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May 2020

27 May 2020

Young children and their families invited to tune in for a special streaming of The Apple Tree

Join us for a special streaming of The Apple Tree with soprano Kirsty Hopkins. Created specially for the under-5’s and their families, this concert will take you on a musical journey through the seasons as you meet the magnificent instruments of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. First... more...

22 May 2020

Meet the team!

Here, at Rural Fest 2020, we pride ourselves on having friendly faces, a love of music and a passion for the natural world. We are the team behind the exciting new online digital festival ‘Rural Fest’ which is a celebration of all things musical as part of the international festival Make... more...

22 May 2020

Rural Fest OPEN CALL

What is Rural Fest 2020? Rural Fest is part of the free international festival Make Music Day. On the 21st June, we will be showcasing a series of online events and performances celebrating a range of music, well-being activities and visual art. The festival aims to explore the theme of ‘Rural’... more...

11 May 2020

Testing… testing… is anyone out there?

Don’t fear, we’re still here! Save the date, Rural Fest 2020 WILL be taking place on the 21st of June. But, in line with the uncertainty of future regulations, we’ve decided to take things digital. Hello! We are Rural Fest 2020, an exciting new project led by a team... more...

07 May 2020

NYMAZ Facebook Group for Online Music Activity!

NYMAZ is helping parents and carers with the daunting task of home-schooling and keeping children entertained during lockdown. NYMAZ has set up a Facebook group - Online Music Activities for Families - which is updated daily with details of online live music events, rhyme times, singalongs, music challenges, mini-gigs and... more...