Thanet Music Centre


St. George’s Church of England Foundation School
Westwood Road
CT10 2LH

Opening Times

  • Wednesday: 5pm – 8pm

Welcome to Thanet Music Centre!

Thanet Music Centre (TMC) is an inspiring local music hub based in the heart of the community and designed with musicians in mind.

We offer a range of lessons and ensembles for musicians of all ages, backgrounds and interests. Our location at St George’s has wonderful facilities to support your learning, and with termly concerts from our diverse ensembles you’ll have plenty of opportunity to show off your skills.

It’s the best place to connect with the local music community, providing access to fantastic music education outside of school hours and regardless of the availability of lessons and groups in schools.

We look forward to welcoming you to TMC, whatever stage of your musical journey you’re at!

First half term is free for new students!

If you join the Centre as a new member in the first half of Autumn, Spring or Summer term, you can enjoy completely free sessions until that half term break. Find out more in our Terms & Conditions.

Join us now to make music and save!

Learning to play an instrument or sing is incredibly rewarding, giving a sense of achievement, and is a skill you will have for life.

All local Kent Music teachers are passionate, talented and supportive professionals, and look forward to welcoming students of all experience levels and backgrounds.

At this centre, we can currently provide tuition for:

If we aren’t currently teaching the instrument or vocal lesson that you’re interested in, please let us know via the ‘Make an Enquiry’ button below. We may be able to source a teacher for you, or already be in the process of hiring one!

For more information on tuition and prices, please see our Music Lessons page.

Joining a local music centre ensemble like an orchestra, choir or band can enhance your playing, giving you the opportunity to meet like-minded people, learn new skills, and become a confident musician.

Ensembles are always enjoyable, and often there is the opportunity to join in with performances and showcase your talents.

We have a diverse range of ensembles at the Thanet Music Centre, providing opportunities for musicians of all ages, abilities and interests.

Find out more about our ensembles and sign up today at the links below!

2023 – 2024 Term Dates:

September 13th, 20th, 27th
October 4th, 11th, 18th

Term 2
November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Term 3
January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st January
February 7th

Term 4
February 21st, 28th
March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Term 5
April 17th, 24th
May 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

Term 6
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
July 3rd

Summer Performance Evening Concert – Wednesday 10th July – 7:30pm

Off Westwood Road Broadstairs, the school is clealy visible from the road and has extensive car parking on site which is available for use by Music Centre staff and members from 5.00pm.

Once parked on site follow signs to the ‘Community Entrance’ to gain access to the building from 5.00pm onwards.

SatNav postcode CT10 2LH

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, no matter which centre you initially signed up at.

Tuition is an additional charge, but you will receive a 10% discount on your membership if you wish to also wish to join an ensemble at a Music Centre.

September 2022 – July 2023: Child £45 | Adult £60

September 2023 – July 2024: Child £50 | Adult £70

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.

Financial assistance may also be available for students who meet our criteria. For more information and to find out if you are eligible to apply for a bursary, please see our Financial Assistance page.

To apply for tuition or ensembles at this Music Centre, please click ‘Apply Here’ below.

You’ll be taken to our online course platform where you can select your Music Centre of choice as the venue. You can then browse the available lessons and ensembles.

You can also see and apply for other services such as instrument hire and financial assistance at the same link.

Once you’ve selected your chosen courses, go to your basket to complete your application. You will then be prompted to log into your Kent Music online customer account.

If you don’t have an online customer account, then don’t worry – you can still easily apply at the ‘Apply Here’ button. You’ll be taken through some simple steps to create an account and your application will be processed the same as someone with an existing account.

After your application is complete, you’ll be sent further information about your lessons or ensemble to confirm.

If you have any questions or concerns about applying, please contact our Customer Services team on

Make an Enquiry or Apply for Lessons or Ensembles at this Music Centre at the buttons below:

Groups at Thanet Music Centre