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World Heart Beat Music Academy & Nick Thomlinson WIN the national 2019 Achates Individual Philanthropy Award

We are delighted to announce that World Heart Beat Music Academy and Nick Thomlinson have won the national 2019 Achates Individual Philanthropy Award, sponsored by Spektrix. The award acknowledged the charity’s excellence in fundraising and celebrated the generosity of one of their immensely valued supporters.  World Heart Beat was introduced to Nick Thomlinson by a trustee who thought Nick’s considerable experience in property would make him […]

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51st State Band Live in Concert at Putney Arts Theatre

On Friday 15th November two packed houses at Putney Arts Theatre were swept off their feet when 70+ gifted young musicians from World Heart Beat’s 51st State Band wowed them with a vibrant programme of jazz, rock, soul and musical theatre.   Houselights went down and spotlights went up on to an audience that was promptly immersed in a wave of Re-Birth Brass Band’s ‘Keep that […]

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Bambino classes 2019

NEW Bambino and Toddler Music Class

Join us for our new Bambino and Toddler music class run by musician and vocalist Sian Kelly!  This is a mixed age class (0 – 4 years) and helps build confidence, listening skills and an appreciation for different types of music. Little ones can experiment with sound through discovering new instruments, listening to different beats and rhythms to really help unleash the musical senses. […]

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Otto and the Mutapa

African music workshop and concert with South African band Otto & the Mutapa Calling

On Wednesday 30th October, World Heart Beat hosted a very special African music workshop and concert with South African band Otto & the Mutapa Calling and some of our very talented young musicians.  Kamilla Arku, who teaches piano with us and who is also Artistic Director and Founder of Music for Liberia organised for the band to visit. This was followed by the opportunity to […]

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Make a Vital Pledge to our Big Give Challenge

Please Make A Pledge… To make a seed pledge to our Big Give Challenge, please click button below: Make Pledge Here For more information, please contact: Sal GoldsmithHead of Philanthropy and Fundraising sal@worldheartbeat.org   Full URL to our thebiggive campaign page: https://www.thebiggive.org.uk/s/pledge?campaignId=a051r00001OYuxhAAD

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Music for Liberia – Piano Party

After hosting many successful events in partnership with Music for Liberia, the bi-annual Piano Party collaborated with the charity on the 23rd of June. The piano party showcased our young pianists talent and progress in their instrument, whilst simultaneously supporting Music for Liberia, a charity that raises money for education in Liberia. This year World […]

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Happy Streets – Nine Elms

World Heart Beat Music Academy was proud to be part of the Happy Streets festival in Nine Elms on 13 July 2019. It was a multi-artform festival day which included live performances and workshop activities, themed around happiness and aimed at families living locally. This was a day to celebrate the bright new ‘Happy Street’ […]

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Gig Band at Get Active Wandsworth Festiival

Get Active Wandsworth Festival

On 13 July 2019, World Heart Beat Music Academy supported the Get Active Wandsworth Festival supporting the York Road and Winstanley redevelopment programme. It was a fantastic day of free activities from dance to football and music to petting farm animals!   Some of our young vocalists and musicians from World Heart Beat created performances […]

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World Heart Beat at Hazelfest!

  On Sunday 19th May 2019 World Heart Beat took part in Hazelfest! It was a lovely afternoon where the community of Tooting came together through music and laughter. Some fantastic young musicians from World Heart Beat inspired the children of the Hazelhurst estate by giving them music workshops which they really enjoyed!      […]

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Second Line Band at the opening of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe

        On Friday 3rd May World Heart Beat took part in the opening for the Wandsworth Arts Fringe! The immersive family-friendly circus spectacular was specially-commissioned show was performed by Cirque Bijou, in collaboration with Tooting-based artist Jayson Singh and our Second Line band!  World Heart Beat performed amongst world-class tightrope walkers, fire […]

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Roche School exhibition

As part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe World Heart Beat collaborated with the Roche School and held a wonderful art exhibition of the student’s art. We were lucky enough to have the art cover the academy’s walls for 2 weeks! There was also an exhibition evening  on the 7th May where the gypsy ensemble performed amongst […]

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Summer Vocal Fiesta

Wandsworth’s annual arts extravaganza returns in May 2019 for its tenth anniversary! We are delighted that World Heart Beat Music Academy can be a part of it!  Come along on the 17th May 2019 to hear the wonderful performances from our young vocalists. Click the link below to book your tickets now: https://www.wandsworthfringe.com/whats-on-2019/summer-vocal-fiesta  

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