Musical opportunities for children
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  • Go to the Park singing challenge a huge success

    Blackburn with Darwen 'Go to the Park' Singing Challenge was a huge success
  • Festival of voice

    With over a dozen events, ranging from massive concerts at King Georges Hall to street performances in Blackburn town centre, this Festival of Voice celebrates the amazing musical talent in the area. There is also a summer programme of "Live in the Library" singing within secondary schools in Blackburn with Darwen
  • Moving and Shaking at Festival of Making

    Did you see some of our talented musicians in Blackburn town centre over the weekend of 6/7 May at the Festival of Making?​
  • First Soundtracks band night a massive success

    On 24th February, our FIRST Soundtracks bank night was a massive success with over 50 young people turning up to listen to and encourage our young bands. The bands, which have all developed through Soundtracks, had the opportunity to perform in front of their peer group and showcase their skills.
  • BBC Ten Pieces II expand

    The BBC launched their Ten Pieces project two years ago, aimed at primary school pupils, with great success. This has now been extended to the 10-14 age group with the launch of Ten Pieces II, a new set of pieces spanning many different musical genres.
  • BBC Music Day a massive success

    With performances from talented musicians, music workshops for the younger age group at The Bureau for the Arts, and taster sessions in the town centre, BBC Music day was a huge success.
  • Celebrating BBC Music Day on 3rd June in Blackburn

    Blackburn with Darwen Music Hub is celebrating BBC Music Day on 3rd June with a whole host of free performances, taster music lessons and workshops in Blackburn town centre.
  • The new series of 'Open Floor' concerts

    Talented young people and children will share their love of music with an innovative new series of ‘open floor’ concerts.