Refuge is a 3 piece acoustic band, specialising in the field of positive mental health.
The band is made up of: Pete Hirst – lead singer, Phil Seaman – lead guitar & Sam Munton – bass guitar
Mentored by: Mark Morriss of ‘The Bluetones’ and Gaz Birtles of ‘The Beautiful South’
Featured on: BBC Introducing, most recently with the latest single: ‘Within’
Current project: refuge are collaborating with a mindfulness coach to create an album of relaxation & body scan practice
Current hospital ward work: on the older people’s mental health wards in partnership with Leicestershire NHS Trust, LPT as part of ‘Moving InWards’
The band focus on supporting positive mental health work and are one of the bands that create the music for www.rethinkyourmind.co.uk, a project created by lead singer, Pete, as a result of his own personal experience of mental health challenges
In addition to ward performances & workshops; the band are also available for hire to play at conventions and training sessions, their latest offering is called the ‘Big Yellow Workshop’ and you can find out more here: www.developinsite.comLearn more