The Norwich All Stars gave us a wonderful gift by sharing the proceeds of their annual New Year’s bash at The Cottage between us and the Forget-Me-Nots group. We are very grateful for their kindness and generosity.
The EDP held their Stars of Norfolk and Waveney 2017 Awards in November and on our behalf Heather scooped the award of Community Champion of the Year for Come Singing and Music Mirrors. This is a celebration of all that we do together, as Heather’s idea of capturing and storing musical sounds to help keep memories […]
With the help of generous funding from Norfolk Community Foundation and the Jay Singers we have just launched our second CD! Ashley Bond – The Name is Bond, Sound and Vision Production – made the whole thing possible, and we have just released a new CD called ” You Can’t Stop Singing”. Ashley recorded […]
Our 2018 AGM was held after our singing session on Friday 25th May at The Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, Norwich. In her Annual Report Heather said that it had been another lovely year for Come Singing. She then went on to say that we currently run between eighteen and twenty thriving sessions monthly: two big […]
The work of Come Singing has been recognised through an award of the British Empire Medal to Heather. Many congratulations Heather!
Heather has now produced Song Book 3 and we gave it a good try out at January’s Costessey Centre Come Singing. We made a bit of a hash of Jambalaya, but really enjoyed singing Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud, we didn’t sound too bad either! Of course we shall still be singing from books 1 and […]
We would like to thank Phase Three Goods of Norwich for their great generosity in redesigning our website and making it easier for us to manage. This kindness and the original creativity and support of our friend Sue Spooner give wings to our work and we could not be more grateful!
The Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library has very kindly allowed Come Singing to have a regular session at the Forum on the second Tuesday in every month (apart from August), 10.45 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. We have a really enjoyable time singing in very good company. Do come and give it a try. All welcome!
Electronic musical record helps patients with dementia Staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital showcased a new project to use an electronic musical record, called Music Mirrors, to help staff communicate and reminisce with patients who have dementia – the first acute hospital in the country to do so. The Music Mirrors project involves […]
Proving that memory problems needn’t stop a bit of healthy activism, singers from several Come Singing staged a flashmob at the Norwich Millennium Forum to mark the end of Dementia Awareness Week on May 23rd. A blast of train whistles, Chattanooga choo-choo, a bit of Elvis and then Side by side fractured the peace of […]