As 2016 draws to a close we finally have time to update our site with news photos and stories of a wonderful, exciting and very full year so far!

A few of our favourite pictures so far.

 

 

l fest cressida and sue plus doggy

 

 

 

 

September 2015 WOW! What a crazy, busy, fantastic Summer we’ve enjoyed! Thank you to the 1000’s of people who drummed with us at numerous events including

Royal Bath & West Show, Part by the Parrett, L Fest, OLAVE 2015 International Guiding Camp, Devizes play day for disabled children, Pen Selwood Fete, Somerset Playdays, Exeter Pride, Stoke May Day and so many more!

Here are some of our favourite pictures:
party by parrot 2015 drummers on stage
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July 2015

PHEW! What a busy Summer so far!

Festivals, School celebrations, Fundraising events, Pre-schools, Alzheimers Society, Community events and more…. pictures to follow.  More to come…

 

May 2015

A busy and varied month including drumming with an enthustic group of 60+ primary school children as part of their visit to Marjon University Plymouth as part of its Raising Aspirations event

 

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Finally we enjoyed some drumming in the sunshine at Exeter Pride, Stoke-sub-Hambdon May Fayre, and two fabulous days at the Royal Bath & West Show. Lots of audience participation which we love!

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April 2015

Emma Britton from BBC Somerset Radio 95.5 fm visited She Drums as part of #Emmatries

Link to the video here!

She Drums with Emma Britton BBC Somerset

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March 2015

TV Audition

We had such fun and a lot of laughter at She Drums when www.kateandloucasting.com visited the group looking for women with rhythm to audtion for a  TV advert for Cadburys Dairy Milk Oat Cruch.

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The group were very proud when one of our members, Anne, was recalled to London to meet directors and dress the part of a spoon playing dinner lady.

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FIRST DRUMBEAT PROGRAMME COMPLETED

Our first completed Drumbeat programme with students from Westfield Academy.

6 participants completed the course and gave a fantastic performance to their teachers and peers.

Westfield Academy

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We are delighted that the boys will be joining us for a performance at The Royal Bath & West show in May,

they rock!

Link to the school article here:

 

https://www.westfieldacademy.co.uk/News/Drumming-first-for-Westfield/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 2014

DRUMBEAT

 

After an inspring trip to Florida USA this October (2014), Organic Rhythm now has 2 trained DRUMBEAT facilitators and are delighted to offer this programme in the UK.

What is DRUMBEAT ?

DRUMBEAT is an evidence based award winning therapeutic intervention suitable for young people and adults “at risk” and is particularly helpful for people who are resistant to talk based therapies.

Designed initially to address issues around drugs, alcohol and peer pressure this programme uses hand drumming to address a range of recognised “risk” factors associated with unhealthy lifestyles.

How does it work?

A ten week programme for 8 – 14 that explores connections between making music together and the development of healthy relationships. Using hand drums and discussion the programme builds resiliance by increasing protective factors such as self esteem, social connection, social skills and emotional control.

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Who is it for?

Young people AND adults including those within: Schools, PRU’s, Mental Hospitals, Young Offenders Institutions, Prisons, Homeless hostels, Mental health services sevices, Refuges,  Day centres, Youth Groups.

Where can I find out more?  Watch this short video www.holyoake.org.au/index-drumbeat.php

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How can I book?

Contact us enquiries@organicrhythm.co.uk or phone Sharon Stone with any query.

 

OTHER NEWS:

It’s been an exceptionally busy year for Organic Rhythm !

Here are some of the highlights:

WINGS-Windsor International Guides and Scouts Jamboree, Great Windsor Park, Windsor, London August 2014

 

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125 Drums set up for Guides and Scouts to enjoy. This was a very popular workshop!

intergenerational drumming project

Intergenerational project with school children and older tenants of Alliance Homes culminating with a theatre performance The Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare. July 2014.

 

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