National Youth Jazz Collective Summer School

  NYJC’s Summer School is for England’s highly talented 14-18 year old musicians. They welcome players of all styles and traditions who want to extend their improvisation and interactive skills, and aim to build confidence through playing great tunes, receiving professional guidance and performing a broad range of jazz music […]


Opportunity to work with Curious Minds   Recently updated !

Our Hub Bridge Partner are looking for a Cultural Education Manager Curious Minds is the North West’s sector support organisation for cultural and creative education, with experts from across the worlds of culture, heritage, education and young people’s services. As Arts Council England’s regional Bridge organisation they support cultural organisations, […]


Girls in Jazz Workshop

Saturday 24 February 2018 1pm – 5pm in Penrith Do you know any young musicians who might be interested in jazz? BlueJam are running a series of workshops designed to provide a creative space for young women and girls to explore jazz – whatever their instrument or experience. This months […]


Orchestras Live Sound Around Concert

Join the world renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a fun-filled, relaxed concert for everyone, especially for families with children and young people with additional needs.  A 25-piece orchestra will introduce the world of orchestral music through classical masterpieces, well-known TV and film themes, sing-alongs, interactive games and more. This concert […]


January Feature Musician – Taran Vear

This month we’re featuring Taran – a young Cumbrian fiddler, currently studying Traditional Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. What instruments do you play? I play fiddle and I sing. I used to play mandolin, bouzouki and guitar too but I’m a little out of practice! How and when did you first become […]