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Social Saturday Drumming Taster event

Friday October 13th Venue: Jubilee Park Community Centre, Powis Avenue, Tipton DY4 0RJ Time 12.30 till 2.30 Drumming Together comes to Sandwell. Free drop-in taster session, everyone welcome. Come and meet us, play on some drums and find out about our brand new project coming to Sandwell. This taster session celebrates Social Saturday, a nationwide […]

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PRIME Cymru Growth Award short film

Here is the short film made by PRIME Cymru for the Business Awards ceremony 2017. The film was made at Theatr Brycheiniog in Brecon where we hold regular Drumming Together sessions. Whilst Beat It did not win the category it was good to be shortlisted and gain recognition for the work of myself, the Directors […]

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Drumming Together groups meet again

Drumming Together resumes at Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon at a new time of 10.30 on Monday mornings. We now meet in the smaller and friendlier Meeting Room. New members are welcome to join us for this 8 week course aimed at older adults who are looking for something creative and social to get involved with. We […]

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Local press: Drumming Together in Brecon

Drumming out dementia Thursday, 6 July 2017 By Brecon and Radnor Reporter in Community News Theatr Brycheiniog CEO Martyn Green takes part in a pilot Drumming Together session aimed at helping people with dementia. THE first Welsh Dementia Friendly percussion group is starting at Theatr Brycheiniog in Brecon at the end of the summer. Lynn […]

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Beat It shortlisted for Growth Business Award

News Release 3rd July 2017 BEAT IT PERCUSSION CIC: PRIME Cymru Growth Business Award Hay on Wye based social enterprise Beat It Percussion CIC is delighted to have been shortlisted for PRIME Cymru’s Growth Business Award. Beat It runs Dementia-friendly sessions for older adults at community settings including Brecon’s Theatr Brycheiniog. Other local projects are […]

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Creative Ageing event celebrated well-being

Beat It held a lively and entertaining open workshop last Wednesday at the Courtyard Centre for the Arts in Hereford. Part of the Remember Me event this day celebrated living well with dementia and offered information sessions as well as drawing, exhibitions, singing, dance and of course our community drumming taster session. The video below […]

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Drumming Together crosses the border

A new course of Drumming Together sessions begins tomorrow at Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon in Powys, Wales. Our team of newly recruited volunteers will be helping me to deliver the session held in the Drama Studio at the Theatr. This is the first time we have taken the project across the border into Wales so it […]

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Happy Birthday Drumming Together

Drumming Together, our one year project funded by The Big Lottery’s People’s Project is now one year old. Having provided over 60 sessions across Herefordshire and Worcestershire the programme is now well-established and ready to be delivered in new places. We are delighted that the Courtyard in Hereford and Leominster Meeting Centre will be commissioning […]

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Beat It’s new adventure into Wales

Last week Beat It visited the brand new dementia-friendly Friendship Circle in Brecon, Powys where we met members, staff, visitors and student volunteers from the local college. Our session was themed around sounds and how different sounds can evoke mood and memory. It was great to be able to share my huge West African Community […]

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Busking Together celebration in Leominster

To celebrate one year of Drumming Together in Leominster we took to the streets and played some rhythms. the sun was shining and lots of people stopped to find out what was going on. We were told you could hear the drums right across town – and they sounded good Impressive considering it was improvised […]

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