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The Palace Drum Clinic has launched a brand new drumming event. The Palace Drum Camp is a 3 day non residential drumming event over the weekend of Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd February held in the home town of John Bonham, Redditch.
The PDCamp is open to all abilities, backgrounds and ages 14+.


Tudor Grange Academy, Redditch, Worcestershire. B98 7UH.
Plenty of Free Car Parking and 10 mins off M42 Jct 3.

Friday 12pm Registration, 1pm to 6pm sessions
Saturday 10am till 6pm sessions
Sunday 10am till 4pm sessions

Over the weekend, each student will receive classes with all the tutors on different aspects of drumming. These classes will be broken down into smaller groups for a more intimate learning environment.
Topics that will be covered;
Rudimental Secrets,
Creativity & freedom on the drum kit,
Mic’ing/recording drums
Exploring & finding new sounds on your drum kit,
Reading between the lines,
Practical interpretations of Stick Control and Syncopation,
Making creativity a daily habit,

Interpretation of charts,
Improvisation / solo ideas,
Brush technique,
And many many more.

Each student will receive around 14 hours of tuition and 4 hours of masterclasses over the PDCamp. Also there will be an opportunity to have a one-to-one with a tutor. More details on this in the PDCamp Companion*

Two Price structures:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday cost is £350. (Full course price)
Saturday and Sunday cost is £295

Cost includes all classes and a buffet lunch on the Saturday and Sunday. Hot Drinks, refreshments and snacks will be available throughout the PDCamp.

The price does not include accommodation but recommended hotels/B&Bs available on request.
breaking the price down, the caliber of tutors can usually charge in the region of £50/60 upwards. The PDCamp hourly rate works out at £25 and you get 5 tutors and more.

A £50 minimum deposit** will be needed to book your place. The balance can be paid in instalments or in full.***

Want will you need:
You will need a drum stool, pair of sticks and a pair of brushes. We suggest a pencil and notepad as well, there will be a lot of information over the weekend and you’ll want to remember everything.

* The PDCamp Companion will be a booklet with all material covered by the tutors.
** Deposit is non refundable
*** Balance needs to paid in full by 1st February 2020

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