5th June 2020 | Covid-19

The Earl of Wessex Zooms into Orpheus

Vulnerable students self- isolating in supported housing at The Orpheus Centre in Godstone took a Zoom call with The Earl of Wessex on 2nd June. The excited students- assisted by dedicated care and teaching teams- shared their Lockdown stories remotely with the Royal visitor, who also enjoyed an on-screen performance from recent alumnus, Thomas click here for a video of the virtual visit. His Royal Highness is Patron of Orpheus, the specialist college founded by Sir Richard Stilgoe that focuses on developing independence skills through performing and visual arts and makes dramatic improvements to young disables adults’ lives. During the Lockdown, virtual shows have been a great way for these fabulous singers and musicians to help combat social isolation and continue performing- and they were delighted to showcase this to the Earl. He wished the students well, saying ‘hopefully things will get a lot better and a lot easier soon so we’ll be able to return to …normal life again.’ Click here for more on Orpheus.


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