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2024

SOUND
WINCHESTER
LAUNCH EVENT
17 FEB 24

The ARC

Jewry Street

Winchester

SO23 8SB

10:00 - 16:00

Come and Join Us

This project is being coordinated by Winnall Rock School in collaboration with other local organisations and people with music and voice interests.  Collectively, we meet monthly at The Railway Inn to discuss our plans.

 

We held a launch event at The Arc on 17 February 2024 and are now working towards the first Winchester Community Music Festival to kick-off on Make Music Day - 21 June.

 

We hope to introduce more people of all ages and characteristics in the Winchester area to the varied musical opportunities and talent on their doorstep and attract more groups to join the Sound Winchester collective.

Contact us via hello@soundwinchester.org.uk 

FREE EVENT AT

THE ARC, WINCHESTER

The Sound Winchester 2024 launch event was a day-long community festival featuring everything from samba to ukuleles, Spanish guitars to ceilidhs and from acapella to poetry.

There were demos, jams and performances and, most importantly, the opportunity to have a go yourself. Guests joined workshops in all areas of music and voice, including a chance to write a Song for Winchester. 

This free event, open to all, attracted an audience of over 500 of all ages across many music / voice genres.

FREE

Sessions were held in three locations at The Arc

     Performance Hall

     Learning Room
    
     Tower Room

And in the Atrium at Theatre Royal Winchester     

60*

32*

12*

LAUNCH EVENT
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George's Rockstars / Hat Fair Choir / Railway Inn / Repair Café Winchester / Rich Turner Music / Sound Therapy Hampshire / Sound Winchester /  Swan Samba / Upbeat Music Courses / Waynflete Singers / Winchester Camerata / Winchester Community Choir / Winchester Fusion Choir / Winchester Poetry Festival / Winchester Uke Jam / Winchester Ukrainian Cultural Association / Winnall Rock School / WinQeilidh

WHO IS INVOLVED?

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ABOUT SOUND WINCHESTER

Sound Winchester is a celebration of the diverse and vibrant range of creative musical talent in our city. Collectively it aims to improve wellbeing from the making and showcasing of music and voice activities. 

During 2024, Sound Winchester will provide opportunities and events for everyone to try something new, to learn from others and to collaborate. Equally welcome along are those who prefer to listen to others making music together. Sound Winchester is for everyone.


 

FIND OUT MORE

Sound Winchester also aims to connect and assist collaborations between music and voice groups and as well as engage with more local people. In the directory, you'll find information and contact details for all the groups who attended our launch event, and more are being added.

If you have a music or voice group in Winchester and you'd like to become part of the Sound Winchester collective, contact us to get involved.  See box below.

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SOUND WINCHESTER IS A PROJECT INITIATED BY WINNALL ROCK SCHOOL

WITH GRANT FUNDING FROM

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AND GENEROUS HELP AND SUPPORT FROM

THE ARC
HAMPSHIRE CULTURAL TRUST

THE RAILWAY INN
LEAPS & STRIDES

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