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Rebecca Bull yearned for a musical career.

When deciding her options before doing GCSE music, she took part in a test which said her ideal career would be running her own music shop.

She laughs at the recollection. "I always loved that, and I always wanted to be a musician or work somewhere in music," she says.

Posted: 18th Jul 2014 | Read the full article…

Tour de Rhythm Time

Rhythm Time music classes join in the fun of the Tour de France 2014

It’s going to be an exciting race to the finish for Rhythm Time parents and carers as they join in the Tour de France celebrations at their music classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.  To celebrate this momentous occasion, local Rhythm Time franchisee, Lynne O’Malley and her teachers are organising a variety of ‘Tour de France’ activities in their classes.  One such challenge involves the creation of a giant ‘yellow chain’ made up of individual chains created by the children and their mums, dads and carers who attend Rhythm Time music classes.  This will be then be used in classes for a number of musical activities.

Posted: 18th Jul 2014 | Read the full article…

Rhythm Time Music Franchise in Cheshire Helps to Fund Giggle Doctors for Manchester Childrens Hospital

Music Franchise owner Frances Donkin with cheque for Manchester Children's Hospital

It's been another successful fundraising year for Rhythm Time in Cheshire.  Amongst several fundraising events during 2013, their latest has involved running 92 pyjama parties at their music classes to raise money for Manchester Children's Hospital.

Frances Donkin, award-winning Rhythm Time music franchise owner in Cheshire, and her teachers have supported this event for the last few years. This year, their aim was to raise money to help finance 'Giggle Doctors' to go round the wards and entertain the young patients.

Posted: 19th Dec 2013 | Read the full article…

Pre-Schoolers get the Rhythm!

Rhythm Time Franchisee Lynne O'Malley

Brand new Rhythm Time pre-school classes will be available in the new year in Baildon Link. Continuing demand for the award-winning children's music classes has meant the creation of extra sessions on Thursdays at 11.20am.  The pre-school classes focus on continuing the children's musical education: they'll learn about pitch, dynamics, conducting, moving expressively to music, rhythm and learning to sing in tune. All this is done through a variety of fun games and activities using puppets and high quality musical instruments.

Posted: 5th Dec 2013 | Read the full article…

Two Children's Music Businesses Create a Musical Journey for Youngsters

Children's Music Entrepreneurs Kathy Doolan and Amy Cunningham

Two local children's music organisations have teamed up to create even more opportunities for young children to develop their musical skills.

Rhythm Time and The Strings Club, both based in Solihull, are working together to ensure that youngsters can enjoy music from birth right up to the age of 12.

Posted: 27th Nov 2013 | Read the full article…

Teacher and Musician Embarks on Perfect Music Franchise Career

New Rhythm Time Music Franchise Owner Jen Elvy

Rugby based teacher and musician, Jen Elvy, is now embarking on her perfect, life-changing career that combines her love of music with working with children. Jen has just taken over the Rhythm Time music franchise for the Rugby area and is now providing fun and educational music classes for local babies and toddlers.

The music sessions have been written by a music teacher and specifically designed to help with development and learning, starting with stimulating, multi-sensory baby classes and leading to exciting toddler and educational pre-school sessions.

Posted: 22nd Oct 2013 | Read the full article…

Local Children's Music Class Shortlisted for Top Award

The 2013 Mumbler Awards are part of the popular website The Harrogate Mumbler

A Harrogate baby, toddler and pre-school music group has been shortlisted as one of the very best family-focused businesses in the Harrogate district as part of the Mumbler Awards in association with Wonder Media.

Rhythm Time's children's music classes, run by local music franchise owner Lynne O'Malley, is in the running to scoop the top prize in the 'Favourite Class or Activity' category. The awards are part of Harrogate's popular parenting site, The Harrogate Mumbler.

Posted: 19th Sep 2013 | Read the full article…

Another Success for Rhythm Time as Family/Toddler and Baby Music Classes Attract High Numbers of Children to its Summer Sessions

Arabella is one of Rhythm Time's puppet mascots and teaching aids

Rhythm Time, the successful UK provider of baby music classes and educational music classes for toddlers and pre-schoolers, has announced that its summer music sessions attracted significantly high numbers of children and their parents during August 2013.

Special summer sessions were held at a number of venues throughout the UK. Despite the souring temperatures and the normally quiet holiday season, Rhythm Time's toddler/family and baby music classes were predominantly fully booked.

Posted: 11th Sep 2013 | Read the full article…

Latest Rhythm Time Music Franchisee tells all!

Rhythm Time music franchise owner in Sheffield - Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott is the latest Rhythm Time franchisee to join the successful and growing children's music franchise group that provides music classes to babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.  As she launches her music franchise in South Sheffield and North Derbyshire this month (September 2013), Sarah reveals, in this entertaining blog, exactly how her first few weeks at Rhythm Time have gone:

"As you can imagine, I'm very excited about my new Rhythm Time franchise. A little nervous, but excited! For all existing franchisees, they will, I'm sure, totally understand. They will have woken up in the night, wondering how they would ever manage to get everything done in time, how they would persuade enough people to come to their classes, how they would ever learn all the songs, how their house would accommodate all their new instruments, footballs, mirrors, floor mats, puppets - you get the idea?

Posted: 9th Sep 2013 | Read the full article…

Rhythm Time Music Franchise Enquiries Increase by 30% in 2013

Kathy Doolan

According to latest statistics at Rhythm Time, a leading provider of educational music classes for children under five, franchising is proving to be a popular route to people wanting to own their own business. Latest figures show that enquiries to own a Rhythm Time music franchise have increased by 30% between January - June 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.

This is in line with the British Franchise Association's latest report in 2012 where they state that "in spite of continuing economic pressures on the economy as a whole, franchising in the UK continues to expand. In an industry worth £13.4billion, they also note that 81% of franchisees in the UK believe that, as a franchised business, they have a competitive advantage over other small (non-franchised) businesses.

Posted: 5th Aug 2013 | Read the full article…