Rayburn tours is a family-run business that has been operating tailor-made tours since 1965. In this time, our specialst concert team have worked with thousands of musical directors and their groups, both youth and adult ensembles, to create unforgettable tailor-made concert tours.

Open Doors Forum (ODF) supports people of all ages with a focus on young people (YP) from deprived wards. We aim to promote the arts, education and empower YP to achieve their full potential. We encourage YP to have positive involvement in society, a positive outlook on life and we provide recreational activities.


emccan - East Midlands Caribbean Carnival Arts Network - is a partnership between Nottingham, Leicester, Derby and Northampton Caribbean Carnivals, working together to raise the standards. Over 1000 young people from varying cultural backgrounds take part music-making, dance, costume-making, sound systems, MC, rap, samba and steel pan, and perform in the Carnival parades in the East Midlands region.

emccan aims to:

The VoiceBox is a music venue in the heart of Derby, just minutes from the city centre.  With a strong focus on singing, much of our work is centered around choirs and singing groups as well as individual tuition.  A strong team of tutors is led by Ann Miller, and all our singers regularly perform both in the venue and further afield.  Home to Voices, the City of Derby Girls' Choir and Derby Youth Choir, the VoiceBox is a great centre for singing in the East Midlands.