Move/Shake is a Youth Music funded programme building on our 10+ years of experience delivering and developing youth leadership activities in rural communities.


Working across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire in King’s Lynn, Poringland, Thetford; Lowestoft; Histon and Wisbech, you can expect to find our musicians in residence out and about, getting to know community members and exploring the local youth culture! They’ll be offering music-making workshops and participatory activities for young people, aged 0-25, whilst unearthing the gaps in local music provision.


Through this music-making participation and audience experience, young people will then be invited to form a Young Promoter groups to host their own professional live music events!


JULY 2024 CALL OUT – King’s Lynn Young Promoters


We’re on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals aged 13-25 to join our exciting Move/Shake Young Promoters group in King’s Lynn. This is a unique opportunity to collaborate with professional musicians and industry experts, all while designing, delivering, and organising your very own professional live music event at the prestigious St. George’s Guildhall!

Click here to download full details on our call-out PDF.

The deadline for expressions of interest is Friday 26th July 2024, please email


We’ll be working in partnership with various organisations to understand the current makeup of the local areas and to look at longer-term solutions towards the challenges that younger people are facing. Some of our partners include Cambridgeshire Music, College of West Anglia, Discover King’s Lynn, Drake Primary School, Framlingham Earl High School, King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Council, Norfolk County Council and Thetford LCEP.


You can meet our musicians in residence below, or keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming blog posts to learn more about them!


Move/Shake Local Contacts

Poringland: Aphra McSherry Birley – Email: – Find out more about Aphra and Lewis Wickwar – Email: – Find out more about Lewis

King’s Lynn: Ana Joyette Lewis – Email: – Find out more about Ana

Thetford: Carl Cole – Email: – Find out more about Carl

Lowestoft: Saffron Summerfield – Email: – Find out more about Saffron

Histon & Wisbech: Jack Johnson – Email: – Find out more about Jack


Creative Arts East Team: Find out more about the CAE Staff running the Move/Shake: Lea Schiller, Project Portfolio Manager and Lauren Turner, Programmes Assistant


Further details coming soon – Keep up to date on our socials Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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