What an exciting (and very loud!) afternoon at Heap Bridge all caused by a visit from Jeff Rich – former drummer of the famous rock band Status Quo!
Jeff had a wealth of information to share with us all about his life in a rock band as well as the history of drums and drumming. He demonstrated how to play different types of drums and some lucky children had the opportunity to have a go themselves; as did Miss Stallwood who was volunteered by the other teachers!
We even got to watch Jeff do some freestyle drumming on his drum kit which all the children enjoyed bopping along to.
For the finale, Jeff gave every child a percussion instrument and they played alongside him on his drums. What a tremendous noise we all made! It all made for a brilliant afternoon, I know I certainly enjoyed myself. What was your favourite part of Jeff’s visit? Has he inspired any of you to take up drumming lessons?