Beat It Percussion Logo

Lottery Funded

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 […]

Posted in Arts for older people, Community Music, community music for older aduts, creative ageing, Drumming Workshops, Uncategorised | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Social Saturday Drumming Taster event

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 […]

Posted in Arts for older people, Community Music, community music for older aduts, Drumming Workshops, Uncategorised | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on PRIME Cymru Growth Award short film

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 […]

Posted in Arts for older people, Big Lottery, Community Music, Dementia, Drumming Workshops, early-onset dementia, Uncategorised, volunteer training | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Local press: Drumming Together in Brecon

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 […]

Posted in Big Lottery, Community Music, Dementia, Drumming Workshops, Uncategorised, volunteer training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Happy Birthday Drumming Together

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 […]

Posted in Community Music, Dementia, Drumming Workshops, Uncategorised | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Beat It’s new adventure into Wales

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 […]

Posted in Alzheimers Society, Big Lottery, Community Music, Dementia, Drumming Workshops, Uncategorised | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Busking Together celebration in Leominster

Community drumming: shake, rattle and roll!

After an unpleasant break through illness, Beat It is now back on the road and taking on new projects as well as working on existing ones and looking to the future as the Big Lottery funded People’s Project grant is now in its last phase. We are pleased to be involved in a new project […]

Posted in Alzheimer's, Care Homes, Community Music, Dementia, Drumming Workshops, Uncategorised | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Community drumming: shake, rattle and roll!