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Phone or Text : 0780 496 2847

Write:  FaT Samba, 7 Princes Esplanade, Gurnard, I. W. ,PO31 8LE

Join the Band!

We are a community samba band based in Freshwater and Totland, Isle of Wight, U.K.
We are always looking for new members of all abilities and ages!


Rehearsals  are on Mondays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Totland Village Hall, The Broadway, Totland. PO39 0BW
Our band members ages are from 7 to 70+. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult throughout the rehearsal and at events.
You don't need to be able to read music, or own an instrument as we offer a full training programme in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and we can loan the appropriate Instrument throughout your membership.
 Cost is £4-00 per adult member per rehearsal attended, under 18s £1-00,
The band is a non-profit making community band.
 FaT Samba play all around the Island in numerous events and we are proud to support many charitable events such as Walk the Wight.

Book us!

We are a band with up to twenty performers, playing (loud) lively percussion tunes with a Samba influence.
We play at :
Carnival processions and parades on the Island, but we are also available to play at events on the mainland,
Village fetes and shows,
Community events,
Charity events,
Weddings, celebrations.
We do interactive sessions at many of the fetes and shows, where members of the audience are invited to have a go at playing an instrument / drum, and learn a simple groove.

Fees for Fat Samba:

Event Type Fee
Carnivals, Commercial events, Weddings, Private parties etc £175
Community events, Charity events. £75
A limited number of selected local charity events No fee