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Lighting, sound and stage management

Are you interested in the technical side of live performance? Do you want to try out lighting and sound systems, build stages and sets and find out what happens backstage? Then come and join our production team.

With exclusive opportunities to visit backstage at the Old Vic and the Hippodrome it’s a great way to learn new skills and help you find work in the entertainment industry.

Centre for Music workshop 

The Centre for Music workshop is on Frenchay Campus in the middle of three stone old farm buildings down the hill from the Students' Union buildings opposite the large playing field in front of the Farm House.

Due to construction work access is via the back large sliding doors up the steps from W block.

Don’t worry if you have no experience, although any experience you do have can be put straight to use!

How to join

To join any of our Centre for Music groups, book rehearsal space, or sign up for music lessons you will firstly need to become a member. Membership is FREE for students. Once you are a member you can sign up for any of our groups and activities.

Already a member? Email: or to sign up for the workshops.

When do sessions take place?

Workshops run every Wednesday afternoon between 14:00 - 17:00 although you don't need to be around for the whole time.

Extra sessions are scheduled as required for forthcoming events. You will have the chance to learn as you go, working on performances for the Centre for Music as well as community shows in Bristol.

All teaching, groups and ensembles will begin on the week commencing 23 September 2019.

If you’re having trouble finding the workshop or if you have any further questions, please contact Paul Lewis of Plug Stage Productions:

Telephone: 07850 781917

Email: or

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