Reimagining classical and world music
in neighbourhood venues


News at NW Live Arts

Scroll down to find out what we’re up to and see what our talented community of partners and artists have to say about the work they do with us. Remember to sign up to our mailing list below for all the latest news.

Music & Renewal: In Conversation with Sarah Breckenridge & Caroline Heslop

On the 23rd October 2020, NW Live Arts in association with Bloomsbury Festival 2020 are delighted to present Music & Renewal, a multimedia concert exploring a vision of renewal with virtuoso percussionists Kuljit Bhamra MBE and Andres Ticino together with the Alkyona String Quartet. Alongside a programme of reimagined [...]

October 19, 2020|

Reflection from a participant #AsYouSayIt

One of the contributors for our #AsYouSayIt project wrote a very interesting blog about participating. "...Around this time I was developing a playing technique on the violin using 2 bottle-neck slides for use during improvisation. The sounds consist of this technique of violin playing and my very high whistling... [...]

October 13, 2020|


For the 2021 season, our theme is ‘Music & Place’ - we are planning three concerts and community workshops based on this theme. Prior to that, we have been realising Online Creative Projects as a way of recognising the importance of maintaining creativity and inspiration in daily life, especially [...]

September 2, 2020|

Music & Body Concert

September 25th 2020 7.30pm Music & Body will be performed at Holy Cross Church 98 Cromer Street WC1H 8JU and also presented online as a Youtube premiere on Wednesday 30th September at 7pm. Youtube tickets - We originally presented this sell-out concert in 2019. Here's your chance to [...]

August 24, 2020|


We have received an amazing response to our call for new work evoking the sounds of a particular sense of place. Thank you to fabulous creators - Henrietta Hill, Hugh Schulte, Ollie Taylor, Zina Melekki, Jessica Jakeman, Aryaman Natt,. Rhiannon Bedford, Will Frampton, Alistair Zaldua. These clips are now [...]

August 22, 2020|

Thank you ACE!

We're very grateful to Arts Council England for awarding us emergency funding now. It will enable us to develop our online platform and continue to bring musicians and local communities together to explore important social issues creatively in cross genre concert programmes. Thank you! Caroline

June 9, 2020|
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