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Call for Musicians

musicworks is looking for musicians who can support a new Nottingham based project designed to enrich the quality of life for people living dementia and their carers through the use of personalised music. Based on our award winning “Soundtrack to My Life” initiative and part of “Music in Care” series. We need talented and self […]

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Staff from Kingfisher Court and Seely Hirst House meet staff from John Lewis

‘Music in Care’ Supported by Donation from John Lewis’ ‘Music Matters’

In June, we announced that we had received a grant from the John Lewis Partnership’s ‘Music Matters’ fund for our Care Homes Project fund. (see previous article here) On the 17th of November, Louise Law and James Cordin from John Lewis Partnership in Nottingham, visited staff from Kingfisher Court and Seely Hirst House on their final day […]

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John Lewis

Thank You John Lewis!

We’re pleased to announce that musicworks have been awarded a grant by the John Lewis Partnership’s Music Matters fund. The John Lewis Partnership has been making grants to support musical activities of all kinds for over 75 years. Grants are awarded for specific musical events or projects that make an outstanding contribution to the musical […]

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What is ‘The Soundtrack to My Life’?

    The ‘Soundtrack to My Life’ was the first of the musicworks three ‘Music in Care’ toolkits. It was designed for people living with dementia and other memory loss conditions. John Osborne developed ‘Soundtrack’ following his own experience as a carer for his own father through his dementia journey. As a social care professional and musician, it wasn’t until after his father had […]

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