Costs and Booking Information

All including a £200 non-refundable deposit to be paid by 30th August.


WEEKS 1 & 2             28th December 2019 – 9th January 2020 (arr 27th Dec, dep 10th Jan)

                                      Standard                       £750

                                      Tuition Only                 £420


WEEKS 2 & 3             4th – 16th January 2020 (arr 3rd Jan, dep 17th Jan)

                                      Standard                       £980

                                      Tuition Only                 £540


WEEKS 1,2 & 3          28th December 2019 – 16th January 2020 (arr 27th Dec, dep 17th Jan)

                                      Standard                       £1,180

                                      Tuition Only                 £640


WEEK 3                       11th – 16th January 2020 (arr 10th Dec, dep 17th Jan)

                                     Standard                       £500

                                      Tuition Only                 £350


The Abené Festival runs between 26th December and 2nd January, and tickets to the evening performances will be included in the workshop fee. The New Year’s celebrations on the beach in Abené is regularly attended by people from all over, and is not to be missed with plenty of spontaneous live music in different areas alongside the more organised celebrations at certain venues.

Numbers for the camp are limited and places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Price includes:

  • Transport from Banjul arriving on 27th December and returning on 10th January or 17th January
  • Full board (shared twin/double room) accommodation
  • One 3hr drum class per day, 5 days out of 7 for two or three consecutive weeks
  • Ticket to the Abené Festival for 27th Dec 2016 – 2nd January 2017

If you need to pay by instalments or would like to discuss payment options please contact Coral directly.

Djembe rental:
Approximately £15 per week – to be confirmed. We will update this information soon.

To book your place:
Please complete and return the Booking Form and ensure you have read our full Terms and Conditions.

Any further questions?
Coral will be your main contact regarding bookings and payments: 07762402811
General questions please contact Justine: 07773047684

Everyone who books this course will be emailed a “General Info” document out crammed with as much information as we can think of to help you prepare for your trip such as what to bring and idea of costs of some common items.


This event will only go ahead if we receive enough bookings. Drum Whisperer and Hartbeats reserve the right to alter the structure of the camp if circumstances dictate.


Full refunds will be offered in the unlikely event we have to cancel the camp.

Reservations/places are non-refundable. In the event of your non-attendance, you are free to sell your reservation/place on privately. Drum Whisperer and Hartbeats cannot be involved in the resale of reservations/places.