Manchester Jewish Museum

Creating music together
Song-Writing Group



Manchester Jewish Museum
Learning Studio



Do you love to write? Or have an interest in exploring music?

Our Song-writing Group meet monthly to work with amazing composers, singers, writers and musicians to create new music and poems inspired by the stories in our collection and your own experiences.

In this session we will continue to grow and develop our song about Annie Conway and words inspired by stories connected to tea within our collection.

From a spot of tea on Cheetham Hill Road, to tea breaks in hat shops and Tennis Clubs, we have been looking at photographs from MJM’s collections that tell the story of teatime. Whether that’s a tea party or a quick cuppa, these images have opened up discussions about what a warm cup of tea means to us and may have meant to individuals in the past.

Join us to find out more about the stories we have been exploring and the lyrics we are developing. There is plenty more to create!

Don’t worry if your new to the group, our doors are always open for new members – it’s a supportive space to try something new! No writing or music experience necessary.

What you need to know

Our Song-writing Group is FREE and open to anyone, whether you identify as Jewish or are just curious to meet new people and develop your writing or musical skills.

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