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Music workshops in Wychavon next week

Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia will return next week.

Guests will have the chance to enjoy the talents of the Kel Elliot Band from 1.30pm to 2.45pm on Wednesday, 17 July, at the Number 8 Arts Centre in Pershore.

Kelvin and Kel are in a quirky band and will be performing some of their original music. Kelly sings and plays double bass and Kelvin plays acoustic guitar, ukulele and does backing vocals.

The performance will be part of Wychavon District Council’s continuing series of music workshop which have been running since 2014. They will continue to run until March 2020 with a variety of music genres represented including Latin American,

contemporary, classical and folk.

The next workshops will be:

  • 17 July- Kel Elliot Band
  • 21 August- Reaction Music
  • 18 September- Orchestra of the Swan
  • 16 October- Heather Wastie
  • 20 November- Samba Workshops
  • 18 December- Carol Sampson
  • 15 January- Heather Wastie
  • 19 February- Kel Elliot Band
  • 18 March- Samba Workshops

Jenny Davis, Arts Development Officer at Wychavon, said: “We have had a great response from people who have attended our workshops over the years and I’m so excited for the upcoming year to begin. We have an entertaining programme planned with lots of talented musicians and singers. Workshops like this have a positive impact on people by reducing isolation, getting them involved and helping them to make new friends.”

The cost to attend each workshop is just £2, and the price includes a hot drink and biscuits. Visit www.number8.org or call the Number 8 Box Office on 01386 555488 to book a place or any of the workshops.

For more information please contact Jenny Davis, Wychavon’s arts development officer, on 01386 565396 or email jenny.davis@wychavon.gov.uk.