Product code:
Gome African Bass Drum (Special order item, check for availability)

Product overview

  • Gome is a bass drum made from a wooden square box, antelope skin and a tuning device normally seen on a traditional cider press.
  • Whilst sitting on the drum it is played with the hands and heels of your feet.
  • The Dance
    Gome is the name of a dance which originated in the Congo and the Fernando Po Islands. It has been played in Ghana from the eighteenth century, brought in by the Congolese fisherfolk. The dance was first performed for the fishermen on their return. It is now played at funerals, wedding ceremonies and festivals.


Delivery & returns

Christmas Delivery

The last order date for UK Christmas delivery is Wednesday, 19th December. We may be able to dispatch after this date but it's best to phone or email first to check availability

Christmas closing

We close at the end of Friday, 22nd December and will be back on 2nd January. 


UK delivery starts at £1.95 and goes to a maximum of £5.95 (excluding Highlands & Islands which can be more for a parcel)

Free Delivery over £95  - This applies to orders delivered to the UK mainland only and (excludes Highlands & Islands) 

We aim to ship upon of receipt of an order, subject to stock availability.

View our full delivery policy here.


Once the item has been despatched it becomes your responsibility to return an order or item in an unmarked and resaleable condition before we can issue a refund to you. Please note that return postage charges cannot be refunded unless the product is faulty or not as described. Also please note that this only applies to individual customers.

View our full returns policy here.