Song Sharing Circle 🧙🏽♂️
Throughout the ages groups and communities have come together to lift up their voices in song .Science can now confirm what we have felt within , that singing in groups releases endorphins and has a positive effect on our physical mental and emotional health.
Come along lift up your hearts and your voices !
We will learn songs and catchy melodies from a multitude of different cultures .This fully participatory workshop will involve us singing in a round ,canon , call and response and two part harmonies. The songs are selected for you to learn, enjoy and share with your groups and communities of any age .
Laura draws on 25 years of folk singing experience.
Laura spent over 10 years in Britain living a travelling life , singing around festivals ,taverns ,forests ,farms and firesides gathering songs along the way.
After moving to rural France in 2001 with a young family she became the lead singer and Bodhran player for a folk band called ‘The Black Pig’ performing songs and dance music in mainly the Irish ,English ,Scottish and French folk traditions .
Back in the UK in 2010 Laura was the vocalist and percussionist for the folk band
‘Fairfolk’ . At this time she also lead singing assemblies at a primary school incorporating and teaching British sign language to deaf and hearing children.
She joined an international womens choir and ‘Tune for life’ in 2017 – singing for a charity which offers remedial music sessions in the community . Clients included dementia care units, the Blind society stroke association and school workshops.
She can now be heard leading song circles at events, ceremonies, pilgrimages and folky sing-arounds.