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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Get involved in Gloucestershire's music education hub

One important aspect of the work of Make Music Gloucestershire is to promote and share all the fantastic opportunities available to young people (as well as to parents/carers and adults working with them) in music.

Whether you're a music tutor, music organisation, school, studio, venue, or have space available for young people to rehearse, we want to know about you, and we can share your news, opportunities and stories in a range of ways.

Six simple ways YOU can make the most of these opportunities:

1.    Sign up to one or all of our e-newsletters so you can keep informed of news and opportunities via the Hub:

  • Schools enewsletter – news, opportunities, services and resources for schools 
  • Music educators enews – news, opportunities and resources for everyone from music tutors to community musicians to youth workers 
  • General enews – goes to schools, music educators, councilors, parents and young people – once termly – includes your stories of music learning and making with young people in Gloucestershire; videos and audio; blogs and more

2.    Add yourself or your organisation to the TouchBass search tool – putting people looking for music making/learning opportunities in touch with those offering them. 

3.    Let us know about what you offer for schools and young people, including news/dates for classes, workshops, groups, services and other opportunities by
       a)    adding admin@makemusicgloucestershire.org.uk  to your e-news/press list 
       b)    contacting us when you have something specific to promote
      c)     writing a guest blog

4.     ‘Like’ us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.  Share/retweet our stories and information and we’ll all do the same.  
5.    Send us your stories, anecdotes, and share any evidence of your impact: we’re always on the look-out for ways to advocate the value and impact of music.  

Our communications channels are co-ordinated twice a week by Allan Waters, who is based at Gloucestershire Music but works on behalf of the Hub and the key partners.  

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