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Big Sing 2023: You And Me

Big Sing 2022

The much-loved Big Sing is back for 2023! Supported by The Kavli Trust and in association with Sing Up, this year’s Big Sing explores family, identity and what makes us who we are.

Big Sing is a great way to learn new songs and broaden children’s learning and love for music in a fun and engaging way. Pupils work towards an exciting summer term concert, singing in Sage One at Sage Gateshead and creating a hugely enjoyable and memorable live music experience for everyone.

The Big Sing package includes:

  • Teacher training session at Sage Gateshead – choice of afternoon or twilight session on Friday 5 May 2023.
  • Digital and printable resources accessed via the The Sing Up Song Bank with unlimited online plays of the Big Sing: You And Me songs (including performance, rehearsal and backing tracks plus teaching notes and lyrics that can be displayed using Whiteboard mode)
  • Singing together in Sage One at Sage Gateshead with a live band on 5 July 2023 – choice of 75 minute AM or PM performance

Suitable for:
Key Stage 2–4

Group Size at performance & price:
£190 for up to 33 people.
£330 for up to 66 people.
Total number to include both students and staff, additional people will be charged at £5 per head (up to a maximum of 8 people before moving into the next price bracket).

*Sing Up School Discount: All schools with a Sing Up membership valid during March-July 2023 will receive a 5% discount on their Big Sing enrolment fee (£180.50 for up to 33, £313.50 up to 66).

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To enrol please complete the online enrolment request form below:

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ENROLMENT CLOSES: Friday 21 April 2023

Submission of this form:
Please be aware that the submission of this request form is not a confirmation of your booking.

Sometimes online forms are not able to be removed from our website as quickly as booking requests come in, you will therefore be informed if your request has been unsuccessful.

For any queries about your booking request, please contact

If your request is successful:
Booking confirmation: You will receive an acknowledgement of your enrolment request by email within 14 days of submitting your form. This will secure your spaces on the project. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within this time, please contact
You will receive a booking order confirmation email from our Box Office team within 28 days of submitting your form.
Invoicing for the project will take place between 21st April (enrolment closing) and 5th May (Teacher Training, the start of the project).

Cancellation: Please inform us in writing at as soon as you can if you wish to cancel your booking request.

Cancellation charges: 0% before 5th May 2023, 50% before 5th June 2023, 100% thereafter.

Changes to bookings: Once the project has begun, small changes can be made to your booking by emailing Significant changes other than cancellation, which may in turn reduce your fee or greatly increase the number of seats you require, will be looked at on a case by case basis.

Sing Up Membership status: Your Sing Up membership status will be checked prior to invoicing to ensure it is still valid during the project, therefore the invoice price may differ to your order summary if it has since expired.

In partnership with Sing Up

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Project supported by The Kavli Trust

Kavli Trust

The Big Sing and Big Sing for Mini Singers is supported by The Kavli Trust. The Big Sing programme brings the joy of singing to more than 3,000 children in schools across the North East and Cumbria region, culminating in a series of inspirational concerts at Sage Gateshead. The Kavli Trust, which owns Norway’s Kavli group, produces the well-known Kavli and Primula spreadable cheeses and Q-Meieriene dairy products as well as other food products in Norway, Sweden, Finland and the UK have worked with Sage Gateshead since 2014, supporting culture.