Kids banging their drum set upstairs, would-be guitar hero strumming in the lounge? Want to encourage them, don’t need the headache? I might have the answer to all your problems. This Saturday (22nd June) you need to get down to the Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford on Avon, as it’s a Big Family Music Day over there, and for only £6, or £3 for under 18s and students.
What promises to be “a jam-packed day of fun for all the family,” The Music Centre invites you along to experience something new. There’s music and activities for all the family, including these varied workshops and things to do:
Discover / Learn / Perform with Wiltshire Young Musicians:
Come and learn a new instrument with our friends at Wiltshire Young Musicians! Discover brass, strings, wind or percussion before learning with outstanding teachers to prepare for a big performance in the Auditorium.
Bath Youth Folk Band:
Experience toe tapping reels and exciting jigs in this open rehearsal with Bath Youth Folk Band and get involved by singing, clapping or dancing!
Jazz Factory Workshop:
Learn how to swing and play the blues with Ross Hughes of Jazz Factory.
Drum West: African Percussion:
Tap away with Victoria and Chris from Drum West and discover the exciting music of West Africa.
Uke Lift: Ukulele Workshop:
Join Danielle from Uke Lift and pluck away in a large ukulele ensemble!
Free Stage: St Laurence School & Zone Club:
Sit back and enjoy performances from young musicians based across Wiltshire, including Wiltshire Young Musicians, St Laurence School and Zone Club.
WEYO Screening: West of England Youth Orchestra
Enjoy a recording of the West of England Youth Orchestra performing a recent new commission and find out more about the flagship orchestra.
Crafts & Activities:
Get creative making instruments for the Junk Band, get your face painted and enjoy fun outdoor activities in our family zone!
Food & Drink:
Bring a packed lunch or enjoy delicious pizza from Bianco Rosso Pizza or artisan coffee from The Coffee Girl.
Buy tickets here. For any other queries about the day, please contact Adam at email@example.com
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