About Us

Find out a little bit more about the band.

Samba Espirito is a band influenced by Brazilian, African & other world musical styles & put together to give the local community, the opportunity to experience the energy of playing carnival music, and to learn to perform it for others to enjoy.  We are a samba drumming band based in Halton near Lancaster

During Samba Espirito performances, exhilarating samba-reggae tunes are played on five different types of drum.  The result is an exciting, colourful & lively performances that makes fans wherever they go!

Samba Espirito was foundd by the three Directors, Helen Eastwood, Stephen & Karen Dickinson, who have between them over 17 years’ experience of playing & performing at some of the world’s biggest & most famous carnivals, festivals & events including;

  • Notting Hill Carnival, London
  • Brazilian Day, New York
  • Brazilica, Liverpool
  • The Fête de la Musique, Paris
  • Manchester Day Parade
  • London Marathon
  • Parklife Festival, Manchester
  • Kendal Calling Festival