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Music Workshops Day 3 Part 1

Another amazing morning. We finished the third verse and the chorus, and experimented with slowing the song down. In the end, we decided to keep it upbeat. Freda brought the Keep Fit group into listen, and they were really impressed. We’re almost ready to record…

What Mary did over the weekend. The group took elements of this, and turned it into the third verse.

Mary wrote this over the weekend. The group took elements of this, and turned it into the third verse.

MORE WATERFALLS PLEASE!

MORE WATERFALLS PLEASE!

Lisa and Chris from Cambridge are staying in Lancaster. They read about the workshops in the Lancaster Guardian, and thought they'd pop along...

Lisa and Chris from Cambridge are staying in Lancaster. They read about the workshops in the Lancaster Guardian, and thought they’d pop along…

 

 

Freda brought the Keep Fit group into see us to listen to the song!

Freda brought the Keep Fit group into see us to listen to the song!

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Music Workshops Day 2 Part 2

A really exciting afternoon – we completed and demoed our first song ‘Animal Diner’ Next time we’re going to write a brand new song. You’ll be able hear the songs soon!

Rich went to the toilet and came back looking like this. Only Rich (now Tigerboy), knows what happened.

Rich went to the toilet and came back looking like this. Only Rich (now Tigerboy), knows what happened.

Claire and Jonathan jazz up the session!

Claire and Jonathan jazz up the session!

Rich has said something and Shauna just cracks up. She was like this for about 5 minutes...

Rich has said something and Shauna just cracks up. She was like this for about 5 minutes…

 

Daniel plays the riff

Daniel plays the riff

Hollie and her ukulele with Tigerboy

Hollie and her ukulele with Tigerboy

Music Workshops Day 2 Part 1

A really productive morning – we came up with two verses and the bridge. Our homework was to think about the chorus and the last verse…who knows what Monday will bring!

The song takes shape

The song takes shape

Mary comes up with some words

Mary comes up with some words

Writing lyrics, Bowie style!

Writing lyrics, Bowie style!

Ron and Mary

Ron and Mary

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Ready for work on a sunny Thursday morning....

Ready for work on a sunny Thursday morning….

Music Workshops Day 1 Part 2

Catherine, a Fiddler from Loughborough, came to play with us.

Catherine, a Fiddler from Loughborough, came to play with us.

The fire alarm went off, but we kept playing anyway...

The fire alarm went off, but we kept playing anyway…

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Playing SPLAT!

Playing SPLAT!

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Hollie sorts the lyrics

Hollie sorts the lyrics

Ideas

Ideas

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More ideas

More ideas

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Playing the riff

Playing the riff

Perfecting the keyboard part

Perfecting the keyboard part

Mixed Media Art Sessions

There’s still time to get involved in Jaki Bogg’s Art Workshops sessions at Ingleton Library to create a sculpture for Ingleton. Sessions are FREE, all materials are provided. Sessions are taking place on the following Wednesdays: 26th March and 2nd April. Join us on Saturday 5th April 10 – 12 noon for a special celebration event where the work will be exhibited and Jaki will be available to answer questions about the piece. Free refreshments.  

Free Songwriting workshops

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Stuck for words? Want to improve your music skills? Then join Glastonbury favourites Hope and Social star Rich Huxley for 4 free songwriting workshops in the Easter Holidays. These workshops, are aimed at all 12 – 19 year olds – you don’t need to be able to play an instrument, or be an experienced singer – you just need to be willing to contribute ideas, happy to work in collaboration with other people and willing to give new things a try. Please book a place at Ingleton Library. The dates of the workshops are:  Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th April and Monday 14th & Tuesday 15th April 2 – 4 pm

Contact Ingleton Library (0845 034 9536) or ingleton.library@northyorks.gov.uk) or for more information

 

Announcing our artists for Year 1

We’re delighted to announce that the artists and artforms confirmed for year 1 of this project are:

Music workshops with Rich Huxley
Mixed media art with Jaki Bogg;
Photography with Rebecca Heim;
Creative writing with Saviour Pirotta;
Digital art and video with Ross Anderson; and
Mosaics with Gabi Naptali.

For more information on the creative residencies project, please contact Claire Thompson on 01609 534543 or email claire.thompson@northyorks.gov.uk.