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.
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.