Come and join us in a fun and friendly atmosphere playing light classics and popular film music.
Our orchestra is great for experienced players and we have a starter orchestra for younger and adult beginners.
We are a "not for profit" amateur organisation.
¯Everyone welcome no age limits
¯Lots of concerts. See our diary page
¯Lots of social events
¯Directors are CRB checked professional music tutors
We practice on Friday evenings in Abney Church, Mossley. See Rehearsals for details.
We are always looking for new members. See Vacancies for details.
To find out more about us click on the links below or to the left:
About Us - How we got to where we are
Rehearsals - When, where and what we are rehearsing
Vacancies - We want more musicians
Diary - What we are up to and where you can see us
Photos - What we have been up to recently
Committee - Who does what
Contact Us - To find out more, book us or fix the website
Thank You To Our Supporters
January 2012. The Arts Council England, a grant to support Spinning A Yarn.
December 2011. Tameside Council YouChoose grant to support Spinning A Yarn.
August 2011. Tameside Council grant from Ward monies held by Councillor Clive Patrick in the Stalybridge North Ward.
May 2011. Tameside Council grant from the Mayors Office.
January 2011. A grant by Mossley and Stalybridge North East District Assembly Discretionary Budget
towards transportation costs after we were invited to audition for the Britains Got Talent TV show.
December 2010. Tameside Council grant from Ward monies held by Councillor Roy Etchells in the Mossley Ward.
July 2010. Thanks to Adam Spencer Young for the photographs of the orchestra at the Victoria Baths.
You can see them on the Photos page along with others taken the same day.
You can see more of Adam's work at The Music Press
or by email.
June 2010. Thanks to Hanson Clarinets who have lent us an Eb clarinet for evaluation.
May 2010. We received a grant from Tameside Council Community Chest to develop the skills of the orchestra and purchase new equipment.
March 2010. Tameside Council grants from Ward monies held by Councillors Ann Etchells, Roy Etchells and Valerie Carter in the Mossley Ward.
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