The Celebration was led by The Very Revd Stephen Lake, Dean of Gloucester
Performances were given by:
The Summerfield Trust have supported a variety of Arts projects since 1999. The young people with mixed disabilities performed a dance piece called ‘Catfish’, which raised awareness of the dangers of young people using Social Media.
The café and it’s various projects have been supported by The Summerfield Trust since 2002. This was the first public performance for Street United, a group of talented dancers aged between 4 and 18 years old. The dance group offers its members people to talk to, a sign help or just wanting to raise children’s confidence.
The project is a not for profit social enterprise offering free bike maintenance and bike building courses for young people and adults. A donation from the Summerfield Charitable Trust of £25,000 allowed them to refurbish one floor of their new site.
GL4 Beat is a free singing, rapping and beatbox group who meet weekly at The Redwell Centre in Matson. The young people get a chance to work on vocal techniques and the venue at the Cathedral provided excellent acoustics to enhance their accomplished performance.
Naisha Hussein gave a talk on the Asian suffragette, Princess Sofia. The Summerfield Trust has helped to fund GUST in 2016 and 2017. GUST is a charitable organisation set up by Donna Renney to support cultural development in Gloucester.
Hannah Talbot-Cooper gave a Flute performance of CPE Bach Sonata in A minor.
Gloucester Music Society has been supported by the Summerfield trust in order to provide the high quality and innovative concerts its members have come to expect.