Sunbeams in the News


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2014

 

CHILDREN IN NEED 2014:

This year Sunbeams Music Trust help Gareth Malone create 2014 Official Children In Need Charity Single.
Read more here: http://www.sunbeamsmusic.org/gareth-malone-children-in-need-sunbeams.htm

 

PENRITH GOLF CLUB:

Over the past year Penrith Golf Club have been raising money for Sunbeams.
Here is Annie being presented with a cheque for an incredible £4000!

 

 

TOM’S ROOM:

Stories about our fundraising efforts to build “Tom’s Room” in the Sunbeams Music Centre. A team of friends walked 21 Cumbrian Peaks in 21 Hours to raise over £10,000. You can read all about the challenge on our website, and donations are still being taken at www.justgiving.com/sunbeams24

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/21-peaks-in-24-hours-face-tom-s-room-fund-raisers.427088.html
http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/appeal-to-build-therapy-room-dedicated-to-brave-fighter-tom-1.1143448
http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/scaling-heights-for-cumbrian-music-therapy-centre-1.1140758

 

ANNIE MAWSON MBE:

Stories about Annie receiving an MBE for services to the Therapeutic use of
Community Music in Cumbria from HRH The Prince of Wales.

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/royal-recognition-for-charity-founder-annie.425479.html
http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/honours-for-pillars-of-community-1.1109059
http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/pride-of-cumbria-included-on-new-year-honours-list-1.1107346
http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/musician-s-leading-role-in-special-county-charity.421026.html
http://www.musicweek.com/news/read/new-year-s-honours-pete-tong-awarded-mbe/057145

 

HIGH SHERIFF’S AWARD:

High Sheriff for Cumbria, Mrs Diana Matthews visited a number of Sunbeams projects, and presented Annie with the High Sheriff’s Shield

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/annie-s-work-recognised-by-high-sheriff-s-shield-award.424787.html
http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/news/11032891.Sunbeams_Music_Trust_wins_High_Sheriff_s_Shield/
http://egremont2day.com/2014/04/silver-liners-share-their-dreams/

 

PENRITH GOLF CLUB:

Penrith Golf Club raise funds for Sunbeams

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/925-raised-for-sunbeams.421991.html

 

CROSBY RAVENSWORTH:

Annie and Keith perform at Crosby Ravensworth for Lyvennet Activity Group

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/interactive-and-enchanting-charity-performance.422021.html
http://lvcpnews.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/sunbeams-charity-concert-a-great-success/

 

2013

RORY STEWART MP:

Sunbeams Patron and MP for Penrith & The Border meets Sunbeams Trustees

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/mp-visits-site-of-proposed-sunbeams-music-centre-to-celebrate-role-of-trustees.418933.html

 

COAST TO COAST IN 24 HOURS:

Sunbeams friends run Coast to Coast on hottest day of the year to raise over £10,000 for The Sunbeams Music Centre

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/runners-stride-out-in-aid-of-sunbeams-centre.411984.html
http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/charity-runners-finish-on-a-high-note-1.1073067

 

SILVER DREAMS:

The Sunbeams Silver Liners perform at Cleator Moor Civic Hall

http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/cosc-brings-sounds-of-the-states-to-civic-hall-1.1073005

 

JEFFREY ARCHER AT SUNBEAMS 21st:

Jeffrey Archer was our auctioneer for our 21st Anniversary Celebrations at LSO St Luke’s in London on June 6th 2013

http://www.jeffreyarcher.co.uk/site/node/950
http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/high-note-as-music-charity-raises-90-000-in-a-night.410689.html

 

CHARITY LUNCH RAISES £112,651:

A Charity Lunch at the Burn How Hotel resulted in £112,651 being raised for Sunbeams Music Trust

http://www.lakeslions.co.uk/burn-how-lunch-raises-112651-for-sunbeams-music-trust/

 

2012

ARTS COUNCIL FUNDING:

Sunbeams are awarded £83,000 by The Arts Council for the Sunbeams Music Centre

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/83-000-sunbeams-music-centre-grant.393943.html

 

MUSIC FOR DIGNITY:

Sunbeams receive £144,622 of funding to help older people cope with difficult life changes through the Big Lottery Silver Dreams Fund

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/sunbeams-shine-through-to-scoop-144-622-award.394259.html

 

LOTTERY FUNDING:

The Big Lottery support Sunbeams Children’s Projects throughout Cumbria

http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/ray-of-hope-for-sunbeams-1.938952
http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/126-000-lifeline-for-cumbrian-special-needs-charity-1.937927

 

BBC RADIO 4:

Sunbeams appear on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme. Watch the slideshow here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19797969

 

2011

 

THE THERAPEUTIC USE OF COMMUNITY MUSIC IN BARROW:

The Power of Music To Heal

http://www.nwemail.co.uk/home/features/how-music-can-soothe-and-heal-1.871201

 

QUEEN ELIZABETH GRAMMER SCHOOL STUDENTS SUPPORT SUNBEAMS:

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/students-help-sunbeams-reach-the-unreachables.384755.html

 

SUNBEAMS ON BBC RADIO 3:

Sunbeams children were recorded for BBC Radio 3’s In Tune Programme

http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/news/9366709.South_Lakes_children_on_BBC_Radio_3/

 

PICASSO PRINT RAISES £15,000 AT CELEBRITY FUNDRAISER:

An original signed print by Picasso was the star item at a Celebrity Charity Cheese & Wine Evening and Auction at Rheged

http://www.cwherald.com/a/archive/picasso-sale-adds-to-15-000-sunbeams-auction-total.372415.html

 

 


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