Steel pan day puts pupils in the musical spotlight

Culture Mix day at Robert Bruce Middle School.
Culture Mix day at Robert Bruce Middle School.

Pupils from a number of schools across Bedford had fun playing steel pans when musicians paid a visit to Robert Bruce Middle School.

Culture Mix hold steel pan projects in schools and a training day was held on Friday, October 24. Those taking part were pupils from Robert Bruce Middle, Ridgeway, Biddenham Upper, Hastingsbury Business and Enterprise College, Queen’s Park ‘Fusion’ Music group and staff from Music for Bedford Borough.

Cllr Henry Vann, portfolio holder for education at Bedford Borough Council, said: “Taking part in music making is an uplifting, positive experience that can help children develop socially, intellectually, academically, emotionally and of course musically.” Visit www.culturemixarts.co.uk