Film yourself performing TRY SMILING and send us your video. www.electricumbrella.co.uk It has since switched to an online programme which enables isolated members of the community to come together to connect through music. Here's Holly Petrie to tell you all about it! Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. Join us in our VIP Zoom room - where everyone feels like a star. Data returned from the Piano 'meterActive/meterExpired' callback event. • Make it colourful, dress up, have fun and above all SMILE :). Film yourself performing TRY SMILING and send us your video. Entries must be sent by April 17. This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network. Join us in our VIP Zoom room - where everyone feels like a star. • Rehearse Try Smiling and the Makaton signs if you can. With single release just around the corner we were pretty despondent… BUT THEN we looked up and saw all these beautiful faces smiling back on our newly created EUTV! “Thank you for such an amazing performance! Try Smiling T-Shirt Yellow Kids 1-15yrs ***HALF PRICE***. We’re gonna love it! You can find all you need to help you here: WATCH THE VIDEO TO LEARN THE MAKATON SIGNS FOR TRY SMILING. So when you buy a gift from ELECTRIC UMBRELLA you can now feel the warm glow of doing something doubly good. Thanks for joining our mailing list! If you get it wrong … who cares? Head over to our shop now and pick up one of the official Try Smiling T -Shirts available in all sizes, adults to kids. The charity has been working with Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, to create a music video based on their Little Yellow Street pianos, which were due to be placed across Hertfordshire this summer. Empowering lives through music. New single TRY SMILING available now! Warner Bros Studios have come together in creative collaboration to make the accompanying music video. This includes going full steam ahead to launch our latest single,’ TRY SMILING’. We hope it brings you joy! Following the success at Watford High Street Station the Electric Umbrella Little Yellow Pianos are being rolled out in further locations to celebrate the release of TRY SMILING and HERTFORDSHIRE YEAR OF CULTURE 2020. Electric Umbrella Challenging perceptions of people with learning disabilities. • Your sound won’t be used, just the pictures, so just GO FOR IT! We hope it brings you joy! We are more determined than ever to continue bringing the power of ELECTRIC UMBRELLA to people far and wide. 1 hour shows keeping the whole family happy. WATFORD WORKSHOP's mission is to provide mixed ability adults with work experience, skills training and employment. Schools Tour postponed until further notice! Electric Umbrella TV coming atcha MON/WED/FRI 11.00am and 4pm for the whole of JULY Entertainment, connection and company for the learning disabled community. To see a former pupil and adults with learning difficulties having a great time is really valuable for our pupils. Credit: Electric Umbrella. We are delighted that all our Electric Umbrella merchandise is now available for purchase through our online store and can be shipped all over the world! We will be collecting and editing together all the performances so we can end up with the most joyous of videos to show the world exactly what you're made of! You will be redirected to our Wetransfer page to upload your video. ©Copyright 2001-2020. It's your school's chance to learn the TRY SMILING song along with Makaton Sign language to encourage inclusivity and working together to challenge your children's perception of those living with learning disabilities. 1 hour shows keeping the whole family happy. Here's Holly Petrie to tell you all about it! Book your 45 assembly shaped minutes with Electric Umbrella at the helm. Whether you are a business, school, day centre or club we'd love you to come on board and get involved. We hope it brings you joy! This also caused disruption to their plans for the music video but now the charity is asking people to send in their performances of the song which will then be edited together by a team at Warner Bros Studio and released on May 1. To request further information on how your school or business can get involved email us; Oops, there was an error sending your message. By clicking on the "Upload Video" button you are agreeing for your video to be used by Electric Umbrella in all forms of marketing, social media and advertising to help us challenge perceptions of people with learning disabilities. Thanks for joining our mailing list! Open to all, the LITTLE YELLOW PIANOS will bring a musical heartbeat onto town and village pavements providing an opportunity for everyone to pause, come together to play or listen. Which allows everyone to build a greater independence, have a better chance of finding their place in the working community and where possible to secure mainstream employment. Electric Umbrella, which helps people with learning difficulties through music, released a song called Try Smiling on Friday (April 3). If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. Electric Umbrella TV coming atcha MON/WED/FRI 11.00am and 4pm for the whole of JULY Entertainment, connection and company for the learning disabled community. It flys out the door. • Perform the whole song in whatever way you can. It is such a fantastic initiative and we feel very privileged to have been able to experience it.". It's your space - fill it with YOU. There's no better way to actively take part in the HERTFORDSHIRE YEAR OF CULTURE 2020 welcoming in equality, diversity and creativity. • Shoot it landscape - if you’re using a phone turn it on its side. Electric Umbrella, which helps people with learning difficulties through music, released a song called Try Smiling on Friday (April 3). The children absolutely loved it. The Little Yellow Street piano campaing. All videos need to be uploaded by Friday 17th April 2020. We are working on building a regular schedule of online activity for anyone that would like to access it. • Dance, sing, move, jump or don't! Many of you will know the team at Warners Bros Studio Tours were busy making the video for our new single TRY SMILING when lock-down landed and filming had to be halted. Following the success at Watford High Street Station the Electric Umbrella Little Yellow Pianos are being rolled out in further locations to celebrate the release of TRY SMILING … These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. Now we need your help to make it in the next few days! Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. To film your perfect video clip:- The staff were still talking about how brilliant it was after school yesterday, and singing the Electric Umbrella song. Try Smiling features vocals from over 200 people with learning disabilities from Electric Umbrella, Find Your Voice Choir in Australia (known for their success on Australia’s Got Talent) and students from Billy and Andy’s Music School in Manchester. Don't believe us JUST WATCH! Try Smiling T-Shirt "Ladies" Fit Yellow £10.00 We are delighted that all our Electric Umbrella merchandise is now available for purchase through on online store and can be shipped all over the world! For more information go to www.electricumbrella.co.uk/video-challenge . It's about yellow on a grey day, about increasing understanding, replacing ignorance and about facing life's daily fears and difficulties TOGETHER. Don't believe us JUST WATCH! With the help of 1000s of school children we aim to challenge the notion of 'perfection' and 'normal' by embracing difference and diversity and celebrating the richness that comes from it. Electric Umbrella wants to invite everyone onto the stage to give us your beautiful best! Electric Umbrella wants to invite everyone onto the stage to give us your beautiful best! But due to the coronavirus outbreak the charity stopped all face-to-face sessions, gigs, school visits, day service tours and festivals three weeks ago. 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