June 27 – Our Primary Schools WW1 programme has been selected by the National Lottery and is one of the 6 projects in the Educational Section of the 2018 National Lottery Awards. Now it’s down to our friends and supporters to VOTE FOR US so please, please do all you can to tell your friends about our exciting news. Our project is called ARMISTICE CANTATA – a brilliant 30 minute production – part of our WW1 project written by children at Thornhill Primary School, Cardiff. Above are young people from the Curtain Up Theatre Group in Bath who performed it on stage in June, and yes, that’s the telephone number to register your vote. Or click here:
READ our press release issued on Wednesday 27th June – click HERE.
Discover our schools WW1 programme: www.ourmemories.org.uk
Hear one of the poignant songs, Memory Fields written by the children at Thornhill Primary School by clicking HERE
We have launched our new inter-generational programme for all primary schools across Wales. It is based on the final months of WW1 and encourages primary schools to commemorate the Armistice in November 2018. As our charity reaches out to more older people across Wales through its daytime singing and activity sessions, the project encourages schools to open their doors to invite older people in their communities to take part in joint WW1 projects. Our dedicated website offers guidance and information on projects and also two WW1 Medley's for schools to sing as part of their special events. In addition, the unique new 30 minute production Armistice Cantata, written by the children of Thornhill Primary School, Cardiff. The website is:
Contact Goldies Cymru founder, Grenville Jones for more details.
GOLDIES CYMRU PROJECT LEADER SET TO RUN CARDIFF
HALF MARATHON IN 2018
Goldies Cymru Project Leader is all signed up to run the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday, 7th October. Goldies are all on board to support along the way and Cheryl Davies, Project Manager for Goldies Cymru is running too. Click HERE to read more.
We sing, we smile and we tweet!
Our ever increasing number of Goldies Cymru sessions across Wales includes the regular Thursday morning sing at the Rhydypenau Library led by Sue Thomas. Click HERE to see our lovely video for you to see and meet the people to whom Goldies makes such a difference.
Session details can be found by clicking here – everyone is welcome and at the sessions you will meet our amazing session leaders. These take place in community rooms, church halls, libraries and many other venues. Our sessions in and around Cardiff are generously supported by the Moondance Foundation. The development of Goldies Cymru has also been supported for the last four years by Big Lottery Wales, and we are currently in the second year of a three year programme which specifically supports our development across Mid and West Wales, a People and Places Big Lottery Wales Project.
If you would like to know more about Goldies Cymru sessions – perhaps you would be interested in starting a new session in your area of Wales or becoming a Goldies VOLUNTEER our programme leader, Rachel Parry would love to hear from you. This is her direct email – email@example.com
From the many pictures on this website, you will see how we have come to be called the sing and smile charity, this could not have been achieved without the support of Wales Lottery and the Moondance Foundation.
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Children from a Cardiff primary school are celebrating after being nominated as the only Wales school in the National Lottery Awards 2018 categories, just announced.
Saturday 30th June saw The Goldies taking to the streets of Cardiff doing a spot of busking.
We are a small charity and rely on donations and funding to take our work forward. You may have seen Goldies featured on BBC 1 television on Sunday Morning Live at the beginning of October this year.
If you would like to know more about supporting our work then please contact us.
"It was a superb hour of exhilarating singing, thoroughly enjoyable and inspiring, great participation from the group"
Doris Jones Penygraig
"Lovely to see so many smiling faces in one room!"
"Very good fun meeting people for all ages and it's very good because it's all the songs I like and a very good host - she is lovely"
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