Rewind: This is Croydon’s Music Half Term Music Bus

17th Feb 2024 - Various locations across the borough

YUAF’s Double Decker Media Bus will be running sessions on music production

Croydon has a rich music heritage, but it also has potential for a great music future thanks to the many talented young musicians in the borough. If you’re one of those young people, are aged 11 to 19, and interested in music production or song writing, then come to visit the half term music bus to start your journey into the music industry!

This Is Croydon has teamed up with the Young Urban Arts Foundation (YUAF) to deliver exciting free workshops across half term! YUAF’s Double Decker Music Bus will be running sessions on music production as well as leading song and lyric writing workshops from February 12th – 17th (except 14th February).

The Music Production sessions will teach you the basics of creating your own music. You’ll get feedback from music industry professionals, who will support you to improve your beats and harness your sound as well as give industry advice.

The Song and Lyric writing workshops will encourage you to express yourself through spoken word. Gain performance skills, expand your creative writing and speak your mind on topics that affect you, all within a safe space.’

The bus will be open:

  • 10:30am – 1pm
  • 2pm – 4:30pm

Drop-in at any time, but make sure you give yourself enough time to make the most of all that’s on offer!


  • Mon 12th – New Addington
  • Tue 13th – Purley Tesco Carpark, 8 Purley Road, CR8 2HA
  • Thurs 15th – Ashburton Hall, 32 Tenterden Road, CR0 6NN
  • Fri 16th – North End outside Allders/Whitgift Almshouses
  • Sat 17th – Waddon Leisure Centre, 451, Purley Way, CR0 4RG

YUAF is an East London based charity whose mission is to empower the lives of young people, ensuring that they are seen, heard and celebrated.

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