STB News

New Online Training Dates for 2022

Sing to Beat Parkinson’s, part of Canterbury Cantata Trust, a registered charity, is delighted to announce its third online training series. The course will be run over 4 sessions on consecutive weekends in November 2021.

Session Details as follows:

Session 1: Saturday 12th November 10am-12pm Introduction and overview

Session 2: Sunday 13th November 10am-12pm The art of facilitation

Session 3: Saturday 19th November 10am-12pm Research into practice

Session 4: Sunday 20th November 10am-12pm Practicalities and running a group

The course will include an introduction and overview on living with Parkinson’s, putting research into practice, the practicalities of running a group both online and offline and the art of facilitation. We encourage interactive and dynamic engagement from our trainees, who will get to know our team of experts over the duration of the course. To book find more details on our Training page

New group starting at Wexford National Opera House

A new group has started at Wexford National Opera House in Ireland. Run by Sing to Beat Practitioner and Health and Wellbeing specialist Elizabeth Drwal . The group runs on Tuesdays from 12.30pm to 1.30 pm.www.nationaloperahouse.ie

Canterbury Cantata Trust 10 Year Anniversary

Canterbury Cantata Trust has been running a range of singing groups for the past 10 years. A strong focus of the charity’s work has been on Singing and Wellbeing, as exemplified by ‘Monday Music’ groups, open to anyone, that meet weekly in Canterbury and Folkestone, and are billed as a physical, psychological and spiritual workout through singing. The charity also operate a network of singing groups for people with Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions across the UK and beyond. Representative members from both a selection of groups in the Kent area and from the Trust’s flagship choral groups, Amici and Cantata Choirs, gathered the Colyer-Fergusson Hall at the University of Kent to demonstrate their vibrancy and the significance that coming together to sing means in their lives.

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