A musical meander down Memory Lane
with Roy Orbison, The Beatles, Peter, Paula and Mary, Sam Cooke, The Bee Gees, Neil Diamond, The Hollies, Johnny Cash and many more.
The nationwide epidemic of loneliness we’re seeing today, highlights just
how much community matters! So the government is encouraging local
organisations, charities and churches to address the problem of
loneliness in their areas and to work together to build community.
Sing-alongs used to be at the very heart of traditional communities. So
Sing Something Simple has been set up to bring people together and
help create community here on Woosehill (but you don’t have to live on
Woosehill to be part of our group).
Using iTunes playlists and an iPod speaker produces the authentic sound
– exactly as people remember from their youth. We all know that
flashback feeling when a song comes on the radio and takes you back to
another time, person or place. That is personally meaningful music –
and research shows it has a powerful effect upon the brain – it reaches
areas that are involved in emotion and memory, language and decisionmaking,
movement and reactions.
Young at heart
This toe-tapping music from decades ago has the power to make us feel
young again – well young at heart at least! Most of us can’t sing for
toffee’ – but we don’t need to – the sound tracks covers a ‘multitude of
sins’! We just have fun!
Lyric sheets are provided (though, if you were around anywhere in the
1950’s and 1960s you probably won’t need them). Refreshments will be
If you know anyone you think might enjoy our group, please share this
information with them. You can download and print out this leaflet:-
Sing Something Simple on location at Kennet Court
For our November group we had to add another table to accommodate more people.
Dates, times, location
We meet, in Woosehill Church, on the 1st Thursday of the month, outside of school holidays, From 10.00am to 12.00pm
The next meetings will be on:-
(no meeting in January because of proximity to New Year)
7th February, 2019
7th March, 2019
4th April, 2019
tel: 07511 230036
This activity is part of our Church’s PMC initiative – find out more about that from Eileen Fletcher’s PMC Blog: https://pmcwoosehill.blog/