Partners & Friends


The Brewery Kendal
Programme Partner
National Youth Jazz Collective
Jazz Development
Trellis Arts
Upfront Gallery

Shared goals especially regarding youth jazz and opportunities for performance.

Penrith & Eden Museum
Heritage Partner
Cumbria Music Hub
Strategic and Delivery Partner

BlueJam is supported by the Hub in its programme of Youth Delivery, spefically the North Cumbria Transition Choir and Ensemble and in the development of the new Penrith Music Centre at North Lakes School.

North Lakes School
Programme Partner

North Cumbria Transition Choir and Ensemble and strategy for networking in Eden

Jazz North
Jazz Development
Heathlands Project

Joint ownership with Moremusic of the Cumbrian Gamelan, collaboration on gamelan and youth leadership projects.


We are pleased to announce our new Friends initiative. People listed here have formally agreed to support BlueJam Arts in our work, either through offering professional expertise, volunteering time and ideas, giving one-off payments or a small monthly or yearly contribution. Anyone is welcome to become a Friend – please get in touch for more information!

Liz Dodds, Eden

Mee Kuon Cheong, London

Stella Jarman, Midlands

John Jarman, Midlands

Iain Campbell, Penrith

Gail Bashall, Penrith