Online | My First Protest Song

An interactive performance full of toe tapping tunes from times of change. Make some noise and sing some songs!

My First Protest Song with singer-songwriter Matt Hill and People's History Museum

What will happen in the session?

Sing, play, and dance

Join singer-songwriter Matt Hill in this online session for a stimulating musical trip through history, exploring how people have used songs to help express their ideas.

Introduce your little ones to Bob Marley, Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan, and see how they begin to learn basic music techniques such as singing and making rhythms to support their wellbeing and development.

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  • Cost: £4.50 per learner / £4 per learner for groups in Greater Manchester, free for accompanying staff.  Minimum charge £95
  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Suitable for: under 5s and their grown ups.  Can be tailored for older children or adults.  Speak to a member of the Learning Team to discuss further
  • Capacity: 30 (under 5s)
  • Platform: Zoom


Zoom is PHM’s preferred platform to deliver online sessions; if your organisation is unable to use this platform please inform us when booking and we can work with you to arrange an alternative.

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Topics & resources

Child development:

  • Engaging with music: understanding volume and speed, introduction to instruments, bringing joy and relaxation
  • Motor skills: moving with music, simple percussion patterns
  • Language skills: singing, learning the meanings of words
  • Social skills: working together to replicate sounds, learning about how music can be a way to express ideas

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How to book

Find out what’s next when you’ve booked an online session, including information on:

  • Session set up
  • Safeguarding online
  • Access
  • Cancellation policy


For further information or to book a session, please complete the enquiry form below or contact the Learning Team by email:

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