Health and wellbeing support

We create projects that use the power of orchestral music to support individuals to live well.

Find out more about some of our recent projects that are helping to support health and wellbeing...

Creative Journeys

"Elderly people have little or no chance of live orchestral music and to help produce such an experience is truly uplifting." - care home staff member

Creative Journeys is part of a wider programme celebrating the creative contribution of older people in society. The orchestral strand of this work has helped to increase social interactions between participants and with their carers.

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Orchestra conductor holds the hand of an elderly lady in the audience.

Hear and Now

"I’ve felt much more ‘not alone’ with memory loss." - participant

Hear and Now is an intergenerational project involving local communities across Bedford, including people living with dementia and their carers.

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A young boy and an older man playing hand bells.

Tuning Up

"The atmosphere in the hall was pure, living and breathing Rehabilitative Culture. It’s all had an utterly brilliant impact around the site.” - Will Styles, former Governor of HMP Whitemoor

Tuning Up works to improve the mental health and self-esteem of residents at HMP Whitemoor through the collaborative creation of new music.

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The Lost Letters

Young and older people joined together in creative music workshops centred around memory and emotions to create an original piece of music theatre inspired by story-sharing, helping to build relationships and trust between participants across generations.

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A group of women on stage with a cellist sat behind

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