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Music and movement sessions to improve your health and wellbeing

Pulse is for adults who wish to improve their health and wellbeing through music and movement.

Created in collaboration with Southmead Development Trust, Pulse is run with drop-in sessions every few months and a regular weekly group and offers music making and physical exercises for people of all abilities.

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The music/movement lifts my mood and also calms me… I feel like I’m getting my old self back.”

Pulse Participant

What happens in a session?

Drop-in to one of workshops or attend every week.

Sessions start as a coffee morning with refreshments, and then move into music making, movement and listening.

During the session you might:

  • Enjoy refreshments with others
  • Make music with instruments and singing
  • Move your body to music
  • Relax, listen and breathe


Joining a Pulse session

If you feel you, a family member or a person you support would benefit from joining our Pulse sessions, please either:

  • sign up to a monthly drop-in session
  • or contact us for more information and to sign up to the regular weekly group
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Regular Weekly Group

Wednesdays (term time)

Beacon Music Centre
Stanton Rd, Bristol, BS10 5SJ

First session free, then £3 per session

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Contact Us

For information about Pulse, or to sign up to our regular weekly sessions, please get in touch.

0117 204 7103

Project Partners and funders

The PULSE project is in partnership with Southmead Development Trust and funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Logo text: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Logo text: Southmead Development Trust