Free creative industries training for 18-25s

Training

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new training programme for 18-25 year olds which will introduce learners to the wide variety of work and roles that exist within the creative industries and support them to take their next steps into training or work. Over the course of 12 weeks, learners will take part in […]

Music: You need others to develop and grow says Unsigned 2020/21’s Blux J

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Blux J found peace from the playground bullies by hiding in his school’s music block. There’s been plenty of ups and downs since then, including spending a year-and-a-half homeless. Music was always the thing that made him think he had something to build on. He told us how Unsigned was too good a chance to […]

Music: Unsigned 2020/21’s Ella excited to debut original songs

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Teenager Ella Massingham is tired of singing other people’s songs. She told us how Unsigned is helping her express herself through music her way. How do you feel your music/skills have improved since starting the course last September? I feel my music skills have improved by having a better view of the industry, but most […]

Music: Unsigned 2020/21 is helping Amelia find who she is as an artist

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Amelia Stephanides is a little confused where she fits in genre-wise, just one of the things the Unsigned course is helping with says the NUA drama student and The Garage team member. How do you feel your music / skills have improved so far since starting the course last September? I’ve learnt lots more about […]

Excited to reopen studios for classes on 14 September

Breakdance class

Although it’s been fantastic to carry on with our classes via Zoom during lockdown, we know many of our participants have missed learning in a studio and missed the social and friendship aspect of visiting The Garage. That’s why we’ve been busy behind the scenes, getting ready to open our studios from 14 September in […]

GIVING UNSIGNED YOUNG MUSICIANS THE STAGE TO SHINE

Unsigned is a night of music from up-and-coming young artists. It’s part of our Musicians Development Programme and is funded by the National Foundation for Youth Music and the Norfolk Music Hub. The project was created to provide young musicians the opportunity to take their music, performance and professional skills to the next level with […]

STILL TIME TO JOIN UNSIGNED

17 SEPTEMBER 2019 Are you ready to take your first steps towards a professional music career? Then Unsigned, the new intermediate level of our Musicians’ Development Programme, can help. You’ve until Thursday, 3 October to apply for the chance to have weekly one-and-a-half hour sessions with music industry professionals, record a demo, perform at The Waterfront in Norwich and […]

BEING PART OF THE GARAGE YOUTH FORUM HAS DONE SO MUCH FOR ME

24/06/2019 Hi, I’m Josh. I’m from The Garage Youth Forum. I have been part of the Youth Forum for around three years and I have had so many different experiences and opportunities come from it. For example, when I started I loved music and I really wanted to do something to do with it. The Youth Forum was a massive help with me getting […]

PLUG-IN LIVE PAY WHAT YOU CAN GIG

30/052019 Plug-In Live is a quarterly event where young people showcase some of the Norwich music scene’s best young acts. Organised by The Garage Youth Forum, every genre is welcome – from indie to rap and pop to rock. Tonight’s gig features performances from The Garage’s Young Patron Finn Doherty with his alt-pop sound; rapper Edwxrd, indie punk / rock band Gozo and 1000 Frames. […]