Kids just love drumming! Every child is empowered and benefits from the joy of making music. Activities are designed to be fun, easy and create success.

My children just love drumming, it’s the best thing they do! They have so much fun and the benefits are obvious.

Mum of Toby and Harriet

Kids Drumming and Percussion classes are not running until further notice, due to COVID-19

1 hour long class on the last Saturday each month, at 10am and then at 11am. Bookings are essential. Fee is $45 per family based on a group of 4. Additional $10 per family member. This class is for adults to join in, and children under 5 years, are not be left unattended. Maximum of 20 people in a class.

Tuesday after school classes
Children ages 5-8 years, 3.45-4pm and 4.30-5.15pm
and Saturday family fun classes, Last Sat monthly

Ukubebe drumming classes use hand-drumming and percussion activities which nurture children’s social, emotional and creative development. This is a dynamic and fun class for learning African drumming techniques and hand percussion. The class will explore learning the musical elements of beat and rhythm, and will include echo & response games and solo turns. Creativity is developed through improvisation, musical-story-telling and playing soundscapes. Group participation will foster leadership and respect.

Drumming Fun and percussion classes are taught by Percussionist, Megan Lipworth. Megan is professional percussionist and loves teaching children.


Through rhythm games and activities, children will develop important social skills such as turn-taking, cooperation and listening, as well as build self-esteem, leadership skills, foster creativity and self-expression, and create the perfect environment for children to bond and connect with each other in a positive way.

In a drum for fun class children will:

Participate in a fun entry-level learning experience, which is accessible to anyone who wants to join in.

Drum Circle participants express themselves collectively by using a chorus of tuned and un-tuned percussion, and vocals, to create a musical song together while having a great time.

These classes are non-competitive, all-inclusive and there are no wrong notes. Activities are designed to be fun, easy and create success. Children’s’ diverse and unique personalities are celebrated so that each child can feel comfortable in just being themselves.

General Information

Bookings are essential.

All classes are in the Ukubebe Room, downstairs in 207 Avoca Street Randwick. Please enter though the Educational book and toy-shop ‘Laugh and Learn’.

Parking: 2 hours free parking is available in the Royal Randwick Shopping Centre: car park entrance is on Avoca Street. (Northbound) 1.5 hours free parking (with shopping voucher) at the Randwick Plaza carpark: entrance on Clara St.

  • Drumming class after school: Fees are based on a 10 week term, $230 per student, paid in advance. (siblings pay 2/3 rate $15 in the same class)
  • Casual visitors please pay the fee of $25.00 (bookings essential - space permitting)
  • All classes are 40 minutes duration.
  • Parents and carers are encouraged to sit in at least the first session with the children. Parents may drop children after signing in, and must personally collect and sign their child out of each session. Parents and friends are invited to an open session at the end of term, to enjoy the progress! This is non-competitive class.

Fees and missed classes

If a class is missed, it may be possible for you to bring a guest in lieu of a missed class.

You can make a booking here.

Information about fees can be found here.