Youth Voice - Open Mic Night - Tuesday 25th April 2023
Join us on from 6:00pm - 9:30pm on Tuesday 25th April at 2Funky Cafe, 23A New Park St, Leicester LE3 5NH.
On Tuesday 25th April, we have taken over 2Funky Music Cafe Lounge for an evening of creativity. It's an open mic event for young musicians aged 14-25. The event is free but performers and audience must register / let us know that they're coming in advance. An Eventbrite page has been set up so you can let us know that you want a slot and any technical specs you might need (DI Box, Amp etc). Each slot is 10 minutes and all styles of music are welcome.
Please share this event with anyone aged 14 - 25 who you think might be interested.
To keep all attendees safe, this is an alcohol-free event.
Click here to let us know you're coming / want to perform at the Open Mic Night
- Are you aged 16 – 25?
- Want to have a voice & support music making for young people in Leicester & Leicestershire?
- Do you want to meet other young people from Leicester and Leicestershire
- Free Pizza!
We are particularly keen for young people to get involved who are people of colour, Disabled, LGBTQ or have a *protected characteristic
This next Youth Voice meetings will take place on Monday 17th April and Monday 24th April - 6:00 - 8:00pm at Soft Touch Arts, .
These are essentially rehearsal sessions for the 25th so if you have an instrument, please bring it along.
Transport costs will be re-imbursed with proof of receipt
If you are interested in attending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Protected characteristics as defined by the Equalities act 2010: age ,disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation
What is Leicestershire Music Hub and how is the Executive Board linked to it?
Leicestershire Music Hub is a partnership of organisations charged with delivering the National Plan for Music Education for the benefit of young people. The Executive Board is responsible for the management of processes for making, implementing and reviewing decisions, holding leaders to account and supporting the Hub as a 'critical friend'.
Executive board membership includes Leicestershire Music Service Managers, Headteachers, Hub Partners and members from the Culture/Music Industry. There is a vacancy for 2 x young people to join the executive board. This can be put on a CV as there will be a chance to shape the Leicestershire Music offer and make a real difference. The exec board is also able to write references if required. As an Executive Board member, links will be developed with all involved in Leicestershire Music hub to get a real insight into the work done in Leicester and Leicestershire to support music education.
Membership selection will reflect key stakeholders in the city, county and beyond and recruitment is targeted to reach new and diverse demographics and from underrepresented groups.
Aims of the Executive Board
- To support and challenge strategic decisions
- To agree the strategic vision and oversee the values, objectives and policies in place for Leicestershire Music
- To implement robust processes to manage conflicts of interest between the executive board and senior leadership team.
- To receive and evaluate regular progress reports of Hub activity
- To support a cycle of reporting to to ensure all major areas of work are covered
Music Hub Exec Meeting Dates 2022-23
Wed 25th Jan am (Training)
Wed 1st Feb pm
Wed 22nd March am
Wed 3rd May am
Thur 15th June am
(am - 9:30am pm - 1:00pm) - Each meeting will last approx. two hours.