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9 February 2024 What’s On in February Half-Term

Visit our new venue this half-term at Westfield Stratford City! We have a range of activities from 12-16 February.

 

Monday 12 February

Come and Play: Taiko Drum – come along to hear the sounds of this traditional instrument, try out rhythms, have fun, and explore the world of these fascinating drums! 10am – families, 11am – 12-16 year olds, free.

Family Musical Play – creative musical play sessions for children aged up to 7 and their families. 2pm, 3pm, pay what you can.

Flotsam Orchestra rehearsal – don’t miss their gig here on 24 February!

 

Tuesday 13 February

Family Musical Play – creative musical play sessions for children aged up to 7 and their families. 10am, 11.30am, pay what you can.

Audition for The Stopping Place – Brolly Productions and Newham Music are holding auditions to find young people to join our core group of performers for our production of The Stopping Place, being performed in Summer 2024! 2.30-5.30pm, free.

 

Wednesday 14 February

First Steps: Baby Steps – a music session for babies aged 6 – 18 months and their adults. During half term, school age siblings are also welcome to come along and join in. 10am, pay what you can.

First Steps: Family Steps – a music session for children aged 0 – 5 years and their adults. During half term, school age siblings are also welcome to come along and join in.  11am, pay what you can.

Come and Play: Taiko Drum – come along to hear the sounds of this traditional instrument, try out rhythms, have fun, and explore the world of these fascinating drums! 2pm – families, 3pm – 12-16 year olds, free.

 

Thursday 15 February

Gig School – come along to meet and jam with other musicians, gain experience playing in a band, and perform together in Newham Music’s Open Mic. 1-5pm, for ages 12-17, free.

 

Friday 16 February

Gig School – day 2! 11am-5pm, for ages 12-17 free.

Open Mic – Newham Music’s Open Mic is a chance for young musicians in our community to perform for each other and a friendly audience! Performance slots for 12-17 year olds. 6-7.30pm, free.

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7 February 2024Audition for The Stopping Place 2024!

Brolly Productions and Newham Music are holding auditions to find young people to join our core group of performers for our production of The Stopping Place, being performed in Summer 2024! The Stopping Place is a powerful large scale new music theatre work drawing on music of the Roma tradition, staging the history of the Roma […]

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6 February 2024Welcome to Newham Music Hub: Westfield Stratford City!

Newham Music has opened a brand new venue at Westfield Stratford City, complete with soundproof recording and practice booths, a stage for performances and a flexible workshop space.  We welcome the community to take part in a range of activities at Newham Music Hub: Westfield Stratford City. For families with younger children, First Steps provides […]

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13 November 2023Now Hiring! Emerging Creative Producers

We are seeking three ambitious emerging creative professionals from Newham and surrounding areas taking the first steps into events management, content creation, and project delivery.

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14 September 2023New lesson registration

We appreciate your patience while we update our systems to a new pupil registration platform and apologise for any delays or inconveniences this might cause. In the meantime, to sign up for new lessons either at school or at the Newham Music Academy, please complete the google form here. If you have any questions or require […]

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31 July 2023Summer Music with NM

This August you can join Newham Music in community locations across the borough for music-making opportunities for children and young people aged 2-16.

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10 May 2023#UnitedByMusic – Stefania Video Release

This year, the Eurovision Song Contest is being held in the UK on behalf of last year’s winners, Ukraine.

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3 May 2023We’re Hiring! Teacher Leader

Do you enjoy working collaboratively with a creative, can-do team to lead, plan and deliver high-quality music opportunities for young people and their communities?

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13 March 2023Shirley J Thompson selected for Coronation composition

Shirley Joy Thompson OBE, from East London and formerly of Newham Music, has been selected as part of the King’s Coronation.

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1 March 2023Newham school Nelson Primary wins national award

A massive congratulations to Nelson Primary School from the London Borough of Newham, who were victorious at the recent Music & Drama Education Awards 2023.

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21 February 2023Vacancy: Creative Producer

We are seeking an experienced Creative Producer to further support our work with children and young people, schools and communities across Newham to provide excellent musical and educational experiences which inspire and enrich lives.

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13 February 2023Newham welcomes King Charles III

King Charles III made a recent visit to the London Borough of Newham for the first time since being crowned.

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2 February 2023Newham Music pays respects at Holocaust Memorial Day

Newham Music paid their respects at Holocaust Memorial Day 2023, with a series of moving performances.

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