Music tent

Explore a tent of beats,

rhythm and song

Junior festival goers:

  • Check out these instruments from different parts of the world on YouTube Here

  • Choose a different tune each day with this fantastic range of Live Music Now musicians Here

Older festival goers:

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  • A basic introduction to aspects of DJing Here

  • A technical introduction to DJing Here

  • Check out what fusion music is Here

  • And listen to the amazing fusion of latin and celtic music from Salsa Celtica Here

N.B. links to YouTube

Mason Le Long

Create sweet beats on your phone using a free app

Older festival goers: create a whole song using Apple GarageBand

Fox & Roche

Younger festival goers: songs from different parts of the world, using ukulele, guitar, accordion, harp, drum and voice

Junior festival goers:

Learn some songs from different parts of the world. If you like, head over to our Creative Challenges page at Connect & Create and go to Get Vocal to learn a couple of world music songs.

Older festival goers:

Create a playlist that will uplift a festival crowd and get people dancing! Create another that will relax and soothe a crowd. If you could programme your ideal music festival, who would be performing?

INTERNET SAFETY

All of the linked content has been checked for appropriateness, but please let us know if you see anything that concerns you. Note that YouTube films are often preceded by adverts, have public comments and contain other links.

We advise adult supervision of YouTube links and recommend that onward links and other online content from any external websites are not viewed, as these are out of our control and may contain inappropriate content.

We strongly recommend the Thinkuknow e-safety website for good advice on e-safety.

PHYSICAL SAFETY

Please make sure you stay physically safe when doing any of the activities, and check with an adult before starting, as Artslink can't accept liability for any damage to yourself or property!

 

Artslink is a programme by West Midlands Virtual Schools, co-funded by Arts Connect. It aims to ensure that

all care experienced children & young people are able to access high-quality arts & cultural experiences and activities.

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