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Sheffield children showcase musical talents to inspire others to give it a go

27 April 2016 Children’s Wind Band and Senior Orchestra were just two of the 21 eclectic music groups performing at three concerts on Sunday. Watch the two groups perform. The events showcased the progress of music groups run by Sheffield City Council’s Music Hub and saw 650 children perform their music to crowds in Sheffield. The concerts aim to inspire ...

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Largest classical music event for school children in Sheffield

Children from Angram Bank Primary School enjoyed the orchestra - from L-R Abdulahi Hassan (9), Spencer Tabor (10), Tamzin Middleton (11) and Leah Orton (11)

15 April 2016 Two thousand captivated school children took part in Sheffield’s largest classical music event of its kind at a packed out City Hall today (Friday, 15 April). World famous orchestra, the Hallé, performed to children from 34 primary schools and one secondary school in Sheffield. They played pieces the children had learned in school, with all 2,000 children ...

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VIDEO – Children enjoy learning about Shakespeare in Sheffield

22 March 2016 Shakespeare is being brought to life for children in activities taking place in Sheffield libraries this week. Writing workshops, game sessions and a Tudor trail are all being held to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Watch children talking about what they know about Shakespeare: See here for event details.

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Debut author voted winner by Sheffield’s children

Lord Mayor and Lara Williamson at Sheffield's Children Book Awards

13 November 2015 Top children’s books have been judged by school pupils in Sheffield and the results are in. New author, Lara Williamson, has been named overall winner at the annual Sheffield Children’s Book Awards with her debut book “A Boy Called Hope”. Lara, who had previously worked at magazines such as J17 and ELLE, struck a chord with young ...

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Mini musicians show they are top of the class at concert

Mini musicians show they are top of class at concert

Tuesday 24 March 2015 More than 500 talented youngsters showcased the joy of learning to sing or play a musical instrument at a spectacular concert at Sheffield City Hall. The youngsters from infant, junior, secondary and special schools across the city joined forces for the Sheffield Music Hub Celebration Concert at the weekend. The family-friendly event presented a wide range ...

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Class of 2015 urged to grab their February Freebie

Friday 13 February 2015 Curious youngsters interested in programming Lego robots, learning to care for chickens and developing their circus skills are being invited to take part in a host of fun-filled Children’s University half-term activities. The Children’s University February Freebie is back with more than 50 adventurous and creative activities on offer during the half-term holidays, which run from ...

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