SpinBack Taster Sessions

12pm, 1.15pm, 4.30pm – Thursday 28th October, 2021 – The Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

As part of Ness Fest 2021, First Light is offering an exciting opportunity to take part in 3 taster sessions which will give you a chance to try your hand at some fun, accessible music-based activities. These sessions are a preview for our SpinBack workshops which will include more extensive activities and will be happening later in the year. Our SpinBack tasters will be spread across one day, so why not sign up for all 3 and come and join the fun!

These workshops are aimed at young people, from the age of 13 – 19. All abilities and experiences are welcome!

Sign up now to guarantee your place, or drop-in on the day (dependent on availability).

Music Production with Gavin Bowers, 12-1pm – The Seagull Theatre:

Music Producer, musician and owner of Catch 21 Records, Gavin Bowers invites you to create, record and mix your own music in his pop-up professional studio. Gavin will give you an insight into the recording and production process with a hands-on session where all the equipment you need to create, record and mix original music will be available. No experience is necessary and you don’t need to be able to play an instrument to take part.

Song writing with Jess Morgan, 1.15 – 2.15pm – The Seagull Theatre:

Jess Morgan is a singer-songwriter from Norwich and for the past ten years, she has been writing and performing her songs all over the world. Jess is also an experienced workshop leader and will take you through some fun, practical activities to help you get started on the song writing process. All abilities are welcome, so don’t worry if you don’t play an instrument, or read music, everyone can have a go!

West African Drumming with Wooden Roots, 4.30-5.30pm – The Seagull Theatre:

Drumming is a great way to explore your inner rhythm and Gemma, Marcus and the team at Wooden Roots near Woodbridge have created a unique and friendly way to learn some traditional West African drumming techniques using a djembe (jem-bay) drum. You don’t need to be able to read music, or have any experience to join in and drums will be  provided. You will also learn about the culture of these beautiful, traditional instruments in an exhilarating session!