Weekly programme



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


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


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


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


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)


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

Individual singing and instrumental lessons
BlueJam Arts Space

for more information about our programme and what we offer.

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


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

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.

What's on next?

Click here to see what’s happening on our calendar

Workshops & Gigs

EVENTS Feb-March 2019

Girls Jazz Camp! 

Sunday Feb 10th 10-3pm.

Trip to Manchester for an exciting workshop alongside young female players from Trafford.

NYJO Regional Academy

Saturday Feb 16th 10-4pm

North Lakes School, Penrith

Multicultural Bazaar Performance

Saturday Feb 16th 8pm

Richard Rose Central Academy, Carlisle

BlueJam Eclectic are playing.