Talk Drums
Talk Drums
Talk Drums Professional Drum Tuition
Talk DrumsProfessional Drum Tuition

Terms and conditions

Fees and Payment Terms

Payment for private tuition is due monthly in advance. An invoice will be issued via email at the end of each month. Payment is due by the 1st of the month and can be made by bank transfer, cash or cheque. Lesson fees are subject to annual review. The Teacher shall inform the Student in writing of any increase in fees.


Missed lessons

48 hours’ notice is required to cancel a booked lesson or the full fee is payable. If the Teacher is unavailable to give any scheduled Lesson, the Lesson will be carried forward to another date. If this is not possible, any fee already paid will be credited to the following invoice. Where a lesson is missed and sufficient notice has been given the lesson fee will be credited to the following invoice.


Additional lessons

Extra lessons may be scheduled at any time subject to availability by mutual agreement.


Lesson times

Students are respectfully asked to arrive at the correct time for the Lesson. If a Student is late the Lesson must still finish on time and the Student will forfeit any time missed.



Lessons are 40 minutes long. 30 minute lessons are available, subject to availability for younger Students


Termination of the Agreement

A decision to discontinue lessons may be taken by the Student or the Teacher, in which case four weeks written notice shall be given by the party seeking to discontinue. In the event that a Student discontinues lessons with insufficient notice, the Student will be liable to pay fees for those lessons not taken during the notice period.


a)       Neither party shall be liable to the other party for any breach by the other of any of the terms and conditions herein occasioned by any act of God, war, revolution, riot, civil disturbance, strike, lockout, flood, fire or any other cause not reasonably within the control of such party.

b)       The Student/Parent/Guardian agrees to pay for any music/equipment/repairs provided by the Teacher.

c)        The Student undertakes not to photocopy any music

d)       The Student is responsible for the insurance of the Student’s equipment or instruments

e)       Examinations will only be entered if the Student and Teacher are in agreement. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Student in advance of the entry being submitted.

f)        In the interests of the Student’s well-being whilst in the Teacher’s care, the Teacher must be informed of any medical or other condition affecting the Student.

g)       If the Student is under eighteen, the Parent/Guardian gives permission for the Teacher to teach the Student

h)       The Teacher is a member of the MU and agrees to abide by the MU’s code of conduct, a copy of which can be obtained from the MU.



MU members are insured personally in respect of legal liability that may arise following injury or damage to members of the public. The limit of this indemnity is £10m. This policy is only operative whilst the individual registered member is performing, rehearsing, or auditioning either solo or part of a group, band or orchestra and/or whilst teaching at the member’s own home, the Student’s own home or in a public place including transit to and from.


It is important to note that whilst the Teacher will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the Student makes satisfactory progress, this cannot be guaranteed. In particular, careful regular practice as advised by the Teacher is a prerequisite of success on any musical instrument or in any musical endeavour.





We are now offering lessons on weekdays during school term times on Mondays and Wednesdays. These lessons cater for all ages and abilities, whether you are a complete beginner or want to brush up on technique or learn a few new grooves! There are 3 course start dates per year which follow the schools calendar. For more information on daytime courses please

contact us


Opening Times



Monday - Friday09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday09:00 - 18:00



Talk Drums

Hanging Hill Lane


CM13 2HT


07802896418 07802896418


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