Samba schools,blocos and bands


There’s a whole host of bands that have supported Brazilica over the years. Here’s a list and links to their sites. If you want to hire

a band for an event or you want to join, you can find all the details of bands in the UK and Ireland on   (


A HUGE thank you to all the following:

Arco Iris Cambridge

Batucada Timbao Paris

Baque de Axe    London

Baque de Ogum   Durham

Beat n Drum  Belfast

Bombrando Lisbon

Brighton School of Samba

Calidoscopio Derby

Carioca de Copenhagen

Edun Ara

Guarana Street Drummers Aberdeen

Hull School of Samba

Juba de Leao Manchester

Katumba Liverpool

Karamba Chester

Liverpool Samba School

London school of samba

Manchester School of Samba

Mangueira touring group Rio de Janeiro

Masamba Dublin

Merseyside Batala Liverpool

Morro 16 Dublin

Nottingham School of Samba

Ola Samba     Cheltenham

Oya Batucada Birmingham

Paraiso School of Samba London

Pulse of the Place Edinburgh

Republic of Swing Manchester    www.republicof

Rhythms of the City London    www.rhythms of

Sambafriq Chorley

Samba Funk Factory Montauban France

Sambatuc Paris

Sambiesta   Singapore

Samba Masala   Singapore

Sargento Pimenta Rio de Janeiro

Suffolk School of Samba

Unidos do Ritmo Leeds

Wirral Samba

Worldwise samba drummers and Preston samba dancers

Ziriguidum Bristol