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All Star Rock School Reopens!

We are so excited to have reopened the doors of our Colchester and Ipswich Rock Schools this week. It was great to see our students playing together again and lots of new faces came along to join the bands. So many young people have started learning an instrument over...

The Voice Kids Auditions with All Star Rock School

The Voice Kids will be returning to our screens on ITV in 2021 and they've asked All Star Rock School to help track down super talented solo singers and duo’s who have what it takes to take over The Voice Kids stage. Applications are open for 7-14 year olds who want...

Songwriting with Jade North

During lockdown The Mercury Theatre in Colchester, launched a song-writing competition in association with Perfect Pitch and comedian and stage composer, Tim Minchin. The competition was looking for local, talented songwriters and we’ve caught up with one of the...

10 minutes with Sandcastle Jesus

We’re all about inspiring young people through music. We know lots of our students have aspirations of starting their own bands, so we thought it would be great to get some tips from a band on the brink of making it big. Charlie, Alfie, Fran & William are...

Music and your Mental Health

Whatever genre you’re into, music has been proven time and time again to benefit mental health. It can help you cope with tricky emotions and regulate the way you’re feeling throughout the day. Since it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and we’re all about music, we...

All Star Rock School Reopens!

All Star Rock School Reopens!

We are so excited to have reopened the doors of our Colchester and Ipswich Rock Schools this week. It was great to see our students playing together again and lots of new faces came along to join the bands. So many young people have started learning an instrument over...

read more
The Voice Kids Auditions with All Star Rock School

The Voice Kids Auditions with All Star Rock School

The Voice Kids will be returning to our screens on ITV in 2021 and they've asked All Star Rock School to help track down super talented solo singers and duo’s who have what it takes to take over The Voice Kids stage. Applications are open for 7-14 year olds who want...

read more
Songwriting with Jade North

Songwriting with Jade North

During lockdown The Mercury Theatre in Colchester, launched a song-writing competition in association with Perfect Pitch and comedian and stage composer, Tim Minchin. The competition was looking for local, talented songwriters and we’ve caught up with one of the...

read more
10 minutes with Sandcastle Jesus

10 minutes with Sandcastle Jesus

We’re all about inspiring young people through music. We know lots of our students have aspirations of starting their own bands, so we thought it would be great to get some tips from a band on the brink of making it big. Charlie, Alfie, Fran & William are...

read more
Music and your Mental Health

Music and your Mental Health

Whatever genre you’re into, music has been proven time and time again to benefit mental health. It can help you cope with tricky emotions and regulate the way you’re feeling throughout the day. Since it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and we’re all about music, we...

read more
Staying Safe Online While Livestreaming

Staying Safe Online While Livestreaming

staying safe online while livestreaming With many children services going online it’s important to remember the need to keep young people safe online. Livestreaming is a valuable medium to connect young people with educational and fun activities as well as keeping...

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Rock School Goes Online!

Rock School Goes Online!

All Star Rock School is launching Online School Sessions to help students keep engaged during school closures. Our team is committed to continuing to engage with students during these chaotic times. Although we’ve closed our schools for the time being in accordance...

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Important Student Update – Coronavirus

Important Student Update – Coronavirus

Following the announcements yesterday we have taken the difficult decision to postpone all schools with immediate effect and until further notice. We have spoken with all our venues and they have committed to keeping our spaces open until such time as it is sensible...

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Rock School Performs at Lion Walk Shopping Centre.

Rock School Performs at Lion Walk Shopping Centre.

We would like to thank Martin Leatherdale and the team at Lion Walk Shopping Centre, Colchester, for all of their support in putting together the All Star Rock School 'Rock Up Shop!'  Saturday 22nd February 2020. The event was a great success.  We had 50 students aged...

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Rock Up Shop – Colchester

Rock Up Shop – Colchester

Budding Rock Stars, we need you! All Star Rock School and Lion Walk Shopping Centre are excited to announce the first 'Rock Up Shop' Colchester session. On Saturday 22nd February 2020 we'll be taking over the Lion Walk Shopping Centre from 10am to 4pm giving anyone...

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