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Hands-on Learning

The British Music Experience

The O2 is home to London's museum of popular music, the British Music Experience presented by The Co-operative.

Whatever your subject the British Music Experience is an ideal visit for a school or college. We offer a discounted group price for UK students and groups of 25 or more can book a range of free workshops spanning the curriculum. See below for curriculum links or visit our website for full details.

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Primary Schools - History, Geography, Citizenship, ICT, Music, Art and Design, Literacy, PSHEE
Discover Britain's eclectic history from 1945 to the present day and find out how we have been influenced by cultures arriving from around the world.

Secondary Schools - Music, Media Studies, Business Studies, PSHEE, Citizenship, ICT, History, Geography, Art and Design, Literacy, Fashion
Find out about Youth Culture in Britain since 1945, see the impact of developing technology, and get an insight into the hugely varied roles within the music industry.

16 plus - Music, Music Technology, Business Studies, Film & Media, ICT, History, PSHEE, Citizenship, Geography, Art and Design, Literacy, Fashion
Introduce students to the tricky subjects of licensing and copyright, explore a range of careers and discover the impact of technology on the music industry.

Special Events
Students can gain a real insight into the music industry and the professions behind the scenes through our Public Programme events. Throughout the year we offer masterclasses, clinics, gigs and temporary exhibitions with musicians and other professionals across the creative industries.

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