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Glasgow Community Champions: Gorbals choir Givin’ it Laldie wants local people to help shape its future

Glasgow Community Champions: Gorbals choir Givin’ it Laldie wants local people to help shape its future

GiL Summer Newsletter

As we take a moment to catch our breath here at Givin’ it Laldie after a fun, exciting summer term, we feel very lucky to look back at all the moments we have shared together. As well as running eight weekly music sessions in the Gorbals we took part in community...

Francesca’s Volunteering Experience

Francesca Donaghy volunteered with Givin’ it Laldie’s Children’s Choir as part of her student placement and quickly became a very valuable member of our team.  As she moves on to other opportunities, she took a moment to tell us about her experience of volunteering at...

Volunteering with GiL

At Givin’ it Laldie we are very lucky to have the support of fantastic volunteers who donate their expertise, energy, knowledge and time to support our work. From sitting on our board of directors to helping put guitars away we wouldn’t be able to function without them.

Givin’ it Laldie in the Gorbals proves music is good for the soul

We were recently featured in the Evening Times. Click here to read the full article.

Spring time at Laldie

Another three months have passed so quickly and we continue to grow and learn together as an organisation thanks to your support! In the financial year 2018 - 2019 we reached 288 people through our activity.  We won the Evening Times Health and Wellbeing Award,...

Introducing new members of our Board of Directors!

At Givin’ it Laldie we are really lucky to have a very active, supportive Board of Directors who volunteer their time, energy and experience to guide us towards a bright future. They take responsibility for issues such as funding, safeguarding, financial management,...

Looking back at 2018!

As we start our new year together, we thought we would take a moment to look back at last year and remember all that we have achieved so far!  We are so lucky to have been supported by amazing volunteers, funders, Friends of Laldie and donations which allowed us...

Glasgow Community Champions 2018: Our wonderful winners

We were recently featured in the Evening Times. Click here to read the full article.

Performances

Glasgow Community Champions: Gorbals choir Givin’ it Laldie wants local people to help shape its future

Glasgow Community Champions: Gorbals choir Givin’ it Laldie wants local people to help shape its future

GiL Summer Newsletter

As we take a moment to catch our breath here at Givin’ it Laldie after a fun, exciting summer term, we feel very lucky to look back at all the moments we have shared together. As well as running eight weekly music sessions in the Gorbals we took part in community...

Francesca’s Volunteering Experience

Francesca Donaghy volunteered with Givin’ it Laldie’s Children’s Choir as part of her student placement and quickly became a very valuable member of our team.  As she moves on to other opportunities, she took a moment to tell us about her experience of volunteering at...

Volunteering with GiL

At Givin’ it Laldie we are very lucky to have the support of fantastic volunteers who donate their expertise, energy, knowledge and time to support our work. From sitting on our board of directors to helping put guitars away we wouldn’t be able to function without them.

Givin’ it Laldie in the Gorbals proves music is good for the soul

We were recently featured in the Evening Times. Click here to read the full article.

Spring time at Laldie

Another three months have passed so quickly and we continue to grow and learn together as an organisation thanks to your support! In the financial year 2018 - 2019 we reached 288 people through our activity.  We won the Evening Times Health and Wellbeing Award,...

Introducing new members of our Board of Directors!

At Givin’ it Laldie we are really lucky to have a very active, supportive Board of Directors who volunteer their time, energy and experience to guide us towards a bright future. They take responsibility for issues such as funding, safeguarding, financial management,...

Looking back at 2018!

As we start our new year together, we thought we would take a moment to look back at last year and remember all that we have achieved so far!  We are so lucky to have been supported by amazing volunteers, funders, Friends of Laldie and donations which allowed us...

Glasgow Community Champions 2018: Our wonderful winners

We were recently featured in the Evening Times. Click here to read the full article.

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Gorbals Children's Choir Perform: 'Champion'

In June 2019 The Gorbals Children's Choir performed for the whole school at St Francis Primary and Blackfriars Primary school. 'Champion' is a favourite of the choir and they enjoyed singing it for their classmates, teachers and friends.

"I am very proud of myself"

Exclusive interview with Gorbals Children's Choir member Ayan after performing at the Christmas Lights Switch on in December 2019

"Believe in yourself and be brave"

Behind the scenes footage of some members of Gorbals Children's Choir after they sang to switch on the Christmas Lights in December 2018.

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THANK YOU to all who donate to @BBCCiN this eve! We are SO grateful to receive funding for the Gorbals Children's Choir @StFrancis_PS @BlackfriarsP. @marix_innit and her team support the children to express themselves and work with others to create something beautiful! https://t.co/38qT47nmIg GivinitLaldie photo

Please support BBC Children in Need! They fund Gorbals Childrens Choir. We are very grateful to everyone who donates to CiN so we can help children fall in love with singing, find ways to express themselves and work together with others to create something beautiful! https://t.co/eAlB0HheWg

It’s Wednesday! That means it’s time for some singing, strumming, chatting and snacking! All funded by @TNLComFundScot @Impact_Funding @WestonFdn @FoundationScot @LintelTrust @corrascot https://t.co/cFaNkvcvwO GivinitLaldie photo

Co - Created at our Open Day in September 2019 by participants, partners, local folks and staff this document has been fundamental recently to how we see ourselves now and the future. It is the base of all our plans. #goodaboutgorbals #businessplan #cocreation #communityled https://t.co/kB1ad9Mtg0 GivinitLaldie photo

Love a good bit of research that helps us improve what we do. Thanks @Impact_Funding for sending this over. A digestible read on how to create Age-Friendly Communities. https://t.co/yxOLq0uGDf

@NewGorbalsHA @highrisebakers @citizenstheatre @GorbalsIdeas @SEALGlasgow

Strum for Life bringing us together in a good old sing for the @citizenstheatre Community Collective 20th Anniversary!! Thanks to @TNLComFundScot @WestonFdn @Impact_Funding @FoundationScot for making moments like this possible. #goodaboutgorbals https://t.co/CyscqBweOW
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