Velha Bataria Samba Band
Velha Bataria Samba Band is a Community Samba Drumming band based in Newport and Chepstow . It was established in 2016 in Chepstow and has made 60+ performances, many of which are local community events.
Samba is Afro-Brazilian music, It’s origins lie in the dances and religious practices of the West African slaves that were brought to Brazil during the Portuguese colonisation in the 1500’s.
The Velha Bataria Samba Band has approximately 20 members and rehearse at Hannah’s Music School, Chepstow on Tuesday lunchtime and Ponthir Village Hall on Wednesday evenings.
For more info please contact Noel Watson on 07952 949 952
Velha Bataria Samba Band has performed at: Palmers Centre, Chepstow, Mencap, Chepstow, National Eisteddfod Abergavenny, Abergavenny Food Festival
Chepstow Sunday Band Stand, Drill Hall Chepstow, WW1 Centenary. Wye Bridge Reopening, Chepstow, Chepstow Fireworks Display,
Hogging The Bridge, Caldicot, Caldicot Carnival, Caldicot Choir Club House, Caerwent Festival, Raglan Fun Day, Shire Fest Shirenewton,
Usk Fun day, Devauden Festival, Magor Frost Fayre, Hogging The Bridge, Caldicot. Sedbury Fete, Welsh Millenium Centre, Cardiff, Glanfa Stage
Commonwealth Games , Friars Walk, Newport, Potters, Newport , Children In Need, Liswerry 8 Fun Run Newport, Caerleon Arts Festival, Drum Camp Wales 2016,
Tredegar Park Folk Festival, Newport, Coleford Festival of Words, Doynton Fun Run, Cardiff Half Marathon, Chepstow Festival of Fun.