Blog Posts
19th May 2022 in Blog

Music on Hope Street

There is an ever growing body of evidence around the impact of the arts on health and social issues. As a pioneering residential community for women and their children takes…
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12th May 2022 in Blog

Introducing Craig Lockwood, our new Head of Youth

A few weeks into post, we've sat down with Craig Lockwood, our new Head of Youth, to find out how he's getting on SoCo: Hi Craig – can you introduce…
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5th May 2022 in Blog

What City of Culture could mean for Southampton

Our CEO Matt Salvage has been heavily involved in the City of Culture bidding process. Here he reflects on what winning could mean for us. Through my work with SoCo…
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21st February 2022 in Blog

Where we are now, and what’s next for Sustainable Early Years Music

As you may have seen in our previous blogs, we have been discussing our Sustainable Early Years Music (SEYM) project over the last few weeks before we present our work about…
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21st February 2022 in Blog

Spring half term

School’s out, but we’re still busy, delivering inclusive and exciting music making around the region.  On Monday we are music making in Aldershot at the West End Centre  with PAG -…
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13th February 2022 in Blog

World Radio Day

Today, Sunday 13th February 2022, is World Radio Day.  While the internet becomes more and more important to many of us, globally, radio remains affordable for most, and therefore is…
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10th February 2022 in Blog

How SEYM works in practice

Following on from our previous blog where we outlined what our Sustainable Early Years Music (SEYM) project was about, here we explore how it works in practice. For definitions of…
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3rd February 2022 in Blog

Sustainable Early Years Music – a SoCo action research project

Music matters. We know music matters. It matters to us all - it lifts us, comforts us, evokes memories, connects us to places and people, and helps us to express…
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2nd February 2022 in Blog

Independent Venue Week 2022

It's Independent Venue Week 2022. It's not news to tell you that venues across the country - across the world - have had quite a time through the pandemic. Furlough schemes, where…
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23rd January 2022 in Blog

Introducing the Sounds of Southampton artists – meet Shani

Today in our profiles of the Sounds of Southampton Vol 2 artists, we meet Shani. SoCo: So first of all, can you just start by telling me your name, please? …
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