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

Music & Drama Expo 2017 is heading to Manchester in October


Music & Drama Education Expo|Manchester features over 20 workshops, lectures, debates and Q&A’s from award-winning pedagogues, leading practitioners and some of the biggest organisations and institutions in the industry.


Across three theatres and workshop studios content will be covered that is applicable to Early Years through to KS5 and designed with all types of teachers in mind:

  • Early Years practitioners
  • Primary music & drama teachers
  • Secondary music & drama teachers
  • Heads of Department
  • Hub, LEA and music services leaders/administrators
  • peripatetic teachers/private tutors

Whatever your area of education, there will be sessions for you!

For more information and bookings visit the website

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