Family Music Day

Offer: Family Tickets £21.00

Join Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra and Lancashire Youth Symphony Orchestra for a family friendly concert and afternoon of musical activities in a relaxed and fun environment.

Starting at 12pm there will be workshops where you can try out different instruments including Violins, Trumpets and Clarinets with the help of our workshop leaders. A great opportunity to ‘have a go’ on an instrument you have always wanted to play.

In LiVe (Guildhall Foyer) come and explore different musical activities, get up close to unusual instruments, meet players from the orchestra, compose music and try out your conducting skills.

At 3pm all 100 players will come together to play a concert full of exciting music, including excerpts from West Side Story, Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, Copland’s iconic Fanfare For the Common Man and more!


Instrument Workshops:
Strings 12pm (repeated 1.15pm)
Brass 12pm
Woodwind 1.15pm

Your chance to try and instrument in a relaxed and supportive environment, working with members of the orchestra.  We will aim to have you making a sound and performing a short piece together by the end of the session.  No previous experience necessary.

Aimed at ages 5-11 years

£4 per child per workshop (accompanying adult free).

LiVe workshops – FREE.  No booking required-just drop in and explore.

Brass workshop

Strings workshop

Woodwind workshop


Come and hear all 100 of our talented musicians perform a concert aimed at families and introducing young people to orchestral music.

Adult £7.70
Children and Concessions £5.50
Family Ticket £21

Concert tickets