Joy Dunlop

Come and Sing - Stornoway

Event Details
Venue Address Date(s) Time(s)
An Lanntair An Lanntair, Kenneth St, Stornoway HS1 2DS 26/09/19 6.30pm

About this Event

We’re working collaboratively with BBC Music Day to host a fun, dementia inclusive singing event, presented by Stephen Deazley and Joy Dunlop with live accompaniment, and featuring an exciting mix of English and Gaelic language songs. 

The theme of BBC Music Day this year is music and wellbeing; the power of music to inspire, to bring us together and make a positive impact. 

This event is part of a new Dementia Inclusive Choirs Network which will widen singing opportunities for people living with dementia across Scotland. This is a chance to sing together with community choirs, singing groups and individual singers from across the Outer Hebrides. 

The Programme

6pm Doors open

6pm - 6.30pm Refreshments and networking

6.30pm - 8pm Intergenerational singing event

8pm - 8.30pm Refreshments and networking 

Who is the event for?

Community choirs, singing groups, people living with dementia, carers for people living with dementia, health and social care staff, and anyone who loves to sing or has an interest in dementia inclusive practice.

Access information

This is an inclusive event designed for people with a range of needs who benefit from a relaxed environment. 

The venue is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets. 

Staff will be available to help with access needs, and anyone can feel free to make use of a designated quiet space if they feel they need to leave the main hall at any time. Please note that access to this space is via a couple of steps.

If you are a carer and will incur additional costs to cover your caring responsibilities in order to attend this event, please contact to request support.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can call the Luminate office on 0131 668 8066 or email

The network is supported by Life Changes Trust and The Baring Foundation, in partnership with Age Scotland, Scottish Care, Making Music. 

The event is supported by An Lanntair.

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