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Harriet Bennett

Harriet Bennett is crowdfunding

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Weʼre raising £4,000 to pay musicians to perform weekly streamed concerts for Music In Felixstowe during the current pandemic

Felixstowe and online

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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 I am putting on weekly streamed concerts on Facebook for everyone to feel part of our musical community. These are initially streamed on our Facebook page on Wednesday lunchtimes and thereafter available on that page and also on our website www.felixstowemusic.com

Starting in July I shall also be streaming our usual concerts all 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 for the foreseeable future. This streaming series has also been set up to help musicians at this time.

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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    46

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 22, 2020

      Keep up the good work!

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 19, 2020

      Thanks for continuing to keep in touch with details of all the concerts you have arranged. Like you and everyone else, looking forward to getting back one day to seeing them live! Best wishes,Jean

      £40.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 19, 2020

      We think you do an amazing job of encouraging children and adults alike to enjoy music in Felixstowe.

    • ROSIE HOARE

      ROSIE HOARE

      Nov 18, 2020

      Brilliant, Hattie - you are such an inspiration. xx

      £100.00

    • Maureen

      Maureen

      Nov 15, 2020

      The way you are means a lot dear Harriet.

      £25.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 14, 2020

      £20.00

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      Nov 12, 2020

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    Harriet Bennett

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    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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