singing workshops with Palestinian Reem Kelani, Sheffield 21 & 22/11

Join British Palestinian musician Reem Kelani (who performed in Leeds in March 2012) for: a) Friday 21st Nov 10am-1pm at Vestry Hall Burngreave, Sheffield S3 9DD WOMEN ONLY EVENT Refreshments available For more information or to book places contact Usha or Nadine at the Yemeni Community Association on 0114 3030142 or ushablackham@ycasheffield.co.uk b) Saturday 22… read more

Singing For Pleasure benefits

A WEA research project exploring the impact of adult education singing classes on people’s health and wellbeing in the West Midlands

free Gay Abandon choir music creating workshops for LGBT youth

Spoken word confidence building, music creating opportunities available for LGBT Youth aged 18-25 via Gay Abandon Choir. 4 workshop sessions  with James Nash based on writing about a favourite icon/idol are being held at Swarthmore College Leeds from 21/10. Funded by Leeds Inspired

Harmony sister choir Cries Freedom friday at Ilkley Literary Fest Fringe

  Catch Frances Bernstein’s’ other choir Free Range (which includes Harmony members) perform Cry Freedom at the Ilkley Literature Festival fringe (free entry !)¬† Friday 17/10 9-1o pm which recounts to music the story of Frances’ father Rusty’s experience alongside Mandela during South Africa’s liberation struggle

Singing for the Brain: Dementia Care, Japanese-style

Here’s Leeds’ Head of Commissioning at Adult Social Care Mick Ward demonstrating the health benefits of a physical social singsong during a recent trip to Japan, along the lines of the Alzheimer’s Society’s sessions in the UK