Public Pianos – Police Edition!

Public Pianos – Police Edition!

It seems that not a week can go by without a public piano somewhere in the UK being in the news. These pianos are so regularly at the centre of heart-warming news stories that they are practically a weekly occurrence. This week, it is a couple of police officers playing one of the two pianos in St Pancras Train Station, London that has caught the attention of the masses. Continue reading “Public Pianos – Police Edition!”

Police Officer Plays Piano for OAP

You may have seen a touching story on the news about a police officer playing the piano to an elderly gentleman. The story has gone viral across various social media platforms and has touched the hearts of millions across the globe.

Police Officer Bull Plays for OAP

Police officer Craig Bull was making a routine follow up visit to the 93 year old victim of a robbery, when he noticed a piano in the room. He commented on the instrument after noticing that the music open on the music rest was a piece he was familiar with – a Chopin nocturne.

After having a friendly chat together discussing life stories and the war, the elderly gentleman asked the police officer if he would play the piano before he returned to the station. The Officer Bull agreed to play, and proceeded to give the elderly gentleman a private concert he will never forget. As he played a Chopin Nocturne, the OAP played along with his fingers on thin air, clearly enjoying every second.

Police officer plays piano for OAP
Police officer plays piano for OAP

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