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Schools and Charities making full use of Balham Library

Shortly after International Book Day, we visited Balham Library who had invited Chestnut Grove Primary School to a special film screening and talk by Book Aid International who are based in South London. We were blown away by the delightful and very thoughtful comments of the pupils - too many great answers to share in this report! http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/libraries https://bookaid.org/ http://www.chestnutgrove.wandsworth.sch.uk/ #gettoknowyourlibrary @ChestnutGroveAc @Better_Balham library @wandsworthlibs

Jenny Holloway, keynote speaker at the BREW launch

51st State Band – 360 degree video (1)

Check out our latest 360 degree video! If you're watching on a smartphone you can move around to watch from literally any angle, and if you're watching on a computer, just click and drag the mouse to change the viewing angle. The original video was filmed in 8K so if you have a really good internet connection, feel free to click the "cog" icon at the bottom right of the video player to increase to the maximum possible quality setting. The 51st State Band represents the spirit of World Heart Beat Music Academy, bringing young musicians of all ages, backgrounds and abilities together to learn and play in a band where every member is a vital part of a complete whole. Their annual concert at Putney Arts Theatre was a chance for the band to truly shine and showcased the variety, energy and dedication that students of the World Heart Beat Music Academy thrive on. Over the years they've have had some incredible guests; giving their young musicians the opportunity to play alongside renowned musicians who inspire them and our audience. http://www.worldheartbeat.org @whbeat

Jenny Holloway, keynote speaker at the BREW launch

51st State Band at Putney Arts Theatre

The 51st State Band represents the spirit of World Heart Beat Music Academy, bringing young musicians of all ages, backgrounds and abilities together to learn and play in a band where every member is a vital part of a complete whole. Their annual concert at Putney Arts Theatre was a chance for the band to truly shine and showcased the variety, energy and dedication that students of the World Heart Beat Music Academy thrive on. Over the years they've have had some incredible guests; giving their young musicians the opportunity to play alongside renowned musicians who inspire them and our audience. http://www.worldheartbeat.org @whbeat

Jenny Holloway, keynote speaker at the BREW launch

Surprise performance at Southside Shopping centre

Denise Waterman followed a tip-off to witness a brilliant "Flash Mob" by our friends at the World Heartbeat Music Academy at Wandsworth Southside shopping centre. Special thanks for additional video footage from: Michael Csanyi- Wills Quinn Oulton James Gero @whbeat www.worldheartbeat.org https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/years-music-tuition-for-70-disadvantaged-children/

Jenny Holloway, keynote speaker at the BREW launch