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.
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)
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)
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
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