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Come and join Clare Chel and Ness for a blissful and nurturing evening
Onward House, 55 Greenbank Rd, Plymouth PL4 8PE 6-10 pm 23rd November So far in our Blissed out space we will be offering three different card readers, a healing area, Head massage, Enchanted doll making, Face painting, Photo booth, Free Hugs!
All this followed by storytelling and a Beautiful drum circle held by Lorna of Celebrate Your Heartbeat.
This is going to be a lovely, lush, special event.

We'll be asking for donations , as this is a fundraiser to bring over the
Elder Sandy La Framboise from Canada, next year for teaching and ceremony.


Delicious food, £5 for a plate of curry. Other refreshments will be for sale (including yummy cake!)

We have some awesome raffle prizes, including original art and if you have a prize to donate, please bring it along on the night.
Raffle tickets £1 a strip.
Prizes so far: An eagle medicine healing with Lorna Coulson

Drumming for the people

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I seem to be doing a lot of protest drumming. This is sad as there is so much else to do but we seem to be facing so many changes and lots of people are in poverty and dying.

The drums are out sounding for the people here and in Canada where my elder gave a drum to a community group. . I am also getting ready to run some drum making sessions.

But what else is happening .... 
I am off to the Journal of Dementia Care conference soon and hope to inspire more Dementia Drumming like we did at Age UK some years ago!



Women's day here in Plymouth this coming  Sunday the 20th October . Come and light the fire in your belly and explore...Who you truly are and Who you want to be...
“As women we give out so much of the time. This is a workshop designed for women who give and who would like space for themselves to replenish their internal storehouse.
Women who would like to reconnect with themselves with music, creativity, laughter and maybe a few tears...” Drums will be available to buy if anyo…

Musings and blessings from a wet Devon

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Good afternoon I am sat in my office pondering after working at Womanfest.   https://www.womanfest.co.uk/woman-fest-2019.htmlI am still in stunned awe having had the most incredible time and having the honour of meeting a beautiful First Peoples woman a descendant of Chief Micanopy of the Seminole people in "Florida" across the sacred fire one evening at the event.  Info on Chief Micanopy here  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micanopy
She challenged me from across the fire and so I invited her into our bell tent space for a ceremony and then connected and we cried and laughed and shared until 1:30am when she chose to sleep there among the drums.
The next day I had planned a session on “how do we do reconciliation” and was blown away when she took the session and told the small group about the effect of colonisation and how her nation was all but wiped out. Colonists had killed her ancestor Grandfather in a terrible way and she could still visit the fort where he was held. The m…

Hear the drums at the Dementia Congress in November

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Dementia drumming at national conference!



https://careinfo.org/event/uk-dementia-congress/


Yvonne Harris (drummer keeper and social worker) and I will be drumming at the conference and sharing some ideas of inspirational work with people with Dementia. 

Join the workshop...

You can also come and see us with our poster presentation on Reflective Supervision. 

Drum making workshops - dates though the year.

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A one day drum making workshop with Lorna of Celebrate your Heartbeat and Ann and Dan of Spirit of the Sound
Come and ceremonially craft your own drum with love and intent. You will experience the space to birth a medicine tool for your personal journey to connect you with Spirit and your heart.
The cost will START at £150 for making a 12" lighter colour deer DRUM and beater. Other options will cost more as there will be the possibility to choose different hoops (style and size) and horse and red deer skin at added costs. We will have photos and descriptions of the various options and full payment will secure a choice. First come first served. More details to follow and please get in touch by message if you wish to come and reserve a spot with payment of £100 deposit. Please email via the get in touch button for booking instructions.

Ann and Dan Teague are well respected Elders locally who have sat under many teachers in the medicine way and now have been embraced by Sandy to join…

Welland Festival 8th 9th June

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Drums excited to be at 

Friday 7th June  Wellbeing drumming Overgate Hospice, Elland


Saturday 8th June Family drumming  at the festival Especially accessible to Family members with Dementia

Sunday 9th June  Womens Drumming Circle


Click here for details  http://www.wellandfestival.co.uk/

Drums for sale - hand made by Lorna

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Lorna has been making beautiful drums. 
Some drums are sold as personal drums and are being well loved. 

Here are a few examples here of drums  for sale at our events...



Fur Drums





All drums come with a simple beater. 

Please get in touch if you are interested in bargain drum packages for schools, womens groups etc. 
Care home packages include facilitation and drums.  Minimum time 3 hour half day workshop.
 3 hr workshop including 3 x 10" drums £300 Day workshop including 5 x 10" drums £500