Upbeat Families is a fun Music and Movement project for children aged 0-5 years old (Early Years). As a parent/carer you can bring your little-one along for a fun hour of music making and movement with our highly qualified Early Years Music and Dance practitioners. Each session is planned to support your child’s musical, physical and social development but most importantly, it is fun!

The sessions are free due to funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund and previously, ABF Soldiers Charity.

Upbeat Families is currently supporting Armed Forces families within West Midlands. This started in Stafford’s Beacon Barracks and is now expanding to other areas nearby.

Upbeat Families is a great way to integrate into the local community, as families living close to barracks are invited to attend too.

Upbeat Families sessions have enabled families to be engaged, music and songs breaking down barriers to engagement where other services have struggled.

As part of the weekly sessions run by Make Some Noise, the team has produced a set of short films for families to enjoy Upbeat fun within the home.

Enjoy each song with your child and follow the actions for the full Upbeat fun time!

COVID UPDATE: Currently all sessions are online due to covid-19 restrictions. Please visit our Facebook page/ YouTube to access weekly sessions to enjoy with your children.

Updated July 14th 2020    

Upbeat has previously been kindly supported by funding from ABF The Soldiers Charity and Royal British Legion.

Make Some Noise are a Forces-friendly business and have signed the Armed Forces Covenant to ensure the Armed Forces community should not face disadvantage.

If you would like to buy some Upbeat sessions or are interested in training to increase music and movement in your setting, please do contact us for more details.

For Further information please contact Cat Crum –

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