Young musical talent hits the stage

Published Friday, 06 November 2015

Young musical talent will be showcased at the Great Hall later this month, as Blackheath Halls hosts a concert by young musicians within the Royal Borough across two nights.

Many schools within the borough will be participating in this two day event which will be full of fun-packed musical entertainment.

Coordinated by the Royal Greenwich Music Hub, the event will take place at Blackheath Halls on two nights: Thursday 12 and Friday 13 November starting at 7pm.

Thursday includes a samba band from Woolwich Polytechnic, a 17 piece violin orchestra from Halstow Primary, a solo pianist from Thomas Tallis School and a big band from Royal Greenwich music centres (RGMC) based at Shooters Hill.

Friday's programme will include a steel band from Eltham Hill School, a 35 piece orchestra from Gordon Primary, and the James Wolfe String Orchestra.

Tickets for the event cost £7 for adults, £6 for concessions and £5 for under-21s. To purchase tickets please visit and search for "gala".

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Notes to editors:

Schools taking part

  • Woolwich Polytechnic School 
  • Plumcroft Primary School 
  • Alexander McLeod Primary School 
  • Thomas Tallis School 
  • Discovery Primary School 
  • Wyborne Primary School 
  • Henwick Primary School
  • Halstow Primary School
  • St Thomas More Catholic Primary School 
  • Eltham Hill School 
  • Deansfield Primary School

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