Category Archives: Community

The Month Ahead

June into July is always a time of change for us at Masamba. The schools work finishes up, and we come to rely more on gigs to keep us busy! As the month began, we had a great little gig … Continue reading

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Proud to be part of Pride

This year, Masamba members will again be bringing the samba beat to one of Ireland’s largest and most colourful street events – the Pride Parade 2017! After the St. Patrick’s Festival parade, Pride is probably now the 2nd biggest parade … Continue reading

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Back to School/New Beginnings!

We got back to the rehearsal space yesterday afternoon, tired but happy with a good week’s work behind us. This is the time of the year when a lot of our school work re-commences after the Summer break, and it … Continue reading

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A Good Day at the Office

Today was one of those magic days that make being in MaSamba so worthwhile. This morning, I was up in Castleblayney for my third workshop with a groups of local children, in preparation for the Muckno Mania Festival Parade tomorrow … Continue reading

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Presidential Visit to MaSamba, March 11th 2015

As many of you will know, we recently re-located to a new rehearsal space on Bow Lane West, and it has created a lot of extra work for everyone in the band, but last week made it all worth it! … Continue reading

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Architects of Our Own Destiny

Apologies for the lack of posts over the last few weeks, but we have been extremely busy getting ready for the impending of the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President has kindly offered to open our new building … Continue reading

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Bow Lane West – Work In Progress

When we first moved into the new space at Bow Lane, the first reaction of most people was to remark how big it was. The second – how much work needed doing to make it functional and maybe even, comfortable! … Continue reading

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Samba’s Little Helpers!

This is always a fun time of year in the Masamba camp, with lots of Christmas -themed events on the agenda! This week alone, we have no less than 8 events, including workshops, rehearsals and shows, with a variety of … Continue reading

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All the Drums, Returning Home….

It’s that time of the year again, as all the schools begin to wind down for the Summer holidays, and we begin to move all the sets of drums back to the rehearsal space, where they will be repaired, rested … Continue reading

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Community Services Funding

We are delighted to announce that our funding under the Community Services Programme (CSP) has been extended until the end of 2016, guaranteeing us another 3 years of work in the community in Dublin. The CSP is a programme of … Continue reading

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