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Monday Music on Tour: Sounds Beaney, Canterbury, 12th December 2023

Monday Music Canterbury and Folkestone groups joined together to raise the roof at the Beaney in Canterbury for Sounds Beaney, a music for wellbeing session. Returning to their pre-COVID venue, they demonstrated the enjoyment, camaraderie and feel-good sensation engendered by singing with others. The well-known tunes such as Amazing Grace and Little Liza Jane soon had everyone on their feet, blending their voices in harmony.

Monday Music on Tour
Monday Music on Tour

Phil Self, the ‘pied piper’ of the Canterbury group and Grenville Hancox who inspires Monday Music Folkestone, led the songs familiar to these singers in the wonderful surroundings of the Explorer’s and Collectors Gallery at the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge.

Both groups meet at 11am on Monday mornings in Folkestone and Canterbury. Anyone can join and there is no need to be able to read music as they use lyric sheets for the songs, and no other musical knowledge is required with the repertoire built around familiar songs, new ones, and simple fun rounds.

More than sixty attended and filled the beautiful gallery, splitting into three groups to sing in canon, following the familiar and well-trodden path of their weekly workouts.

What a wonderful way to lead up to Christmas and celebrate the joy given by singing together in harmony!

Monday Music on Tour
Monday Music on Tour

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