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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Drumming Together ventures into Wales

Beat It has been successful once again with a Big Lottery Fund grant, this time an Awards For All Wales which is enabling us to take Drumming Together to Theatr Brycheiniog in Brecon, Powys. We were pleased to be chosen as the featured project in the Big Lottery’s January newsletter, see below: “A music project for Dementia groups […]

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Get ready for more community drumming in 2017

Thank yous are due. To our members, volunteers, visitors, support staff and all those people behind the scenes that help members to attend and look after the venues that host us. To the many groups and Homes where our community drumming projects have taken place over the last year. Thanks also to the Big Lottery […]

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Beat It returns to Oxford and Sandwell

Our 3 week project working with Young Dementia UK at Pitt Rivers Museum, http://University of Oxford was a great success with a performance by the group in the museum’s Clore Balcony on the last day. Every person chose to take part and play a small solo over a gentle group heartbeat. It was both moving and energising, and […]

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Dementia Friends

I am now a Dementia Friends Champion. This means I can run Dementia Friends awareness-raising sessions for the public. https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk The training session at Theatre Hafren in Newtown, Powys with Alzheimers Society covered many aspects of how to help people live well with dementia and I look forward to providing Dementia Friends sessions in my […]

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