GOOD VIBRATIONS AIMS TO HELP PRISONERS, PATIENTS IN SECURE HOSPITALS, EX-PRISONERS AND OTHERS IN THE COMMUNITY DEVELOP TEAM-WORKING, COMMUNICATIONS AND OTHER IMPORTANT LIFE SKILLS, THROUGH PARTICIPATING IN GAMELAN (INDONESIAN PERCUSSION) WORKSHOPS.

Good Vibrations

Welcome to Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations is a registered charity (number 1126493) that helps prisoners, secure hospital patients, ex-prisoners and others in the community develop crucial life and work skills, through participating in intensive gamelan (Indonesian bronze percussion) courses. Since 2003, Good Vibrations has worked with more than 3200 individuals in 49 different secure institutions...

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Good Vibrations at Work - 'stress release; bond with coleagues'

On 9th February we ran a Good Vibrations at Work team-building day with Child's Hill Primary School.

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Musical development and positive identity change

Dr. Jennie Henley's article discussing musical development and positive identity change in prisoners is now published on the EU Access to Culture Platform.

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Bill Bailey has come on board as our new patron

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that Bill Bailey has come on board as our new patron. Comedian, actor and musician, Bill Bailey has been one of Britain’s most influential celebrities of the 21st Century. With an eclectic career spanning three decades, he had a long-running captaincy on...

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On the move!

In October 2014, Good Vibrations moved to a new office in the vibrant Rich Mix Arts Centre and Cinema in Shoreditch, London. Good Vibrations is sharing their new office, with Sound Connections, an organisation that gets more young people making music. Give Katy a call on 07535 145 797 if...

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This page last updated Feb 12th 2015.

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Watch a film all about us

Filmed in Peterborough Prison by Prison video magazine, this film tracks a typical Good Vibrations project.

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Listen to our music online

We are not just about developing team working and key skills. We also produce the very best in new Gamelan music.

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See where we have worked

We have run Good Vibrations projects and courses at many institutions up and down the country.

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