Media Coverage

These are examples of recent press coverage about the Concertina Charitable Trust.

Evening Standard coverage

Patricia Hammond is working with Damian Jones, producer of The Iron Lady, to create a movie inspired by her work singing the music of a bygone era in old people's and nursing homes. Click on the image below to read the article from The Evening Standard. 

Patricia Takes a Break

Our patron, Patricia Hammond was recently featured in Take a Break magazine. Please click on the picture below to read the article.

The Telegraph and The Northern Echo

Click on the pictures below to read about our newest Patron, Patricia Hammond, and Ambassador par excellence promoting music for the elderly. She was recently featured in The Telegraph and The Northern Echo.



Under the headline "Lucky Dip" Andrew Green reported on the Grand Opera Raffle prompting readers to try their hand at winning a ticket to the opera whilst helping "one of the music world's most deserving charities". The full page spread appeared in the 16 Jan 2010 edition of "Classical Music Magazine".


“The Concertina Charitable Trust is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a fundraising concert at the Chelsea Old Town Hall on November 11. Entitled The Triumph of Time the concert will feature harpist David Watkins, violinist Michael Bochmann and two young counterparts Giles and Verity Thirkettle who will perform an eclectic programme including music by Bach, Handel and Massenet.

Concertina Makes Grants available to provide musical entertainment for the elderly, supporting around 50 organisations across England and Wales.

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