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Drum Circles and Events

to gather

Why not join us in one of the many drum circles and events that take place across the year? If you are looking for open circles, closed circles, women only or mixed circles they are all on offer. There are also Magical Drum Experience getaways and days full of drumming! You can even invite us to share our drum healing at events and as performances.


Drum Circles and Events

to gather


Magical Drum Experiences

group getaways

Travel with us to areas of outstanding natural beauty and join us in community, drumming with and for the land, for ourselves and for humanity.


2020 Magical Drum Experience - Sacred Sites Tour 10th-13th April

Join us this April for a Sacred Sites Tour. We travel by minibus to Glastonbury, staying at Shekinah Ashram. Here we will have a Drum Goddess photoshoot and hold Ritual on the Tor, sing in the White Spring and have a personalised Empowerment ceremony in the Goddess Temple. W will later travel to Avebury walking the ritual path and holding cermemony in the stones, visiting West Kennet Long Barrow, The Sanctuary and Uffington White Horse!

Annual 'Sisters of the Drum' event

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All women drummers, experienced or not, are welcome to share a full day of drumming in sisterhood. We drum together for humanity, for the earth and for ourselves. This day includes group and paired drumming, a shared pot luck lunch and the opportunity to gather with our drumming 'tribe'. 

The 2020 Sisters of the Drum Gathering takes place at Monks Barn, Harlow Essex on 29th March. Just 20 mins train ride from London.

Tickets are £25 and available here

Open Women's Drum Circle

to gather

When women gather magic happens and when women drum together we are transported back to ancient times where the women were the drummers.

We gather regularly. Currently we gather monthly at Parndon Wood Nature Reserve, Essex and monthly in South London in Balham or Clapham. Click the links for details and to book.

The dates are:

Parndon Wood Nature Reserve -


11th February 2020 - click for tickets

10th March 2020

7th April 2020

5th May 2020

2nd June 2020

London - Balham Spiritualist church:

8th February 2020 - 12-3pm

Mixed Drumming

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Melonie runs mixed drum events with Steven Altman. The events draw on ancient Incan Shamanic techniques and the wisdom of the drum.

Currently taking place monthly at AHO Studios - Hackney Wick. We drum with a different theme each month. The next workshop is 5th February and is called 'Drumming up your Shadow'.

No drum or experience needed. 

Drumming at Events

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I run circles at events, festivals and installations. Sisters of the Drum are also bookable to run healing drum circle performances.

Come and explore the magic of drumming in circle with us.

Next events are:

Gratitude Ritual at the Feminist Library 7th Dec 2019

Happiness Retreat, Suffolk 14th Dec 2019

The World Yoga Festival 30th June -2nd July 2020. I will be running free drum circles.

Full Moon Online Drum Circle

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Each month, on the full moon, Sisters of the Drum gather from their homes, their gardens, woodlands and more to send and receive healing to each other and the world.

This is a free event and all of the details can be found in the blog entry here.

Join the live feed where I hold the space on my facebook page.