Yamaha Discovery Space

Yamaha Discovery Space

Musical Adventures For All Ages

Saturday 5 May 3.45pm onwards
Sunday 6 May 10am – 12.30pm & 6.45pm onwards
Monday 7 May 3.45pm onwards
All events are FREE

Ever dreamt of playing a musical instrument? Maybe you already do! Whether you’re discovering or rediscovering, come and visit us in the Yamaha Discovery Space to inspire your inner musician with a whole host of musical events and fun hands-on sessions.

The Giant Floor Piano

Saturday 5 May 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Sunday 6 May 6.30pm – 7.15pm

The Giant Floor Piano
Recreate the famous scene from 80’s cult classic movie ‘Big’ as we transform the floor of the Yamaha Discovery Space into a massive musical instrument. Suitable for all ages.

Silent Piano Concert

Saturday 5 May 6pm – 7pm

Silent Piano Concert
How do you hear a Silent-Piano? Come along and find out! Featuring simultaneous concerts by highly regarded Jazz and Classical pianists; slip on a pair of Bluetooth headphones and switch between listening to two very different performances. You can even try them for yourself after the show. Suitable for all ages.

Hands on Piano Session

Saturday 5 May 7pm – 7.45pm

Hands on Piano Session
Your chance to “tinkle on the ivories”! Get hands on trying Yamaha’s latest piano & keyboard range, from our Silent series to the brand new Genos and everything in between. Which one will you try? Suitable for all ages & abilities.

Chromatic Scale Competition on the Band Stand

Sunday 6 May 10am – 6pm

Fastest Fingers Wins
Have a go if you think you’re fast enough! Compete to win the title of Yamaha Fastest Fingers in our chromatic scale competition to win a fantastic musical prize – all day Sunday, on the Band Stand.

Warm up with Yamaha

Sunday 6 May 10am – 10.45am

Warm up with Yamaha
Get up and going with Yamaha’s very own Musical Mr. Motivator. Fun for all the family in the Yamaha Discovery Space. Get creative with our colouring competition to win a Yamaha keyboard! Don’t forget to get your musical balloon.

Make Music with Yamaha

Sunday 6 May 11am – 12.15am

Make Music with Yamaha
Ever dreamt of playing piano or Sax? Join us in our fun and friendly make music session. We provide the keyboard and Venovas (mini sax), you make the noise. Learn simple rhythms – fun for all the family. Limited space available, come and find us early to secure your place!

Hands on Horn Session

Sunday 6 May 7.15pm – 8pm

Hands on Horn Session
Calling all horn players, discover and explore Yamaha’s Sax/Trumpet/Trombone ranges. Learn the story behind our artist models. Your chance to chat with experts and have a blow.

Open Hands on Session

Monday 7 May 3.30pm – 5.15pm

Hands on Session
Discover and explore Yamaha’s instrument range. This is your chance to get hands on with pianos, keyboards, brass and woodwind. Unleash your inner musician and find the next step in your musical journey. Suitable for all ages & abilities.

Chill Out Session

Monday 7 May 5.45pm – 7.30pm

Piano Chillout
Unwind in the company of a touring musical legend. Fresh off the stage backing the likes of Rick Astley, Kylie Minogue and Tony Hadley, John Maul brings a unique vibe to the Yamaha Discovery Space with something for everyone.