Youngsters keep the beat at Ipswich Library drumming workshop

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Enthusiastic youngsters got in the rhythm at Ipswich Library this week - enjoying a fun drum workshop with Mr Bean.

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The event, part of a series of activities run at libraries across the county during half term, was open to all children aged six to 11.

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The children got the chance to try out all manner of drums, bells, shakers, bongos and rattles and were taught how to keep the beat by teacher Mr Bean.

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

James Powell, from Suffolk Libraries, said: “We had 24 children come along to the drumming workshop.

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“They really enjoyed playing on all the drums and percussion instruments.

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“The workshop was run by Mr Bean Entertainments.

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“He runs quite a few of the library’s half term activities like magic shows.

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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“Everyone who came had great time and really enjoyed themselves

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“The parents of the children really liked it too and created a wonderful sound in the library.”

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Beans Drumming workshop at Ipswich Library. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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