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Live Music Now at the National Care Forum

Thursday 7th November 2019

On Monday 4 November, the National Care Forum held its annual conference, bringing together managers and senior leaders from care homes throughout the UK. LMN was invited to address the conference, together with the Music for Dementia 2020 campaign. As part of the opening… [read more]

 

Craig Ogden Performs at Fundraiser for Live Music Now South West

Friday 18th October 2019

LMN ambassador and alumnus Craig Ogden was one of four acts to perform at St George’s Bristol for an LMN South West fundraising concert last month, which raised an incredible £6260 for the region. Craig, who recently visited Hazel Oak School in Solihull with… [read more]

 

Live Music Now celebrates 10 years of Songs & Scones at the Horniman Museum

Thursday 10th October 2019

2019 marks the tenth anniversary of Live Music Now’s Songs & Scones programme. With the growing number of older people across the UK there is an urgent need to tackle social isolation and ease challenges faced by the oldest members of our society. LMN… [read more]

 

LMN South East musicians tell us why they joined our scheme

Thursday 10th October 2019

Earlier this year we welcomed some talented and exciting musicians to Live Music Now’s South East branch. To coincide with LMN South East’s auditions in London on the 2,3,4,16 & 17 December we spoke to some musicians who have recently joined Live Music Now. In… [read more]

 

LMN has appointed Professor Adam Ockelford as Trustee to lead new strategy for music in special schools

Wednesday 9th October 2019

We are delighted to announce that Professor Adam Ockelford has accepted the Board’s invitation to join the Board of Live Music Now. Adam is Director of the Applied Music Research Centre at the University of Roehampton in London. He has worked all his professional… [read more]

 

Live Music Now Takes Part BBC Music Day

Tuesday 8th October 2019

Last month, LMN Musicians Zoe Wren and Maz O’Connor appeared on the BBC One Show alongside music legend Nile Rodgers on BBC Music Day, highlighting the benefits of music for people living with dementia. You can watch a clip from the programme here. The… [read more]

 

Music should be essential in all care homes says report, launched in Wales

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

The national movement for music and dementia has just taken a big step forward with the publication of LMN's Live Music in Care ("Cerddoriaeth Fyw mewn Gofal") at the Welsh Assembly.   Sponsored by Jayne Bryant AM (Chair of the Welsh Assembly's Cross… [read more]

 

Live Music Now supporting BBC Music Day

Monday 23rd September 2019

This week LMN is supporting BBC Music Day (Thurs 26th) as they focus on music and wellbeing: the power of music to inspire, bring us together and make a positive impact. As part of this they’re launching an ambitious project, supported by music legend… [read more]

 

''Live Music in Care” launch in Wales / Mae “Cerddoriaeth Fyw mewn Gofal” yn dod i Gymru

Friday 20th September 2019

Olivia Gomez sings with a resident at Morel Court, Penarth care home during a Live Music in Care session. Credit: Robin Norman   LMN Wales is launching ''Live Music in Care'' (“Cerddoriath Fyw mewn Gofal”) at the Welsh Assembly, to… [read more]

 

Belfast Voices Feature on New Film and Album by Older People

Thursday 29th August 2019

A new album, Voices of Belfast, featuring older people from East and West Belfast has been released on Tunecore and other streaming platforms, including Spotify. Recorded as part of a project led by musicians’ development charity Live Music Now, the eleven tracks were arranged… [read more]

 
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