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    Manchester Hip Hop Archive – Taster Sessions July 2021

    The Manchester Hip Hop Archive (MHHA) is dedicated to documenting and sharing a rich collection of artefacts and historical accounts that help highlight events, groups and individuals from the Manchester community that helped contribute to the social and cultural phenomenon known as Hip Hop. In July 2021, the MHHA launches it’s inaugural exhibition at Manchester more

    Goddess Gaia

    An exciting resource for schools from the Hallé for flute, harp, cello and narrator Words by Tony Mitton • Music by Steve Pickett Goddess Gaia is a brand new animated cantata for Flute, Harp, Cello and Narrator, complete with comprehensive teaching resources for Primary Schools. Words by Tony Mitton Music by Steve Pickett Animation by Peter Naish Goddess Gaia explores the beauty more


    The Hallé is delighted to offer a FREE online concert for Primary Schools, Hallé for Youth 2021, Once upon a Time… Featuring the world famous Hallé performing Mother Goose Suite by Maurice Ravel Introduced by Tom Redmond and presented by members of the orchestra Listen to Ravel’s musical snapshots for stories from Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb, Laideronnette – more

    FREE KS2 Music Sessions throughout March in Primary Schools

    Chetham’s Outreach Team have an exciting programme of FREE KS2 Music Sessions throughout March, please see full details below.  The sessions are taking place on a Tuesday at either 9am or 1pm.  The sessions will be up to 60 minutes in length and delivered via Zoom. If you would like to participate, please email to book.  Once more

    The Hallé Youth Ensembles are recruiting for 2021-22!

    Applications for the Children’s Choir, Youth Choirs and Youth Orchestra 2021-22 are now open! All information, including the application form, can be found on the Hallé website: The deadline for applications is Monday 7th June . For more details and to access the online application form, please visit or contact: for Youth Orchestra enquiries, or for Children’s Choir, Youth more