Music Centres

What is a Music Centre?

Love to play music with friends? Want to learn a new instrument?  Music Centres offer the chance to sing in a choir, join a group or ensemble and have music lessons in a fun and social environment.  With groups and lessons for beginners to advanced players, and hobbyists to serious musicians, there is something for everyone!

Learning to play an instrument is incredibly rewarding, giving a sense of achievement, and is a skill you will have for life. Meanwhile, joining a local group can enhance this playing, giving you the opportunity to meet like-minded people, learn new skills, and become a confident player. Groups are always enjoyable, and often there is the opportunity to join in with performances and showcase your talents.

Music Centres

Kent Music runs Music Centres throughout the county, so there is always one near to you. Take a look at the map to find details of what’s happening at your local Music Centre.
Ashford Music Centre

Folkestone Music Lab

Gravesham Music Centre

Isle of Sheppey Music Centre

Maidstone Music Centre 

Medway Towns Music Centre 

Rochester Music Centre

Romney Marsh Music Centre

Sevenoaks Music Centre

Thanet Music Centre

Tonbridge Music Centre

Tunbridge Wells Music Centre

Whitstable Music Centre

How much does it cost?

Music Centre membership is fantastic value from only £4.50 a week, with some great benefits! As a member you will have access to all ensembles at our Music Centres across Kent, so you can join as many as you wish. Tuition is an additional charge, but you will receive a 10% discount on your membership if you also wish to join a group.

Fees per term for 2016-17
Child £45 | Adult £60

Fees are invoiced termly (3 terms per year) and can be paid by instalments on request immediately following receipt of your invoice. Invoices will be sent at the beginning of each term and are payable by return.

How do I join?

All newcomers are able to try before you buy!  Please contact to arrange a free taster session at any of our Music Centre groups across the county.

Once you have decided to continue attending a group, you can become a member – applying couldn’t be simpler! Apply online below, or download and complete an application form, returning it to Kent Music. We’ll be in touch once we’ve received it to confirm your membership. Apply online here.


Bursaries are available, to find out if you are eligible to apply for a bursary please see our Bursaries page. Should you require further assistance or information please contact Gail Batty, our Bursary Administrator, on 01622 358413 or email