A performance at the Sounds of Essex Festival. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

#SoundsofEssex was a two-day festival organised by Essex Music Hub, to celebrate young people’s musical learning across Essex. It took place in Colchester on Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July 2017.

Over 1400 Attendees at the Stomp-style World Record Attempt. Credit: Essex Music Education Hub

We are delighted to say we achieved the Stomp-style World Record Attempt, and we are now waiting for official confirmation from the Guinness Book of World Records. Thanks to everyone who took part!
We were also featured on ITV Anglia – click here for the full report.

Children learning new instruments at the Sounds of Essex Festival. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

More details of the activities are below, but pop back here soon for photos and videos of the amazing 2 days!

Charly Richardson, Lead Officer – Essex Music Services. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Max Lee, 4 years old from Braintree, giving the clarinet a go! Credit: Bianca Lee

Stomp-Style World Record Attempt

We had over 1400 people attending our World Record Attempt, and are just waiting for confirmation from Guinness World Records, to hear whether we have made it! Watch the video below.

Please note, this video only seems to work when using the internet explorer browser – please follow this link if you experience problems https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ANzAl77cL8