Based in Coventry UK, the organisation is a registered charity providing outreach work with schools, youth & community groups, homes for the elderly, day care & residential centres for the disabled, learning disabled, people with PMLD and mental health difficulties.
We meet for full band rehearsals at The On Target For Youth Centre in Spon End CV1 3AR every Wednesday evening. All membership enquiries via contact page.
The Notables Foundation embraces imaginative projects and links with other organisations which benefit and support:
Cultural diversity & understanding
Personal development & development of social skills
Enrichment, independence & general improvement in quality of life
Most recent work & projects:
The Notables Foundation received two small grants at the end of 2015 with which to produce two short films. Thank you to The Heart Of England Community Foundation and The Community Development Fund.
Please follow the links above left to view 'Notables - The Summer Festivals 2015' and 'City Centre Scenes.'
The Notables are continuing to provide outreach work at a number of Day Care Centres, Residential Centres and Special Schools following the success of their Reaching Communities Project. The project was designed to improve and impact upon the lives of disabled & disadvantaged people in the Midlands and was funded by The Big Lottery Fund from August 2010 to August 2014.
We have received kind monetary donations, musical instruments, musical equipment and ongoing support from:
Tiverton School Coventry
Baginton Fields School Coventry
Woodfield School Coventry
Atherstone Community Arts Centre
Rainbow Sunshine Company Bedworth
Freeway Centre Nuneaton
Bacons End Centre Solihull
Princethorpe Day Care Centre Coventry
The Stag & Pheasant Pub Foleshill Coventry
Tosh Singh / NP Aerospace Foleshill Coventry
Constance Elliot of St. Barbara's Church Coventry
The Mehra Family
The Kelay Family
Gosford Community Hub Coventry
Wilfred Spencer Centre Coventry
The Kingsbury Project : Three Spires, Tiverton & Sherbourne Fields School
The Newbold Centre Leamington Spa
Individual Futures Nuneaton
Brooke School Rugby
Curriers Close Coventry
Ramsden Centre Nuneaton
Helen Ley Care Centre for MS Leamington
Portland College Mansfield
Bishop Ullathorne School Coventry
Sherbourne Fields School Coventry
The Fordsfield Centre Leamington Spa
West Orchards Shopping Centre
Stars Childrens Group AT7
Fargo Village Coventry
Springfield House School Knowle
Roy & Jenny Kane (video camera)
Heartlands Care Home Chelmsley Wood
Kerrie Tynan & Family
Linda Beresford (12 string guitar & keyboard)
Terry Lewins & Roy Kane
The Lions Club Of Coventry Mercia
Tracey Scarzynska (guitar amplifier)
The Zone, Hillfields
Lindon House, Birmingham
Jenner 8, Coventry
Earlsdon Village Retirement Complex, Coventry
Three Trees Community Centre, Chelmsley Wood
Abbey View Centre, Polesworth
Thank you for helping us to continue our work.
We are currently funded through a grant from The Health Lottery - People's Health Trust enabling us to run a two year project which includes 40 outreach sessions, workshops and gigs
The project runs from November 2016 and will run until November 2018
Providing opportunities for people with learning difficulties and special needs to acquire skills with music and the performing arts. Providing musical entertainment Nationwide.
Over the duration of the 4 year project the Notables played at numerous public & charity events both locally and Nationwide. The Notables Outreach band has provided regular music workshops / musical entertainment and had a significant community reach and an estimated positive impact on over 400 disabled / disadvantaged people of all ages.
Since lottery funding finished we have managed to partially sustain regular outreach work at many of the centres, schools and venues listed below by means of voluntary donation per visit.
Margery Wins The Jimmy Hill Inspirational Person
Pride Of Coventry Award 2016
Click on photo for short film about The Notables