Animateurs have a blast at Canon Barnett – Part 1

As this year’s cycle of our Learning & Participation programme drew to a close with end of the Summer Term, Music Animateur Apprentice, Alice Howick shares her experiences from the final projects for the Music Animateur Apprentice Scheme. This is it – after a year of training sessions, observations, deep philosophical conversations on the whys…

Making music at Phoenix School

This term we’re working with the fantastic students from Phoenix School, who for the first time, will be joining other students from Tower Hamlets Arts & Music Education Service (THAMES) for the Platform event this Summer. Rus Pearson has been working with the students and tells us more about his experience. As part of this…

At the Cherry Trees

For a number of years we have been working with The Cherry Trees School in Bow and its extraordinary pupils, who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties. Workshop leader Roshi Nasehi reflects on their most recent work with us. I’m writing this blog on the tail end of an intense, varied and extremely rewarding few months…