Bexhill Hospital Service Users Showcase New Dj-ing Talent

DJ-hospitalsService users at the Langford Centre in Bexhill on Sea have showcased their new dj-ing skills after taking part in a six week music workshop hosted by Fresh Track.

Known as Junior Fresh and DJ Dubl, Glen Bacon, 34 and Raphael Lowe, 32,showcased their new skills after taking part in a six week workshop where they learned to use the mixing equipment to make their own unique music.

The De Le Warr Road hospital held a disco where each DJ was given a 20 minute slot to show off their new dj-ing talents.

Fresh Track is run by Nick Carling, and hosts DJ workshops for people with learning disabilities and a passion for music. Operating in the Sussex and London areas, Fresh Track provides a safe and fun place for people to learn about dj-ing and helps to increase confidence and self-esteem.

Glen Bacon, said: “I have really enjoyed taking part and everybody really enjoyed listening to our music at the disco. I didn’t think I would have the confidence to DJ in front of everybody but I am very glad I did. I love dj-ing and I hope we can have more events like this soon.”

Rebecca Ponchard, Occupational Therapist at the Langford Centre, said: “Everybody has really enjoyed working with Fresh Track and building up their skills. The boys have discovered a lot of confidence that they never knew they had and it has been such a beneficial activity for them.

“The disco was a huge success we are very grateful to Nick for working with us and sharing his valuable music experience and skills.”

 

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