Have a go at making your own guitar and find out how to play with researcher, musician and instrumental teacher John Marley.

What you will need:

  • Elastic bands of different thicknesses
  • A box that your elastic bands will go round

Health and Safety:

  • Elastic bands can snap when stretched.  Young children should be supervised.  Do not stretch elastic bands or play the instrument at eye level.  


About the researcher

John Marley is a musician, an instrumental teacher and a researcher with the University of York’s Department of Music.