Issue details

Acceptance of GCC Music partnership bid for the new Arts Council England national Music Hub model

To seek approval, should the GCC Music Service (Gloucestershire Music), Swindon Music Service and The Music Works joint consortium bid be successful:

To accept the joint consortium bid award from the Arts Council England

For Gloucestershire Music to be the Hub consortium Lead Organisation (HLO) for Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire from September 2024

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2024

Representations made

Any representations should be sent to:  

Name:  Kirsten Harrison, Director of Education 

Tel. no: 01452 426336 




By 5pm on 20 March 2024 


Decision due: Between 8 Feb 2024 and 31 Mar 2024 by Cabinet Member - Education, Skills and Bus Transport

Lead member: Cllr Philip Robinson, Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Bus Transport



Background papers

  • DfE new National Plan for Music Education, The Power of Music to Change Lives.