Brazilian Samba


Cheryl delivers samba workshops on behalf of Bloco Fogo in numerous settings across the South East. Bringing the infectious energy and power of the bateria to schools, community groups and care homes is always great fun! Workshops can be tailored to meet curriculum needs or to address a particular focus.

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Cheryl performs across the UK with the samba band Bloco Fogo who are open to newcomers, based in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. She has studied in Brazil twice and continues to study across the UK with Afro-Brazilian percussion specialists. As well as performing regularly with Bloco Fogo, she has also performed in Germany with UK wide group Carnaval Transatlantico alongside former Monobloco singer Fabio Allman. 

Bloco Fogo performs nationally and internationally with loud rocking latin rhythms! Find out more on  









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-John Lennon

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Cheryl Blake

T: +44 7821 077539