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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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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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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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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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The People’s Projects And More

On July 10th I travelled  to the impressive Brangwyn Hall in Swansea for the PRIME Cymru Business Awards. Although Beat It did not win the Growth Business category it was a privilege to be a finalist and HRH was genuinely interested in my work. Drumming Together, funded by The People’s Projects, is well established in […]

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Drumming Together Hereford

May has been busy! Our new People’s Project funded programme, Drumming Together, started in two of our three venues, with the third one poised to take off next week in conjunction with Remember Me. The second session at Leominster Meeting Centre took place on Tuesday 24th with a well attended and relaxed but lively session. […]

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Drumming Together Begins

  A milestone day – on May 10th we held our first Drumming Together session at Leominster Meeting Centre, Herefordshire. This was closely followed by the first session at Droitwich Spa on Friday 13th. It feels like a real achievement to be out there delivering a brand new project as a result of winning the […]

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The People’s Project

So far 2016 has been a whirlwind of activity for A Different Beat and Beat It Percussion. Since we learned that we had been shortlisted for the People’s Project we formalised the partnership of the two organisations so that we are now Beat It Percussion in Partnership with A Different Beat. This enabled us to […]

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