We engage with people, young and old, across the High Peak to provide opportunities to get involved in music and the arts. Some of this work is delivered through Platform 3, a new learning and engagement initiative run in partnership with Buxton Opera House.

Arts Award

We support young people who want to get more involved with the arts, build creative and leadership skills and achieve a national qualification.

After school club

We run a free after school singing club ‘Top Notes’ at Whaley Bridge Primary School on Tuesdays at 3.30pm. This club is available to all KS2 children in Whaley Bridge and the surrounding areas. To join, email

Summer schools

A musical summer school for 9–16 year olds designed to develop skills and teamwork.

Technical Youth Theatre Courses

Technical theatre training (lighting, sound and stage management) for 13-17 year-olds.

Kaleidoscope & Readers Group

The Kaleidoscope Choir and Readers Group are open to all in the Buxton area.

Let’s Sing

A practitioner and pianist visit a care home weekly for a term to run singing sessions, encouraging adults with dementia to sing.