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Dear colleagues and friends,

Welcome to the new look website. Our Trustees and team have worked hard to make clearer what Living Song is about and how you might get involved.
You will find updates on the Journey to Justice ‘Music and Freedom’ project, news of continued partnerships in Newham and Bromley, articles of a few of our one-off workshops and invitations to book places on the Choral Music Experience course 2018-19 and Speak Out! Sing Out! Workshops.

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Wishing you happy summer days.


Journey To Justice

Living Song is so proud to have been a partner for this profound programme of human rights, awareness building experiences for Newham residents and beyond. Right from the Launch at Beckton Globe Library on 3rd March until the exhibition left Newham on 30th April, Journey to Justice fostered fresh perspective on our Newham history and brought communities together to learn, share …
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Lila and the secret of rain by David Conway

Year One children at Woodgrange Infants School in Forest Gate, London raised their voices to sing in Swahili this term. Jane Wheeler of Living Song CIC took her guitar in to work with two classes singing songs from Kenya, moving in action and learning the meanings, linking with their reading book, Lila and the Secret of Rain. Well done Year …
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Choral Music Experience (CME) 2018-19

We are delighted to offer this course again by popular demand, for the 6th year running. Following on from the CME Institute 2018 at Michigan State University Nick Page will be flying in from the U.S.A to work with us, alongside Mandy Miller and our growing UK team.  This is an intensive course over three Saturdays between Nov 2018 – March 2019, …
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Speak Out! Sing Out!

This workshop has been developed for over five years.  We aim to foster creativity, motivate children in their learning, encourage story telling, discussion and expressive language through collaborative song- making, with a focus on inclusion and empathy.  We have worked to make this affordable and to be able to work with a whole year group in three sessions during a …
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Newmen Voices

Living Song CIC has secured funding from Newham Council to pilot a vocal ensemble for young men aged 11-18, to be based in Newham. We will be running taster sessions at Forest Gate Youth Action Zone and Aspers Community Centre in Silvertown in late August / early September, with a view to establishing weekly sessions for a full academic year. …
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Bromley Music Service

Congratulations to Bromley Music Service,  who have been successful in their application to Youth Music  to fund a two year song-writing  project for S.E.N.D children across Bromley. This was inspired by work in partnership with Living Songlast year and we have been invited to partner on the creative side of this project once again. We will be identifying young artists to …
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NewYVC and Newham Harmony

Congratulations to Stratford Circus for their successful application to Youth Music to fund NewYVC and the wider borough Singing programme Newham Harmony. This is a three year project in partnership with Newham Music and Living Song involving the NewYVC choir and thirty primary and secondary schools across Newham. Once again, our Young Artists and Young Music Mentors will be at the heart of …
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