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About Us

About Ministry of Samba and what we do best


Beating drums in the heart of Swindon, our band has been playing and performing for nearly 10 years. Our gigs range from parading in the rain through streets to bringing the sun to a sometimes muddy field, we have played many music festivals, corporate workshops, carnivals and parades, to community events, weddings and pub gigs across Swindon and the county of Wiltshire. Ministry’s vision is to bring the infectious rhythm from Brazil right up to the audience to taste it.

Who we are and what we’re made of

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Future appearances, workshops and more


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We do events, workshops, corporate team building activities and more

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Join in!

Newbie or veteran, jam with us


No experience is required to join our Bloco and there’s plenty of instruments to choose from according to your preference. We practice every week on a Thursday at Western Audio Rehearsal Studios. The first three consecutive weeks are free for every member and £4 a week for rehearsal after that.   New members play alongside our longer standing  players who are able to show you rhythms, patterns and breaks, with the help of our Mestre.

We have a diverse age range in the Band, from Millennials to Baby Boomers, anyone over the age of 14 can join.  Weekly rehearsals help but they are not an expectation at Ministry of Samba. If you are unable to play with the Bloco every week, just let us know how often you can practice and we will be more than happy to welcome you.

If this sounds up your street, either turn up to practice or contact us for more info.

Talk to us

About bookings, joining in or just for a chat


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Western Audio Recording and Rehearsal

Unit 12,

Axis Business Park,

Swindon

SN5 7YS