Singing for Health & Wellbeing – Public Spaces, Communities Groups & Care Homes

Let’s work together and create engaging singing activity to unite, heal, connect, uplift and inspire!

We can devise original, creative singing projects, choirs and workshops for your public space, workplace, community group or care home.

Singing Leader Mags Lowe has a unique combination of skills and experience that result in engaging, original, well-managed activities

  • 13 years’ experience in leading community singing.
  • 8 year’s experience as Arts Development Officer for Stockport Council working to unite two deprived and divided communities, devising original creative arts projects, supporting volunteers, commissioning artists, fundraising, evaluating activities and managing events
  • Training in holistic therapies and meditation to support relaxation
  • Degree in Experimental Psychology from Oxford University

Past projects, workshops, events in public spaces and workplaces include:

Heart Radio, BBC Media City, Morrisons’ National Conference (Morrisons’ Got Talent), Stockport Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, Health Education North West Awards, Stockport Markets, Offerton Children’s Choir & Arts Group, The Courage to Sing Choir, Marple and District WI Choir, St Simons Primary School INSET Day, Romiley Depression Group, Marple Dale Care Home, SingUp Choir-Starter in Schools Project, Primary School to High School Transition Day, Teacher Training in Leading Singing in Schools and more…!

Our work is based on research  by the Sidney De Haan Centre for Arts & Health based within Canterbury Christ Church University and supports the case for Singing on Prescription.

Singing is truly a wonderful therapeutic activity and  there is a growing body of clinical evidence supporting its role in preventative healthcare and in improved wellbeing for sufferers of chronic conditions.

Working with The Alzheimer’s Society the Stockport Singing for the Brain group is meeting fortnightly on Thursdays in Hazel Grove throughout 2016 so come and join us for a good old sing-song with refreshments. For further information contact the Stockport branch of The Alzheimer’s Society: Telephone: 0161 483 4446 (Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.) Or email: stockport@alzheimers.org.uk

We are also offering group singing workshops and choirs for people with dementia, COPD, asthma, Parkinson’s, depression, and people who have suffered strokes.

Contact Mags on 07985 157 519 to discuss your ideas and how we can work together.