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We currently have seven established Steel Pan Bands. Each group plays its own set of popular repertoire. You may need to catch up with old repertoire as well as learning new tunes.
Ability Level: Intermediate, advanced & confident
Please email email@example.com to find out more about which group would be best for you.
About the Silver Programme
The Silver Programme offers a wide variety of daytime musical activities for people over the age of 50. Rekindle, develop, learn new skills and meet people with similar interests within a relaxed, informal and supportive environment. Whether you’re an absolute beginner, an experienced musician or at any point in between, there’s something for you.
Monday 18 September – Friday 1 December
(Half term Monday 23 – Friday 27 October)
Monday 8 January – Friday 23 March
(Half Term Monday 12 – Friday 16 February)
Monday 23 April – Monday 9 July
(Half term Monday 28 May – Friday 1 June)
Early Spring Bank Holiday Monday 7 May
- Groups – £25 per half term, for a full term book two half terms
- Peer led groups – £12.50 per half term, for a full term book two half terms
- Silver Singers Stanley – pay per session at the venue
Multi Buy Discount
If you book onto more than one class, you will pay full price for the first and receive a discount of £5 (full term) or £2.50 (half term) for each different class booked.
The offer does not apply to consecutive terms or half terms of the same class.
The discount only applies to classes costing £50 per term or £25 per half term. Not available online.
The Silver Programme provides a wide variety of daytime musical activities for people over 50, within a relaxed, informal and supportive environment. There’s something for everyone, from absolute beginners to experienced players. We hope that once you become involved we can help you...