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Over 100 care homes respond to the #LiveMusicinCare challenge!

Thursday 13th September 2018

Care homes across England celebrated the last night of the proms in style, with live music, performance and dance. Live Music Now joined forces with with Care Quality Commission to challenge care homes to take part in the Live Music in Care challenge to help… [read more]


Music and medicine at Bristol’s Southmead and Cossham hospitals

Sunday 9th September 2018

  A man with a lifelong ambition to play the guitar finally strumming his first chord; a family singing together in tuneful three-part harmony; a proud Welshman moved to tears by a folk song which reminded him of home: incidents such as these… [read more]


Live Music Now South East Recruiting New Musicians – Application Deadline 16th October 2018

Thursday 6th September 2018

"My LMN experience has been absolutely life-changing. I have met some amazing people who I will never forget and have had the most humbling experiences; it is work like this that makes playing music mean something real."  Rachel Wick, Antara Duo   Live… [read more]


The ‘Live Music in Care’ challenge to care homes for the Last Night of the Proms!

Thursday 23rd August 2018

Live Music Now and the Care Quality Commission are challenging care homes throughout Britain to do something musical and extraordinary to celebrate the Last Night of the Proms. During the first week of September 2018, please share a photograph or video of your home… [read more]


Mountain Melodies - a traditional Scottish music project - is looking for young musicians and singers from Deeside

Thursday 23rd August 2018

The traditional Scottish band Barluath Are you a young Scottish traditional musician or singer, aged 14-17 living in the Deeside area? Would you like the chance to get some free tuition, take part in fun workshops and perform in a concert at St… [read more]


LMN Scotland musicians go into the studio this week to record a brand new composition by composer Electra Perivolaris, inspired by Celtic folklore

Monday 30th July 2018

The Sergeant-Watt Duo - made up of Laura Sergeant on cello, and Ian Watt on acoustic guitar - will go into the studio this week to record Bruadaraiche, a brand new composition commissioned by Live Music Now Scotland. Bruadaraiche, the Scots-Gaelic word for… [read more]


Live Music Now partners with Stendhal for new children’s festival

Thursday 14th June 2018

Leading musicians’ development charity, Live Music Now, is pairing up with the producers of Stendhal, voted Ireland’s best small festival for three years running, for an ambitious and exciting new two day festival for children in Limavady, called ArtAbyss. Over 21st and… [read more]


Raising funds for LMN North East at Creskeld Hall, 20th June 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018

Live Music Now will be taking over Creskeld Hall near Leeds on Wednesday 20th June for a ‘Pate and Puds’ lunch and concert. Known to many as ‘Home Farm’ from the ITV soap Emmerdale, Creskeld Hall is a beautiful country house with… [read more]


Creative Inspiration Shropshire’s Musical Care Home of the Year Award - 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018


On Friday 18th May our Director of Wellbeing Douglas Noble, along with NW Project Manager Amy Hughes and LMN harpist Elfair Dyer, attended a Creative Health Conference supported by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Arts, Health and Wellbeing. The conference… [read more]


Music and Rural Isolation

Monday 30th April 2018

LMN provides regular music workshops in isolated communities throughout the UK (as well as hospitals, special schools and care homes). These programmes are designed to support people who might be affected by loneliness.

Loneliness is subjective, and can come and go. It can… [read more]

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