Watch presenters try something new and win £1,000 so you can too

Alexander Armstrong, Lucy Coward and Gethin Jones are trying to learn a piece of music which is new to them all – I Was Glad by Hubert Parry - which they'll perform at Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall.

It's never too late to try something new – and if you're starting to think about what you might do in retirement, Pension Wise is the first step to getting to know your pension options.

Pension Wise is a free and impartial government service to help you understand your options when it comes to accessing your pension pot. Pension Wise is available if you're 50 or over with a defined contribution pension (also known as a personal or workplace pension). Just call 0800 138 1583 or for more information, visit

Find out more below, then enter our competition for a chance to win £1,000 and two tickets to Classic FM Live.


Watch The Video

Classic FM presenters Alexander Armstrong and Lucy Coward, and TV star Gethin Jones are attempting to learn a new piece of music with the aim of performing it as part of a full orchestra in front of a packed audience at the Royal Albert Hall.

It's a major test of their musical ability so how are they coping?

Watch the video to find out more about how all three have progressed so far. Is the experience what they expected?

Once you've watched the video, answer the question below for your chance to win £1,000.

There will be another chance to win in the coming weeks…

Talk To A Pension Wise Guidance Specialist

Appointments with specially-trained Pension Wise guiders are tailored to your circumstances and outline the six options open to you.

The guiders are friendly, knowledgeable and there to help you.

Appointments last for approximately 50 minutes and can be either face-to-face or over the phone, whichever suits you best. (The face-to-face appointments take place in one of hundreds of locations across the country).

Pension Wise will never try to sell you any financial products - instead your guidance specialist will help you understand any tax, fees and charges when taking your pension.

Once you know your options, take your time to shop around for the best deal.

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Win £1,000 and two tickets to Classic FM Live

Would £1,000 help you try something new? Just watch the video then answer the question below…..and there will be another chance to win in the coming weeks.

Q: In the video, complete the sentence by Gethin Jones. ‘Actually it’s the slower part that’s hard because that’s when you’re most……..what?’

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