Concerteenies: We're Going on a Bear Hunt with accordion

Luke Carver Goss & Polly Ives
  • Wednesday 6 November
    10.15 – 11.00am
  • 11.30am - 12.15pm
Ticket typeCost
Adult £7.00
First childfree
Additional siblings £2.00
Under 6 months free

LIve music for 3 and 4 year olds

Join accordionist Luke Carver Goss and narrator Polly Ives for a musical story of Michael Rosen's 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt'. This is a concert giving adults and children the unique opportunity to hear quality live music up-close with singing, bubbles, percussion, props and informal introductions and storytelling.

Polly Ives presents children's concerts around the UK with groups including London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ensemble 360, London Mozart Players, Royal Opera House. She has worked with CBeebies and the Beatrix Potter Attraction. She has led numerous education projects with Music in the Round, including a series of musical stories in Sheffield this May and is currently a lead musician in a project in 18 nurseries in the South East of Sheffield. She has coached the National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain, CSYO and has worked with Sheffield Music Hub, Sheffield Music School and is Chair of Sheffield Young Singers. She also is founder and director of Concerteenies and has a 9 month old and a 3 year old.

Luke Carver Goss is a workshop leader, composer & performer who writes for and performs with unusual and regular instrumental combinations, as well as devising musical material with the groups he works with. He writes, performs and runs creative workshops regularly with poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan. Their group The Ian McMillan Orchestra toured the length and breadth of the UK, and featured on The South Bank Show. Together, they co-curated Sage Gateshead's first Words & Music Festival. The centrepiece of this was Homing In, a work for gigantic instrumental and vocal forces. Their most recent commissions together are three new carols for choirs: ‘A Single Snowflake’, ‘Looking for a Stable’ and ‘Here Comes the Knocker Up’. He has also worked with several touring bands, including The Angel Brothers, The Devil’s Violin Company, Tea Hodzic Trio and Szapora. His music includes commissions for Black Dyke Brass Band, Tredegar Town Band, The Sage Gateshead, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Symphony Orchestra and London Sinfonietta. He was a composer for the Cultural Olympiad and his piece ‘Pure Gold: a 4X4 Relay’ was broadcast on Radio 2 and 3. With Polly Ives, he is currently working across several Sheffield schools with South Sheffield Education Learning Partnership as part of a two year creative project funded by Youth Music.

This concerts is designed for 3 & 4 year olds (siblings are welcome).


Adults £7/ 1st child free/ additional children £2/ under 6months free/ (in advance - booking fees apply). When booking your ticket, please also order your free tickets.

Pre-sales end at 6pm the evening before the concert.

Most concerts sell out before the day so do check the Facebook Concerteenies page.


- Main pub doors and Backroom doors open at 10am.

- No need to print your ticket. Just tell us your name on the door.

- Free tea, coffee and biscuits are provided (the bar will be selling food and drinks after the concert)

- You are responsible for the safety of your own children and belongings.

- Buggies can be left in the main bar and we encourage you to put coats and bags on the stage area.

- There is nappy changing facilities and feel free to breastfeed.

- This is a listening concert so we encourage you to not chat throughout so your fellow audience members and little ones can really enjoy the music.


Luke Carver Goss (Accordion) and Polly Ives (Narrator)

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