Beat It

Beat It supported by Imagineer CIC enables people with physical or disabilities or mental health issues to enjoy and take part in music and arts. To appreciate different types of musical styles and to learn how to play an instrument individually and with others.

Wolf + water arts company

Arts projects in hospitals across the South West region, working with children with cancer & leukemia, their siblings & families, as well as developing work with children with other life threatening illnesses too. The residential weekends bring young people into fantastical worlds where anything is possible. Encouraging young people to collaborate to use their energy & imagination to help solve mysterious scenarios using a whole host of arts techniques ranging from drama & dance to printing making & pottery.

YAMSEN

Yorkshire Association for Music and Special Educational Needs. Working to bring music, happiness and joy into the lives of those who will benefit most from it.

Skoogmusic

Children who cannot use traditional instruments can now make music of their own with an easy-to-use invention developed at the University of Edinburgh. Site offers details of this touch sensitive colourful, squeezy cube that allows severely disabled to play and enjoy music.

Share Music South-West

Devon based music group that creates opportunities for those with sensory impairments or learning difficulties to take part in music and theatre performances.

Nordoff Robbins

A charity that transforms the lives of children and adults through the power of music. They deliver over 50,000 music therapy sessions per year in care homes, day centres, hospitals, schools and our own centres. They are also developing a range of other music and health projects aimed at bringing music to more and more people in local communities.

Music and the Deaf

A unique charity that brings music and the performing arts to deaf people. Includes training workshop details, newsletters and a deaf musicians forum. Deaf Youth Orchestra, a “Fun Day” and tuition scheme. Music and the Deaf runs workshops for all ages and all degrees of deafness. These can be an introduction to music, be about composing, can include dance and drama, be longer-term projects, about signed song – whatever your need they can devise a workshop for you.

Music Alive

Offers access to music for disabled people. Has three fully accessible music rooms decked out with an array of instruments and musical technology to enable the disabled and able-bodied to get involved and enjoy making music.

Living My Song

Dedicated to exploring ways in which everyone can discover and express their own musical personality.