Soundwell provides a variety of ways to access music therapy, to meet the needs of different people. These include:

  • weekly groups by referral
  • open groups
  • groups for unpaid carers
  • individual sessions
  • singing groups
  • outreach sessions
  • projects with partner organisations.

Please note that you do not need any musical skills to take part. You can read some of our client stories here to find out more.

Current groups

Bath Carers Music Support Group

Monthly, Friday mornings, in central Bath.  Alleviate the stress of your caring role and join this supportive, creative music workshop. Low pressure environment, no musical experience necessary. A referral is not needed but places must be booked in advance. Contact the Local Services Co-ordinator for more information: 07958229333.

Bath Open Music Therapy Group

Monthly, Friday afternoons, in central Bath. An open-access music therapy group to promote creativity, wellbeing, self-expression and to connect with others through the music created. Open to anyone wishing to support their mental health and wellbeing through music. Low pressure environment, no musical experience necessary. A referral is not needed but places must be booked in advance. Contact the Local Services Co-ordinator for more information: 07958229333.

Bath weekly Music Therapy Group

20-week series, Thursdays, in Central Bath. This is a referral only group for individuals living with higher mental health support needs. Aims are to relieve anxiety and depression, develop insight, and to promote creativity, wellbeing, self-expression and connection with others through the music created. No musical experience needed. Referral forms can be found here or contact the local services co-ordinator for more information: 07958229333.

Bath dual diagnosis group

TBC Are you, or do you know someone living with mental health needs and a learning disability? If you are interested in participating in a music therapy group for people with dual diagnosis, we would love to receive your referral. Referral forms can be found here or contact the Local Services Co-ordinator for more information: 07958229333.

Bath women’s group

TBC Are you interested in participating in a music therapy group for women only? We would love to hear from you. Referral forms can be found here or contact the Local Services Co-ordinator for more information: 07958229333.

South Bristol groups

We have a range of music therapy and music support sessions available for adult mental health and wellbeing, including:

  • a 20-week music therapy group (by referral)
  • a monthly open group
  • a fortnightly singing for wellbeing group

For more information contact our Local Service Co-ordinator: 07938679667

South Bristol Carers Group

Monthly, first Monday of the month, 11.30am-12.30pm. Alleviate the stress of your caring role and join this supportive, creative music workshop. Low pressure environment, no musical experience necessary. A referral is not needed but please call to book a place and check the session is running that month. Contact the Local Services Co-ordinator: 07938679667.