Thank you to the Phoenix Choir for putting on an amazing event on 21 October where we were all uplifted to the amazing music and fun interactive games too! The event also raised £90 for the Brighter Berkshire Fund in the collection boxes afterwards. We heard from Matt Rodda MP for Reading East who spoke about the priority he is giving to mental health. Cllr Sarah Hacker also attended the event as lead councillor for Culture, & Heritage in Reading and on world mental health day published a blog herself about her own experience of mental health issues. Thank you to all of the people involved and we had some great discussions afterwards. There is lots of evidence of the positive effects of music on mental health, so raising awareness of this is great!