Centre Partially Re-Opened

Colwell Arts Centre has now partially re-opened for new instrument hires, and existing hirers to return or exchange instruments. We are operating an appointment-based system so please contact glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk with any enquiries or to book your appointment.


Covid-19 - News

Please note that all rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled until further notice, keeping in line with the Government's direction on COVID-19.

Click on the link to explore all the ways that you can keep playing and making music until we can all get together again!

Keep safe everyone from the Gloucestershire Music Team

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About Colwell Arts Orchestra

Colwell Arts Orchestra provides an ideal opportunity for adult players to rediscover and develop their playing skills.  Ages range from 20's to 80's with playing standards of around grade 4 to grade 7+ (several are well beyond that too).  Many members were already proficient as teenagers and had a strong desire to re-live those rich musical years.  Others are recent starters and have taken up playing as a hobby and now want a musical outlet.

Either way, the orchestral members are keen to work hard, but above all, CAO is a really friendly group and is intent on having great fun in the process.


Rehearsals take place on a Wednesday 7pm - 9pm at Colwell Arts Centre in Gloucestershire. Please see the calendar for further rehearsal details.

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