Our Music Room and our Ukulele Group 

                  

 

Our fantastic music room is equipped with several acoustic and electric instruments (including guitars and keyboards), Marshall amplifiers, and a varied range of good-quality percussion instruments.

 

We have recently had our guitars re-strung and re-conditioned, complete with brand new leads, so they're all ready to rock!  

 

With volunteer support offering over 50 years' guitar-playing experience, clients are warmly welcomed to play, sing along and 'have a go', regardless of experience or ability. It doesn't matter whether a client used to play, or has never picked up an instrument - everyone's welcome to give it a try.

 

Our diverse array of music and lyric  books support clients of all abilities, enabling them to further enjoy music. Jam sessions are frequently enjoyed! 

 

           

Ukulele Group

 

Facilitator Freyja (herself a member of the Raund Ukulele Orchestra) offers a friendly and fun Ukulele Group each Tuesday morning here at the centre. All clients are warmly welcomed and a diverse, varied range of songs are learnt and played. Our players even played live at a recent fundraising concert! 

 

             

Latest News

Amazing donation of £790 from East Northants Councillor, Roger Powell!

 

We are thrilled to have received an incredible donation of £790 from East Northants Councillor, Roger Powell, who has chosen to donate to us via his Empowerment Fund.

 

Councillor Powell was familiar with our work via Irthlingborough Town Council and got in touch to see how he could help. We spoke directly with our clients, asking for their input about any new purchases they could recommend to enhance our centre services. 

 

We were very excited to place an order for several brand new Meccano and Lego modelling kits, professional art supplies, historical DVD sets and even a karaoke machine at the request of our clients! 

 

We thank Councillor Powell sincerely for this wonderful donation to our centre! 

 

 

 

Wellingborough Golf Club chooses HEN as a charity to support over 2019!

 

 

We're delighted to announce that we've been chosen by Wellingborough Golf Club as one of two local charities the club wishes to support over 2019, the other being Wellibus! 

 

Chairperson, Sally McKeown, got in touch and invited Becky along to a fundraising bridge drive back in December, and then to the ladies' club prizegiving supper, where Becky was able to meet fellow members and chat a little more indepth about the services we provide here at Headway East Northants. 

 

The Club has lots of terrific events in the pipeline to help raise funds for us, including garden parties and a jazz afteroon in June, which we're told has ALREADY sold out! We are so grateful to the Club for selecting us to support in 2019, and look forward to working together. 

 

 

'Life After Brain Injury' conference, 20th June 2019

 

This conference, arranged by ABIF Northants, will be held at Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive, Kettering and will cover working/driving after brain injury, social benefits, and bringing young people together

 

Guest speakers will include experienced professionals and survivors who will share their personal journeys. 

 

To book, please visit 'Latest News' at http://www.abifnorthants.com to download and complete a booking form which can then be emailed to  julie.mallard@oakleafcare.com