We are sorry to announce that all dates and projects have been cancelled for the foreseeable future.
Dates will be rescheduled when the world is safe and if you have already booked a place on a project, your place will still be reserved.
Thanks and Stay Safe.
The Beats Bus Team.
The Prince’s Trust & Beats Bus Records Workshops
FREE Hip Hop Taster Day for Ages 16-30
3rd April 2020 from 12pm-2pm
FREE Get Started with Hip Hop Programme (over 5 days)
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and the final day on the 14th April 2020
What you will do during the workshops
- Learn how to DJ on virtual decks serato, DJ turntables or using a CD DJ mixer
- Compile mixes back to back, record a mix to be put onto a CD.
- Learn how to spray paint/graffiti. Design a basic mural on paper in a group. Paint it large onto a canvas using aerosol cans.
- Break dance body popping shown basic breakdance and body popping moves. In a group we will construct a basic routine fit for performance.
- Learn the techniques of song writing for rap. You will be taught how to write lyrical bars which simply means writing sentences in a rap fashion. Shown how to recite lyrics in a rap style. Rap as a group for performance.
- Record all the elements of hip hop that they have learnt, demonstrate through performance, feedback and evaluate.
- Learn new skills-Build confidence and teamwork.
- Discover your musical side opportunities to further your interests with guidance, advice and support from Princes Trust and Beats Bus.
- Gain true knowledge and understanding of hip hop.
- Have fun make new friends.
- A chance to shine and be discovered.
* Free Lunch and a chance to try Djing and Rapping & Speak to the Beats Bus facilitators
* Travel expenses paid
* 3 months support from Princes Trust on completion.