The PDCamp is back! After taking a year off due to Covid, we will be hosting the PDCamp 2022 in person again.
The Palace Drum Camp is a 3 day drumming event over the weekend of 25-27 February 2022 held in the home town of John Bonham, Redditch. We will update this page when further details are confirmed. Reserve your place now with a small deposit of £50!
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. Each student will receive around 16 hours of tuition and a Special Guest masterclass over the course of PDCamp. More details on this are available in the PDCompanion*
Topics that will be covered include;
- 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
There are two pricing options available to suit all needs:
[Early Bird Offer available on checkout to receive full course for only £245]
These costs include all classes and your PDCompanion
Breaking the price down, the calibre of tutors on hand at PDCamp can usually charge in the region of £50/60 upwards. Our hourly rate works out about £10 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.***
What you need
A 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!
If you require a hotel for the PDCamp, here’s a list of hotels that we recommend. Click Here
* 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 2022