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Cafe with wooden furniture and big windows


The wonderful café seating area at the Heritage Centre is now available to hire out as a multi purpose function space.

This wonderful dynamic space can be arranged in many different layouts to suit your needs.

There are large windows allowing plenty of light, with a beautiful view looking out onto Derwenthaugh Park.

The room is available to hire for £15 per hour.

While you are using the space, you will receive a 10% discount in the café.


We are recruiting foster carers and this virtual session allows you to find out more about fostering before taking the next step. It includes a short presentation and a chance to ask any questions
Get up close to nature and explore outdoor spaces in our new Kid's Discovery Club at the Heritage Centre in Winlaton Mill. Join in on the 1st Sunday of every month to make new discoveries while
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Violin Lessons

Violin Lessons are available for both adults and children. All abilities are welcome, from absolute beginners to advanced players. Learn to play a wide variety of songs and styles of music straight from day 1.

Students must have a Violin before taking up lessons. Your Teacher can help with tasks such as tuning your instrument and replacing strings.

As we’re a registered Trinity exam centre, our Violin Students sit their exams right here at the Sweet Symphony Studio.


Will I need my own Violin?

Yes, Students will need to bring along their own instrument

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Ukulele Lessons

Ukes are a great way to introduce younger children to music. They’re smaller than a guitar and so are easier for smaller hands to hold and play. They’re also relatively cheap for parents to buy to start their child off in music lessons. And for Students wishing to switch to guitar lessons later, all of the skills learned in our Ukulele Lessons can easily be transferred across.

But they’re not just for kids – Ukulele Lessons are a popular instrument choice for many adults looking for something fairly simple to pick up and start their musical education. Classes are

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Trumpet Lessons are available for all ages and abilities. From absolute beginners through to advanced players – all are more than welcome to join us!

Students must bring along their own instrument to use in lessons, although if you’d prefer not to buy an instrument until you’ve tried out a few lessons we can recommend some local retailers who offer instrument-rental schemes.

As we’re a registered Trinity exam centre, Students wishing to sit music exams can do so right here in our Studio.


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Singing Lessons

Do you have a love of singing? Would you like to take your passion further? Perhaps you’ve already got experience as a vocalist and would like to develop your skills further? Or maybe you’re looking to take up a new hobby and would like the confidence to move on from just singing in the shower?! If any of these apply to you, then our Singing Lessons are perfect for you!

Our lessons are open to Students from age 6 and upwards – adults, too. We cater for all levels of ability, from absolute beginners through to advanced vocalists.

Develop your confidence as you

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Saxophone Lessons

Saxophone Lessons are available for both children and adults. We welcome all ages starting from age 5!! (see below) Don’t worry if you’re an absolute beginner – we cater for absolute beginners through to advanced players. Our Saxophone Lessons are tailored to each Student, so you can relax knowing we’ll work at a pace that suits you.

Students will need to bring along their own instrument to use in lessons. If you don’t already have an instrument please get in touch and we’ll be happy to recommend some local retailers.


What style of music do you teach?

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We currently have over 160 Students taking Piano Lessons each week at Sweet Symphony – it’s our most popular instrument and we have 7 teachers available to cope with the demand!

Our Piano Lessons include both theory and practical elements – very important in learning a musical instrument. We encourage students to take part in music exams when they reach the suitable standard. Exams are not compulsory but are a good way to gauge progress. Sweet Symphony is a registered Trinity College exam centre, so all of our exams are held right here in the Sweet Symphony Studio.

Lessons are

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Flute Lessons

Flute lessons are available for both children and adults. We welcome all ages and levels of ability, so don’t worry if you’re an absolute beginner – we have a class for you!

Our lessons generally move towards Students being entered for music exams. These are by no means compulsory, but are a good way of gauging a Students’ progress and ability. Sweet Symphony is a registered Trinity exam centre, and so all of our Flute exams are held at the Sweet Symphony Studio.


I just want to learn for pleasure, I don’t want to sit exams. Is that ok?

Absolutely. Although

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