Facilitator’s Intensive Training 2021

Facilitator Intensive Experience (6-day) Oct 4th – October 10th 2021
Early Bird £750 by May 31st 2021
Full Price £850 by Sept 5th 2021

Instalment Plan: £200 Apr/Jun/Aug £250 by Sept 5th 2021

Prices are fully inclusive of training costs, food and accommodation from Oct 4th-10th.


Using Village Music Circles ™ Protocol, UK Playshop’s Week-Long Intensive Drum Circle Facilitation Training provides beginning and advanced Facilitators the skills needed to lead Rhythm-Based events for groups of all sizes and backgrounds. This week-long experience will immediately connect facilitators to a supportive international community while providing extensive opportunities to learn and develop facilitation skills in a safe environment. Participants of all levels will receive peer, mentor and advanced Facilitator support. This week goes beyond the weekend training with the presentation of more techniques, developing style, increasing depth, and extensive practical experience.

Program Content

During this week-long intensive VMC provides 50 hours of learning activities. Participants receive extensive practice in the facilitation techniques needed to lead a drum circle or rhythm event for a variety of populations and group sizes.

The program format will include group instruction and discussions combined with small group break-out exercises that reinforce the learning of the foundational facilitation elements presented. Exercises are taught sequentially so as to become progressively more complex as the facilitators’ skills develop throughout the week.

Participants experience multiple small group activities using movement, voice, musical instruments, and improvisational rhythm games.

Peer group and mentor leaders offer critique and feedback, which are a important part of the learning process.  More time is given for individual attention, critiques, and skills building.

Week-Long Intensive includes extensive opportunities to freely experiment during the exciting and challenging free-form community “jump-time!” – Jump-time offers many hours of learning fun, practising and exploring new skills in a supportive environment.

Week-Long Intensive provides opportunities for networking with international Facilitators of all experience levels and professional backgrounds.



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Drum Circle Facilitation: Building Community Through Rhythm
by Arthur Hull

The world is till in the grip of the pandemic but there are signs of a light at the end of the tunnel. We believe that by October we will be good to go. In the meantime we are open for registration and rest assured that if anything changes and we cannot run you will receive a FULL REFUND

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