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The birth of a new over 50s singing group in Sheffield

Robin Grey, member of the Community Music Co-operative talks about his recent experience setting up a new singing project in Firth Park, north Sheffield.

Last year I was approached about the possibility of running a singing club for over 50s by the local ‘Friends of Firth Park‘ user group in collaboration with Drink Wise, Age Well, a national campaign that helps people make healthier choices about their drinking as they age.


Developing practice of a musician in healthcare

Amy Bowles, member of the Community Music Co-operative talks about her current personal development work.

In July 2019 I was accepted to take part in a Learning and Participation Fellowship at Trinity Laban in London. Fellows have six months to study, observe, try new things and push their own development all under the watchful eye of a supporting mentor experienced in their area of work.