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Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

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Team story

[p]#DrumForNHS Drumathon 2020 invites Paul Martin of BBC's Flog It! to auction music memorabilia following 20-days and more than 250 hours non-stop drumming to raise funds for the NHS. [/p][p]At the peak of the coronavirus pandemic twenty of the UK’s finest drummers played 12- hour shifts for ten days non-stop to raise money for the NHS. [/p][p]Drumming on kits at home or in lockdown studios in Basingstoke and Greys, these musicians who’ve drummed with the likes of Eric Clapton, Madonna, Stevie Wonder, raised over £30,000. [/p][p]In the drumming community, this initiative has become known as #DrumForNHS Drumathon 2020. [/p][p]Now, on July 4, Paul Martin of Flog It! is to conduct an online #DrumForNHS auction of drum & music memorabilia to raise more money and conclude Drumathon 2020. [/p][p]The auction will coincide with the 72nd anniversary of the NHS and a national event to thank the NHS, key workers, and all those who’ve cared for people in their community. [/p][p]The #DrumForNHS Drumathon 2020 was conceived by Errol Kennedy of Imagination, and his wife Techno Twin Bev Sage Kennedy. [/p][p]Errol began by drumming an extraordinary 24-hour solo shift before enlisting the support of their friends in the drumming community to keep the drumming going. [/p][p]For ten days non-stop they drummed for over 250 hours, some taking day shifts, some the night shift. [/p][p]Paul Martin (auctioneer/drummer) will conduct the online auction on July 4th from the lockdown studio in Basingstoke used to record some of the Drumathon sessions. [/p][p]He said: “Many famous drummers across the UK have been doing their bit in the #DrumForNHS Drumathon 2020, laying down the groove. [/p][p]“Drummers are the heartbeat and foundation of great bands, and now it’s our turn to build on this by raising as much money as possible in our live auction. So come on – let’s FLOG IT!” [/p][p]Live stream: [url=http://www.imaginationband.co.uk/]www.imaginationband.co.uk[/url] [/p][p]To watch the full event, go to: [url=https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Fevent-stream.live%2Fdrumathon&redir_token=CNRYmdDWXuKdi9RjGFCeMk-xcsZ8MTU5MjIxMTEzMUAxNTkyMTI0NzMx&v=AT6ypdPx--w&event=video_description]https://event-stream.live/drumathon[/url][/p][p]Following Thursday May 7th's Big Clap for the NHS at 9pm Errol Kennedy began the Drumathon 2020 relay . Drumming non-stop for twelve hour sessions, Errol's passed the virtual sticks onto an extraordinary team of drummers including Vincenzo Infusino, Jack Heslewood, Vince Dunn, Jose Joyette, Terl Bryant, Meg Learmonth, Tim Reynolds, Mairi Newberry, Mel Gaynor, Loz Colbert, Alexis Nunez, Ali Brown, Paul Stewart, Jon Harris, Noam Lederman, Tom Hooper, Jon Howells, Gary O'Toole and the amazing Foxx Family percussionists Romi, Kami and Pav play out Drumathon 2020. Following tonights final NHS Clap the complete story will be re-streamed from tomorrow at 9am with many additional highlights featured on YouTube. Don't miss out on ordering the one and only lockdown rock'n'roll tour T shirt and watch out for some amazing items in our Drumathon auction.[/p][p]This has been epic .[/p][p]Each drummer participating pushes themselves to the limit drumming continuously for 12-hour sessions mirroring our NHS's 12-hour shifts. Live-streamed from lockdown studios, our drummers play in 90 minutes repeating cycles - the equivalent of playing eight tour shows back to back. [/p][p]The Foxx Family percussionists Rumi, Kami and Pav after-show party celebrate our amazing drummers and incredible NHS bringing Drumathon 2020 to a fiesta finale. [/p][p]A wide range of musical styles, ages, gender, roots, and songs affirms a breadth of musical interest for the viewers, while our live stream ensures real-time evidence until the last drummer is left standing. [/p][p]Donate to #DrumForNHS through JustGiving.com with all monies going directly to the frontline.[/p][p]For further information, contact Bev Sage Kennedy Creative Director /Co-Founder Drumathon 2020 at [url=http://mailto:bevjsage@gmail.com]bevjsage@gmail.com[/url][/p]
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Aug 2, 2020

Phil and Rachel

Go Loz !!!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jul 14, 2020

G and V

From a couple of family of Team Loz - awesome. Thank you to all the organisers and drummers and supporters who made this happen. Incredible.

Jun 25, 2020


Congratulations to all the drummers. Well done Ali

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 25, 2020

JT transport

Well done Ali and the rest of the drummers. Amazing effort.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jun 24, 2020


£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 17, 2020


Great cause totally supportive by us !


Jun 14, 2020


Jun 11, 2020

Mark Rogers

Jun 11, 2020


Well done! Such an impressive accomplishment

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 6, 2020


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Errol Kennedy

Errol Kennedy

Bev Sage Kennedy

Bev Sage Kennedy