Make Music Day UK is a free, annual, UK-wide day of music held in public spaces – from squares to libraries, bandstands to school halls and arts centres – every Summer solstice, 21 June.
This is the UK’s contribution to the international Summer solstice music celebration which first started in France in 1982 and now takes place in over 120 countries and 750 cities across the world. Make Music Day UK aims to turn the country into a stage and offer a full spectrum of performers the opportunity to display their musical skills.
In both 2017 & 2018, Norfolk saw the most music-making events in the UK outside of London, and we want to continue this trend in 2019!
There are many ways to get involved – organise an event, big or small, offer to perform, provide a venue, volunteer to help with an event, or simply come along and take part on the day.
A number of resources are available on the Make Music Day website to support you to plan an event. Once you’ve got your plans in place register your event on the website to benefit from national and local promotional opportunities.
If you are a performer/s and you need a venue, Norfolk Library Service is making 47 libraries across Norfolk available for public performances. Get in contact directly with your local library to find out more.
For further information from the National Coordinator of Make Music Day UK and to download lots of useful toolkits and musical resources check out the website www.makemusicday.co.uk.