RONNIE SCOTT’S INSTRUMENT AMNESTY 2019

Do you have a lonely clarinet in a cupboard? A bass guitar in the basement? Clear out your closets and look in your loft because we want your instruments that you don’t!

Donate your unwanted or unused instrument (in good condition) to the Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation Instrument Amnesty, and it will go to a young person to help support their music education in the UK or abroad.

Saturday 20th of July from 10am to 4pm @ Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London.

For more info, go to: www.ronniescotts.co.uk/amnesty

RONNIE SCOTT’S INSTRUMENT AMNESTY 2017

Many thanks to Norah Jones for her kind endorsement this year!

After our incredibly successful inaugural amnesty in July 2015, in October we held the second instrument amnesty to collect unused music instruments for subsequent donation to school aged children in the UK and overseas. The amnesty was a huge success with over 200 instruments collected, the majority in wonderful condition. These partners distributed our instruments to children whose access to music education has been compromised due to their social situation and/or geographical location. Donors have been given a tracking number so they can find out exactly where their instruments finally ended. This amnesty was in association with: Music Fund EU, Tomorrow’s Warriors, The National Youth Jazz Collective, Kinetika Bloco, World Heart Beat Music Academy, In Place Of War, STAX Southwark, York Music Service, Blossom House School & Play For Progress.

 

“Thank you so much for your email with the photos of the two trombones​ that you bought with my donation. I have never had such a wonderful response from a charity and I am so, so happy to see that every penny has gone to the intended recipients.”

RONNIE SCOTT’S INSTRUMENT AMNESTY 2015

On Saturday 11th of July 2015, we held our first Music Instrument Amnesty to collect unused music instruments for subsequent donation to school aged children in the UK and overseas. The amnesty was a huge success with over 150 instruments collected including donations from Pop star Sam Smith and British Indian musician, producer and composer Nittin Sawhney. The amnesty was organized in association with Sistema England and Music Fund. See here: RS AMNESTY VOL. I

WE SUPPORT: TAKE IT AWAY

Take it away aims to encourage more people to get involved in music by providing interest free loans to individuals for the purchase of musical instruments, equipment and software. Since 2007, they have helped over 90,000 people access musical instruments.

The scheme is publicly funded and operated by Creative United in partnership with a network of 130 member retailers across England and Northern Ireland.

Search their shops  by location or instrument type, and you could take it away today.