Do you have COPD and live in Lambeth and Southwark? If so, you can join one of our friendly weekly singing groups for free. No singing experience necessary, partners and carers welcome. A short film about the project is available to view here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzDz4rfQipk To find out more visit http://www.s4bb.org.uk AdvertisementsRead more "Singing and COPD recruitment drive"
Participants from the Parkinson’s singing group run by Grenville Hancox in Pimlico were asked to briefly reflect on their experience of taking part 1. Dear Grenville After our skylarks session yesterday I felt relaxed and happy. I have always enjoyed singing and was a member of our church choir. Singing with the Skylarks brings back many […]Read more "Powerful reflections from Pimlico Parkinson’s Singing Group"
As dementia becomes more prevalent in ageing populations, scientists are increasingly looking at preventing and treating the condition without drugs. Music and dancing appear to have a protective effect and researchers from the Sidney De Haan Centre at Canterbury Christ Church University are working with a dance company to analyse their benefits. A film has been produced […]Read more "How dance classes are helping people with dementia"
Freud Museum Day Conference part of the Festival of the Unconscious celebrating 100 years since the publication of Freud’s paper The Unconscious (1915) Saturday 27th June 2015 9.30am – 5.00pm MUSIC AND PSYCHOANALYSIS: COMPOSERS, PERFORMERS, ANALYSTS chaired by Prof Stephen Clift, Canterbury Christ Church University A day of talks and discussion about the emotional impact and unconscious […]Read more "Prof Stephen Clift to chair Music and Psychoanalysis Conference at Freud Museum"
Catherine de Petrillo, who has been working closely with the Sidney De Haan Research Centre on her PhD, will be representing the centre at a conference on Music Therapy at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability on June 12th 2015. For more information go to the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability CONFSCfAflyerwithRegFormMTAIIRead more "Music Therapy Conference at Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability"
The Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health have joined forces with Live Music Now and Soundsense in an ambitious new initiative to explore how singing can feature regularly in care homes across the country. For full details please visit the A Choir In Every Care Home website.Read more "A Choir in Every Care Home – a national initiative to enrich care home life with music and singing"
Location: Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health 69 Tontine Street, Folkestone Date: Tuesday 12 May, Time: 11.00-12.00 Music Therapy and Music for Wellbeing: Current Work at Memorial University, Canada Jane Gosine, Professor of Musicology The talk will be an overview of some of the collaborative research that Jane has been undertaking with music therapists at Easter […]Read more "Music Therapy and Music for Wellbeing Seminar"