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In partnership with Wolverhampton Music Service, Big Top deliver a variety of music-making sessions for children and young people with learning disabilities who live, or attend a school, in Wolverhampton. 

All sessions take place at Action for Independence (A4I) Albert Road, Wolverhampton WV6 0AF.

The venue is fully accessible and hoist-changing facilities are available.

Sessions are designed to support the music-making of specific needs and disabilities. Please reserve a space in the most suitable session for your child/young person.

All children and young people should be accompanied by a parent/carer. 

Siblings are welcome.

For more information contact us, or click the links to register your interest.

Monthly sessions  
Tuesdays (5.30-6.15pm)

Under 11's

Autism (younger)

PMLD and complex needs

11-18 years 

These sessions are most suitable for primary-aged children with autism and learning disabilities.

This session is suitable for children who may be pre-verbal or non-verbal. 

Next session: 25th June 2024




Interactive, multi-sensory music making, suitable for children and young people with profound and complex learning disabilities (PMLD).


Next session: 4th June 2024

                            2nd July 2024 


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These sessions are designed for young people with moderate or severe learning disabilities who may access mainstream or specialist settings.

Next sessions: 18th June 2024



These sessions are most suitable for younger children with moderate learning difficulties,
accessing either mainstream or specialist settings


Next sessions: 11th June 2024


Weekly sessions
(Tuesdays 6.30-7.15pm)

11-18 years (Autism and additional needs)

These weekly sessions are designed for young people with autism, social anxiety and/or learning disabilities. Families accessing these sessions should be able to commit to weekly attendance.

Sessions will explore music-making in a supportive and structured environment and are designed for young people who enjoy music.

No previous instrumental experience is necessary.

These sessions have been scheduled to run on a weekly basis with consistent participants and music facilitators to best support consistency, routine and regularity. If you would like to express interest in your child/young person joining this group please click the button below. 

Summer  1 Term Dates:

9th, 23rd 30th April 

7th, 14th May 

Summer 2 Term Dates: 

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June

2nd July 

Big Top Musicians is a pilot programme running in partnership with Wolverhampton Music Service as part of their new out of school inclusive music provision. The provision is still developing and as such may be subject to change. Any feedback or comments on the provision are welcomed. 

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