Category Archives: Gigs

Back in the Community

August is usually a pretty quiet month for us here at Masamba. Most of the educational institutions and youth projects we work with are shut for the month, or operating a reduced service. As many people are on holidays, there … Continue reading

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June Statistics

We had a really busy, and a really good month of June. It was also a good balance between the community see of the work, and chances to perform at some quite high profile events. We blogged lots of little … Continue reading

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Is June over yet??

As the end of June draws near, it’s worth looking back at what has been a fantastic month for Masamba. However, right now, there is too much in the immediate future to allow for that! On Monday, we began a … Continue reading

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Moving Onwards (and Upwards?)

It’s been a long, but rewarding week here at Masamba.   We are still moving stuff out of the Bow Lane premises in storage, and despite some obstacles, we’re getting there. We just did a deal on another big shed … 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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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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2014 – A Brief Overview

The end of any year provides an opportunity for reflecting on what, if anything, has been achieved, and what can be learned for the future. This year has absolutely flown by, and looking back, it has been both a busy … Continue reading

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Time for a Silent Night!

To say that we have been busy over the last month would be a bit of an understatement, especially with the whole ‘moving building’ thing and all the chaos that entails. However, this last week has seen us up the … 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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A Week of Endings

As they say, ‘all good things must come to an end’, and this week sees a few things finishing up around the same time. Firstly, our most recent project with the HSE Mental Health Group concludes this week. This is a … Continue reading

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