This lovely community music group in Nettleham, Lincoln meet weekly to offer uke and guitar tuition and performance opportunities to everyone, beginners to experienced musicians! They asked for our help in order to be able to support more music makers and we have just had this wonderful email from them:
“The Grant enabled us to provide a spare ukulele and extra music stands, as well as a set of bongos and a stand alone cymbal.
We are currently working very hard to finesse our Christmas song repertoire ready for two Village Christmas markets taking place in December. In the meantime our group membership is growing along side our reputation locally. It is wonderful to welcome people along to join us, and to be able to offer new members the chance to try out an instrument to join in with a couple of simple chords, or to introduce them to percussion playing along side of us.
We also find that in the early stages, some people just enjoy coming along to weekly rehearsals to join in with the singing.
The best reactions we often get are ‘”I wish I had taken up music years ago, or I have wanted to play guitar since I was a teenager”‘