Research and Publications

Research and Publications

In this section you will find a number of reports about the impact of our programmes alongside some case studies and reflective pieces written by some of our freelance artists. Research and evaluation is an important part of our work and helps us to refine and improve our offers and partnerships over time. Also included here are some of the books we have created to support our projects.

Read the Research

Sing Our Story / Lullaby project report 2014

A report written by Dr. Jonathan Barnes based on our work on The Lullaby Project (Now Sing Our Story) demonstrating initial findings around the project’s impact on wellbeing of children and adults. The study is published by the Sydney De Haan Centre for Arts and Health (link below).

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312384714_The_Haringey_Lullabies_Projectmusic_enhancing_education_outcomes_in_an_early_years_etting

Sing Our Story / Lullaby project report 2019

A follow-up report written by Dr. Jonathan Barnes about The long-term impact of the project revisiting children and families who had songs made for their children between five and seven years later. The study is published by the Sydney De Haan Centre for Arts and Health (link below)

Lullabies 5yrs on report 2019

We Are Still Here report 2021

A report produced by Jonathan Barnes detailing our work during the pandemic in N15 Haringey.
Read about how we worked with our local community during lockdown 2020 and the impact our work had on children and families in Haringey. The article was published in the International journal of community music.

‘We are still here’: The impacts of street music and street art during the 2020
London lockdowns

Early Years song book

Links to the Sing Our Story Music Making songbook containing lyrics and suggestions for a range of effective repertoire for EY music making  and song recordings to match the book