Music hubs (East of England)

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Surrey Music Hub

+44 (0)1375 413680

Westfield School, Woking GU22 9PR, United Kingdom

East of England

Surrey Music Hub is a network of music organisations and schools working together to bring more musical opportunities to more young people in Surrey, both in schools and in the wider community.

They are led by Surrey Arts, the county council’s arts service, which includes the schools’ music service. Together, we’re making sure that children and young people receive music education that is high quality, wide ranging, sustainable and accessible to all, with clear routes for learning and options for musical progression.

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The Luton Music Mix

+44 (0)1582 538224

Luton Music Service, The Leagrave Centre Strangers Way, Luton LU4 9ND, United Kingdom

East of England

The Mix is Luton’s music education hub – schools and music organisations working together to provide the best possible music-making opportunities for young people in Luton.

The lead organisation in the hub is Luton Music Service, which provides whole class, small group tuition, and singing activities in schools, out of school music groups and ensembles, and a range of concerts and other opportunities.

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Bedford Music Hub

+44 (0)1234 718 088

Former Abbey Middle School, Mowbray Road, Bedford MK42 9XA, United Kingdom

East of England

Bedford Music Hub consists of organisations that specialise in music education that work together in partnership, to ensure that all children and young people across Bedford Borough have access to high-quality musical experiences. 

Music for Bedford Borough is the lead organisation and receives funding from the government to support a variety of musical activities and events

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Peterborough Music Hub

+44 (0)1733 747474

Bayard Place, Broadway, Peterborough PE1 1FB, United Kingdom

East of England

Peterborough Music Education Hub is dedicated to making an enjoyable and successful music education accessible to all young people irrespective of their ability to pay.

The Music Hub also seeks to lift the barriers that arise through language, educational, social or cultural issues.

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Thurrock Music Education Hub

+44 (0)1375 413680

High House Production Park, Vellacott Close, Purfleet, Essex RM19 1RJ, United Kingdom

East of England

The Thurrock Music Education Hub is run by Thurrock Music Services and their partners.

The Thurrock Music Education Hub was established in August 2012 following a successful bid from Thurrock Music Services to Arts Council England.

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Suffolk Music Education Hub

+44 (0)1473 281866

c/o Northgate Arts Centre, Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich IP4 3DF, United Kingdom

East of England

The Suffolk Music Education Hub (SMEH) seeks to encourage participation, enjoyment, and achievement in music for all children and young people. 

SMEH is an advocate for, and promoter and provider of good value, inclusive and diverse high-quality music education and performance opportunities.

SMEH aims to:

  • nurture talent and creativity at all levels,
  • build self-esteem and discipline,
  • widen horizons,
  • and bring music to all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.
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Essex Music Education Hub

+44 (0)1206 798788

Essex Music Services/Essex Music Education Hub, The Stanway Federation Learning Centre, Paxman Ave, Colchester CO2 9DQ, United Kingdom

East of England

Essex Music Education Hub is supported by funding from the Department for Education which comes via Arts Council England.

Essex Music Services is the lead partner and long with partner organisations that make up the Hub, offer a range of musical services, projects and opportunities throughout Essex schools and within the community.

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Hertfordshire Music Education Hub

+44 (0)1438 844851

Mid Herts Centre for Music & Arts, Birchwood Avenue, Hatfield AL10 0PS, United Kingdom

East of England

About the hub

Five strategic strands will drive musical activity across the county’s schools, music centres, other community settings and on-line.

By creating a diverse range of opportunities with our partners across these settings and with a portfolio of fully traded, co-funded and fully funded programmes we are able to maximise our impact on the musical lives of children and young people in Hertfordshire.

  • Opportunity and access
  • Music in the heart of the community
  • Pathways to excellence
  • Working with the most vulnerable children and young people
  • A trained and supported workforce
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Inspiring Music Hub

+44 (0)300 300 6604

Central Bedfordshire Council, House 3, Houghton Lodge, Houghton Close, Ampthill, Bedford MK45 2TG, United Kingdom

East of England

Inspiring Music’s vision is to help people at all stages of life to participate in and enjoy music, supporting individuals in reaching their full potential in developing musical skills.

Inspiring Music will work to develop partnerships with schools and the community of Bedfordshire in order to deliver and support music education and enrichment activities in the widest sense.

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Norfolk Music Hub

+44 (0)1603 303346

Norfolk Music Service, Professional Development Centre, 144 Woodside Road, Norwich NR7 9QL, United Kingdom

East of England

Norfolk Music Hub is a partnership of every organisation and school who engages with Norfolk’s children and young people in music making.

These organisations are committed to sharing and communicating to achieve the highest quality of music education for children & young people.

Their partnership serves to create the very best opportunities for children and young people to get involved in music making.

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Southend-on-Sea Music Education Hub

+44 (0)1702 215861

Southend Adult Community College, Southchurch Centre, Ambleside Drive, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2UP, United Kingdom

East of England

Southend-on-Sea Music Education Hub is committed to delivering high-quality music education to youth 5-18 in the region.