Essex Global Music Weekend

WOMAD foundation supported the first Essex Global Music and Dance Weekend in August 2016 – a fantastic weekend of music, singing and dance with artists from across the globe – Ghana, Jamaica, Zanzibar, Colombia and UK. A festival which gives the opportunity to learn new techniques, explore new genres – develop new skills and take part in collaborations. An exciting, immersive weekend of workshops and master classes which took place at Colchester Institute and Colchester Arts Centre with Abass Dodoo, Mim Suleiman, Mauricio Velasierra, Ripton Lindsay and Heidi Heidleberg there to guide, encourage and support festival goers