Love music right from the start in Brighton and Hove

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Brighton Baby and Toddlers

Little Notes Brighton and Hove offers the best start for you and your baby, toddler or pre-school child to be inspired by real live music and learn to grow to love music right from the start. Our music classes currently take place in Kemptown and Westdene on Thursdays. Designed and delivered by musicians wanting to bring the very best to the very young. Not your average baby and toddler music class, our fun sessions are bursting with live music, always delivered by a talented musician and are an eye opening experience for any pre-school child. You'll explore an eclectic mix of music across our rich curriculum.

Classes take place on Wednesday mornings in Kemptown and Wednesday afternoons in Westdean. We expect further venues to open soon in the Brighton and Hove area. All booking will be dealt with using our online booking system, so find a class time below for your child using the 'book now' button and reserve your place. If you would like to arrange a FREE TASTER session before you commit, simply drop us an email, telling us which class you'd like to try. Do get in touch if you have any questions, or if you'd like to learn more about what to expect from our classes and the age ranges we work with, do have a look around the rest of our website. If you have further questions do check out our FAQs on our About page.. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to drop us a line, or leave a message and we'll get back to you asap.

Little Notes in Brighton and Hove is operated as a Little Notes franchise, operating under the ownership of Jean Tothill, 177 Hartington Road, Brighton BN2 3PA. Jean is a nationally renowned musician and teacher, as well as a Trinity College examiner and you can read more about her experience below.

The Team

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Jean Tothill, B Mus (Hons), Dip RCM

Jean studied recorder and piano at the Guildhall School of Music Junior Department from the age of 14. She then spent 4 years at the Royal College of Music before once again returning to GSMD to follow a postgraduate course in Early Music Studies. As a recorder and baroque oboe player, Jean spent many years playing professionally in both small ensembles and baroque orchestras, and appears on many CD recordings. More recently, Jean has concentrated on teaching and examining but maintains her playing career through the ensemble ‘Byrde’. Jean has been an examiner for Trinity College London for 16 years as well as being a consultant in music, working for the UK Business Development team. She has travelled extensively whilst examining, both throughout the UK and also in India and Japan. Jean has lived in Brighton for 16 years with her husband and two daughters who are now both teenagers. During this time Jean has developed a strong network within the community, both through her private teaching and also through her role as a parent governor and Chair of Governors at the Royal Spa Nursery, a post that she held for 11 years.

Jean Tothill: Recorder/ piano

Upcoming classes

To view days and times and continue to booking area, click the button below

Venues

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Kemptown baby, toddler and pre-school music classes.

On Wednesdays, our fun musician led classes for 0-4s take place in The Crypt, below St Georges Church, Kemptown, Brighton. Find the best class time to suit the age of your child using the booking section above and then either proceed to pay online to guarantee your place, or contact us for more information, or to arrange a taster session.

The Crypt, St Georges Church

St. George’s Road, Brighton, BN2 1ED This is a great venue right in the heart of the bustling Kemptown, a short walk from the centre of Brighton.

Parking

We don’t have any on-site parking available but there are usually spaces to be found on the roads around the venue, most of which require you to pay via phone or pay and display.

Facilities

Рtoilets and changing facilities Рcaf̩ on the ground floor (above)

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Westdene classes: Thursday Mornings.

We are excited about moving into our fantastic new venue, which has recently been refurbished. There is plenty of room outside on the green for playing before or after classes as well as a playground behind the building. The local cafe does a delicious latte to take away too!

Parking

You will find The Barn on the outskirts of Brighton at:
49 Dene Vale,
BN1 5ED.
There is easy vehicle access from the A27 and London Road. No on-site parking is available, but it’s easy to park on the roads around the green. Be careful when driving around The Green at school pick up times, as there is an ‘unofficial’ understanding that cars only drive clockwise to help avoid traffic chaos on the narrow roads near the school. 
Find the best class time to suit the age of your child using the booking section above and then either proceed to pay online to guarantee your place, or contact us for more information, or to arrange a taster session.

Facilities

– Room to park buggies inside
– Small kitchen area available
– Spacious toilet with changing facilities.

Benefits of music education

There are so many reasons for families to connect each week with a real musician playing real instruments.

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"Really enjoyed it and my daughter was amazed at listening to real instruments!"

Claudia

Brighton

"Excellent quality music class for toddlers. More than just a 'sing along'!"

Hannah

Brighton

"We love Little Notes! "

Gemma

Worthing

"Lewis really enjoyed the classes and it has really inspired him to take up the piano."

Emma

Worthing

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