Choir marks VE Day 75th Anniversary with songs to keep the blues away

This article is more than 5 months old. Please read this page keeping its age in mind.

Got 2 Sing Choir is inviting everyone to join in with their VE Day 75th Anniversary celebrations.

Choir founder, Beth Dunn will be leading the online sing along
Choir founder, Beth Dunn will be leading the online sing along

Each day this week the choir will host ‘live’ daily sing-alongs with a 40s / wartime theme on their facebook page. Songs will include: White Cliffs of Dover, Pack Up Your Troubles and Somewhere Over the Rainbow.

The singalongs take place Mon – Thursdays 7.30pm and Fri – Sun 4pm and anyone can join in by visiting https://www.facebook.com/got2singuk/

For choir members, Got 2 Sing Choir is then hosting a virtual VE Day 75th Anniversary virtual party, via Zoom, themed ‘We’ll Meet Again.’ A good, traditional knees up is promised, with songs such as We’ll Meet Again, Rule Britannia, You’ll Never Walk Alone, & Land of Hope and Glory.

Members have been invited to chill the fizz, prepare the sandwiches and bake their best cakes for one of the liveliest on-line picnics, be it in their garden or in their lounge!

Choir founder, Beth Dunn, commented, ‘We’re quite excited about hosting our virtual picnic and hope it will bring some much needed sunshine for everyone! Singing is proving to help maintain people’s mental health during these troubled times. It’s amazing how everyone has embraced the technology too during lockdown. Social media such as Facebook and platforms such as ‘Zoom’ have provided a lifeline for members and leaders alike.”

Got 2 Sing Choir comprises 16 (17 inc Youth Choir) contemporary choirs which span the West Midlands, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire. Got 2 Sing Choir is a community; a lifeline for many, a forum for fun and laughter. It has helped members combat loneliness, health issues – (mental and physical) and improve self-confidence.

Shropshire Live
Shropshire Live has been providing Shropshire with independent news and entertainment since 2009. Send us your news to interact@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095. For advertising information call Fiona on 01743 816 817.
Advertise with us for £50 per week

Advertisement Feature

Have you future proofed your business?

Preparing your business for the future is as important as focussing on the here and now.
- Advertising -
Advertise with Shropshire Live for £50 per week
Barratt Homes has chosen the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity as their Charity of the Year

Man airlifted to hospital following collision in Albrighton

A man was airlifted to hospital following a collision involving two cars in Albrighton this lunchtime.
Applegreen Service Station in Church Stretton. Image: Google Street View

Staff threatened during service station robbery in Church Stretton

Staff at a service station in Church Stretton were threatened with a hammer during a robbery on Friday night.
Pictured outside the new pharmacy are Ravi and Anj Nagra with Martin and Christine Lunt

Flood-hit Shrewsbury pharmacy moves to new improved site

A family run pharmacy in Shrewsbury has moved to a new site after their previous store was devastated by flooding five times.

Former Shrewsbury Town striker lauds signing of Leon Clarke

Former Shrewsbury Town striker Dean Edwards has lauded the signing of experienced striker Leon Clarke.
A ladies session at Hawkstone Park Golf Club

Hawkstone Park Golf Club achieves Women in Golf Charter

Hawkstone Park Golf Club has become the first golf establishment in Shropshire to achieve the women in golf charter to increase the number of women and girls playing and working in golf.

Match Report: Plymouth Argyle 1 – 1 Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town earn a point at Home Park but Sam Ricketts will be concerned about his mounting injury list.
- Advertising -
Members of the Network Telecom team

Network Telecom shortlisted twice for industry awards

Network Telecom, part of Enreach, has been shortlisted for two awards at this year’s Comms National Awards.
Lizzie Hughes of Wace Morgan Solicitors

Lizzie riding high after promotion at Wace Morgan Solicitors

A solicitor who is also an equestrian expert is riding high after being promoted to the position of partner at Wace Morgan Solicitors.

Shropshire Homes continue School Games sponsorship

Local housebuilder, Shropshire Homes, have recently renewed their sponsorship of the Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin School Games until 2022.
Lucy McIvor has launched a walk and talk service

New walk and talk service launches in Shrewsbury

Counsellor Lucy McIvor has launched a walk and talk service in a rural location, to combine both mental and physical wellbeing.
The pop-up shop at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground is open this weekend

Rural Charity creates giant pop-up shop

Shropshire’s Rural Charity has created a pop-up shop at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground to help clear some of the donations it has received.
Penelope Timmis

Shropshire Artist’s work included in prestigious Royal Academy event in London

A professional Shropshire artist has had her work auctioned at the annual Private View of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London this September.
- Advertising -
The Iron Bridge will be illuminated on both Saturday and Sunday evening

Iron Bridge and the Gorge to be lit up this weekend

As part of the popular “Festival of Imagination”, people can see a ‘night of light’ in Ironbridge this weekend, celebrating the area’s World Heritage Site status.
Jan Park, Vice Chair, in her studio

Art trail extended with new exhibition after record-breaking year

The Secret Severn Art Trail is being extended with an exciting new exhibition after the number of visitors and sales of artists’ work for the 10-day event broke all previous years’ records.
Traders in around The Square have said the music has been a great success

Music in The Square extended into September

Live music in the centre of Shrewsbury has been declared an outstanding success, with the scheme being extended into September.
Karen Lee and Sian Ryan of The Walnut celebrating the awards

Wellington’s Walnut wins national award

Staff at a Wellington restaurant are celebrating after hearing it has won two top accolades.
Beth Heath of Shropshire Hamper Company

New hamper company celebrates great Shropshire food

Shropshire Festivals are bringing local food companies together with the launch of the Shropshire Hamper Company in time for Christmas gift buying.
The Furnace Kitchen

Furnace Kitchen wins major award

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum’s Furnace Kitchen run by celebrity chef Marcus Bean has scooped a major award.
- Advertisment -

Advertisement Feature

Weather

Shropshire
light rain
9.8 ° C
10 °
9.4 °
87 %
4.1kmh
73 %
Wed
13 °
Thu
13 °
Fri
13 °
Sat
13 °
Sun
9 °
- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Latest Articles

- Advertisment -