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Sunbeams was founded by Cumbrian born Harpist and singer Annie Mawson MBE in 1992 to improve the health and wellbeing of people with special needs through the creative power of music.

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Sunbeams was founded by Cumbrian born Harpist and singer Annie Mawson MBE in 1992 to improve the health and wellbeing of people with special needs through the creative power of music.

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Sunbeams was founded by Cumbrian born Harpist and singer Annie Mawson MBE in 1992 to improve the health and wellbeing of people with special needs through the creative power of music.

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Founded by Cumbrian born Harpist and Singer, Annie Mawson MBE in 1992, Sunbeams provides Community Music Therapy to children and adults with a wide range of disabilities and complex medical needs including physical disabilities and severe mental health problems, sensory impairments, emotional and behavioural disturbance and profound multiple disabilities.

The Charity provides two Sunbeams Programmes: Sunbeams Music For Life® and Music For Dignity®. The Programmes are tailored to use Music for therapeutic and educational benefit and ultimately aim to improve quality of life through the creative freedom and power of Music.  Our specialist Team are trained Professional Musicians with specific therapeutic skillset to deliver our Programmes to groups at the bespoke Sunbeams Music Centre, (just outside of Penrith), in Outreach Venues across Cumbria and online using Zoom.

Our Programmes promote inclusivity and equality regardless of age, health conditions, disability…At Sunbeams, we focus on the ABILITY and not the disability.

By tackling the serious challenges raised by social exclusion, deprivation, ill-health and inequality, Sunbeams is ‘reaching the unreachables’.

Sunbeams Covid-19 Procedures Update 10th May 2022

UPDATED: 10th May 2022 Return to Sunbeams Community Music Projects with the confidence that your health and Safety is our first priority.  In order to access the Sunbeams Music Centre, all staff, musicians, participants of...

Nominate Sunbeams for The Movement for Good Awards 2022!

The Movement for Good Awards 2022!! You can make a difference by nominating Annie Mawson's Sunbeams Music Trust. It's easy and simple to do just follow this link: https://benefactgroup.com/movement-for-good/ Anyone can nominate and it could potentially mean an extra...