Discover the music in you with The Met’s amazing range of friends and partners for a range of free tasters as part of the national Learn to Play Day on Saturday 28 March 2020.

Try your hand at the Harmonica with Bury bluesman Mat Walklate; the ‘blues harp’ is easy to start at any age, but takes dedication to become a master of. Mat is a British blues harmonica champion, and teaches all abilities in regular classes here at The Met

Pop over to our hidden gem Edwin Street Studio to join our friends Alfa Education for an afternoon of musical treats, with tasters of their regular Tuesday music school classes, including community choirs and their own ukulele orchestra!

As a special addition incredible Manchester contemporary dance company Company Chameleon will be in the building to deliver a special free dance and movement workshop for young people aged 9-16.

Activities are free and drop-in for all.


Company Chameleon Workshop – 1-2.30pm in The Box

Harmonica Taster with Mat Walklate – 2.30-4pm in The Card Room

Alfa Education Workshops – Time TBC Upstairs in Edwin Street

Dates & Times

Last session: Sat 28 Mar 2020 at 12:00 PM - This event has now passed
Free, drop-in events.

There’s no need to book for these sessions, but why not let us (and others) know you’re coming by responding to the Facebook event?

Part of Music For All's Learn To Play Day 2020

Music For All

Learn To Play Day at The Met is kindly supported by Avoira

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