Story by John Malkin | Photo by Robin Grey
Friends of Firth Park are excited to have been awarded funding from the National Lottery Community Fund to continue running their popular weekly singing group.
The group has been running a year and seen its numbers grow to over twenty singers each week. No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome. Most who come live close to Firth Park but some travel from the other side of Sheffield to spend their Friday morning singing together.
“It’s very informal, with the spirit of a camp fire sing-a-long, just without the camp fire!” said group member Teresa. The group chooses its own repertoire, which after a year has become beautifully wide ranging, from pop classics to folk and jazz standards. Part of the grant also includes provision for seasonal community ‘Big Sing’ events, the first of which will be in the park’s Clock Tower later on in the year. Keep your eyes peeled!
The group meet on Fridays at the Bowling Pavilion in Firth Park from 10.30pm – 12.30pm. If you would like to know more or arrange a press visit please contact Robin Grey on 07930 410 280