• The Elephant Sloths Announce Festival Finalists at The Heavy Music Awards

    Author: Stephanie House

    On Wednesday 25th April one of the Easter Camp bands "The Elephant Sloths" had an amazing opportunity to announce the finalists of "Best Festival" at the Heavy Music Awards via a pre-recorded video.The band were so excited to be featured alongside other videos from Good Charlotte, Mastodon, Lower than Atlantis? and lots of other incredible names. T
  • Wednesday 02 May, 2018
  • Rocksteady bands perform at the Music Teacher Awards

    Author: Stephanie House

    Two Rocksteady bands from Brandlehow Primary school were offered the chance to perform at the 2018 Music Teacher Awards in London. The Shrieking Rodents and Rockin the Dream performed in front of over 280 of the UK's top music educators. Both bands gave a super-confident performance covering songs such as "Best of You" by the Foo Fighters, "Liv
  • Tuesday 27 March, 2018
  • Foundation Day at Chestnut Tree House

    Author: Stephanie House

    As part of our mission to empower as many children as possible through music, the Rocksteady foundation days continue to grow in importance and this academic year has seen our initial pilot workshop day at Chestnut Tree House blossom into an ongoing working partnership. There are approximately 1,000 families with life-limited children in Sussex. Ch
  • Wednesday 18 October, 2017
  • Music Workshops at Always the Sun by Tish Hart

    Author: Stephanie House

      On September 10th Rocksteady Music School were fortunate enough to be able to host a series of workshops throughout the final day of Guildford’s Always The Sun festival in Stoke Park. We were on the search for people between the ages of 4 and 100 to get up on stage and join in the fun of our workshops! During our three workshops
  • Monday 02 October, 2017
  • “Rocksteady at the Heavy Music Awards” by Stuart S

    Author: Stephanie House

    The first Heavy Music Awards were held on 24th August 2017 in the vaulted archways of London’s House of Vans, just below Waterloo station. Rocksteady were proud to be in attendance as one of the official supporters of the event. The evening started off with live music from the Alt Punk 4-piece band “Dead!” whose very catchy tracks, includin
  • Wednesday 27 September, 2017
  • Taking The Next Step into Song Writing

    Author: Richard Bushby

    Taking The Next Step into Song Writing Playing in your own rock and pop band is a creative as well as musical experience.  Our Band Leaders will often share band’s who’ve created their own band posters to promote their forthcoming end of term concert or when bands add unique rhythms and melodies into the songs their practising in their week
  • Tuesday 28 March, 2017
  • Got a Question?

    Author: Richard Bushby

    If your child got a letter home from one of our workshops recently and you’re undecided on if Rocksteady is for you, let us take a few moments to answer some commonly asked questions that may be on your mind. Does my child need prior experience? Absolutely not. Our unique teaching methods allow children of all abilities to rock out togeth
  • Tuesday 21 March, 2017
  • Buyers Guide to Electric Instruments for Primary School Children

    Author: Richard Bushby

    A quick-start guide to choosing the right electric instrument for your budding rockstar! Your child joining their own rock band is an exciting time. Music is a wonderful way for children to express themselves and develop their confidence. Learning an instrument helps co-ordination skills and being in a band certainly develops social skills, f
  • Wednesday 25 January, 2017
  • My First Concert by Tish Hart

    Author: Ben Millier

    After nearly 2 months of working for Rocksteady, Christmas appeared on the horizon as it often does in its not so subtle gift-wrapped way. Normally, this would mean a whole month of cheating on your diet, avoiding town centres and not feeling Christmassy until you clock out of work for the season. But this year was different; Rocksteady concert sea
  • Thursday 22 December, 2016
  • Rocksteady Foundation Half-Term Workshops

    Author: Richard Bushby

    Rocksteady Foundation – October Half Term Activities It was a busy half term for us at Rocksteady HQ. Our foundation team were out and about transforming children into Rockstars! This year we have been trying to reach children who may not normally get a chance to experience Rocksteady. We are using the school holidays as a chance to work wi
  • Tuesday 01 November, 2016