Back in January Electric Umbrella was asked by the London Marathon's official 2020 charity MENCAP to create a track that would become Team Mencap's cheer anthem for this incredible event. With Alberts blessing Russ opened the studio in November 2011, the Studio was also a fully functional art gallery for the first 4 years but as the need for tattooing expanded the gallery got smaller until the shows had to end. Welcome to the Electric Umbrella we hope you enjoy checking out the work from our diverse group of artists. Working together to create, experience and perform music through regular workshops, performances in pubs, studios, theatres, festivals, live … For your information, this is not organised or run by Leighton Buzzard Mencap. The studio was established in 2011 by founder Russ Morland and is located downtown Nanaimo on Vancouver Island BC. Electric Umbrella run a diverse programme of events and provide a range of opportunities for everyone to demonstrate their ability. Russ apprenticed tattooing under Albert Caine at Black and Blue tattoos. And from the comfort of your own home, you can now join them daily for huge online helpings of fun, music and madness. Welcome to LB Mencap's new YouTube channel, Spectrum Community Arts have extended their Zoom sessions, Temporary closure of Leighton Buzzard Mencap groups, 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