An opportunity to sing songs from the 20's, 30's, 40's and 50's in a fun, social supportive atmosphere. This weekly group aims to meet the needs of older adults, people experiencing memory loss and dementia, and everyone who loves to sing songs from the past.
Relax in the enjoyment of our stored treasure of songs, while connecting with others who love to sing.
Mondays, (except public and School holidays)
July 22nd - September 23
10.00am - 11.00am (cup of tea @ 11am)
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Bookings helpful: Book here
Cost by donation (suggested amount $2-$10 per session)
Phone 0800 THE MUSE (0800 843 687) or email us for more information.
This group is led by The Muse with support from Alzheimers Canterbury, and Community & Public Health.
Attention Carers: If you are bringing along someone who is usually in secure care, you will need to stay and assist them. We aren't in a position to stop people wandering out, but everyone is welcome.
About the tutor:
Steve Langley has been an English teacher and involved in Secondary School music, dance and drama for over 40 years. He is a member of the Natural Magic Pirate Band (saxophone, ukulele and vocals) and a counsellor on the national Alcohol and Drug Helpline. He has run many health and well-being workshops for students, teachers and social workers around the country, been a Principal in Special Schools, and a Trustee on several Boards. He is currently the Chair of the Youth Health Collaborative, continues to enjoy regular singing with the New Brighton Ukulele Jam nights and with the Linwood Rockers Choir. He has sung many times with the Pirate Band in Rest Homes and at Hohepa and continues to sing regularly with his 93 year-old mother in her Rest Home.