Workshops for budding rock and pop stars will begin in Otley this weekend.

Access All Areas, a programme that helps 11 to 16-year-olds play in bands, experience studio recording and songwriting and perform live, begins at The Woolpack Studios on Saturday, January 18. The course is aimed at anyone who plays an instrument or loves singing and costs £160 for its ten session term – though the first 11.15am to 1.15pm workshop is a free ‘taster’.

Places are limited, so anyone interested should contact Richard Sabey by e-mailing or calling 07956 205151.