Great opportunities for young people to connect with arts & culture

31 January 2014

Free music workshops, arts & culture festivals and music events for young people.

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GUYO taster session with Discover Young Hackney

Calling keen young musicians aged 12-25 years to take part in this free world music and jazz workshop, being delivered in partnership with Discover Young Hackney. The session will give young people a chance to find out more about London's pioneering youth ensemble, the Grand Union Youth Orchestra. For more information see PDF below.

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Discover Young Hackney

A borough wide youth arts & culture festival for 13-19 year olds taking place in February. This year's festival is packed full of creative opportunities. Through the themes of Film, Music, Digital, Arts, Access for All and Workshops, the festival aims to discover more from talented young people. Read more

Musical Beacons

Soundcastle is inviting families with children of all ages to come together for a very special, free music project. Guided by four, experienced musicians, parents and children have the chance to work together with other family groups to create their very own music and songs. To register your interest or ask any questions, email them. Read more

Art in Schools: What, Why and How

A two day free CPD event for teachers in Lambeth, Southwark and Tower Hamlets at Tate Modern taking place on 6 and 13 February. The event will give teachers an opportunity to discuss and explore the changing art and design curriculum. For more information see flyer below.

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Emerging Artists Residences

The Lyric Hammersmith is giving three emerging artists/companies the opportunity to pitch creative ideas for a two-week residency which will culminate in a sharing of work to an invited audience. Read more

National Apprenticeship Awards 2014 are now open!

The Awards recognise both excellence in businesses that grow their own talent through Apprenticeships and the apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplaces. The closing date for entries is 28 March. Read more

Rise in UK university applications

Applications to universities in the UK have risen by 4% compared with this time last year. Read more


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