We regret to say that due to COVID-19 we will be postponing our up-and-coming Music Performances and Events for everyone’s safety.

We are looking forward to continuing our performance programme for patients, staff and visitors as soon as it’s safe to do so.

The Soundbite Music Programme brings a varied line-up of music to patients, staff and visitors at the RUH; this involves live musical performances as well as interactive music workshops. Soundbite aims to create an uplifting and positive environment for patients, visitors and staff, creating long-lasting relationships between the RUH and the wider community.

Through the Soundbite Programme we aim to increase access to musical provision across the RUH community; improve the well-being of patients, staff and visitors at the RUH, and to provide students and emerging musicians with the opportunity to gain experience of music facilitation and performance in a health care setting.

Lunchtime Performances

The Soundbite Performance Programme brings a diverse range of live music to communal areas of the hospital and wards. We have been working with young musicians from Live Music Now (LMN) and musicians from the Bath Folk Club (generously funded by the Joyce Fletcher Charitable Trust) and Bath Spa University, as well as other local […]

Musician in Residence on the Older Patients Wards

Musician in Residence Frankie Simpkins works 2 days a week visiting 5 OPU’s wards and offering visits to other patients all around the hospital, delivering musical interactions and performances with patients and staff, using voice and ukulele. Frankie is very experienced working in a hospital setting, and is sensitive to performing in a busy ward […]