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Weekly programme

FROM JANUARY 2019

SATURDAY

Children’s Orchestra
10.30 – 12 noon, £4
Age 6+ BlueJam Arts Space

MONDAY

Improv Choir
7.30 – 9.30pm £7.50
Adults BlueJam Arts Space

TUESDAY

B Jamba – Community Samba Band
6 – 7.30pm £3
All ages North Lakes School, Penrith
Swing Dance
7.30 – 9.45pm 
Adults North Lakes School, Penrith

WEDNESDAY

Improv Choir, The Heugh, nr Brampton
7 – 9pm  £7.50
Adults Contact us for directions

THURSDAY

Electric Guitar Tuition £4
Thursdays 6 – 7pm
Age 7+  BlueJam Space

Rehearsals for BJYJE (before gigs)
Thursdays 7 – 9pm
dates tbc BlueJam Space

Improv Choir, Scotland
Fridays 7.30 – 9.30pm £7.50
Adults Eskdalemuir Community Hub.
(Monthly – see calendar for dates)

SEE ALSO…

Girls in Jazz & BJYJE rehearsals – see blog for next dates.

Individual singing and instrumental lessons
BlueJam Arts Space

CONTACT US
for more information about our programme and what we offer.

VENUES:
BlueJam Arts Space, Mostyn Hall, Friargate, Penrith CA117XR
North Lakes School, Huntley Ave, Penrith CA11 8NU
Brampton (The Heugh) Contact us for directions

NEWS UPDATE

BlueJam Winter Warmer 2 with Fiona Clayton

Get in touch if you would like to perform at the Open Mic from 7-8.30pm. There are still a few spaces available.
Fiona Clayton, singer/songwriter and popular recorded artist is one of our original BlueJammers and with her glorious voice and evocative songwriting skills has inspired a generation of new BlueJam songwriters.fiona clayton flyer

Women Play Jazz! Sunday 27th January 2-5pm

49403639_1454650821333068_6007615978072965120_oA session open to all women who want to learn to play jazz in a band. Get in touch for more info. Jilly is an experienced tutor and whatever your experience and skill level will offer you ways to get involved. The workshop will look at easy tunes from the jazz repertoire and explore playing them in different ways and looking at soloing techniques. £15.

Manchester composer records the Gamelan for new project

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Tom Burford has made a trip up to Penrith to work with the sounds of the gamelan and integrate it into his composition method. With friends Seth and Hugh he will spend two days in BlueJam Space experimenting and recording and will also leave BlueJam with a professionally recorded bank of individual gamelan met allophone and gong samples. Tom has a great new album out with Kawuku Sound on Banana Hill – preview it on bandcamp.
 

BlueJam Arts Space Revamped!

For details of all the rooms available for creative activities and meetings, see our BlueJam Arts Space page.

You can also find out about our Open Space project, supported by Penrith Town Council, with details of free taster sessions and times when we are open for visitors to look around.

Busy Arts Trail!

We’re nearing the end of two weekends of music, poetry and art and we are shattered. We have had gamelan workshops, harpsichord demonstrations, a group poetry game, women and girls’ jazz sessions and fantastic responses to the new exhibition space upstairs and the work in it. looking forward to a rest!

What's on next?

Click here to see what’s happening on our calendar

Workshops & Gigs

NEW YEAR EVENTS

Women Play Jazz! 

Sunday January 27th 2-5pm £15

Please email bluejamarts@gmail.com to enrol.
This workshop is linked to the monthly workshops Jilly runs for Newcastle Jazz Coop
and is a chance for aspiring women musicianships to make connections across the North.