Bristol Beacon Music for Everyone
Through the power of creating joyful music together, we hope to enrich lives, empower people with creative potential, and build healthy and happy communities.
Bristol Beacon offers a range of music sessions and workshops for Bristol residents to make connections and improve wellbeing. There are sessions for adopted teenagers, new parents, those looking to improve their mental health and for people living with dementia.
PULSE – Music and movement to improve mental health
Various times and dates, Southmead
PULSE is for adults who wish to improve their health and wellbeing through music and movement.
Created by Bristol Beacon in collaboration with Southmead Development Trust, PULSE is run with drop-in workshops every few months and a regular weekly group and offers music making and physical exercises for people of all abilities.
BLOOM – Music sessions for parents experiencing depression and anxiety
Mondays 10:00 – 12:00 Bluebell Place
BLOOM is a group for new parents experiencing anxiety and depression to enjoy music and sound with their babies in a playful and safe way.
Created by Bristol Beacon in partnership with Bluebell care, BLOOM offers parents an opportunity to make music, or just listen and absorb. Come to a session to relax, have fun, and learn new things to bring home with you. No musical experience is needed, everyone is welcome.
Our Music Club – Music sessions for people living with dementia
Thursdays 11:00 – 12:30 Filwood Community Centre
Our Music Club provides free music sessions for adults living with dementia and their supporters, from Bristol Beacon in collaboration with Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service.
Sessions use music to improve quality of life of participants by making music together. Supported by three professional musicians, sessions provide a joyful and connective opportunity for people to be together in the present.
Foster carers singing group
Alternate Thursdays 09:30 – 11:00 Beacon Music Centre
A fun fortnightly social music session for foster carers in Bristol, from Bristol Beacon in collaboration with Bristol City Council. Free to join, no need to read music, and no need to have any prior musical experience.
The focus of the friendly Foster Carers Singing Group will be to make music together for enjoyment, relaxation, and improving mental and physical health.