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Associate on the road!

One of the hub?s associates, John Hart, is taking to the road soon, as part of a 10th anniversary tour by UK folk legends, Edward 11. We?re all off to the London date in London?s Cargo, on 4 February. In a perfect example of how – unlike other consultants and researchers ? everyone at the […]Read More

Music Summit ? Radiowaves interviews online

Check out the news from the recent Music Education Summit which we produced for the Mayor of London?s office; check out this link to interviews carried out by Radiowaves? team of young reporters.Read More

The official playlist for the Music Summit

Listen here to the Mayor?s Music Education Summit Playlist, which forms part of the first ever GLA Music Education Summit, produced by the hub, and taking place on 14 January 2009. Chaired by Jim Naughtie, the event will bring together over 200 leading figures from music education in the capital, including musicians, orchestras and other […]Read More

No Strings Attached Instrument Amnesty

  With just a couple of days to go to the Mayor?s Music Education Summit at City Hall, which we?re producing, we wanted to draw your attention once more to the GLA?s No Strings Attached Musical Instrument Amnesty, delivered in partnership with Time Out. If you?ve got an old, once-loved, instrument which you no longer […]Read More

Phrased & Confused video

We had a blast at the Summer Sundae Weekender in Leicester this summer with our Phrased & Confused stage project 2008. We?re hugely excited that we can now share a short film with you that captures the experience. It contains everything from live music and spoken word performances to some back stage interviews and feedback […]Read More

Phrased and Confused pictures

This August the hub was invited to produce Phrased and Confused at the Summer Sundae Weekender 2008 in Leicester. We had a ball with some inspirational performances and some hugely appreciative audiences. Below you find a slideshow of some of our festival highlights. Watch this space; we?ll publish a short movie featuring our commissioned artists […]Read More

Training brochure out now!

Here we?re at hub towers we?re excited and delighted to be launching our new training brochure this month. It?s full of training courses based on client feedback about what they – and the people they work with ? need, and covers areas such as business planning, fundraising, digital strategy and production, legal and finance essentials, […]Read More

SEAS Podcast #3 Romania

In the third podcast, Deirdre Melvin discovers the artists reactions to the local audiences they encountered in Mangalia in Romania, a sleepy seaside town in the grip of Euro 2008 Championships and Mayoral Election Campaign fever. Dogus Bitecik is amazed how the dance piece Monday in the Sun ?transformed? the young local football fans into […]Read More

SEAS Podcast #2 Bulgaria

For the second SEAS podcast Deirdre Melvin tells the story of the SEAS events in Bulgaria ? Varna and Balchik. Venelin Shurelov describes the inspiration behind the Fantomat installation. Dave Parkin and Tom Adams from Metro-Boulot-Dodo discuss the highs and lows of their tour diet (sizzling meat platters and buckwheat porridge). Hear about the amazing […]Read More

Phrased and Confused at Summer Sundae

After ploughing through some eighty-odd proposals, we?re really pleased to announce that we?ve commissioned Jean Binta Breeze, Aoife Mannix & Janie Armour, Andy Craven-Griffiths and Mark Grist & MC Mixy to create new material especially for the Phrased & Confused festival stage at Summer Sundae Weekender 8th-10th August 2008. Visit www.phrasedandconfused.co.uk to find all details.Read More