A singing holiday held at the idyllic retreat centre, Ragmans Farm, set in beautiful surroundings. Four part harmony songs all taught by ear. Dormitory beds or camping available. Delicious meals provided from Friday eve – Monday lunchtime. A wonderful few days of singing, jamming, community and celebration. £205 dorm bed/£180 camping. Starts on the evening of Friday 25th May through to 3pm on Bank Holiday Monday (28th May). Ragmans Lane Farm, Lydbrook, GL17 9PA.
Book four Taster Lessons at half price to see if it’s for you! I have been teaching all my life and keep my ideas up to date. Forget the grind of unimaginative music lessons; every lesson is a challenge and a pleasure. Join the musical world and enrich your life. £25 per 45-60 minutes, lessons to suit you. Beginners welcome as well as the more advanced. Marsh Way, Sling, Coleford, GL16 8JN. Contact Dorothy Wilson on 01594 810820 or 07886 491801, email firstname.lastname@example.org, Facebook page Dorothy Wilson Piano, website DEWPiano.co.uk.
Anyone aged 11-16 (beginner or experienced musicians) can enjoy making music at The Music Works’ Afterschool Club and Studio Sessions at SoundSpace Studios, Cinderford. Try out instruments, play in a band, use music technology. 11-18 year olds can also book sessions for very low prices. £2 per person per hour, Mondays 3-4.30pm (club), 3-6pm (studio session), ongoing. Causeway Road, Cinderford, GL14 2AF. Contact Mark Bick on 01594 836418, email MBick@themusicworks.org.uk, website www.themusicworks.org.uk.
SoundSpace offers four practice rooms and a recording studio for hire for bands, singers, solo artists of any age, at highly competitive prices. The studio is situated on The Forest High School site in Causeway Road, Cinderford, and is run by the charity The Music Works. Over 18s: £8-10, under 18s: £2-£7. Various dates available. Causeway Road, Cinderford, GL14 2AF. Contact Mark Bick on 01594 825124, email email@example.com, website www.themusicworks.org.uk
If you want to learn/make music or develop your skills using music technology, The Music Works’ Audio-Base Saturday sessions at SoundSpace Studios, Cinderford, could be for you. Create, record and jam with others and learn music technology helped by session leaders who are musicians and industry professionals. 11am-1pm, every Saturday during term time, ongoing. £3,£5 or £6. SoundSpace Studios, Causeway Road, Cinderford, GL14 2AF. Contact Anita Holford or Beth Blowers, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website, www.themusicworks.org.uk
If you would like to learn a brass instrument age is no barrier. We welcome children from 8 years of age and adults of any age. An instrument will be provided for you and if you don’t read music we will teach you how to do that as well. £1.00 per week 6.30 pm to 8 pm all year round, with a break for holidays. Lydbrook Bandroom, Upper Lydbrook, GL17 9LQ. Contact Robert Morgan on 01594 860944 or 07796 442463, email email@example.com, website lydbrookband.co.uk
Lydbrook Band is the only Championship Section Band in the Forest of Dean. If you would like to develop as a player in the Championship Section or if you have played in a Championship Section Band before, please get in touch. Subscriptions to be agreed. Sundays 6.30 pm, Wednesdays 7.45 pm ongoing, with a break for holidays. Lydbrook Bandroom, Upper Lydbrook, GL17 9LQ. Contact Robert Morgan on 01594 860944 or 07796 442463, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website lydbrookband.co.uk
Craziest open uke nights ever. Open to all, no ability required, ukes to borrow, singers other instruments, everyone welcome! Great PA system for any brave soloists. Check our Facebook page for dates in 2018. 8pm onwards, FREE. Just come along or contact Claire, email Clairenkit@rocketmail.com or check out our Facebook Page Lydbrook Ukulele Club. Free, 8pm onwards, Lydbrook & District Community Social Club, Central Lydbrook, Lydbrook, GL17 9PP (opposite Central Stores).
Contact Claire Smart on Clairenkit@rocketmail.com or just come along.