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'It's all about the Heartbeat!' & 'Rhythm is the key!'

'It's all about the Heartbeat!' & 'Rhythm is the key!'

Gary Mason Charity continues the work of the Late Gary Mason, former Heavyweight Boxing Champion, using hand drumming for therapy, relaxation, empowerment and community building. We specialise in providing workshops for Special needs and disabled adults and children and those with mental health problems but everyone benefits from this all inclusive activity. Open to all, regardless of age, gender, faith etc. we provide sessions in Community Halls, attend events such as Summer fetes and also work with schools and businesses providing empowerment and team building. Everyone who drums finds it a very enjoyable experience! Registered Charity No. 1140518

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  • Tue
    25
    Mar
    Weekly

    DRUMMING CIRCLE (SESSION / LESSON) - Community based, open to all, including refreshments

    The Charity are running a free course in hand drumming on Tuesdays in St Paul's Church Hall, Roundshaw.
    Open to all ages and abilities, this course encourages participation by people with special needs or disabilities and those with mental health problems. Come along and join us and have refreshments and a chance to catch-up with each other in a community environment. SCHOOL TERM TIMES SO PLEASE CHECK DATES. 25th March, 1st April, then break for Easter., restarting on Tuesday 6th May.
    This has been made possible by a Grant from Sutton Community Fund

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    • Age group - All Ages
    • Cost - Free
    • Time - 13:45

    Venue

    St Paul's Church Hall, Mollison Drive, Roundshaw, Wallington

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  • Sun
    1
    Jun

    Benhill Residents Association 'The Big Lunch'

    Gary Mason Charity are getting involved with the Big Lunch celebrations being organised by Benhill Residents Association.
    Take part in the Big Lunch annual get together on Sunday 1st June. It’s a great excuse to get to know your neighbours and have a party!
    If you are interested in this event and would like to find out more please contact Lynne Mitchell, Community Development Manager via our Customer Care Team on 020 8915 2000.

    The Big Lunch is a very simple idea from the Eden Project. The aim is to get as many people as possible across the whole of the UK to have lunch with their neighbours annually on the first Sunday in June, in a simple act of community, friendship and fun. Previous years have seen a great turnout of residents getting together to celebrate the Big Lunch on the Benhill Estate and at Denmark Gardens.

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    • Age group - All Ages,
    • Time - 12:00

    Venue

    Clevedon & Stancliffe House area

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    Sun
    13
    Jul

    BELMONT FESTIVAL 2014

    This is a Bi-Annual festival held in the nearby roads and grounds of St John's Church Belmont.

    Local Roads are closed for this Community Event. Gary Mason Charity will be running hand drumming workshops throughout the day and the Gary Mason Drummers will be doing a performance on the stage. There will be many other activities and stalls including food. Radio Royal Marsden will be running the music during the day.

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    • Age group - All ages
    • Cost - Free
    • Time - 12:00

    Venue

    Roads surrounding and grounds of St John's Church Belmont

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    Mon
    25
    Aug

    CARSHALTON ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR - August Bank Holiday Monday

    The fair is run annually by Ecolocal in Carshalton Park, Ruskin Road, Carshalton. There are two stages and performances during the day. Many stalls selling vegetarian food, drink and cakes. There are also many other groups who exhibit here each year. You can buy plants, clothes, toys and books and many other things and also find out more about environmentally friendly ways of life.

    The Gary Mason Charity will have a gazebo and will be providing hand drumming workshops during the day so everyone can come and try the experience. All ages and particularly helpful for those with disabilities. You can find out more about the charity and when and where we will be holding future courses.

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    • Age group - All Ages,
    • Time - 10:30

    Venue

    Carshalton Environmental Fair for one of South London's best days out! Over 150 stalls, children's activities, local craft, interactive demonstrations, farmers' market, music and performing arts, lots of tasty food, a bar with real ales and more, information, campaign groups and more.... showcasing local sustainability initiatives. There's even a FREE bus to get you there! On average around 10,000 people attend. The event is organised by EcoLocal with a team of volunteers. The Carshalton Environmental Fair is held in Carshalton Park , Ruskin Road, Carshalton, SM5 3DD

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    Sun
    28
    Sep

    AUTUMN FAIR Diamond Centre Riding for Disabled

    This is a major fundraiser for the Diamond Centre and the Gary Mason Charity will be there holding free drumming sessions for all including adults and children with disabilities, and everyone for FUN!

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    • Age group - All ages - 1 - 101 !
    • Cost - Free
    • Time - 11:00

    Venue

    Diamond Centre Riding for Disabled Woodmansterne Road, Carshalton SM5 4DT

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