Junior Jam

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Junior Jam

Our jam-packed music sessions for children aged 4-8 are back this autumn!

With an exciting theme each month, help your little ones develop their musical skills in a fun, friendly and accessible way. Junior Jam gives every child (and parent!) the chance to sing, collaborate, learn a new instrument, build rhythmic skills and share new music together as a group.


Children’s Library, Manchester Central Library


Sat 28 Sep, Sat 28 Oct, Sat 30 Nov

10am & 11am (45 min sessions)

How to book

Sessions are free, however places are limited to 20 children per session. Please sign up in advance to secure your spot.

Book Here

Autumn 2019 dates and themes

Sat 28 Sept – Songwriting

Ever fancied yourself a budding composer or popstar? Come and learn how to pen your very own song and play it live with a band. Led by Kabantu.

Sat 28 Oct – In the Jungle

Who lives in the jungle? What animals will we find there? Tarzan and Jane, monkeys and giraffes – you’re all welcome. Led by Kabantu.

Sat 30 Nov – Noisy Toys

Explore sound and science with special guests Noisy Toys as we make instruments out of electronic junk taken from old computers and other household items.

About Kabantu

Kabantu are a quintet of award-winning musicians and music educators, known for their infectious rhythms and beautiful melodies from around the globe.

About Noisy Toys

Noisy Toys are all about having fun experimenting with sound. They deliver workshops, events and interactive installations connecting science and music together in new ways, including creating amazing instruments out of old computers that people have thrown away.

Junior Jam is delivered in partnership with Manchester Central Library.

Supported by Youth Music as part of the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England, and made possible by funding from the National Lottery via Arts Council England.