Plymouth Music Zone

We are a community music charity that believes passionately in the power of music to reach out and bring people together. This is even more important now during lockdown.

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Our onsite sessions are currently paused but we are using this time as an opportunity to explore new and exciting ways of making music with you from a distance.

Listening & Learning ~ PMZ Voices

Guest Blog – Finding Joy Making Music in a Pandemic

Sophie Corwood During PMZ’s ‘Extraordinary Times programme’, we’re setting out to listen and learn during this lockdown. As part of this…

NSPCC – ‘Young Voices’ Project 2020

 Catch you Through it All by the PL5 ~ Together for Childhood Plymouth Music Zone began working on this NSPCC-funded project just under a…

Flexibility Finds a Way for Music Sessions at Residential Homes

PMZ music leader Simon Hackworthy runs a residential home music session in a local park It felt like a long, long…

Landscape (of My Youth)

If you’ve ever moved from your hometown, which landmarks bring memories? This is a question posed by local songwriter, Alan Hyett, who has kindly offered…

Hope and a Piano (2020)

In this beautiful and heart-warming story we share how one of our musicians has been finding hope and continuing their music with PMZ despite being…

Community Creation

NSPCC – ‘Young Voices’ Project 2020

 Catch you Through it All by the PL5 ~ Together for Childhood Plymouth Music Zone began working on this NSPCC-funded project just under a…

End of 2020 Songwriting Challenge

We asked you to help us write an uplifting winter song as the end of 2020 arrived. This is what you helped write! Here was…

Baton Beats Samba Collaboration

These videos are part of community project to create a collaborative samba.

Latest News

Job Opportunity: Fundraising Manager

This is an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable Trust and Foundation Fundraiser to take their career to the next level. Do you have…

Coronavirus (Covid-19) End of 2020 Update from Plymouth Music Zone

It will come as no surprise that as the end of the 2020 edges ever closer everyone here at Plymouth Music Zone is still very…

Plymouth Music Zone Wins National Practising Well Award

The 2020 results of the national Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance (CHWA) awards have been announced for 2020 and Plymouth Music Zone was named the…