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14/12/2016
The BIG Project Christmas Single!
The talented children and young people at The BIG Project embark on another first - this time, releasing a charity Christmas single to raise money for their project!

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22/03/2016
Out Of This World!
Click Read More to hear the song "Out Of This World", written by 11 talented young people from Broomhouse, as part of our Creative Scotland funded BIG Songs project.
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19/06/2015
CHORUS AWARDS!
We're delighted that Bethany Forbes, our Music Trainee at BIG Sing, was Highly Commended in the Young People Category of the inaugural Chorus awards, for her work in leading and supporting the choir. Well done, Bethany!

You can find out more by clicking Read More below.
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14/04/2015
BIG Sing Promo Video
Here's a new short film from BIG Sing - if you're living in Broomhouse or nearby, and you'd like to give it a try, get in touch!

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04/12/2014
Final BIG Heroes Film!
Here's our final Scatterbox film documenting The BIG Project Youth Choir's gig with Findlay Napier - click Read More below to view.
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26/11/2014
BandCamp 2014 with Rachel Sermanni
Here's the latest film from Scatterbox documenting BandCamp 2014 with Rachel Sermanni.

Click Read More below to access the film.
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13/10/2014
Our Second BIG Heroes Film
Click Read More to follow a link to the second film by Scatterbox documenting our BIG Heroes series - this one of The BIG Project Youth Choir in concert with inspirational Scottish songwriter, Karine Polwart in March 2014.
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18/09/2014
Findlay Napier - Our Final BIG Hero
This Monday, 22nd September, marks the end of our BIG Heroes project - and we're going out with a spectacular celebration at 7 pm!

Scottish songwriter Findlay Napier will be joining The BIG Project Youth Choir for a set that reflects some of the "best bits" of the project, and the Commonwealth Games...don't miss it!

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21/07/2014
BIG BIG Sing Workshop tomorrow!
We can't wait for our BIG BIG Sing workshop with Eugene Skeef and Dave Milligan tomorrow from 1 - 2.30 pm. It's a family friendly workshop, so it's open to children and young people from Broomhouse AND their family members! Hope to see you there.

For more info, click Read More below.
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10/07/2014
Our first BIG Heroes Film!
On the eve of our third BIG Heroes concert with Rachel Sermanni, here's a link to a short film about our first BIG Heroes concert with King Creosote.
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19/06/2014
Bandcamp - and our next BIG Hero!
We're really excited to announce our Band Camp 2014 songwriting and performance week, running Monday 7th - Friday 11th July. To find out more, click Read More.
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03/04/2014
Karine Polwart & The BIG Project Youth Choir
Well, we had a ball performing with Karine Polwart!

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19/03/2014
Tickets available now!
Anyone who's interested can now reserve £3 tickets for our forthcoming concert with Karine Polwart on Monday 24th March, at 7 pm on 0131 622 7784 or bigproject@hotmail.co.uk.

Click Read More to read a Scotsman article about Karine's gig with our Youth Choir.
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15/03/2014
Music News Scotland article - our gig with Karine
Click read more for a link to the latest Music News Scotland edition - see page 6 for an article about The BIG Project Youth Choir's forthcoming gig with Karine Polwart on Monday 24th March.

Tickets £3 are still available from 622 7784 / bigproject@hotmail.co.uk
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28/02/2014
Karine Polwart gig on 24th March - buy now!
Priority tickets for members of The BIG Project, their families, and Broomhouse community members are now available for award winning songwriter Karine Polwart's gig with The BIG Project Youth Choir at 7 pm on Monday 24th March 2014.

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11/02/2014
Another Lovely Review
Click read more to read a lovely review from Is This Music? for The BIG Project Youth Choir's gig with King Creosote last week - check it out!
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10/02/2014
Scotsman Review for our first BIG Heroes Gig
Click read more to see a review in the Scotsman for our first BIG Heroes gig with King Creosote last week, which had a packed audience and a lovely atmosphere.

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19/01/2014
The BIG Project hits Music News Scotland!
Another article about our exciting King Cresote gig in Music News Scotland on page 3 of Music News Scotland - read more for full details.


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16/01/2014
King Creosote causing a stir!
There's been plenty of media interest in the forthcoming concert with The BIG Project Youth Choir and King Creosote - here's the first article to be posted online!
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09/01/2014
KING CREOSOTE'S BIG CONCERT!
7 pm, Monday 3rd February 2014
The BIG Project, Broomhouse
Tickets £3 from The BIG Project
e: bigproject@hotmail.co.uk W: www.thebigproject.org.uk

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16/11/2013
The BIG Christmas Mash Up!
We've just opened a Soundcloud account for The BIG Project Youth Choir, so you can practise at home. Click Read More for links.
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20/09/2013
BIG Project Youth Choir - Boys Taster Session 24th
Aged 12 - 18? Live in Broomhouse? Like singing pop/rock? Do you have the voice?

Click read more to find out about our taster session this Tuesday.
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13/11/2012
BIG Project Youth Choir in Scotland Sings!
We're very pleased to be taking part in a national initiative to get Scotland singing! Click read more to find out the details...
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30/10/2012
Recruiting Trainee Music Tutors Now!
The BIG Project are currently recruiting for two trainee music tutors to assist with our training choir and Youth Choir on Mondays. For more information, click Read More.
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31/08/2012
The BIG Project's 10th birthday tomorrow!
To mark 10 years of delivering high quality youth and children’s work in Broomhouse. The BIG Project will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with The BIG T Party at Broomhouse Primary School on Saturday 1st September 2012 at 10am prompt.

Tickets for adults are £2.00 on the door, and adults can bring their children free of charge.

We hope to see you there! To find out more, click Read More.


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30/08/2012
Keep Her Lit! The BIG Project in feature film
Check out www.creativescotland.com to watch the documentary film, Keep Her Lit, which features The BIG Project Youth Choir performing at Edinburgh Castle's Olympic Torch Relay celebrations, near the end of the film.
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07/08/2012
The BIG Project Youth Choir's First Ever Review!
Check out the review of our Edinburgh Fringe show by reading more below.
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01/08/2012
The BIG Project Youth Choir's O Flower Of Scotland
After a fantastic live performance at Festival Square in Edinburgh last Friday night, followed by the global broadcasting of O Flower Of Scotland, The BIG Project Youth Choir now has its own track available for purchase on iTunes!

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11/07/2012
The BIG Project Youth Choir at the Olympic Opening
It's been in the news, so we can now reveal that The BIG Project Youth Choir was filmed last night at Edinburgh Castle, singing O Flower Of Scotland, to represent Scotland at the Olympic Opening Ceremony! Click below to find out more....


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10/07/2012
BBC News tomorrow, Wed 11th July 2012
Watch out for The BIG Project on the BBC Scotland news tomorrow...exciting times!
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14/05/2012
The BIG Project on The One Show!
The BIG Project will be featured on The One Show, this Friday night, 18th May 2012, at 7 pm. Watch out for us during a feature all about the Olympic Torch and its journey around the UK - in Edinburgh, we'll be part of the Castle Celebrations when the Torch comes to rest in Edinburgh for the night.

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08/05/2012
The BIG Project to perform at Edinburgh Castle!
The BIG Project Youth Choir have been invited to perform part of our BIG Breakthrough show for the Olympic Torch Celebrations at Edinburgh Castle on Wednesday 13th June - it's a real honour, and very exciting - we'll be sharing the bill with Emeli Sande!

We'll be joined by Karine Polwart and a host of talented musicians, to perform two ten minute sets featuring a potted version of the Breakthrough commission written by Kim Edgar about the Olympic and Paralympic values, and we'll also perform Kim's song, "8, 9, 10", Karine's song, "I'm Gonna Do It All" and "Moving On Up" by Primal Scream.

Tickets became available to the public this morning - they're only 80p per ticket and you can get up to 6 tickets per household, if you fancy coming along, by phoning 08444999990 or going online to www.ticketmaster.co.uk - if you search for Emeli Sande in the top button it's the first gig to come up!
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16/02/2012
The BIG Project on Radio Scotland!
We were invited to visit the wonderful Watercolour Studios during our recent trip to Hopscotch Holidays in Ardgour, where Nick Turner and Mary Ann Kennedy delighted us with tales of adventures in recording and broadcasting! And we recorded our own potted version of "Don't Stop Believin' " while were were there...
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22/12/2011
The BIG Breakthrough at Celtic Connections!!
In our most ambitious singing project to date, with funding support from Creative Scotland, The BIG Project, along with several choirs and many professional musicians, will be performing a brand new commission written by singer songwriter Kim Edgar, in celebration of Olympic and Paralympic values, at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and The Mitchell Library on Monday 23rd January 2012.

Click read more below to find out all the details.
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16/11/2011
The BIG Project on Children In Need 2011
Click on read more to find out about six BIG Project members who'll be performing on Children In Need this weekend!
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04/11/2011
SURVEY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AT THE BIG PROJECT
Calling all children and young people who are members of The BIG Project!

City of Edinburgh Council would like to find out about what you think of The BIG Project, as they provide funding to support the services we offer.

Click Read More, just below, to access the link to their survey.


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08/07/2011
Junk Percussion Performance on YouTube
Check out the Junk Percussion Orchestra's final performance, which has been uploaded to YouTube.
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21/06/2011
The BIG Sing-a-long! Thursday 11th August, 2011
After wow-ing Queen’s Hall audiences in 2010, The BIG Project returns with another exciting addition to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe - an interactive sing-a-long show, led by children and young people, aged 5 – 18 years, ably supported by Karine Polwart (vocals), Steven Polwart (guitar), Kim Edgar (piano/vocals), Kevin McGuire (bass) and Jim Gash (drums).

2 – 3 pm, Thursday 11th August 2011, The Queen’s Hall, 85 – 89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JG

Tickets: £6 adults, £4 children

For tickets, including children’s or adult group bookings contact The BIG Project directly on 0131 622 7784.
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02/03/2011
BIG Sing guests for Fundraising Concert
The BIG Sing are pleased to have been invited to perform with Sangstream community choir to fundraise for the MS Therapy Centre.
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10/02/2011
BIG Sing choir at Music Learning Live Conference!
On Thursday 3rd March, children from The BIG Sing choir will be teaching music professionals a thing or two - at the Music Learning Live! conference held in the RSAMD, Glasgow.

With the first workshop of the conference, the BIG Sing members will encourage the grown ups to try hilarious warm ups for their bodies and voices, sing in rounds, create new song lyrics on the spot, and learn unique “mash-ups” from pop and chart hits - overlaying two or more songs to create a fresh new sound.

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07/01/2010
Big Sing Concert
Thank you to everyone who attended the Big Sing Concert in December.
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07/01/2010
DVDs available
Big Sing Concert 14th December
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05/01/2010
Guitar Heroes
Guitar lessons from a professional musician.
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15/12/2009
Scottish Arts Council
New funding from Scottish Arts Council
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11/11/2009
AGM 2009
Monday 23rd November 09
6.30pm-7.45 pm

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11/11/2009
The BIG Christmas Concert
Monday 14th December 2009
7.00 - 8.30pm
Broomhouse Primary School
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11/11/2009
Charity Football Tournament
WEDNESDAY 18TH NOVEMBER

3.20- 4.30 (Straight after school)

BROOMHOUSE/ST.JOSEPH’S SCHOOL ASTRO-TURF

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27/08/2009
Senior Club change of night
Club now on a Wednesday rather than a Thursday.
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27/08/2009
R U the next BIG thing in Drumming & Precussion?
STARTING SOON!!
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21/05/2009
Funding Awarded
Community food and health
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21/05/2009
Bingo Night
17th June 7.00 Broomhouse Primary School
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