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Labour promises more arts in school

Labour would use Ofsted inspections to put a greater emphasis on art in schools in England, says the party’s leader Ed Miliband….

24th Feb 2015

Colston Hall refurbishment one step closer after £5million Government funding annouced

The Colston Hall took a step closer to a major refurbishment as the Government announced £5 million of new funding. One of the city’s…

20th Feb 2015

Why music training in earlier life is great news for employers

Since the dawn of humankind, people have both knowingly and unknowingly shared a common frustration that when left unresolved leaves many in…

20th Feb 2015

Expo Fanfare Composition Competition winners announced

Delegates attending this year’s Music Expo will be treated to a performance of two specially commissioned fanfares. The performances will take place…

20th Feb 2015

UK Music Puts Forth Five-Point Policy Manifesto Ahead of Elections

With a general election set to take place in the United Kingdom May 7, umbrella trade body UK Music has issued an…

20th Feb 2015

Dench, Moss and Vegas back campaign to get UK creative

A campaign to challenge people to get creative has been launched, backed by stars including Dame Judi Dench and Johnny Vegas. Get…

19th Feb 2015

Ed Sheeran launches a new guitar for children’s charity

Ed Sheeran and Martin & Co. are teaming up for the second time to create the Ed Sheeran X Signature guitar. The…

19th Feb 2015

New report explores relationship between arts engagement and health

A new report, published by Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University on Thursday 12 February 2015, reveals that engaging with the…

18th Feb 2015

How learning music is instrumental in children’s brain development

The brain is the final frontier of the body. Scientists are performing some exciting research regarding how our brains develop, especially when…

18th Feb 2015

Why singing in a choir is so good for you

Performing offers many emotional, physical and social benefits, say local choristers Creative self-expression is an innate desire and a reason why performing…

16th Feb 2015

BBC to demonstrate renewed commitment to prime time Arts programming and partnerships

BBC announces major new partnership to boost creativity and participation. BBC to unveil bigger commitment to arts in prime time, with a…

16th Feb 2015

Petition launched by music students to stop Kirklees Council cut to Kirklees Music School

The council may scrap a £299,000 grant, which enables free tuition and subsidised rates for those most in need A petition has…

13th Feb 2015


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