L&P Project Snapshot #3: Takeover (2013-4)

Takeover Festival is a project which enables primary school pupils to become amateur producers with responsibility for the programming and production of their own miniature festival. Over several weeks, the children work with our music leaders to programme events, write and perform their own songs, and market the festival to the rest of the school.…

Takeover! at Shapla Primary School

Takeover! is a relatively new project to Spitalfields Music that we’re bringing to our Neighbourhood Schools. It gives Year 3 pupils (aged 7-8) the chance to create, programme and produce their very own festival. Over several weeks, the children become amateur producers with responsibilities to programme events and market them to the rest of the…

Boys make noise for singing club

“We had a great time – but don’t tell anyone!” Canon Barnett Primary School lies in the heart of Tower Hamlets, with the majority of pupils coming from the Bangladeshi community who live in Spitalfields, Whitechapel and Poplar. As part of our Neighbourhood Schools programme Spitalfields Music works with several primary schools across Tower Hamlets.…