A Vic Firth Lesson Series with Scott Kettner from his book, “MARACATU FOR DRUMSET AND PERCUSSION,” available through Hal Leonard Publications. ENTER TO WIN an autographed copy of Scott’s book, American Classic® 5A drumsticks, and Vic Firth High-Fidelity Earplugs! Click … Continue reading

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The Rhythm The City 7pm

We receive a steady stream of enquiries at the moment asking whether new people can join Manchester School of Samba (MSS). The answer is a most affirmative yes (rather than “yes but…”). We enjoy the excellent, energetic and accessible choreography … Continue reading

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Manchester Day Parade 2013

We have been busy preparing for the biggest parade of the year here in my home city of Manchester, The Manchester Day Parade. Modelled on American and Irish events it aims to celebrate the communities, diversity and creativity of the … Continue reading

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Working Hard

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Unidos de Vila Isabel campeã do Carnival do Rio 2013/Vila Isabel Carnival Champions 2013

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Manchester School of Samba – for DrumOff.TV

Some of Manchester School of Samba mucking about for DrumOff.TV’s competition last night! We meet every week at Sacred Trinity Church on a Wednesday. Between 7 and 9.30p.m. There’s a simultaneous dance class as well… More about DrumOff.TV Here

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Samberos

Samberos from GroupOne Mava on Vimeo. Manchester School of Samba meets tonight and every Wednesday at Sacred Trinity Church, Chapel Street, M3 5DW 7 till 9.30p.m.

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Event Review THE Manchester DAY Parade 10th June 2012 | Trifter

EVENT REVIEW THE MANCHESTER DAY PARADE 10TH JUNE 2012 This was the third annual Manchester Day Parade festival, though the first I have seen, and bore the subtitle The Sky’s The Limit, and a theme of celebrating heroic achievements. It … Continue reading

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