Surrey Arts

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National Youth Music Award win for Surrey Arts Teacher

Surrey Arts inclusion music teacher Raghad Haddad has won the Inspirational Music Leader Award at the Youth Music Awards 2022. Raghad received her award on 19 October in Troxy London in recognition of her work for Surrey Arts as a diverse leader of refugee background, supporting vulnerable children in Surrey. Raghad Haddad is a viola player … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Surrey employee wins mental health award; Orchestra on the UP!; Crossrail 2 drop-in sessions in Surrey

Surrey employee wins mental health award A Surrey County Council employee has won a national award for a project that uses comedy as a way of getting soldiers to talk about mental health issues like stress, depression and anxiety. Maya Twardzicki, from the council’s public health team, won the award from the Royal Society for … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Surrey Fire and Rescue opens doors to public; Magna Carta-themed show proves Surrey schools have talent; Budding authors get chance to learn how to self-publish

Surrey Fire and Rescue opens doors to public Surrey Fire and Rescue Service will showcase state-of-the-art vehicles and equipment at an open day on Saturday 18 July. Members of the public are invited to the service’s Reigate HQ between 10am and 4pm to find out more about the work of firefighters and a range of … Continue reading

IN PICTURES: Magna Carta 800th anniversary celebration

Surrey singers aged seven to 70 to perform at Royal Albert Hall

More than 1,000 Surrey singers aged from seven to 70 have come together to mark Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary before royalty at one of the world’s most iconic concert venues. Schoolchildren, youth groups and choirs have been busy rehearsing for a performance of The Freedom Game at at the Royal Albert Hall next Tuesday (12 May) … Continue reading

Surrey Youth Drama Festival

More than 150 young people from across the county are set to take part in the Surrey Youth Drama Festival. The event organised by Surrey County Council and the University of Surrey will see 11 to 17 years old from local schools and arts groups performing at the Ivy Arts Centre in Guildford. Performances will … Continue reading

Surrey rappers battle for Olympic glory

Talented young rappers are needed to battle for the opportunity to perform at two Olympic celebrations. Aspiring MCs aged 13 or over have until 22 June to record a two minute rap about Olympic and Paralympic values to be in with a chance of being selected. The competition is being jointly organised by Surrey County … Continue reading

Surrey awarded nearly £3m for music education

Pupils and young people in Surrey are set to benefit from nearly £3m for music education. Surrey County Council has been awarded £2.9 million by the Arts Council England to create a new music hub. It will bring together the council’s Surrey Arts music service, schools and other organisations including Surrey’s district and borough councils* … Continue reading


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