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DEE-SIGN BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE CHOIR would like to thank ST. JOHNS SHOPPING CENTRE, LIVERPOOL, for granting us permission to perform and collect for two charities connected with Music and Deafness.
SIGN HEALTH, teach Deaf children about;
- healthy relationships;
- Provide essential daily living support;
- Develop health resources and campaigns;
- Help Deaf people with mental health problems;
- Support Deaf women affected by domestic abuse.
SIGN2SING is an annual fund raising event which supports SIGN HEALTH. Those who take part in Sign2Sing learn to sign to a specially written song, and help raise money at the same time. Businesses, schools, choirs, emergency services, Brownies, Beavers, church groups and more, are among those who take part. School children simply take £1 to school, adults take £5 to work. No BSL skills needed as DVD with tutorial is supplied and also available on their website.
tel: 020 3947 2600
(Reg.in England & Wales 1011056 & Scotland SC044122 (Facebook & Twitter) Registered with FUNDRAISING REGULATOR -disability confident committed)
YOUTH MUSIC, Each year, they invest in over 350 projects around the country, giving 75,000 young people the chance to regularly make music. These are young people facing really tough challenges in their lives, like poverty, disability or mental health issues, to give just a few examples.
Give-aGig (supporting life-changing music making)
tel: 020 7902 1060
(Charity No. 1075032 The National Foundation for Youth Music.)
We would also like to thank the generous shoppers for their donation of £770.50p minus choir expenses of £55.71 = £714.79 making a total of £357.40p to each charity – and last but by no means least, the lovely box of chocolates from Thorntons to share with the choir during their 4 half hour performance.
Thanks also to all Dee-Sign Choir members and collectors, and friends (all volunteers) Deaf, hard of hearing, disabled and hearing – for their support over many years.
DEE – SIGN CHOIR
secured the 1st Position
in National Signing Choir Competition 2017
on the 11th of March 2017
in Albert Hall, Nottingham
The Dee Sign Choir would like to express their gratitude to THE URSULA KEYES TRUST for the wonderful donation of £500.00 towards our new Music System.
Ursula Keyes was a prominent Chester resident who set up a Charitable Trust prior to her death in 1989 at the age of 75. There are seven Trustees, including a Chairman, who have a responsibility to maintain and administer the Trust and its funds.
Caldy Valley Voices Musical Medley “A Night of Musical Medley”
From The Civic Hall, Ellesmere Port
Excerpts from a concert organised by the NORTH WALES AND CHESHIRE WEST GROUP OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHOIRS which was held at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall on 2nd April 2016.
See the local choirs in action below (‘Dee-Sign Choir’ can be viewed at 2.28 mins)
Taking part were:
1. Dee Sign Choir
2. Brymbo Male Voice Choir
3. Caldy Valley Voices
4. Chester Male Voice Choir
5. Kelsborrow Choir
6. Flint Ladies Choir