Superact is not-for-profit Community Interest Company delivering music and arts projects in the fields of health and wellbeing, justice and rehabilitation and community development.
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Our Big Gig
- 10 — 12 July 2015
Events are taking place across England from the 10th - 12th July. The event is organised by not for profit arts organisation Superact with funding from the Department of Communities and Local Government.
Visit our webiste to find your closest event www.ourbiggig.co.uk
In Bristol young people from the Bristol Urban Artists Development Project, led by international jazz and blues singer Kizzy Morrell alongside young people living in sheltered housing are planning a free music celebration in the exciting new Bristol city centre community space, the Projekt.
In Lincoln Our Big Gig in the Arboretum was created by two 15-year old girls who shared their views about living in the neighbourhood and expressed a lack of things to do for people of their age. The event has grown from strength to strength and is now an annual celebration of the park and talent in Lincoln, with this year set to be bigger than ever.
In Bradford young people from All Star Entertainment are presenting ‘Sound of the Suburbs’ as part of the annual ‘Urban Festival’, taking place on Sat July 11 in Centenary Square. Working in partnership with Bradford City Council, they will be creating their very own Pod Village! The main stage will feature live music from some of the UK and Bradford's finest, dj sets, and special guest appearances plus street dance.
In London the Diamond Jubilee Gardens in Twickenham’s Embankment will present a showcase of local music in entertain and inspire people to take part in local music making opportunities. Organised by local volunteers this annual event will see over 50 performers, both young and old, take to the bandstand.
In Birmingham, Acocks Green Carnival has raised £546 through Spacehive to support a music stage and music workshops space as part of the annual carnival. There will be a dedicated youth stage showcasing music from local schools and young performers from across Birmingham.
It’s not too late to get involved this year. Register now for the opportunity to secure £200 towards free music events in July or register as an unfunded event to be part of this nationwide celebration.
More details can be found at www.ourbiggig.co.uk
Or you can help make a local event happen by pledging money at http://spacehive.com/initiatives/OurBigGig.
- Family friendly
All events are free for members of the public
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