These are some useful links:

The Concertina Charitable Trust

Concertina makes grants to charitable bodies which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly. This not only brightens up their lives, but also provides a therapeutic benefit to their health and well-being.

Elders Council of Newcastle upon Tyne

This is where you can find the newsletters and other publications of the Elders Council. In the April 2010 newsletter there is a report on Semitones.

All Saints' Parish Church Gosforth

All Saints' Church generously let us rehearse in one of their rooms. Look here if you are interested in what else they have to offer.

UK Amateur Orchestras

Looking for a music group? Some others in the area, and beyond, are on this page.