24 / 25 June 2017


Learn To Play Day is the flagship event of the UK’s Music for All Charity, offering a free “taster” lesson on a musical instrument at hundreds of UK venues.








Join us on 24/25th June 2017, for the UK-wide event which will once again offer the general public the chance to have a free ‘taster’ lesson on a musical instrument. In 2016, over 120 venues put on events ranging from music shops to music services and even churches! People who have never played and people who used to play, all came on the day to try an instrument.

Whether you have always wanted to play or you used to play, this is the day for you!

The number of free lessons we gave in 2016

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Nina, our new Ambassador!

Nina, our new Ambassador!

We are very proud to announce Nina Schofield as a new Ambassador for our charity. Nina said “Music is the universal language that connects everyone. Throughout our lives our memories become intertwined with certain songs and for that music becomes a friend as well as an outlet. That’s why the work Music For All is doing is so vital. Learning to play an instrument develops confidence, helps knit friendships and opens us up to new forms of creative expression. Plus it’s incredibly fun and rewarding!”
And that is not all!
She will be helping with the Learn to Play Day weekend at the Yamaha Music London shop. Click here for all the details: read more

Learn to Play Day – only 5 weeks to go!

Learn to Play Day – only 5 weeks to go!
We are still seeing more venues signing up to offer the UK public FREE MUSIC LESSONS on June 24th and 25th. Young, not so young, brand new musicians, returning ones, you are all welcome!
To find your nearest participating venue, go to www.learntoplayday.com

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Learn to Play Day – 9 weeks to go!

We are now getting everything ready for the sixth annual Learn to Play Day taking place on Saturday and Sunday June 24th and 25th.

FREE music lessons for everyone!

We have shops and other venues signed up across the UK and you can find your nearest venue on the locator map at the link below. We are proud to, once again, have the support of the Musicians’ Union and Making Music with the event.

Plus, don’t forget the International Make Music Day that takes place the same week on Wednesday June 21st, all details at www.makemusicday.org/uk if you want to get involved!

All other details can be found at www.learntoplayday.com

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Music for All supports Make Music Day UK

Music for All is very pleased to support Make Music Day UK on 21 June 2017. Make Music Day UK is an annual UK wide, free day of music held in public spaces, from squares to libraries, bandstands to school halls and arts centres, always held on the summer solstice, 21 June.

This is the UK’s contribution to the international summer solstice music celebration which first started in France in 1982 and now takes place in over 120 countries and 750 cities across the world. Make Music Day UK aims to turn the country into a stage, and offer a full spectrum of performers the opportunity to display their musical skills.

For all information, go to http://www.makemusicday.org/uk/

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