Wednesday, 2 June 2010

BBC Blast On Tour

*Catch myself and Collins here too...*

We are looking for creative young people aged 13 - 19 with a passion for music, TV and radio. You will be able to take part in a series of exciting free workshops with BBC Blast at the V&A and Natural History Museum. This unique event includes the opportunity to get invaluable insider information on the music industry from stars of the urban scene including Roll Deep's DJ Target and Manga, plus Radio 1’s Rob Da Bank, Nihal and many more.

From Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th June, we team up with the Natural History Museum and the V&A to offer you the chance to unleash your imagination, meet industry professionals, learn new skills, use the latest technology and get creative.

Highlights include:
See Manga, from grime collective Roll Deep, and soul sensation ROX perform live, and get tips on how to brush up your own performance skills.
Shoot and edit a music video for Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly!
Performance surgeries with feedback from experts from 1Xtra, Sony and BBC Introducing.
DJ taster workshop with Target from Radio 1Xtra and Roll Deep.
Radio 1's Rob Da Bank (creator of Bestival) and Tom Baker (Underage Festival and Field Day promoter) give you the low-down on putting on a music festival.
Develop your journalism skills with Jacqueline Springer (who has written for The Guardian, The Observer, NME, MTV and Channel 4), and DJ Nihal, along with other reviewers from publications including Melody Maker and Mixmag.
Learn set design with Marko Waschke, who has worked with the likes of Take That, Dancing on Ice and MIKA.
Q & A sessions about getting into radio, making money and getting yourself noticed with BBC Introducing, PRS, PPL and the Musicians Union.

Visit to see the full programme and book your place, or email us on

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