Sunbeams in the News
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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!
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
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.
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
PENRITH GOLF CLUB:
Penrith Golf Club raise funds for Sunbeams
Annie and Keith perform at Crosby Ravensworth for Lyvennet Activity Group
RORY STEWART MP:
Sunbeams Patron and MP for Penrith & The Border meets Sunbeams Trustees
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
The Sunbeams Silver Liners perform at Cleator Moor Civic Hall
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
CHARITY LUNCH RAISES £112,651:
A Charity Lunch at the Burn How Hotel resulted in £112,651 being raised for Sunbeams Music Trust
ARTS COUNCIL FUNDING:
Sunbeams are awarded £83,000 by The Arts Council for the Sunbeams Music Centre
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
The Big Lottery support Sunbeams Children’s Projects throughout Cumbria
BBC RADIO 4:
Sunbeams appear on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme. Watch the slideshow here:
THE THERAPEUTIC USE OF COMMUNITY MUSIC IN BARROW:
The Power of Music To Heal
QUEEN ELIZABETH GRAMMER SCHOOL STUDENTS SUPPORT SUNBEAMS:
SUNBEAMS ON BBC RADIO 3:
Sunbeams children were recorded for BBC Radio 3’s In Tune Programme
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