Colwell Arts Centre is now open on a strict appointment-only basis. To collect, return or exchange an instrument, please contact us at glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk to make an appointment.


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Join a music group, centre or workshop

Looking for a place where you can make music with others, improve your musical skills, take part in concerts and other exciting musical experiences?

Here are just a few:

Gloucestershire Music has four music centres, in Stroud, Forest of Dean, Gloucester and Cheltenham, where you can choose from all sorts of music groups to join, from Junior Wind Band to Percussion Ensemble. Sessions take place on Saturday mornings or after school.

Gloucestershire Academy of Music runs music groups for all levels of experience. They offer junior groups on Saturday mornings in Gloucester or on Saturday afternoons in Cheltenham, advanced level groups on a Monday after school, individual lessons in their Gloucester centre or in schools, plus music holiday courses too.

The Music Works runs Saturday morning pop/rock/music technology sessions on Saturday mornings at Lakers School, Coleford and Sir William Romney, Tetbury. No experience needed, but if you are experienced you'll be well supported.

Search and find out about other out of school activities on TouchBass and in case you didn't see it on a previous page, watch our video below to find out more.

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