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 have done 60+ performances, many of which were 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 Portuguese colonisation in the 1500’s.

Velha Bataria Samba Ban 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.

VB Samba have 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 Shire Newton
Usk Fun day,
Devauden Festival,
Magor Frost Fayre,
Hogging The Bridge , Caldicot.
Sedbury Fete
Welsh Millenium Centre, Cardiff, Glanfa Stage
Common Wealth Games , Friars Walk, Newport
Potters, Newport , Children In Need
Liswerry 8 Fun Run Newport
Caerleon Festival
Drum Camp Wales 2016
Tredegar Park Folk Festival, Newport
Coleford Festival of Words
Doynton Fun Run

Cardiff Half Marathon

Chepstow Festival of Fun

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