"Sunbeams strives to improve the lives of disabled Children
and Adults through the creative freedom of music."


Great News! Annie Mawson's Sunbeams Music Centre - Now Open.
Please bear with us whilst we finish commissioning the building and updating our website.

In 2016 Sunbeams has created a Sustainable Legacy, an International Centre of Excellence - fulfilling Annie's dream since 1992 when she founded Sunbeams. Cumbrian Architect, Cumbrian Builders, Cumbrian Money, for Cumbrian beneficiaries at our Sunbeams Music Centre

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUPPORT!


What We Do
  • Raise £300,000 EVERY year to provide free delivery of our Music for Life® and Music for Dignity® programmes throughout Cumbria to disabled and disadvantaged children and adults aged 1 month to 106 years!

  • Sustain 10 musicians in 52 venues, delivering 162,032 hours of Community Music Workshops/Sessions throughout the year.

  • Deliver £8 of social value for every £1 of investment of Music for Dignity® to 379 people with Dementia, including Alzheimers, every week. Verified through External Evaluation for Social Return on Investment (SROI)

  • Reached No 1 in the official UK charts with Wake Me Up in November 2014 for BBC Children in Need . HUGE achievement after being chosen by Gareth Malone to join his Celebrity Choir.

  • Brought National recognition to Cumbria with unique Fundraising Events including: a)Fundraising Dinner and Auction in the House of Lords hosted by Lord Archer raising £99,000. b) Challenge 24 team raised £50,000 for "Tom's Room" by cycling the circumference of Cumbria in 22 hours and climbing 21 Cumbrian Fells in 21 hours.

  • Have raised £2.3 million to build iconic Sunbeams National Music Centre for existing 1,558 beneficiaries and additional 1,617 on the waiting list .



By tackling the serious challenges raised by social exclusion, deprivation, ill-health and inequality, Sunbeams is 'reaching the unreachables' .

Annie Mawson, our Founder, on
BBC Radio 4 Today programme.

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