Mind in Cambridgeshire benefits from “Mind Blowing” evening of brass music organised by CPFT consultants

Tuesday 24 November 2015

The charity concert named “Mind Blowing” was held to raise money for mental health charities. Staff from MiC attended a presentation at CPFT Windsor Research Unit to receive a cheque from the event.

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MiC’s Hannah Turner (holding the £ sign) and Tam Gill (holding the number 1 sign) outside CPFT Windsor Research Unit with staff and musicians to accept money raised by the event.

Trombone playing consultant psychiatrist Dr Ben Underwood, who co-ordinates clinical dementia research trials, put the concert together with colleagues on 19 April. Around 100 local musicians took part during the evening, which included a wide range of music. Internationally acclaimed trombonist Duncan Wilson appeared as guest soloist along with local bands CSD brass, Prime Brass and the Huntingdonshire Concert Band.

The event raised £1,200, which was split between Mind in Cambridgeshire, Alzheimer’s research, Friends of Fulbourn and the CPFT charity.CPFT