Performing Arts



The Performing Arts Collection provides material for music, theatre, dance, film and costume. 

Music scores

To request multiple sets of vocal or orchestral scores, please complete the Music Request Form.  Single music scores and single song sheet music you can request from the online library catalogue

Charges apply for all music requests (see library fees and charges).  Music is subject to strict copyright laws and so the copying of music scores is prohibited, browse our stock of vocal scores and orchestral sets.

Plays and Playsets

Find out about our playset collection using the online library catalogue.  Please place your playset reservation at your local library or to request a playset online - complete the form below.  To help us with your playset request, please provide us with as much detail of the play as you can.  We will respond to your enquiry within 3 working days.

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If the playset is not currently available as a play reading group set, we will consider buying it. Please email details of the playset - title and author (including the name of your Play Reading Reading Group and contact details) to

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