No booking required, just come and join us! All ages and abilities welcome, including carers and the cared-for.
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month, 10:30am-12 noon at the St Nicholas Church Hall Rooms, Market Place, North Walsham, NR28 9BT (please note this is a change from our regular venue because of a major water leak rendering it closed for a while!).
This lovely, mixed ability, friendly and supportive group will give you a warm welcome! We use a variety of song styles and genres to maximise engagement and enjoyment while helping people gain confidence singing with others and increasing physical and social activities.
£5 voluntary donation requested (or what you can afford) to help keep the sessions running (includes refreshments).
This group will continue through the summer although we may possibly break through August and early September (to be agreed with regular participants and the team) so please contact us before coming along during this period if necessary.
Wednesdays at 3:30-5pm at The Hub, Sheringham Little Theatre from 20th September. Autumn schedule from September to December 2023 below:
|20th Sept: Welcome Aboard! Led by Tina, David and Amanda.|
|27th Sept: Oliver (and friends)! Led by Ervin Munir and the PFC crew.|
|4th Oct: Songs by Simon & Garfunkel led by Ervin Munir.|
|11th Oct: Drumming, Percussion and Song! Led by Keith Welch and the crew.|
|18th Oct: More Drumming, Percussion and Song! Led by Keith Welch etc!|
|25th Oct: Well-known Songs to Sing with Kit Bottomley (Kit is just 13!).|
|1st Nov: Halloween & Guy Fawkes Night Fun with Tina, David and Amanda.|
|8th Nov: Songs of the Sea with Brian Farrow and local shanty singers.|
|15th Nov: Sing-a-long-a-SUBs! Sing with the Sheringham Ukulele Band!|
|22nd Nov: Fun with Brass! Led by Cromer & Sheringham Brass Band.|
|29th Nov: Harmony Songs from Around the World led by Natasha Hood.|
|6th Dec: Sing-a-long-a-SUBs! More singing with the Ukulele Band!|
|13th Dec: All Things Twinkly! A fun Christmas Special with the PFC crew.|
These fun and lively sessions are suitable for all ages and abilities, are dementia-friendly and offer a wide variety of musical styles and genres with different session-leaders and themes each week. There’s something for everyone hopefully!
Refreshments will be on sale. Seats available on a first-come-first-served basis.
Sessions are timed to be after school so we would love to see families and young people getting involved. It’s a wonderful way to meet others and gain confidence singing and music-making with others. Come and join the fun!
Voluntary donations gratefully received via bucket collections on the day which help us continue these sessions and our other work locally.
Other general information about our sessions:
The first half an hour generally provides social time and time for refreshments, then we sing for an hour.
We include physical and vocal warm-ups to help you relax, breathe better and keep you safe as you prepare to sing and move! These often include exercises to encourage movement of muscles in the face, jaw and throat (particularly helpful for people experiencing speech difficulties or vocal quality decline, for example stroke survivors and/or people living with Parkinson’s).
Although we encourage movement during the session, to help increase physical exercise, you can join in as little or as much as you like or are able to.
To maximise enjoyment, feel free to bring your own percussion and something colourful to wave (i.e. a scarf). Items will be available for participants’ use on the day, for those happy to share equipment (sanitising wipes will be available but please bring your own hand sanitiser if you’d like to use it). Refreshments will be provided/available but please bring your own bottles of water to stay hydrated throughout the session.
If you’d like to join our mailing list to be kept up-to-date on any of our sessions, or you have any queries, please email us.
Our ‘Singing for Breathing’ sessions continue through the summer to help improve breathing and lung/general health. More details here.
We rely heavily on donations and the constant hard work of our volunteers. We cannot continue without support! If you would like to help, you can make a donation online – further details here. Alternatively, if you’re interested in volunteering or getting involved, please contact us.