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Harriet Bennett raised £3,145 from 82 supporters


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Closed 08/07/2021

raised of £5,000 target by 82 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,145 to pay musicians in the return to live music for people in Felixstowe and beyond

    Felixstowe and online
    Funded on Thursday, 8th July 2021

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    I have been putting on professional concerts in Felixstowe for the past 12 years taking the music to the people so that everyone can have the opportunity to enjoy it. I passionately believe that music should be accessible to all and not just to a few privileged people.

    During the current pandemic we put on free weekly streamed concerts on Facebook for everyone to feel part of our musical community. At the time of updating this appeal we have more than 60 streamed concerts in all genres.. These are initially streamed on our Facebook page on Wednesday lunchtimes and thereafter available on that page and also on our website

    Starting in June 2021 we have been streaming our live concerts for free to keep people entertained and feeling included, whether or not they can attend. The concerts cover all genres, classical, jazz, blues, chamber music, rock, you name it!

    All musicians are paid having lost all of their income during the pandemic. The streaming series was also been set up to help musicians at this time to carry on performing.

    I intend to carry on with streaming of performances for most of the year as a lot of our audience are elderly and frail.



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      Page last updated on: 7/7/2021 21.43



      • Anonymous


        Jul 7, 2021

      • Maureen Weekes

        Maureen Weekes

        Jul 2, 2021

        Time for another donation great work Hattie xx


      • Maureen


        May 13, 2021

        Wish it was more.


      • Heather


        May 11, 2021


      • Katie Wilkinson

        Katie Wilkinson

        Apr 29, 2021


      • Diane Russell

        Diane Russell

        Apr 29, 2021


      • Riz & Brian Hulme

        Riz & Brian Hulme

        Apr 25, 2021

        Enjoyed Bibs & Adrian’s balalaika extravaganza!


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      Harriet Bennett

      Harriet Bennett

      Felixstowe and online

      Harriet Bennett started Music In Felixstowe 12 years ago. During that time it was awarded charitable status and Harriet was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to music and Felixstowe.

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