We are delighted to be able to partially reopen Colwell Arts Centre from the 26th April 2021 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.


If you are a self employed teacher or school looking for support with regards to planning for the forthcoming academic year then please click here.

COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help

We understand at these difficult times that some families will be finding payment of these invoices challenging, especially where you might have significantly reduced incomes. We do not want to let money be a barrier to your child continuing to learn on the instrument they have chosen and we have made funding available to support this. Please click here to complete the COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help form and email to mark.medland@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Bandit Music Projects songwriter & band workshop for 8-17 yr olds


Bandit 19 is happening at Tewkesbury School on the 31st July 1st 2nd 3rd August with a final performance at the Roses Theatre Tewkesbury on the 3rd August.



BandiT is a four-day songwriter and band workshop for 60 to 70 students aged 8 to 17.  Students throughout the community come together to form bands and to be creative in song writing and performing. The aim of the workshop is to give young people from all backgrounds the opportunity to gain experience in musicianship, creative song writing and performance skills.

 If you are interested please go to the Bandit Music Projects website for more information where you will find video diary’s, photo’s, application forms, and write up’s.

For any more information please contact Kevin Howlett on 07827434246

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