SUMMER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

24/04/2018 We’re recruiting for volunteers to help us and fifty children & young people put on our Big Summer Production of Beauty & the Beast! We are looking for individuals aged 18+ to join our busy summer production team as volunteers. You will be part of the creative team that is bought together for duration of the production. We spend […]

OPPORTUNITY FOR AGES 11+ TO GAIN A NATIONALLY RECOGNISED QUALIFICATION WITH ARTS AWARD

22/01/2018 Do you really enjoy performing arts? From this April young people aged 11+ can sign up to take part in Arts Award. Arts Award lets you explore your creativity whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification. Take on challenges in an art form, participate in arts activities, experience arts events, get inspired by artists and share your arts […]

SO WHAT IS MUSIC FOUNDATIONS?

03/08/2017 We are now well into the summer, with another successful round of Music Foundations classes having been completed. Music Foundations is a 10-week course aimed at engaging young people from challenging circumstances in the arts. Young people are referred in to us, using the forms which can be found in the referral network section, on our […]

LAYTON WILLIAMS MASTERCLASS

17/07/2017 Performer Layton Williams is best known for his starring role in the BBC’s hit sitcom Bad Education. He began his career on the West End in title roles Billy Elliot and Thriller Live. He has also performed with Matthew Bourne in Lord of the Flies and The Car Man and has toured with Hairspray and Rent. This was his fourth workshop in as many years […]

THE GARAGE MDP STUDENTS MEET DAVE ROWNTREE

14/07/2017 On the 3rd July, Dave Rowntree (drummer from Blur) came in to The Garage to chat with the MDP (Musicians’ Development Programme) Intermediate and Improver groups about his career and offer advice to the young musicians on the course. The group found out about how Blur found success and discussed what it takes to be a […]

A BAT IN THE DRESSING ROOM- WORK EXPERIENCE AT THE GARAGE

12/07/2017 Work Experience – Day One My name is Maddy and I started work experience at The Garage on 3rd July 2017. As soon as I got to The Garage, I filled in health and safety procedure forms and was introduced to The Garage’s team. I come to the venue every Thursday evening as I’m a member […]

THE GARAGE SUMMER ACTOR-MUSICIAN ACADEMY RECEIVES ARTS COUNCIL FUNDING

30/06/2017 We are pleased to announce the Arts Council England have supported The Garage’s summer Actor Musicians Academy with a Grant for The Arts Funding. Young Musicians who also have skills in acting will work under the direction of DumbWise actor musician practitioners to produce a brand new show ‘Clockwork’ based on the novel by Phillip Pullman. The young people will explore the […]

UNSIGNED YOUNG MUSICIAN DEVELOPMENT

28/06/2017 Recording at Ashwood Studios This year for The Garage Unsigned we have been able to offer our young performers a fantastic opportunity to record for half a day each in Ashwood Music in Norwich, run by Sotiris Yiasimi. Young musicians often don’t get the opportunity to record their music in professional studios, so this […]

NEED SOME EXTRA HELP TO GET YOUR MUSIC GROUP OFF THE GROUND?

20/06/2017 MUSIC LEADER TRAINING The Garage is offering professional training for 10 people in leading music workshops. This training is the perfect opportunity for those wanting to get into leading music workshops, or for those who are already working in music delivery, but want extra training to take their sessions to the next level. This […]

CARERS INFORMATION DAY AT THE FORUM

12/06/2017 ‘What’s all this about then?‘, ‘well that’s just for the young ‘uns isn’t it?’ and ‘ooh, do you?‘ seemed to be the mantra of the day at the Carers Information Event at The Forum today. Sandwiched between Arthritis Care and the Norfolk Community Health & Care Volunteer Programme it was easy for us to look like […]