Singing for Breathing is for people diagnosed with COPD and other lung conditions. It’s a fun way to help your breathing & confidence. All levels of ability or singing experience welcome. £3 or what you can afford, or free for some conditions. 2-3 pm, Thursdays ongoing. Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney, GL15 5AT. Contact Kirsty Abraham on 08906 789683, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/singing-for-lung-health/join-a-group
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. £3 per person per hour, Mondays 3-4.30pm (club). Causeway Road, Cinderford, GL14 2AF. Contact Anita Holford on 01594 825124, email Aholford@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. From £4 / per hour. Various dates available call to be a slot. Causeway Road, Cinderford, GL14 2AF. Contact Anita Holford on 01594 825124, email Aholford@themusicworks.org.uk, 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-12.30pm, every Saturday during term time, ongoing. £3,£5 or £6. SoundSpace Studios, Causeway Road, Cinderford, GL14 2AF. Contact Anita Holford on 01594 825124, email Aholford@themusicworks.org.uk, website www.themusicworks.org.uk.
A friendly group for people who enjoy singing or just want to sing for fun. No experience necessary and no need to be able to read music. We hope to cover a wide range of songs. All ages and abilities welcome. 7.30- 9.15pm, Mondays, ongoing, £2 per session. Drybrook & District Male Voice Choir Room (in front of Drybrook Methodist Church), Hawthorns Rd, Drybrook, GL17 9BX. Contact Anita Chaloner on 01594 821207 or 07565 909492, or email email@example.com.
Come singing for pleasure with a friendly bunch at the Garden Café, Lower Lydbrook. All kinds of songs and harmonies, taught by ear. Anyone welcome, whatever your voice is like, and whether you’ve sung lots before or never. £6 on the door or £25 for 5 weeks paid in advance. Wednesdays, 7-9pm, from 18th April, and runs for 11 weeks with a few breaks. The Garden Cafe, The Malthouse, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9NN. Contact Kirsty Abraham on 07905 789683, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.gardencafe.co.uk (singing page).
Start your week with the pleasure of singing with others, in a light airy venue in Brains Green on Monday afternoons. Any kind of voice welcome. You can be new to singing, or have sung lots before. Come for a free session to try it out. £50.00 (£25.00 concessions) 2-4pm 10 weeks with a couple of breaks starting Monday 16th April. Millers Farm Barnspace, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Sue Carruthers at Artspace on 01594 825111, email email@example.com or Kirsty Abraham (course tutor) on 07905 789683, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website artspacecinderford.org
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. Contact Sheila Tang on 0790 9937880, email email@example.com, website www.ragmans.co.uk/learn_with_us/courses