In 2016, Hull Sound Circles delivered the Hull Drum Circle project funded by the Arts Council and Big Lottery.
The project provided a weekly facilitated drum circle that was open to the local community (15 years upwards), using a variety of interesting drums and percussion instruments from around the world. We provided all of the instruments, which included drums such as congas, tubanos, darbukas, frame drums and djembes and percussion instruments, such as hand-held gongs, wah-wah tubes, shakers, wood and different types of bells. We incorporated songs from around the world, vocal improvisation, body percussion and set polyrhythmic rhythms. The venue was lit with soft lighting, using coloured lights to provide a relaxed atmosphere in which participants could be free to be in the moment without feeling exposed.