Rockin’ Robins Summer School takes place at Derby Market Place from Tuesday 17th August - Thursday 19th August. The three days will be jam packed with all things drums and give participants hands on experiences like never before!

 

Each day starts at 10AM where participants will join their bands and the day will begin! Activities and workshops will run until lunch and then participants will be able to eat a packed lunch and socialise with others on the course. The afternoon will then be filled with more drumming fun and the day concludes at 3pm. 

 

Once the course has finished on Thursday 19th, friends and family are invited back to watch participants perform a showcase of what they have learnt over the 3 day course. The Showcase will begin at 6:30pm with 6:00pm doors. With each Summer School place booked, you will receive two complimentary tickets for the performance. Additional tickets will need to be purchased separately. 

 

Our Summer School is open to young people aged between 7-12 and our workshops have been tailored to suit all skill levels. Below is an example of some of the workshops that will be covered:

 

- Drums from around the World

- Preparing for a live performance

- Stick Fit music and PE class

- Beat Making and Rudiments

Live concert

+ MORE!

 
 

Summer School FAQ's

Where is Rockin' Robins Summer School taking place?


This year our Summer School is taking place at Derby Market Place. Currently the Derby Market Place has been transformed into an Al Fresco style space. From August, the Market Place will be transformed once again to house a 300 capacity permanent marquee which will be the home of this year's Summer School amongst many other events for the City. The marquee will be secure and only accessible by Rockin' Robins Staff, Students and Event/Security Personnel provided by Derby Live (Derby City Council). Rockin' Robins has all the relevant safeguarding policies and procedures in place to make the event as safe as possible for all partcipants.




My child has never played Drums before, can they still take part?


Our Summer School is open to young people aged between 7-12 and our workshops have been tailored to suit all abilities including beginners. Below is an example of some of the workshops that will be covered:

- Drums from around the World

- Preparing for a live performance

- Stick Fit music and PE class

- Beat Making and Rudiments

- Live concert

+ MORE!




Does my Child need to bring anything?


All equipment will be provided for the Summer School by Rockin' Robins. If your Child has their own Drumsticks they may bring them but this isn't compulsory. However, please make sure that all Children attend the summer school with the following: - Packed Lunch per day to be eaten on site. Please note there are no kitchen facilities on site so please provide cold food that is ready to eat. Please also provide your child with plenty of water for the day in a named water bottle. - Suitable Clothing that is practical and your child will be comfortable in. Some of the craft based activities involve the use of paint/pens and some of the other activities are very physical. With this event taking place in a Marquee, please make sure your Child has enough warm clothing and a coat should a typical British Summer take place! Please make sure all belongings are named as Rockin' Robins are not liable for any personal items that are misplaced or damaged during the event. Medication If your child requires medication whilst at Summer School please ensure this is passed over to a Rockin' Robins staff member at the start of the day in a named plastic container with dosage requirements. Please note, additional paperwork will be required upon arrival at Summer School.




Event Timings


Summer School Tuesday 17th August 2021 10AM - 3PM Wednesday 18th August 2021 10AM - 3PM Thursday 19th August 2021 10AM - 3PM Performance Thursday 19th August 2021 Doors 6:00PM, Performance Start 6:30PM




The Performance


The performance will take place on Thursday 19th August at 6:30pm with doors opening at 6:00pm. This will be a chance for students of the Summer School to showcase the workshops they have undertaken in front of friends and family. With each Summer School ticket that is purchased, you will recieve two complimentary tickets for the performance. Additional tickets will be available to purchase for the performance at the price of £7.50 plus booking fee.





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