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Summer Fun

For more information, please get in touch with our Creative Learning team at creativelearning@wiltshiremusic.org.uk, or call 01225 860100.

Programme details

From Monday 29th July to Friday 23rd August 2024.

For young people of all ages. Each activity has a specific age range, so please do check the activity information before you book.

Prices start from £5. Each acitivity has its own participant cost, so please do check the activity information before you book.

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Wiltshire Music Centre Ashley Road Bradford-on-Avon UK

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Monday 29th July - Friday 23rd August

A month of creative activities for children, young people, and families over the summer holidays

From singing to dancing, crafting to musicals and everything in between, Summer Fun is back with creative activities for young people and families of all ages between Monday 29th July and Friday 23rd August 2024.

Explore your interests or try something new across a range of workshops, concerts and activities using our programme drop-down menu below.

Parental / guardian consent forms for children and young people participating in these activities must be completed prior to the event. Consent forms will be sent shortly after your booking has been processed by our team.

For more information, or if you have any queries about our Summer Fun programme, please get in touch with our Creative Learning team at creativelearning@wiltshiremusic.org.uk.

Activity Programme

Whether you were born to perform or are completely new to the stage, this workshop is for you! Five days that are jam-packed with singing, acting, and dancing, where we rehearse a show-stopping mystery musical. This culminates in a performance for your friends and family to enjoy on the last day, complete with costumes and props!

Dates & Times

Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August

9:00am – 3:00pm

Age Range

4 – 14 years

Participation Cost

£140 per child

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All children are welcome to party with their favourite princesses with dances from popular fairy tales including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Rapunzel. With colourful props and costume accessories provided for the children to wear and creative dances inspired by princess stories. Fancy dress encouraged!

Dates & Times

Monday 5th August

10:00am – 10:45am

11:00am – 11:45am

Age Range

2 – 4 years

Participation Cost

£8 per child *

*Adult supervision required

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For all fans of Barbie, we’ll be trying lots of dances inspired by different versions of this iconic doll including Beach Barbie, Fashion Barbie and Disco Barbie! Children get to learn actions set to songs from the hit film too, including ‘Dance the Night’ and create their own dances with all pink props provided, completed by a short performance at the end of the Dance Party for families!

Dates & Times

Monday 5th August

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Age Range

4 – 9 years

Participation Cost

£15 per child *

*Adult supervision required

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To celebrate the year of the Dragon, join Fidgety Feet for a fun-filled adventure with a poorly baby dragon and her journey to find her lost roar. A chaotic trip to the vets ensues where we meet other zodiac characters including some very cheeky monkeys, a grumpy goat and a hungry snake! Using puppets, props, and musical instruments, we immerse ourselves in this world of unusual pets.

Dates & Times

Monday 5th August *SOLD OUT* / Tuesday 6th August

10:00am – 11:00am

Age Range

18 months – 6 years

Participation Cost

£7 per child / £3 per adult *

*Adult supervision required

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Join Music for Miniatures on a whimsical adventure into the enchanting world of “The Owl and The Pussycat” by Edward Lear, brought to life with live classical music, charming puppets, interactive storytelling, and a sprinkle of silliness! This delightful performance invites young audiences to embark on a magical journey alongside the beloved characters as they set sail in a beautiful pea-green boat.

Dates & Times

Tuesday 6th August

2:00pm – 2:30pm

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Age Range

3 – 7 years

Participation Cost

£5 per child / £6 per adult *

*Adult supervision required

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Little Piccolos teach the fundamentals of music in a fun and engaging class for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The class is based on the Kodaly method and taught by trained musicians. Little ones will learn about pitch, tempo, dynamics and more. The class will include original songs, instruments, moving to music, props and puppets.

Dates & Times

Wednesday 7th August

10:30am – 11:15am

Age Range

3 months – 5 years

Participation Cost

£8 per child / £4 sibling discount with code SIBDISC at checkout (siblings under 1 free) *

*Adult supervision required

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From cats and unicorns to plates and flower pots, plus 22 different colours, let your imagination run wild at this pottery painting workshop.

Dates & Times

Wednesday 7th August

10:00am – 11:30am

Age Range

5 – 11 years

Participation Cost

£24 per child (includes x2 pieces of pottery to paint) *

*Adult supervision required

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From cats and unicorns to plates and flower pots, plus 22 different colours, let your imagination run wild at this pottery painting workshop.

Dates & Times

Wednesday 7th August

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Age Range

12 – 19 years

Participation Cost

£15 per child (inlcudes x1 piece of pottery to paint) *

*Adult supervision required

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Join SASS Circus for an exciting day of circus games and activities. Try your hand at spinning plates, balloon twisting, spinning poi and hula hoops. Then take to the skies in our aerial hoop!

Dates & Times

Thursday 8th August

9:00am – 3:00pm

Age Range

5 – 13 years

Participation Cost

£40 per child

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Steph & Craig and their puppet friends perform gigs for little people… and their grown-ups! Rock the Tots are delighted to bring you their refreshed Summer Party. You can expect covers of some great summery songs, plus some of the best tunes of the year. With bubbles, puppets and more, this is a great gig for all the family, guaranteed to make you want to sing and dance!

Dates & Times

Friday 9th August

11:00am – 12:00pm

Age Range

0 – 10 years

Cost

£8 per child / £8 per adult *

*Adult supervision required

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Led by Kate Courage, this day includes lots of fun warm-ups, songs both new and familiar, and singing games to keep you on your toes! Bring a friend or come alone. No required level to join; just enthusiasm and a love of singing!

Dates & Times

Tuesday 13th August

9:30am – 3:00pm

Age Range

7 – 16 years

Participation Cost

£25 per child

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Do you want to devise and create your very own play? Then join Beth for Devising Drama, for a fun three days creating characters and stories. Develop skills, build confidence and make new friends. Together you’ll devise and create your very own play in just three days!

Dates & Times

Wednesday 14th August – Friday 16th August

10:00am – 3:00pm

Age Range

7 – 11 years

Participation Cost

£70 per child

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Have you ever wanted to produce your own animated film? With professional film director Jamie McDine you will learn the skills of stop-frame animation, with lots of hands on activities, where you become the director – you will build your own LEGO scenes and even plan and produce your own animation!

Dates & Times

Wednesday 14th August *SOLD OUT* / Friday 16th August

10:00am – 2:00pm

Age Range

8 – 14 years

Participation Cost

£25 per child

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Do you love musicals such as Six, Chicago, Hamilton and West Side Story? Do you want to perform some of the best musical numbers from these shows complete with awesome harmony singing, dance routines and costume? Then this two-day intensive course is for you! We will develop our vocal techniques and harmonising skills, plus learn some awesome routines that everyone can participate in. We will add dialogue to lead us in and out of our musical numbers. We will then perform our ‘Showstoppers’ to an audience on the WMC Auditorium stage in full costume!

Dates & Times

Thursday 22nd August – Friday 23rd August

10:00am – 3:00pm

Age Range

12 – 20 years

Participation Cost

£70 per child

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Summer Fun Flyer

Take a look at our Summer Fun 2024 flyer below