What we’re working on.


Current Programmes

  • RSAF @ Spotlight: You Can’t handle the Booth (YCHTB) – regular term-time open (ages 11-19 and 20+), informal youth music sessions for young people wanting access to recording & studio time, and help with getting to the next level, in a supportive environment

  • RSAF @ Spotlight: Grime Pays – 5-day music industry immersive experience models delivering during holiday-time across 5 age-groups for those young people serious about trying to get into the music industry. In partnership with GRM Daily, BBC1Xtra, PRS Music and PRS Foundation.

  • Music Artist and Talent Development – creative career development collaboration led by Ruff Sqwad Music

  • Partnership Projects: Hackney Quest (Oct-Dec 2017); Hackney Empire (Jan-Feb 2018)

In Development

  • Extended Play - more in-depth annual programme for Artist, Talent, Career Development – exploring music industry and wider culture/creative sector.

  • Bonus Tracks – annual special events programme

  • RSAF: Studios – studio space to support artist & talent development from YCHTB, Grime Pays and wider community (whilst looking for our own space)

  • Access All Areas – social change research and innovation collaboration led by SEEit Working Trust