Centre Partially Re-Opened

Colwell Arts Centre has now partially re-opened for new instrument hires, and existing hirers to return or exchange instruments. We are operating an appointment-based system so please contact glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk with any enquiries or to book your appointment.


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Please note that all rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled until further notice, keeping in line with the Government's direction on COVID-19.

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World Premiere for Cheltenham Remembers Concert


Join us on Thursday 25th October for our musical remembrance and commemoration of 100 years since the end of WWI. 
Download your programme for the concert here


On Thursday 25th October, Gloucestershire Music (Local Authority Music Service) and the Cheltenham Trust will be joining forces to commemorate 100 years since the end of WWI.  This short concert will include performances by the Gloucestershire Youth Choir, Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra, Gloucestershire Intermediate String Ensemble, Balcarras School, Gloucestershire Deaf Association, Paul Whittaker and the combined bands of the Gloucestershire Symphonic Wind Orchestra and the Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra.

Special Commission - join us for a world premiere.

As part of the concert there will be performances by the Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra and Choir of a new commission from the pen of local composer Jonathan Trim. Severn Meadows is based on a poems by Ivor Gurney and will receive its premiere during this event. 

Preview the programme and download your copy here.

If you are coming to the concert you can download and print your own programme here

Tickets still available from the Cheltenham Town Hall Box office www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk



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