Songwriting Course

Would you like to learn about the music industry? Write your own songs and create music with other young musicians? 

Unlock your creative potential in our Songwriting course! 

This course is led by Mercury nominated producer and songwriter Christopher Lockington. Chris has worked with many artists, including Emika, Ghostpoet, Pillars, and Rox. He has also worked for the Pias, Atlantic, and Universal record labels. 

What will I get up to?

  • Singing and instrumental skills
  • Session skills
  • Composition
  • Lyric writing
  • Writing for other instruments
  • Learn about pop and all genres of music
  • Work as a solo artist, and as a group with other young musicians

Who can take part?

This course is suitable for Secondary school students.

Where and when?

Northgate Arts Centre, Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich IP4 3DF

Thursdays from 4.30 to 5.30pm.

Please download our calendar to find out the term dates for this course.


Membership costs £40 per member per term. 

How to join this course

Unfortunately we are not able to run this course at the moment. Please check this page and visit our news section to keep up to date with our latest activity information.

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Once you have joined we will send you a login for the Songwriters members area. On here you can download resources, scores and other materials for use in the course.

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