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This activity is run by Parkinson's UK

Pimlico Skylarks

An informal singing group, run by Nicola Wydenbach, for people with Parkinson's and their families and carers. Singing in a group is very therapeutic and a well-known and excellent way of improving general health and wellbeing. No experience of singing in a choir needed. £5 per session.

Fortnightly - term-time only

2020 Spring Term dates

January 13 and 27, February 10 and 24, March 9 and 23

Summer Term dates and venue TBC

We now have a new, temporary venue at The Vestry, St Gabriel’s Church, 30 Warwick Square, Pimlico SW1V 2AD

FAQs

Do I need to be able to read music or have any experience of singing in a choir? - No. 

Do you sit or stand when singing? - Most of the time we sit but those who can are encouraged to stand up and take part in some easy movements.

What kind of music do you sing? - A wide variety of well-known music. 

Can I bring someone with me? - Yes. 

What happens in a typical session? - A mixture of exercises and informal singing. 

What are the beneficial effects of singing together? - It is an excellent way to increase the loudness of the voice.

Do I have to live in the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea? - No

”Is it easy to get to St Gabriel’s Church?

The church is outside the congestion charging zone  and there is metered parking.  The church is  accessible by public transport and Pimlico underground is a 5-10 minute walk.  The 360, 24 and C10 buses all go along Lupus Street”

When
  • Fortnightly on a Monday
    From 14:00 until 16:00
    This activity is next on 13/07/2020
Cost
Yes
Primary contact
Su Garnett

Location

St. Gabriels Church Pimlico
Warwick Square
London
SW1V 2AD

This activity is run by

Kensington and Chelsea Support Group

Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, all face to face activities run by Parkinson's UK are cancelled until further notice. Some activities have now moved online. You can get in touch with your local contact for up to date information.See more about Parkinson’s and coronavirus on our dedicated page