Half way there!

In pictures: 25km for 25 years

On Saturday, we walked 25km around Tower Hamlets to celebrate the 25th anniversary of our Learning and Participation programme and to raise money to help us continue our work. After a quick warm-up with workshop leader Julian West, we set off on our walk through Spitalfields and Whitechapel, around the Isle of Dogs, up to the Olympic Park…

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L&P Snapshot #4: Messy Songs at the Cherry Trees School

We’ve been working with The Cherry Trees School for 15 years and over that time our relationship has grown from strength to strength. The primary school specialises in supporting boys with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, so it’s especially important for us to build a trusting relationship between the teaching staff and our artists. In…

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L&P Project Snapshot #2: Lullaby

Over the past few years, making music with ‘early years’ children (0-5 years old) and their parents has become a core part of our Learning & Participation programme, with projects like Musical Rumpus continuing to flourish and introduce hundreds of babies and toddlers to opera. Working with this age group sprang from recognising a need…

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Who is your superhero?

Last Tuesday, children, parents and teachers from Osmani Primary School performed songs and poems to explore the world of heroes through singing, story-telling and musical play.  The performance was the culmination of a five-week project lead by workshop leader Penny Desbruslais, Abimaro Gunnell, current Trainee Music Leader Ruth Rosales, and other musicians from Spitalfields Music.…