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Swansong at Bannockburn
Fiona Thompson
Freelance Writer
25th September 2014

Freelance writer Fiona Thompson wrote an article about folk artist Sheila Thompson for our Autumn 2014 Magazine. She went to see Sheila perform in Stirling in the midst of the Scottish referendum and reflects on her visit.

Help Musicians UK Kilimanjaro trip 3- 13 August - Preparation
Gerald Finley
Baritone
23rd September 2014

Acclaimed baritone Gerald Finley took time out of his busy schedule to raise money for Help Musicians UK by climbing Kilimanjaro with his two sons this August. Read his diary for a day by day account of his epic adventure.

Jackie Morris: Painting Music
Jackie Morris
Artist
11th September 2014

Each year, the artist Jackie Morris designs an exclusive Christmas card for Help Musicians UK. Read her blog to find how these designs have evolved over time, and why Jackie loves being involved with charity.

As a new survey reveals the stresses and strains of a musical career, are we doing enough to support musicians?
Graham Sheffield
Chairman
29th August 2014

Graham Sheffield reflects on the results of our Health and Wellbeing survey and asks if we're doing enough to support musicians. 

Why fundraise for Help Musicians UK?
Jenny Argent
Fundraiser
27th August 2014

We helped Jenny in 2013 when an accident stopped her from playing the flute. She's now back to performing and tells us why she wanted to raise money for Help Musicians UK.

Why I'm raising money for Help Musicians UK
Joe Painter
Run to the Beat Team
20th August 2014

Joe Painter is part of our Run to the Beat team and he tells us why he's running 10k to raise money for musicians.