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£2,565
raised of £2,170 target by 62 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,565 to help open a Music Therapy practice at the Pound Arts Centre in Corsham, Wiltshire

    Corsham, Wiltshire, England
    Funded on Monday, 26th April 2021

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    The Rhythm Practice

    This Music Therapy practice is due to open in early 2021 and will be based at The Pound Arts Centre in Corsham, Wiltshire. The service will help develop a positive change in the well-being of individuals of all ages through the creative use of music, facilitated by trained music therapists.

    The video below outlines the aims of this project:

    In total, £8500 is required in order to equip a room with high quality music instruments and equipment. £6000 of this target has already been pledged by the council and a school, leaving an outstanding balance of £2500. This final balance must be found in order to unlock the rest of the grant funding to bring this project to life.

    To learn more about Music Therapy and the approach of Will Lawton then please visit his website.

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    • William Lawton4 months ago
      William Lawton

      William Lawton

      4 months ago

      Just to let you all know that The Rhythm Practice has just completed a 12 week pilot program with The Corsham School. Feedback has been amazing and we have just successfully been awarded funding from Wiltshire Council to extend this support for the next full academic year. We are now looking to expand this service to cover adult mental health support. This would not have been possible without all your help early on so again..... THANK YOU!! Will www.therhythmpractice.org

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    • William Lawton8 months ago
      William Lawton

      William Lawton

      8 months ago

      This week 'The Rhythm Practice' opens it's doors to it's first clients. A selection of teenage pupils from Corsham School that require special emotional and mental health support. As we come out of lockdown I will look to build the team of music therapists working from here and widen the range of clients that can access the service. Thanks to your kind and generous donations, the space is fully equipped with an amazing mix of musical instruments, equipment and technology. Thank you all so much, Will x www.therhythmpractice.org

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    • William Lawton10 months ago
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      10 months ago
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      Absolutely amazing news today. Corsham Town Council have agreed to put in £500 to The Rhythm Practice which takes us through the target required to unlock all other match funding - a total of £8.5k. I really want to thank all 58 of you that have donated to this project through this Just Giving site. Without you this project would not have happened so a huge THANK YOU to each and every one of you. It is heart warming to get the financial support but just as importantly get the moral support and belief that this is a worth while cause.

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    Page last updated on: 7/29/2021 14.09

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    62

    • LD&PC Ltd

      LD&PC Ltd

      Feb 11, 2021

      Great cause and an excellent project, Will. Very best of luck with it. Sorry for the late arrival!!

    • Simon Maelzer

      Simon Maelzer

      Jan 30, 2021

      I'm late to the donate - only recently saw your crowdfund appeal Will. Such a great cause, helping people through the power of music. Eternal tks for inspiring me to go to University to learn&Surf!

      £25.00

    • Barbara

      Barbara

      Jan 29, 2021

      Your doing such wonderful work will. Lots of love. Barbara B cxxx

      £50.00

    • Mark Wilkins

      Mark Wilkins

      Jan 27, 2021

      Better late than never...?!

      £20.00

    • Valerie Winning Hart

      Valerie Winning Hart

      Jan 25, 2021

      Fantastic project Will and so desperately needed.

      £20.00

    • Roy Poulton

      Roy Poulton

      Jan 19, 2021

      Best of luck with this fantastic project!

      £50.00

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      Anonymous

      Jan 17, 2021

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    William Lawton

    William Lawton

    Corsham, Wiltshire, England

    Will Lawton is a singer-songwriter and Music Therapist. He works with individuals across the lifespan using music to help develop a positive change in behaviour, emotion, physical well-being and communication.

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