Decade of Breathe GSTT Celebration Day! - Breathe
Decade of Breathe GSTT Celebration Day!

Decade of Breathe GSTT Celebration Day!

A Decade of Breathe Arts Health Research at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Tuesday 30th August 2022 Free events in multiple locations across the Trust

Join us for a day of celebration marking 10 years of Breathe’s arts and health programmes for staff, patients and visitors at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Experience moments of joy, creativity and inspiration in multiple locations across Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals and community sites, including live music, dance, poetry and art.  

Open to Guy’s & St Thomas’ staff, patients and visitors. No booking necessary for any event – just turn up!

Markus Michelucci (guitar) 

Markus is a Canadian singer/songwriter based in London, often likened to Cat Stevens, James Taylor and Passenger. A thoughtful, engaging songwriter, he regularly performs solo or with his band at festivals and events throughout the UK, and on the streets of London. 

York Road Education Centre (NHS Staff Only) 


Dimitris  Dekavallas (guitar) 

Multiple award winner Dimitris is one of the most talented guitarists of his age. Winner of more than 19 international prizes he has given solo recitals in many prestigious concert halls such as Carnegie Hall (New York), Royal Albert Hall and Wigmore Hall (London). 

Shepherd Hall, Guy’s hospital 


Pavlos Carvalho (cello) 

Pavlos is a cellist and bouzouki player who has worked with orchestras such as the London Philharmonic and Royal Northern Sinfonia, as well as appearing as a soloist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He regularly works in both classical and Greek Traditional music. 

Guy’s Cancer Centre 


Tom’s Café, Guy’s hospital 


Shepherd Hall, St Thomas’ hospital 


Mark Levin (harp) 

Mark specialises in a contemporary repertoire, combining original harp arrangements of Rock, Pop and Motown classics along with Modern Classical, Light Jazz and Latin styles. Mark brings a unique approach to the harp and his sets have been described as like watching a live harp DJ set.  

Evelina hospital, Atrium level 1 


Ahmed Dickinson (guitar) 

Ahmed is one of the finest performers of the Cuban Classical Guitar School. A multiple award winner, music producer and a sophisticated virtuoso on his instrument, he has performed at several prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall.  

Florence Nightingale Garden, St Thomas’ hospital 


 Listen out for our Resident Musicians in additional clinics, wards and community units on the day! 

Performances in Central Hall, St Thomas’ hospital 

The Sugar Kings 

From the Salons of pre-revolution Havana, the Sugar Kings present the gloriously authentic sounds of Son Montuno, Guaracha, Salsa, Bolero, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo and Afro-Cuban jazz, served with a ray of Cuban sunshine. 



Akademi is the UK’s leading South Asian Dance company. Enjoy a stunning performance by Kathak dancers, Jesal Patel and Seema Patel, with a beautiful confluence of footwork, pirouettes, graceful poses and expressive narration. 


Participatory Drop-in Workshops (no booking required) 


Mini harp workshop with Keziah Thomas 

In this unique and special workshop, you will lay your hands on a beautiful lap harp, explore some of the basics and have fun learning to play two tunes. You don’t need any prior musical experience, and all of this happens in just 30 minutes! With 7 harps available, this workshop is first come first served! 

Central Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital 



Creative Breaks drop-in drawing workshop with artist Liz Atkin 

Liz invites you to contribute to a large-scale, collaborative artwork reflecting on the last 10 years, using a large roll of paper and assorted art materials. Stay for as long or as little as you want and experience the calm, inspiration and satisfaction of channelling your creativity in mindful drawing. 

Florence Nightingale Garden, St Thomas’ Hospital 



Pop-up Drawing 

Artist Liz Atkin invites you to spend a few minutes with her in Tom’s Café as you enjoy a mid-morning coffee. She will meet and chat to customers, sketch-pad in hand, and create a unique artwork out of every interaction that is yours to keep. 

Tom’s Café, Guy’s hospital 



Made possible thanks to the supporters of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity