St Bees in fortunate in not only having a wealth of musical talent within the community and St Bees School, but also having the opportunity to express it through recitals, choirs, bands, and local music centres.
Priory Singers meet regularly in Old College Hall during term time and perform regularly both in the village and locality.
The church choir goes from strength to strength and sings at the 10.30 church service in the Priory most Sundays,
Egremont and Whitehaven Brass bands both have St Bees contributors and they would welcome budding musicians. They regularly perform in the Priory.
St Bees School has a particularly high level of musical talent amongst its pupils and individuals and choirs perform regularly in School organised events.
The Lake District Jazz Summer School will be running a week's course playing jazz by the sea - in a beautiful setting next to the Lake District - with some of Europe's finest jazz musicians and most friendly teachers.
For those interested in becoming involved, various options exist. The Priory Singers and church choirs would welcome new members. The Brass bands should be approached directly for information. Apply direct to the Jazz Summer School through their web site if interested in that.