Yamato Drummers: Chousensha - The Challengers

Yamato Drummers: Chousensha - The Challengers

The unmistakable sound of the traditional Taiko drum, used in Shinto rituals, is challenged by the Yamato drummers of Japan.
 
Drums weighing up to half a tonne are hit with ferocious skill, as each beat sends out a heart-thumping torrent of vibrations. In this high-energy, exhilirating performance, the drummers push their own limits in a staggering display of physical strength as they use their entire bodies to produce their thunderous music.
 

Booking from: Friday, 24th March 2017
Booking until: Friday, 24th March 2017
Running time: 2

The unmistakable sound of the traditional Taiko drum, used in Shinto rituals, is challenged by the Yamato drummers of Japan.

Drums weighing up to half a tonne are hit with ferocious skill, as each beat sends out a heart-thumping torrent of vibrations. In this high-energy, exhilirating performance, the drummers push their own limits in a staggering display of physical strength as they use their entire bodies to produce their thunderous music.

Music: Live

Age guidance: No under 5s.


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How to get there: (5mins) Turn left on Kingsway and carry on 200 metres until Claire Market, where the theatre is on your left.