Manchester Jewish Museum

Creating Music Together
Song-Writing and poetry Group

When

Where

Learning Studio

Fee

Free!

Do you have a passion for music? Do you like expressing yourself through words? Do you like the idea of writing your own songs?

Our song-writing group meets monthly to create new music, lyrics and words inspired by the themes and stories in our collection and by the artists and events in our creative programme.

In this session we will be creating new poems and lyrics inspired by the poems created by our Creative Activists (age 16 – 25). These poems were inspired by the lesser-heard stories connected to the Holocaust and Manchester Jewish Museum collections. The songs and poems that we create will be presented as part of the museum’s Holocaust Memorial Day 2023 events in January!

This group is perfect for anyone who likes to sing, write creatively, play instruments, write poetry or just loves to be part of something. It’s a great space to find new inspiration and share ideas with a supportive group. We regularly work with composers, singers, musicians and artists to create new work and learn new ways of making music and weaving together words.

No previous musical or writing experience necessary – come along and give it a go!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
The group will include refreshments such as tea and coffee. Feel free to bring along an instrument if you would like to.

This group is ongoing, so we may be working on songs and performing them across the year.

If you have any questions about the group, please email Gemma on: gemma@manchesterjewishmuseum.com

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