On Saturday 20th September at 7.30pm, Borderline is holding ‘Music and Madness’ – a concert showcasing fantastic local musicians at St Peter’s Church, Littleover!
St Peter’s Church is a gorgeous traditional church building with fantastic acoustics. There will be a wide range of music and styles ranging from cellists to singers and from Italian arias to modern music! Amidst the music performances, there will be comical poems around the theme of madness.
What’s This For?
This is an event to raise awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and to raise money to enable Borderline to continue to carry out their work.
What Does Borderline Do?
Borderline uses the arts and creativity to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). We do this through art exhibitions, creative workshops, theatre performances, campaigning for BPD treatment and much more.
BPD is a severe and enduring mental health condition. It is estimated that 1 in 100 people are diagnosed with BPD. Those with the condition are often stigmatised by those around them, including those working in the mental health field. (You can read more about that here).
Many people with BPD are reluctant to accept the diagnosis (and therefore the treatment on offer), due to associated stigma. This reluctance to seek treatment, or even complete reluctance to seek any help worsens the individual’s mental health and can even lead to suicide. Shocking statistics show that as many as 1 in 10 people with BPD die as a result of suicide!
But Borderline are doing all they can to change this situation and to improve the lives of those with BPD.
How do I get hold of tickets?
By coming along you will be helping us improve (and even potentially save) the lives of those with BPD! You can get your tickets online or you can pay on the door. You can book online at: http://www.borderlineart.co.uk/music-and-madness
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like more information or any help booking tickets.
Hope to see you there!
PS. Don’t forget to save room for pudding on Saturday night, as there will also be scrumptious homemade cakes and drinks for sale!