Mangrove Steelband are available for performances both in the UK and Internationally. We have the experience to create just the right atmosphere for the most memorable social occasions. Do you want to dance the night away? Do you prefer lively, happy background music? A combination of ...
For all those who missed out on jumping with Mangrove last year, what can we say, you definately missed a good one. With all the fun, frolics, and superhero antics we displayed at last year's Notting Hill Carnival we're still smiling from ear to ear. www.mangrovemasband.com
Mangrove Rehearsing on all saints road August 2008
Mangrove at Panorama 2008
Mangrove at Panorama 2007
The Mangrove Steelband is for the whole of our local and wider community, young and old, whatever race, colour, creed, sex or ability to participate and work together within the band towards a mutual goal.
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Mangroves (generally) are trees and shrubs that grow in saline coastal habitats in the tropics and subtropics.
The world famous Mangrove Steelband have perfomed in many countries.
Including: Antigua - Trinidad - Romania - Holland - Mauritius - Sri Lanka
Malawi - Tanzania - Spain - France - Bulgaria - Israel/Palestine - Poland
The Mangrove began its exsistence on all saints road as a community centre ran by Frank Critchlow.
A Brief History of the Steeldrum
The steel pan or steel drum originated on the island of Trinidad in the 1930's it is the only acoustic musical instrument invented in the 20th century.
The Steelband Captains
Ricky Gilmore (1985 - 1986)
Roger Knight (1987 - 1992)
Gary Bruce (1997)
Rose Alfred (1998 - 1999)
Justine Russell (2000 - 2003)
Andrew Facey (2004 - Current)
Learn to play pan
Mangrove hold regular classes in the art of playing the steel drum . Read More
A Traditional Steel Band adds the right atmosphere to you event. Read More