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UK Taiko Festival 2019

Kagemusha Taiko present UK Taiko Festival 2019

Kagemusha Taiko’s 13th annual festival is taking place in Leicester this year. The 3 day event features concerts at Sue Townsend Theatre on Friday and Saturday with more informal outdoor performances at LCB Depot and Humberstone Gate plus workshops taking place at various venues around the city on Saturday and Sunday.

The festival is produced by Kagemusha Taiko, under the artistic direction of Jonathan Kirby, in order to provide performance opportunities and to showcase performance excellence through professional artists and groups from all over the world.

A Feast of Taiko

Friday 5 July 2019 at 7.30pm
A concert showcasing the exciting taiko talent of youth groups in the UK.
Tickets: £12.50 per person (no discounts)
Please note this concert is now sold out, though there are wheelchair spaces left.
Email to go on the waiting list, or book a wheelchair space.

Taiko Beats

Saturday 6 July 2019 at 12.15pm
A quick-fire celebratory concert featuring 5 adult taiko groups each playing for 10 minutes.
Tickets: £12.50 per person (no discounts)

Taiko Without Borders

Saturday 6 July 2019 at 7.30pm
The 13th UK Taiko Festival’s headlining concert featuring Kaoly Asano (Japan) with Kion Dojo (Germany) plus Tsuchigumo Daiko (Scotland) and Tano Taiko (England).
Tickets: £20.00 per person (no discounts)

Further Information

Taiko is not suitable for young children

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13th UK Taiko Festival
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