Creative activities like singing, art and writing can help you take control of Parkinson's, boost your confidence and improve your quality of life.
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
Autumn Term Dates 2019:
September 23, October 7 (Opera Holland Park visit) and 21, November 4 and 18 and December 9 (Live Music Now)and 16 (Christmas Party).
We now have a new, temporary venue at The Vestry, St Gabriel’s Church, 30 Warwick Square, Pimlico SW1V 2AD
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”
If you have any feedback about this activity, please let us know at [email protected]
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