Croydon Carers’ Choir

Peace Day: how carers are bringing peace to Croydon

Posted on September 20th, by Amy Deakin in Culture. 1 Comment

Finding time to be peaceful can be hard for carers. But there are ways…

Friday 21st September is International Day of Peace, or Peace Day. Established by the United Nations in 1981, Peace Day ‘provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to peace above all differences and to contribute to building a culture of peace’.

But what does peace mean for Croydon?

The need … Read More »

Croydon carers’ choir: singing with those who care

Posted on April 23rd, by Katie Rose in Culture. No Comments

Music can reach where words cannot, says Katie Rose, leader of Croydon carers’ choir

Since October 2014, I’ve had the honour of leading free singing sessions for carers. They take place every other Wednesday at the Carers Information Centre. The group is open to any carer in Croydon, regardless of singing ability, and was set up by Catherine Pestano of CRISP (Croydon Intercultural Singing Project). … Read More »