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Job opportunity – BSO Coordinator

BSO Participate Coordinator – Schools

The BSO (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra) seeks a dynamic and flexible individual to work on the delivery of Blast and Rising Talent Programme strands.

You will be the lead contact with schools, planning and organising all associated activities including work across the curriculum both in and out of school as well as BSO Schools’ Concerts. You will assist with larger BSO Music Education Hub projects and those within the Bbs, Resonate and Boost strands. This role will also involve administrative, documentation, evaluation and research tasks.

You should have excellent organisational, IT, communication and teamwork skills and an ability to prioritise a busy workload. Experience of administration and events management, as well as previous experience working in the arts would be an advantage in this role. A full driving licence is essential.

Full Time
Salary £18,000 per annum

If you would like further information, Job description, Person Specification visit or email

Closing date: Monday 27 November at 12noon.
Interviews will be held in Poole on 4 December and the following week for second stage.



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Walk with Me and Kneehigh

kneehight are delighted to tell you their new, free app, Walk with Me, is now live. Featuring stories collected across Cornwall, it’s a lovely way to explore the sights and sounds of this amazing county in a unique way. They hope you love it as much as they do!

They’re keen to share this with as many people as possible – local people and visitors alike – and hope you can help spread the word. In addition to the app, some of the stories have been brought to life in short animations by local artists and they’ve just released the first of these on their website. Feel free to share, or host on your website too. Keep an eye on our Instagram (WeAreKneehigh) as we release new images inspired by the stories every day this week.

Resized Young People using Kneehigh's new Walk with Me app in Newquay - C. Steve Tanner

Photo by Steve Tanner

If you’d like to test the app but aren’t feeling particularly active, you can listen to the stories in armchair mode.

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If You Go Down To The Woods Today

Join Yskynna on a spectacular voyage of breath-taking vertical dance and aerial performance through the garden.

Thursday 24th August

Friday 25 August

Saturday 26 August

(2x performances per evening)

Expect a visual feast amongst the towering canopies of champion trees accompanied by the music of Emma Mansfield, Lost in Song and Daylight choirs. If You Go Down to the Woods is promonade piece that revisits archetypal characters from traditional fairy tails exploring their darker side

Described as memorable and modern this is story telling told through music and movement at height!

Under the Direction of Doug Fransisco of Invisible Circus Trebah’s high open spaces and tall trees will be animated, to a blend live music, vocal tones, spoken word and poetry over percussion with a little recorded technology and a fire breathing dragon thrown in for good measure!

A promenade vertical dance performance with fire breathing dragons and flying flamingos!

Thursday 24 August 6.30pm  BOOK NOW

Thursday 24 August 8pm   BOOK NOW

Friday 25 August 6.30pm   BOOK NOW

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Saturday 26 August 6.30pm   BOOK NOW

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Cornwall Music Education Hub

Led by Cornwall Council, the Hub is made up of over 40 partners and supporting organisations all working together to support music education for young people in Cornwall. This website provides an insight into their current activities and how you can get involved.

Cornwall Music Education Hub

As projects develop they have exciting news about the Hub films which are now all available on the Hub’s YouTube channel – .  Discover the wonderful work, activities and creations that are taking place.


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