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'Whether you’re studying the flute at school or haven’t played since you left school 4Flutes offers opportunities for all flute players whatever age or ability. Choose from informal flute choir workshops or larger events with international flute players all aimed to explore the flute and its repertoire, learn something new and meet other players.'

* 4Flutes
Visits to the Website188
Views of The ‘Full’ Record337

‘60 minute classical chamber music concerts at Christ Church, Highbury & Church on the Corner, Angel, Saturdays 6:30pm ... Concerts start with a short performance by young cellists from The Cello Corner.’

Category Islington
* 60min Concerts
Visits to the Website11
Also indexedThe Cello Corner
Views of The ‘Full’ Record28
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'A series of chamber concerts by top-quality local musicians on one Sunday each month ... Free tea and coffee and an opportunity to talk to the musicians, after each concert ... Support local musicians! Support the arts in Abingdon!’

* Abbey Chamber Concerts
Visits to the Website226
Views of The ‘Full’ Record325
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Started in 1968 by Gordon Clark, the Director of Music at Abbotsholme School ... There have been well over a thousand concerts, films, readings, lectures and discussions by many of the finest in their field in the world during the four decades that have followed. The vast majority of events are held "in the round" in the fine chapel at Abbotsholme School but on occasion, because of the nature of the performance, the Society has staged its events at major concert halls throughout the Midlands ...'

* Abbotsholme Arts Society
Visits to the Website238
Views of The ‘Full’ Record393
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Aberdeen’s oldest and original music, drama and dance Festival began life in 1909 and is still very much alive today ... The Festival adopts the motto of Sir Henry Walford Davies “Not to gain a prize or defeat a rival but to pace one another on the road to excellence”. The Festival is run entirely by volunteers and relies on entry fees, fundraising and sponsorship to continue to offer performance opportunities to musicians, singers and actors from the North East and beyond. The Festival takes place each year in the first week of June, in halls throughout the city. The Festival is not just for the performers. All events are open to the public and audiences are warmly welcomed.’

* Aberdeen & NE of Scotland Music Festival
Visits to the Website168
Views of The ‘Full’ Record245

'Established in 1922 in order to encourage the art of organ playing and choir training and, in general, to foster music in churches in the North East of Scotland by means of regular meetings, courses, recitals and other events. Our membership consists of practising and retired organists from both within the Aberdeen area and further afield, along with a number of non-organists who simply have an interest in organ music.'

* Aberdeen and District Organists' Association
Visits to the Website156
Views of The ‘Full’ Record388

'The objective of ACMC is to foster the appreciation and study of chamber music by the promotion of an annual series of six concerts from ensembles of the highest quality, of Scottish, national and international standing. We aim to provide a stimulating mix of different types of ensemble, with programmes including both the core chamber music repertoire and less well-known and contemporary pieces.'

* Aberdeen Chamber Music Concerts
Visits to the Website215
Views of The ‘Full’ Record351

‘Meets every Wednesday ... We have a great programme of music and song from visiting and local artists. There is also an opportunity for singers and musicians to take part in our regular sessions which are open to members and non-members.’

Category Folk Clubs
* Aberdeen Folk Club
Visits to the Website30
Views of The ‘Full’ Record47

'Our concerts are normally held on the Second Tuesday of the month except occasionally when artists are booked for a different day.' About half a dozen concerts per year.

* Abergele and District Electronic Organ Society
Visits to the Website209
Views of The ‘Full’ Record483
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Annual event comprising of competitive and non-competitive classes in Piano, Strings, Woodwind and Ensemble sections. We hold a Primary Schools Day including school ensembles, recorder solos, as well as duet and group classes.' Held Early February.

Category Swansea
* Abertawe Festival for Young Musicians
Visits to the Website173
Views of The ‘Full’ Record367

‘Caters for all ages, abilities and instruments. We regularly receive comments that this is a really friendly and informative festival; to those of you who may be new to it, its “difference” means that after every performance, in whatever category, an adjudicator of the highest calibre will give instant comments and helpful advice. Audiences appreciate hearing these assessments immediately instead of having to wait until the end of the class, and performers really enjoy the chance to work on their pieces with an experienced adjudicator.‘ Held Late April.

* Abingdon Music Festival
Visits to the Website229
Views of The ‘Full’ Record444

‘An intensive training course for aspiring solo singers from home and abroad, who are already experienced in solo performance. The Summer School assembles a team of expert teachers with complementary skills and a passionate interest in the development of young singers. The timetable is carefully organised to give exactly the same teaching time and performance opportunities to each student. The students experience an intense, but highly supportive, conservatoire atmosphere.’ Held Mid August.

* Abingdon Summer School for Solo Singers
Visits to the Website247
Views of The ‘Full’ Record280

Held Late July: 'Has rapidly established itself as one of the largest and most exciting events in the cellists’ calendar. Conceived in 2005 by Aboyne resident and cellist Myrtle Watt, the festival attracts students from all over the UK, as well as from Canada, Germany and South Africa. Our three inspiring tutors are also all top level performers, and the public face of the Festival – a series of 6 concerts in 8 days, is built round them ... The concerts take place in Aboyne, Tarland, Finzean and at Woodend Barn in Banchory.'

* Aboyne Cello Festival
Visits to the Website241
Views of The ‘Full’ Record349

ABRSM is the UK’s largest music education body, one of its largest music publishers and the world’s leading provider of music exams, offering assessments to over 600,000 candidates in over 90 countries every year. ABRSM’s mission is to inspire achievement in music. In partnership with the Royal Schools of Music, we support high-quality music-making and learning around the world. We offer pathways and resources for learners and teachers that help build musical skills, provide goals and encourage progress.’

Visits to the Website139
Also indexedAssociated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Views of The ‘Full’ Record149

'Brings the best in classical music to the people of Dumfries and Galloway. Our work includes a summer festival, international masterclass residency, classical concert series and education and outreach programmes ... with concerts being staged across the Region.'

* Absolute Classics
Visits to the Website205
Views of The ‘Full’ Record381
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Through partnerships with music services nation-wide, we strive to create a singing legacy across the UK. We develop and support choirs and choir leaders through our in-school Choir Creation Scheme and after school AC Academy Choirs. By 2020, we aim to have created 300 children’s choirs and 300 new choir leaders ... An education programme was fundamental to Armonico Consort from the outset: “We were asked by a county music service not to form a children’s choir, which struck me as odd as there were so many young people and so few opportunities. We ignored them, and in 2007 founded our first AC Academy after-school choir ...”.’

* AC Academy
Visits to the Website111
Also indexedArmonico Consort
Views of The ‘Full’ Record148

‘Concert promoters and event organisers for Academy Music Group’s 18-strong venue estate ... Currently promoting over 1,000 concerts a year, the Academy Events team works across this extensive network of venues staging gigs of all sizes and genres.’

* Academy Events
Visits to the Website153
Views of The ‘Full’ Record230

'ACM understands how the music industry works today and has created an immersive and comprehensive learning environment, which connects directly with the industry ...' Also a Campus in Clapham, South London.

* Academy of Contemporary Music
Visits to the Website215
Also indexedACM London
Views of The ‘Full’ Record293

‘Our students are at the heart of the Academy of Music and Sound, supported by our team of dedicated tutors. We offer specialist music performance and production education, preparing you for a career in the modern music industry with recognised music qualifications. Founded in 1994, the Academy of Music and Sound offers music education by professional musicians for ages 16-19, through to undergraduate and postgraduate study in Edinburgh, Exeter, Gateshead, Glasgow, Southampton, Swindon and Online.’

* Academy of Music and Sound
Visits to the Website190
Views of The ‘Full’ Record231

'Established in 2010, following a merger with the internationally renowned Dartington College of Arts ...  Our distinct institutional lineage has resulted in an international track record of innovation, experimentation and a long history of staff and student success. As a specialist arts institution, Music at Falmouth offers exceptional opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary projects and professional networking within and beyond the university.'

* Academy of Music and Theatre Arts [Falmouth]
Visits to the Website159
Also indexedFalmouth University
Views of The ‘Full’ Record272

‘Delivers instrumental and vocal provision to primary and secondary schools across Warrington and Halton.’

* Accent Music Education Hub [Warrington and Halton]
Visits to the Website234
Views of The ‘Full’ Record289
Concerts and Recitals SeasonThe Hub ‘Calendar of Events’ lists a number of concerts of school pupil ensembles and groups held during each year.

'Access to Music is a great place to move onto after leaving school. If you have a passion for music or media, then you will get a unique and rewarding experience at Access to Music which will prepare you for your creative future ... Our quals have no formal academic entry requirements, are practical and are assessed through course work rather than exams. For many musicians they offer a much better alternative to GCSEs, A Levels and BTECs. And finally, they are all about popular music - there's no classical music here!'

* Access to Music
Visits to the Website142
Views of The ‘Full’ Record176

'The aim of the Ackworrth Concert Society is to provide high quality concerts and avoid the need to travel to major cities and pay higher prices to enjoy the experience. Our concerts are open to all and we particularly welcome children and people (under 18) who are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.'

* Ackworth Concert Society
Visits to the Website185
Views of The ‘Full’ Record373
* Acoustic Festival of Britain
Visits to the Website374
Views of The ‘Full’ Record322

'The Concert Society aims to present an interesting variety of programmes at an affordable price. Four concerts are organised each year by the committee and a patrons scheme is in place to allow friends of the concerts to provide further support for the costs of these events.'

* Adbaston Community Concert Society
Visits to the Website171
Views of The ‘Full’ Record413
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Pairs amateur choirs, orchestras and ensembles with a composer for a year culminating in a première performance and a broadcast on BBC Radio 3. The composer has the opportunity to get to know a performing group and write a piece especially for them to première, while the group has the chance to contribute to the creation of a new work by some of the UK’s most promising composers. Pieces that are composed are usually around ten minutes long (as a very rough approximation) ...’

* Adopt a Composer
Visits to the Website178
Views of The ‘Full’ Record176

Held Mid August: ‘Offers a week of fantastic singing classes, performance opportunities, along with concerts and social events. We have space for around 200 students, who come from all over the world, to work with Tutors and House Pianists from the top British Conservatoires and Opera Houses.'

* AIMS International Music School
Visits to the Website190
Views of The ‘Full’ Record282

'Founded in 1948 by Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears and Eric Crozier.' Held Late June. Snape Proms runs During August.

* Aldeburgh Festival
Visits to the Website247
Also indexedSnape Proms
Views of The ‘Full’ Record356
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘A distinctive Centre for Advanced Training designed to realise the artistic potential of our 60 exceptionally talented young musicians (8-18 years) across a wide range of music. AYM combines a tailored, Individual Learning Programme with intensive “courses”. The programme can include individual lessons, intensive weekends and residential courses, expert professional advice, mentoring and performance opportunities.’

Category Aldeburgh
* Aldeburgh Young Musicians
Visits to the Website65
Views of The ‘Full’ Record108

'The Festival provides a platform for amateur performances with an educational element provided by professional adjudicators. Our Vision is to encourage and provide a conduit through public performances for young children to express themselves through music, speech and drama and to showcase and nurture this talent in the performing arts. We still believe in the ideal that the youth of today are talented in the arts and will always have something to offer. This talent is in all of us, and if, as a Society, we can nurture even a small amount of that talent, then we are making a difference. It is this difference that keeps us working so hard to make the Festival what it is.' Held Early May.

* Alderley Edge Festival
Visits to the Website299
Views of The ‘Full’ Record372

Sunday afternoon concerts at the Aldermaston Concert Centre: 'We'd love to welcome you to our Concert Centre if you have a free Sunday afternoon; you could even enjoy a pre-concert lunch. The William Penney Theatre is very comfortable and spacious with good vision and sound.'

* Aldermaston Concert Centre
Visits to the Website229
Views of The ‘Full’ Record542
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'The Festival's objectives are to promote excellence in the performing arts at all levels and to encourage the participation of the people of Rushmoor, of all ages and abilities.' Pianoforte Competition held Early May.

* Aldershot & Farnborough Festival of Music and Art
Visits to the Website164
Views of The ‘Full’ Record436

'The UK's Largest Live Music and Entertainment Agency ... Established in 1999, Alive Network has grown into the largest supplier of live entertainment for weddings, corporate events and private parties in the UK. We have secured over £75Million of work for our 6500 members, working with 100,000+ previous customers to provide the perfect entertainment for their events. Our hand-picked roster of over 2000 bands, musicians and entertainers is the definitive one-stop-shop for live entertainment booking.'

* Alive Network
Visits to the Website216
Views of The ‘Full’ Record175

Allen Valleys Promotions Ltd is 'a not-for-profit social enterprise organisation ... establshed in 2015. The company’s objective is to promote cultural and artistic activities which support communities and businesses in the Allen Valleys. Its prime responsibility is to organise The Allen Valleys Folk Festival in October each year, working in conjunction with the Allen Valleys Landscape Partnership ...'

Category Folk Festivals
* Allen Valleys Folk Festival
Visits to the Website198
Views of The ‘Full’ Record363

West Calder, West Lothian: 'Meets once a month ... for concerts and sessions. Everyone is very welcome. There is a small admission fee depending on the activity’.

Category Folk Clubs
* Almond Valley Folk Club
Visits to the Website160
Views of The ‘Full’ Record351

Meets ‘Second Wednesday of each month (Sept-May) ... Includes Buffet Supper each month ...  7.30pm - 10.30pm’.

* Alnwick Accordion & Fiddle Club
Visits to the Website33
Views of The ‘Full’ Record56
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Once again Alnwick enjoyed eight days of creative musical talent reflecting the diverse cultural riches of the UK and wider world. We featured a cornucopia of talent representing the sounds, rhythms and traditions of Ireland, Eastern Europe, Africa, USA, Australia, Scotland, England and our very own Northumberland. This was served up via the genres of Folk, Jazz, Blues, Celtic, Balkan, Americana and World Fusion - and live poetry.’ Held Mid August.

Category Folk Festivals
* Alnwick International Music Festival
Visits to the Website176
Views of The ‘Full’ Record178

'Offers a programme of six concerts annually between October and May. Three piano recitals continue to take place ... and a further three instrumental concerts ... The Society is supported by a loyal membership and attracts large numbers of guests and visitors to its concerts.'

* Alnwick Music Society
Visits to the Website236
Views of The ‘Full’ Record564
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Our primary aim is to increase and enhance our understanding of classical music. Meeting monthly we listen to recorded music, learning more about the composers and their works written for us to appreciate and enjoy. You do not need any specialist knowledge of classical music to become a member.'

* Alnwick Recorded Music Society
Visits to the Website168
Views of The ‘Full’ Record252

Alwinton Summer Concerts take place in the Church of St Michael and All Angels, located just outside of the remote, rural village of Alwinton in Upper Coquetdale, Northumberland. The series has established itself as one of the major cultural events in the North-East of England and the church, with its fine acoustic, is surrounded by beautiful and dramatic landscape.’ Held May - July.

* Alwinton Summer Concerts
Visits to the Website193
Views of The ‘Full’ Record491
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

The Amadeus Orchestra's 'annual residential summer orchestral training course ... The course is open to young professionals and music students from anywhere in the world. Whilst many applications come from Conservatoires, we warmly encourage applicants from Universities and from anyone hoping to be in the profession soon'. Held Mid July.

* Amadeus Academy
Visits to the Website169
Also indexedAmadeus Orchestra
Views of The ‘Full’ Record299

‘Founded in 1995 to help blind and partially sighted children across the UK, who have a talent or love for music. We believe that visual impairment and other disabilities should not prevent children and young people accessing appropriate musical opportunities ... Many families in the UK who care for one of the 25,000 children with little or no sight, live in relative poverty and cannot afford to give them the musical experiences that can transform their lives. The Amber Trust provides grants to these children for music lessons, music therapy, instruments, equipment and concert tickets.‘

* Amber Trust
Visits to the Website28
Views of The ‘Full’ Record47

'Each year we organise five concerts of high quality performances, mainly of chamber music, by both established and rising professional musicians. The concerts are an opportunity to hear current and future stars playing live, locally in a less formal atmosphere ...'

* Amersham Concert Club
Visits to the Website196
Views of The ‘Full’ Record344
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘For more than thirty years, the Amersham Festival of Music has been one of the top annual music events in South Bucks. The festival has grown steadily in that time and now runs for 3 or more weeks each spring and also includes a winter season of concerts featuring our own Festival Orchestra.’

* Amersham Festival of Music
Visits to the Website147
Also indexedAmersham Festival Chamber Orchestra
Views of The ‘Full’ Record213

‘A community based music project that provides opportunities for everyone to participate in music classes and activities throughout Belfast. We have gained a reputation for excellence, and there is an enthusiasm and commitment from both teachers and pupils that will ensure continued success. The school is committed to ensuring that our activities are accessible to people of all ages and abilities ... Our largest area of activity is the provision of weekly music classes, offering tuition in a wide range of instruments (tin whistle, violin, guitar, flute, bodhran, mandolin, tenor banjo, concertina, uilleann pipes, piano and keyboards, electric and bass guitar, button keyed accordion, drum-kit and saxophone). These are delivered to communities throughout Belfast in schools, youth clubs, community and cultural centres.’

* Andersonstown Traditional & Contemporary Music School
Visits to the Website115
Views of The ‘Full’ Record152

'The Club was founded nearly 70 years ago by Miss Gladys New who was a well-known singer in Andover. Not just the founder of the club, Gladys was also the Secretary for 46 years and the Treasurer for many years. "Her" Music Club has steadily developed, to become one of the best-supported in Southern England ... We present six concerts every season. The aim is to offer a wide range of music performed by professional artists.'

* Andover Music Club
Visits to the Website197
Views of The ‘Full’ Record299
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Set up by Lord Lloyd Webber in 1992 to promote the arts, culture and heritage for the public benefit. In 2010, the Foundation embarked on an active grant-giving programme and has now awarded grants of over £18M to support high-quality training and personal development as well as other projects that make a real difference to enrich the quality of life both for individuals and within local communities.’

* Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
Visits to the Website92
Views of The ‘Full’ Record129

‘A charity for education and the promotion of the arts in Norfolk ... We have two gallery spaces, each with a different exhibition at any one time. The exhibitions change every two weeks, so there is always something new to see. Upstairs in the music room, we have a busy programme of music featuring artists from the UK and abroad who vary in style from Classical Piano to Jazz and Folk.‘

* Anteros Arts Foundation
Visits to the Website94
Views of The ‘Full’ Record61
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘The critically acclaimed UK choir and instrumental ensemble renowned for its inspiring concerts and imaginative singing education programme, AC Academy.’

* Armonico Consort
Visits to the Website108
Views of The ‘Full’ Record195

'Known principally for his solo songs, Armstrong Gibbs also wrote music for the stage, sacred works, three symphonies and a substantial amount of chamber music, much of which remains unpublished. He gained wide recognition during the early part of his life, but until recently, like many of his contemporaries, has been little known. Although he retired from adjudicating, he continued conducting and composing right to the end of his life.'

* Armstrong Gibbs Society
Visits to the Website128
Views of The ‘Full’ Record303

'A Community Interest Company on The Isle of Arran which aims to promote live music events on the island throughout the year - all our profits are either reinvested in the company to ensure its continuance or used for the benefit of the local community.'

* Arran Events
Visits to the Website227
Views of The ‘Full’ Record313

'A lively three days of folk music in Arran's main town, Brodick. Split between day sessions and evening concerts, the festival draws live bands and the odd troubadour from across the UK to the isle. There'll be workshops, too, for those who want to brush up on their musical skills.' Held Early June.

Category Folk Festivals
* Arran Folk Festival
Visits to the Website217
Views of The ‘Full’ Record434
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Of course, the music will also play a major part of the day and we will be hosting some brilliant bands. During the day on Saturday we will have a line-up of talented musicians from Arran and all over Scotland, in a relaxed and informal environment.’ Held Early July.

* Arran Malt & Music Festival
Visits to the Website204
Views of The ‘Full’ Record341

‘Formed in May, 2012, to specialise in Performing Artist Representation and Concert Management and Promotion. It draws upon some 25 years of experience in the field from 1972, and was founded upon the opportunity to represent the career of a single, outstanding classical solo singer. It is envisaged, however, that additional suitable performers will be added, whenever opportunities arise from time to time, to establish a small roster.’

* ArtAxis Music
Visits to the Website122
Views of The ‘Full’ Record161

‘Offers music learning opportunities to learners at school, in the community and in out-of-school settings. Supporting learners from first access through to excellence, ArtForms Music offers a range of activity in all genres, and for learners of all ages. We offer vocal and instrumental learning in and out of school, in a wide range of instruments and across a wide range of genres. ArtForms Music Centres offer community-based music learning across the city, and City of Leeds Youth Music offers the opportunity for young musicians to play at a very high level. We support schools through CPD and through the Music Connect network, as well as delivering National Curriculum teaching.’

* ArtForms Music [Leeds]
Visits to the Website210
Also indexedCity of Leeds Youth Music | Leeds Music Education Partnership
Views of The ‘Full’ Record211

'Founded in early 2003 with the aim of furthering the appreciation, understanding and knowledge of the music of Sir Arthur Bliss (1891-1975). He was one of the most important figures in British musical life from the early 1920s (when he was regarded as an enfant terrible) through to his later years and his tenure of the office of Master of the Queen's Music from 1953, following Sir Arnold Bax, who had died suddenly in October of that year.'

* Arthur Bliss Society
Visits to the Website238
Views of The ‘Full’ Record329

'We support all kinds of musical genres to meet the needs of artists and to make music accessible to everyone.'

* Arts Council England
Visits to the Website217
Views of The ‘Full’ Record247

'We believe that art has the ability to reach across boundaries, inspiring, teaching and bringing people together ...'

* Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Visits to the Website243
Views of The ‘Full’ Record260

'We are the country’s funding and development organisation for the arts. ... Our vision is of a creative Wales where the arts are central to the life of the nation.'

* Arts Council of Wales
Visits to the Website166
Views of The ‘Full’ Record427

‘The strategic arts organisation for the county; members include arts organisations, local authorities and public bodies with a remit for the arts ... There are more than 100 member organisations, including everyone involved in the development of the professional arts in Derbyshire.’

* Arts Derbyshire
Visits to the Website181
Views of The ‘Full’ Record391

'ArtsFirst is the lead organisation for the Islington Music Education Hub. Working alongside our many partners we aspire to deliver the best possible music education opportunities to children and young people and to work with community and professional musicians to make Islington a music rich borough.

* Arts First [Islington]
Visits to the Website162
Also indexedIslington Music Education Hub
Views of The ‘Full’ Record384

'A Registered Charity committed to leading, promoting and supporting the arts in Rutland. It consists of a small volunteer committee that aims to be representative of the county’s arts organisations and various creative disciplines.'

* Arts for Rutland
Visits to the Website204
Views of The ‘Full’ Record362

'A voluntary community organisation promoting and organising arts, culture and entertainment events in the historic Lancashire town of Prescot, Merseyside. The highlight of its year-round programme is the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts, which runs for 10 days, starting on the third Friday of June.'

* Arts in Prescot
Visits to the Website220
Also indexedPrescot Festival of Music & the Arts
Views of The ‘Full’ Record334

‘A voluntary organisation which supports all individuals and organisations involved in the arts in Redditch and those who would like to be.’

* Arts in Redditch
Visits to the Website139
Views of The ‘Full’ Record264

‘The Arts in Residence organisation offers classical music events and classical music breaks in country houses and country hotels that have been picked for their superbly appointed positions. They all create an atmosphere in
which you can enjoy the experience of music and the arts in style, comfort and good company. The delicious food, excellent wine and friendly ambience are as important as the music you will hear and explore. Our prices for a weekend or midweek break are fully inclusive ... There are no hidden extras. We aim to create a friendly house party atmosphere with people who have plenty in common. An Arts in Residence classical music break can prove the music-event of your year.’

* Arts in Residence
Visits to the Website49
Views of The ‘Full’ Record36

‘ANS encourages and helps facilitate collaboration between the arts sector, the voluntary sector, commercial organisations and local government, aiming to increase arts activities within the community ... ANS provides a comprehensive online diary of events and social networking facility, showcasing the breadth of arts activities taking place within the borough ... ANS promotes, organises and supports arts events within the borough'

* Arts Network Sutton
Visits to the Website147
Views of The ‘Full’ Record205

‘An independent charity (est.1966) supporting 100+ arts and cultural organisation in and around the borough of Richmond upon Thames.’

* Arts Richmond
Visits to the Website121
Views of The ‘Full’ Record179

'Since its inception, Caithness.Org has grown into a massive resource for information about Caithness. With local news, geography, history and entertainment, Caithness.Org continues to provide thousands of photos from many people, events and places around the county ... Arts.Caithness.Org is similar to the business index except it's for the Arts, covering everything from Painters to Pipe Bands. Also providing Arts news on the site and by RSS newsfeed.'

* Arts.Caithness.Org
Visits to the Website150
Views of The ‘Full’ Record709

‘Launched in 1981 with the support of the Rotary Club of Littlehampton and has gone on to showcase outstanding young talent every year, giving those young people the opportunity to gain valuable performance experience and receive feedback from experienced musicians. In its early days, the festival had just 30 youngsters taking part but now the festival has grown and attracts entrants to around 40 classes every year.’ Held Late October.

* Arun Young Musicians' Festival
Visits to the Website112
Views of The ‘Full’ Record178

'A friendly Club that meets monthly. It holds a mixture of professional and amateur nights and the occasional charity evening. This not only raises money for good causes, but also promotes the club. The club tries to give younger artistes just starting on the circuit a chance as well as the "OLD" favourites ...'

* Ascot Organ and Keyboard Club
Visits to the Website200
Views of The ‘Full’ Record484
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Takes place every June and July ... Its rural location and Georgian buildings make it the perfect location for this small and eclectic festival. However, the festival is not just about this heritage, it aims to bring the best possible classical and contemporary arts to the town ...'

Category Arts Festivals
* Ashbourne Festival
Visits to the Website226
Views of The ‘Full’ Record326
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

Founded 'in 1981 to foster and promote the maintenance, improvement and development of artistic taste and knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the arts among the inhabitants of the Borough of Ashford'.

* Ashford Federation of Arts
Visits to the Website182
Views of The ‘Full’ Record354

'One of the world’s leading arts management companies, specialising in the field of classical music. Working all over the world, we nurture both established and emerging talent through personal, bespoke management, as well as arranging international tours for the world’s leading orchestras and dance companies. Throughout our long history, we have built our reputation on the care we devote to all aspects of artists’ careers, to our relationships with promoters and venues across the world, and to each of the tours and projects that we manage. At the heart of everything we do is a passion for classical music and the performing arts, and a desire to bring high quality performances to every corner of the world ... We're Making Music Happen'

* Askonas Holt
Visits to the Website294
Views of The ‘Full’ Record276

'We aim to have something for everyone; traditional, modern, shanties, comedy, dance and sessions just for musicians, so they don’t feel left out. Entry (mostly) will be FREE, with a collection for the guests that night and a free raffle. Together with our sister clubs in Bedworth and Nuneaton, we aim to provide the best of folk music in the Midlands.'

Category Folk Clubs
* Atherstone Folk Club
Visits to the Website202
Views of The ‘Full’ Record301

'A multi-lingual team of managers are in daily contact with opera theatres and music venues throughout the world, expertly maintaining and developing long-established, successful relationships, and promoting the interests and activities of the singers, conductors, directors and designers Athole Still International Artists' Management is proud to represent.'

* Athole Still
Visits to the Website174
Views of The ‘Full’ Record270

Attitude is Everything improves Deaf and disabled people's access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry.’

* Attitude is Everything
Visits to the Website121
Views of The ‘Full’ Record230

'Promotes cultural contacts between the UK and Austria by organising events and supporting artists and projects in the fields of music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, film and science. We provide a venue in central London for recitals, lectures, readings, film screenings, conferences and exhibitions, while also cooperating with various partners throughout the UK.'

* Austrian Cultural Forum
Visits to the Website408
Views of The ‘Full’ Record215

'Renowned series of artistic events & exhibitions held annually in the surroundings of the glorious Malvern Hills. Some of the most prestigious musicians, poets, writers, film makers and other artists perform during Autumn every year.' Held September - October.

Category Arts Festivals
* Autumn in Malvern Festival
Visits to the Website149
Views of The ‘Full’ Record545

'Bringing first-class classical music performed by professional musicians to our area of Ringwood and Fordingbridge. We present six evening concerts between October and April, usually on the first Friday of the month. Recently we have introduced a Sunday afternoon Proms concert of easy-listening classics at a reduced ticket price for adults and where children are free. Our musicians perform in the intimate atmosphere of small, comfortable and well-heated venues. Normally, they will address the audience and give us an insight into the complexities of the work they're performing and a brief background history of the composer who wrote it.'

* Avon Valley Concerts
Visits to the Website177
Also indexedRingwood, Hampshire
Views of The ‘Full’ Record228

'A UK arts charity. We believe that all musically talented young people should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential, whatever their background. We carefully target our resources to give talented children from lower income families the best possible chance to flourish and grow ...'

* Awards for Young Musicians
Visits to the Website133
Views of The ‘Full’ Record158

‘No glossy advertising: we save the money for music. This series is now one of the finest of its kind in the UK (so we are told): international weekly concerts, on average an hour long, featuring mainly professional musicians, with wide-ranging and innovative programming, and at a price we hope anyone interested can afford ... We are friendly and informal, so if you haven’t tried us please do come along: music lovers make their way to St Mary’s on Thursdays from miles around.’

* Aylesbury Lunchtime Music
Visits to the Website14
Views of The ‘Full’ Record22
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'An independent organisation but receives financial support from Aylesbury Vale District Council ... You can join Aylesbury Vale Arts Council in three ways – as an affiliate organisation (whose main purpose is the arts) as an associate organisation (who has an interest in the arts but whose main purpose is otherwise) or as an individual.' ALERT Could not Link to the Website cited by the Local Authority, at Review.

* Aylesbury Vale Arts Council
Visits to the Website164
Views of The ‘Full’ Record365

'A voluntary body with membership open to any person or group interested in the objects of the Guild. The purposes of the Guild, as defined in its Constitution, are: "To promote, encourage and foster public interest in the study, practice and knowledge of the Arts within its area".' ALERT Unable to find any current activities of the Guild at Review.

* Ayr Arts Guild
Visits to the Website173
Views of The ‘Full’ Record452

Ayr Jazz Club, founded in 2005, is a warm and friendly group of people with a common interest in keeping jazz alive. The club has over 100 members who ... have had the pleasure of listening to a varied range of bands from Dixieland to New Orleans and Trad, as well as music from the 1920 - 30's.’

Category Jazz Clubs
* Ayr Jazz Club
Visits to the Website67
Views of The ‘Full’ Record87

‘An annual festival held in Ayr, celebrating music, dance and speech and drama through participation in competitive and non-competitive events.’ Held Mid March

* Ayrshire Music Festival
Visits to the Website187
Views of The ‘Full’ Record484

‘Operates weekly groups and other regular events hosted by carefully selected music leaders who offer the highest level and range of experience as composers, musicians, singer songwriters, and technicians. Our music leaders are enthusiastic and inspiring with many being ex B Sharp participants who share a love of music and the B Sharp "way of working", and to maintain this approach we operate a skills cascade training model with clear pathways of progression for both our participants and our music leaders ...'

* B Sharp
Visits to the Website317
Views of The ‘Full’ Record353

‘A partnership made up of strategic local, regional and national music organisations. Led by the Bath & North East Somerset Music Service, the Hub aims to create a joined up, high quality programme of music education for children and young people both in and out of school.‘

* B&NES Music Hub
Visits to the Website166
Views of The ‘Full’ Record169
Concerts and Recitals Season‘B&NES Music Service Ensembles run during term time only, on selected dates, and perform regularly throughout the year.’

Keighley: ‘We are a not-for-profit organisation, run by volunteers, for the furtherance of acoustic, folk and social music’.

Category Folk Clubs
* BACCApipes Folk Club
Visits to the Website194
Views of The ‘Full’ Record212

‘An innovative classical concert series for babies and their carers to enjoy together. Concerts are held monthly in inspiring locations across London, Surrey, Kent, Thames Valley and West Essex. Our aim is to make world-class performances available to all ages. Treat yourself and introduce your wee one to live classical music during the crucial years. Be amazed at how your child will appreciate Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms!’

* Bach to Baby
Visits to the Website217
Views of The ‘Full’ Record154

'Dedicated to enhancing knowledge and appreciation of Hungarian culture, the Balassi Institute Hungarian Cultural Centre London organises and supports a wide spectrum of innovative programmes to promote Hungarian art and artists in the UK. The Hungarian Cultural Centre London aims to bring the greatest achievements in Hungarian art and culture to international attention while encouraging collaborations between Hungarians and people in the UK.'

* Balassi Institute
Visits to the Website156
Also indexedHungarian Cultural Centre London
Views of The ‘Full’ Record219

'Started out at the beginning of 1999 as the Mad Nanny! Folk Club. Our intention was to offer a diversity of folk and traditional music. Since then we've broadened the musical range and are noted for our diversity of musical style and quality guests and local performers.'

Category Folk Clubs
* Baldock and Letchworth Blues, Folk and Roots Club
Visits to the Website161
Views of The ‘Full’ Record333

'A community event that brings together the people of Baldock in Hertfordshire, UK. The Festival is probably the biggest event in the town’s calendar, providing a fortnight of events for a variety of ages and tastes during May each year ... A large selection of music tastes are catered for across a wide range of venues.'

* Baldock Festival
Visits to the Website232
Views of The ‘Full’ Record274

Inaugurated 2008: ‘Over three weeks the Balerno Music Festival has so much to offer ... For adults there is a mix of instrumental, vocal and folk concerts, cabaret, jazz and more. Children’s events cover ages three to secondary, and some events are free ... Balerno is located to the south-west of Edinburgh on the A70 (Lanark Rd)’. Held Late September - Early October.

* Balerno Music Festival
Visits to the Website58
Views of The ‘Full’ Record120

‘Music has played a foremost role in the life of Balliol College, Oxford for the past two centuries. Benjamin Jowett, one of the most well-known Masters of the College, invited John Farmer, music master of Harrow School, to become Director of Music at Balliol; and in 1885 Farmer created a series of concerts on alternate Sunday evenings, which are still held today in an almost unchanged fashion. Both Jowett and Farmer shared the firm belief that music should be for the many rather than the few; this idea remains the essence of the Sunday Concerts. Balliol’s Sunday Concerts were the first secular Sunday concerts in England ... All concerts are free and open to everyone.‘

* Balliol College Musical Society
Visits to the Website28
Views of The ‘Full’ Record34

Founded 1951. Sections include: Recorder, String, Brass, Woodwind, Vocal, Choral, Pianoforte. Held Early MarchALERT Website not available at Review; Facebook Page cited instead.

* Ballyclare Music Festival
Visits to the Website154
Also indexedThompson Primary School
Views of The ‘Full’ Record378

'The Festival takes place during February and March in the new Braid Arts Centre in Ballymena which has modern facilities for most major performing arts. The Festival provides a wide opportunity for performers at all stages of music, speech, drama and dance. There are two Gala Nights : the Instrumental Festival Night on the first Saturday evening of the Music weeks and the Vocal and Prizewinners Gala on the last Saturday evening.'

* Ballymena Festival of Music Speech and Dance
Visits to the Website174
Views of The ‘Full’ Record522

'Guest nights with national, local and up and coming artists; theme nights; open sessions; open stage nights and lots more in a friendly setting. Some nights are acoustic and some with PA.'

Category Folk Clubs
* Banbury Folk Club
Visits to the Website270
Views of The ‘Full’ Record338

‘Started in 2000 as a one day event but has grown into a full weekend attracting major artists and folk enthusiasts from all over the country. Banbury, nestled on the eastern edge of the beautiful Cotswolds and close to the historic Civil War battle sites of Edgehill and Cropredy, is a great place to visit with its charming medieval shopping streets and alleyways. The pedestrianised town centre provides a fabulous place to shop and a great venue for the Dance Sides and Hobby Horses to perform.’

Category Folk Festivals
* Banbury Folk Festival
Visits to the Website54
Views of The ‘Full’ Record73

‘An exciting and thrilling competition for brass, wind and jazz bands. All bands will be required to perform an entertaining programme to the highest standard of presentation. This will be a unique opportunity for television audiences to enjoy the very best in Welsh bands. The competition is organised by Rondo and the semi-final sessions and the final will be broadcast on S4C.‘ Held February - March biennially since 2014 [2020].

* Band Cymru
Visits to the Website111
Also indexedRondo | S4C
Views of The ‘Full’ Record103

‘Music agency providing live bands for every occasion. From function and wedding band hire to swing and jazz bands, we have picked the very best on offer. As a one stop entertainment agency, we also provide String Quartets, Wedding Musicians and DJs for hire.’

* Bands For Hire
Visits to the Website133
Views of The ‘Full’ Record145

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