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Current Community Projects

Being part of a group or community, can give you a sense of belonging.
We believe this is important.
Our work here at Blaize helps create vibrant communities no matter how small or remote they might be.
We love meeting new people to find out more about their needs and what they would like from community life.
The challenge we face is to listen and learn how we could help these groups to develop.

Here are some of the the projects we are working on now.


These are the current projects which have us all fired up here at Blaize…..

Free Singing Workshop for Youngsters

YOUNG MUSICIANS! Join us for a free singing workshop with renowned folk singer, Sandra Kerr, courtesy of Music at the Heart of Teesdale. Read on to find out more…

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Award-winning youth band wows audience

Music at the Heart of Teesdale’s  youth band, Cream Tees scoop up awards!  Read more…


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Folk Traditions Revived by Youngsters in Rural Dale

Find out all about the incredible youngsters involved in Music at the Heart of Teesdale M@HoT in this fascinating article which also pays tribute to our very own Mike Bettison!

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The Big Soup

Lights, camera, action…. with learning disabled adults….

We caused quite a stir at the Big Soup in Keighley. Working with learning disabled adults we had an absolute blast making a blockbuster musical. And the fun ain’t over yet! Read on to find out the ‘Twist’ in the tale…

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Singing for the Brain – working with Alzheimer’s Society

Musical activities to help the elderly….

We are using the power of song to connect with people with Alzheimers. Find out more about this fascinating project here…..

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Music at the heart of Teesdale

We like to make a bit of a noise here at Blaize which is why teamed up with Music at the Heart of Teesdale (M@HoT). Together we persuaded a group of young people to form a youth folk group known as ‘Cream Tees.’ And what a talented bunch they turned out to be…….

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