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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What and how to hire

You can hire a ... Cello, Double Bass, Guitar, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Trumpet / Cornet, Saxophone, Horn, Trombone, Euphonium and Baritone and Tuba.  Percussion packs are also available for budding young drummers.  Most instruments are in stock and available for immediate collection.  We can deliver to LEA/Academy schools at the start of the Spring, Summer and Autumn term.

To hire, just click here or alternatively you can download our student hire form or adult hire form and return it to us.  Make sure to ask your instrumental teacher for advice on the correct instrument to suit your child (some come in different sizes).
If you live outside of Gloucestershire you can still hire an instrument from us.  Simply click here or download the out of county hire form and return to us along with your payment (plus a £50 refundable deposit).  


If you are in a hurry, call the office (01452 427242) to check the availability of the instrument that you require and when you would like to collect it.

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