Classes - Punjabi Folk Music & Dance

What? Our SAA-uk Punjabi Folk Academy invites you to celebrate Punjabi culture with classes in Gidha Boliyan and Dhol drumming.

Who? Our teachers include Raj Virdee and Simran Kaur Virdee for Dhol, Kanwal Kaur Gil and Kal Mellor for Gidha Boliyan.

When? Every Tuesday from 6 to 8.30pm

Where? Khalsa Science Academy, Fir Tree Rise, Leeds LS17 7EZ

How Much? £40 per 10-week term


Gidha Boliyan  All ages from 11+

Gidha Boliyan and dholki practice 7 - 8.30pm

Ideal for mums and daughters, sisters, nanis, masis, bhua’s and best friends!

• Learn new and familiar Punjabi folk songs

• Get to grips with Gidha dance

• Increase your confidence in speaking Punjabi

• Best of all - Make new friends and socialise!


Dhol  All ages from 6 +

Dhol Beginners               6.00 – 6.30pm           £40

Dhol Developers             6.30 – 7.15pm           £40

Dhol Intermediate          7.15 – 8.00pm           £40

Discover the infectious rhythm of the dhol at our fun and friendly classes.

• Work on perfecting the basics and technique

• Learn new styles

• Get ready for regular performances!

Dhols are available for hire, subject to availability. £70 including refundable deposit + termly hire


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Are you interested in getting fit or just want to get your moves spot on to party? Then Bhangra-cise is for you!

Wednesday 8- 8.45pm                £4 per class / £40 per 10-week term

To register your interest in a 5-week pilot from October to December 2018 email Lorna at or call SAA-uk on 0113 2445523

For further information about this performance contact SAA-UK on 0113 244 5523 or email