Kids form their own bands and write their own music on the Isle of Dogs

A MUSIC project has been set up to give children aged six to 11 in London’s East End the chance to form a band and write their own music.

All the bands get to record their original material in a state-of-the-art studio.

Professional musicians are running the project on the Isle of Dogs for youngsters to improve their music skills—singers, rappers, MCs and DJs as well as those who play instruments such as guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and drums.

All abilities are being invited. They don’t need to be taking lessons, just have enthusiasm for their music.

The ‘Out Loud’ project which began on Saturday is free and open to all kids from six to 11 who live or go to school on the Isle of Dogs.

It runs five workshops on weekends at George Green’s School in Cubitt Town.

The recording session will be in the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance studios at Greenwich, just the other side of the river.

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Kids wanting to sign up can contact Rebecca Patchett at Trinity Laban on 020-8305 4356, or online at

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