New WW1 Music Project looking for musicians

 Away from the Western Front Away from the Western Front invites musicians, soloists, choirs and brass bands to take part in an exciting new National Music Project, which will use a specially commissioned song to explore the First World War from a different perspective. The project has commissioned a new First […]


Folk Educators Group meeting

Monday 13 November, 10:00am – 5:00pm Sunbeams Music Centre, Penrith The theme for this meeting is Working in Rural Settings and is hosted by Annie Mawson at her Sunbeams Music Centre. Amongst the inspiring regional presenters are: Annie, who will be talking about making music with disabled children and adults; Lisa […]


November Feature Musician – Magdalena Loth-Hill

Magdalena is a freelance violinst, teacher and member of the Consone Quartet. She started violin lessons in Brampton just before she turned 5, and took part in Cumbria Youth Orchestra, Carlisle Music Centre and Carlisle Cathedral Youth Choir.   What instruments do you play? I play the violin, the baroque […]


Cumbria Youth Choir – final call

The first rehearsal of our new Cumbria Youth Choir takes place on 12 November at Trinity School in Carlisle, bringing together the best young singers from across Cumbria. We’re excited to have received so many applications already, but there is still time to apply! Can you help us to get the word out as […]