Sing Our Story Expands

Since September its been very exciting that we have expanded our Youth Music Funded Sing Our Story programme into two new boroughs working in Enfield and Waltham Forest.  We have also increased the number of schools repeating the project in Haringey. We have welcomed four new practitioners to our programme this year Emily, Francine, Hugh, … Read more

Groundswell Arts Director on the BBC

We were very proud to have our work on our Youth Music Funded Sing Our Story programme recognised this week on BBC as part of the Bring The Noise series. Have a listen to Director Angeline Conaghan’s interview sharing insights into the importance of singing and creating Lullabies for parents. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/bring-the-noise/the-power-of-lullabies-how-to-create-your-own/z63vnrd

Lullabies in Ireland

We have recently visited our two settings in Galway Ireland. We are privileged to be working with two brilliantly talented songwriters Eoghan Burke, and Ruth Dillon. Our first setting is a private childcare setting in Gort a rural location, amazing to hear the songs filled with tractors and Hurling ( Irish football) the second is … Read more

Permanent Light Box Installation

We had a fantastic time working with staff and children at Stonecroft Under 5’s Centre earlier this month where we designed and  built a permanent light environment in there new Art Space. Delivering a mixture of staff trainings and practical hands on sessions with children we explored light sculpture, light-box play, shadows, UV light, colour … Read more

New Pop Up projects for 2019

Next year we are looking to run some small pop up 1 or 2 day projects with a strong emphasis on maths and science. These interventions will  fit into any sized early years or primary school setting. Our four Pop Ups are Sounds from Scrap, Improvised environments, Cogs and Construction and Pop Up Potions. To … Read more

Vege good jam

We had a fantastic afternoon at The Family Jam on the 11th of February creating vegetable instruments including carrot kazoos, pepper shakers, castanet egg plants and more ….  Top marks for innovation was a butternut squash conch! . It was all rounded off with some lovely vegetable soup whipped up in the Groundswell Kitchen. We … Read more