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🎵 Area Band Spring Performance 🎻

Date: Wednesday, 6th March 2024

Location: Albert Hall, Nottingham

We will take your child to the concert by school minibus or by tram for rehearsal at 3pm and return them to school to be picked up at 6:15pm.


If you would like to attend the concert, here are the details.

Doors open for audience: 4:50pm

Performance starts: 5pm

Performance ends: 5:40pm

Families will need to book tickets to attend the performance (performing children do not need a ticket) £2.50 per person.

Go to:  (Remember to click the link for Wednesday, 6th March tickets. This is when your child will perform)


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Area Band Concert

Albert Hall

Dec 2023


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Click on this image to take you to tickets for the event.

Families will need to book tickets for the performance (performing children do not need a ticket)

Ticket Link: Nottingham Music Service online ticket sales powered by TicketSource

Timings and Details:
Wednesday, 13th December 2023
Location: Albert Hall, Nottingham
Take your child to the foyer of the venue with their instrument to meet Ms Cawley for: 7.20pm (Rehearsal time)
Doors open for audience: 7.50pm
Performance starts: 8.00pm
Performance ends: 9:00pm
At the end of the concert you will be asked to wait in the foyer.

Forest Fields children will be sent to meet families there with Ms Cawley.



Long Time

Big 12

Best of luck to our awesome Year 6 musicians who take their Grade 1 violin, viola and cello exams tomorrow! You've come such a long way since Year 4...


We are thinking of you!


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heartOur Area Band have worked so hard this year and performed a beautiful concert at University of Nottingham to celebrate!heart

Global Connections: Nottingham Music Hub ensembles at the University of Nottingham, June 23rd 2023

Music hub area bands from 19 city schools assemble across the University of Nottingham Campus to rehearse before coming together to perform music from around the world with the Robin Hood Youth Orchestra.

String Lessons - book for practice at home 

Your child is progressing well in their string lessons - they will need to practice at home regularly.

This is the book that they will be using for their cello, violin or viola lessons.


Click on the image for the link to purchase the book online.


Cello Book with CD: £10.95

Violin Book with CD £10.95

Violin Book without CD £ 7.95

Viola Book with CD: £10.95



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Your child has been working hard at Area Band rehearsal or Choir Club to prepare for their big performance at St. Mary’s in the Lace Market.


Date: Monday, 12th December 2022

Start: 8:30pm End: 9:15pm

Venue: St. Mary’s in the Lace Market, High Pavement, Nottingham, NG1 1HN (Tram stop after Market Square)


laugh You can buy tickets here (your performing child does not need a ticket):


Adult ticket: £6 (Concessions £4)

Family ticket (admits 4): £15


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This is the link to buy your tickets for:

Orchestral Connections Area Band Performance, St. Mary's Church

Thursday, 21st July 2022 

Rehearsal starts: 7:30pm

Performance: 8:10pm - 9:20pm (doors open at 8:00pm)



Our excellent Area Band have rehearsed for months, travelled to Mellers Primary and to the Albert Hall - all leading to this wonderful performance!


Christmas In The City 2021

Introducing Nottingham Music Hub's virtual Christmas in the City 2021 concert!

On the 16th September 2021, a talented crew of Forest Fields musicians went to the University of Nottingham's Music Department to flex their musical muscles once more!


What did they get up to?


Reading stave music

Getting used to playing our cellos, violas and violins once more

Musical symbols and what the mean

Rhythm games to prepare us for reading rhythm

Body and vocal warm ups

Orienteering and map reading

Working on an outdoor, kinaesthetic stave

Preparation for Area Band

Rehearsing and performing with the large ensemble!

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