Musical opportunities for children
and young people in Blackburn with Darwen


Archive of: Projects

  • Happy smiles with Music Factory certificates

    Our talented Music Factory attendees proudly showing their certificates.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Heartbeat Drumming Ensembles

    Four new Heartbeat Drumming ensembles are now being run by Blackburn with Darwen Music Service for young people across the borough.
  • Super Slow Way

    Children from five Blackburn with Darwen Primary Schools will be singing at King George's Hall on Sunday 16th October in a unique celebration of the bicentenary of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.
  • A new resource to support curriculum music.

    In a new two year deal, all schools in the borough will be able to access a fantastic digital musical resource thanks to funding by Blackburn with Darwen Music Hub.
  • New Soundtracks project for Blackburn with Darwen

    A PROJECT which aims to develop new opportunities for young people to make music is to be launched with the help of £75,000 funding from the National Foundation for Youth Music.
  • Beatboxing and looping

    Seeing the inspirational Shlomo and learning looping techniques has given us even more skills to share.
  • Summer 'Heartbeats' sessions huge success

    Our Heartbeats sessions at Blackburn Youth Zone are proving a great success.

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