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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.

YouTube Videos

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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Unfortunately - due to staff illness there will be NO Sing for Life tomorrow. All our other groups are running as normal and we hope Sing For Life will be up and running again next week! Thanks for your understanding!

Some monitoring and evaluation with Children’s Choir ! What choir member are you? #goodaboutgorbals https://t.co/InJeVv9Dyt GivinitLaldie photo

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The 56 projects funded through the recent @GCHSCP 'Wellbeing For Longer in Glasgow Festive Fund' did their own part to help reduce isolation and loneliness in Glasgow over the holiday period. Congratulations to everyone involved! 🎄😀

#WeInvestInChange https://t.co/lZXcXmVY2c

A fantastic article on how singing 'helped me combat anxiety and find a mediative state of pure joy.' We start back our singing, strumming and sncaking this week at Givin' it Laldie! https://t.co/RaVzukiZM5

We have just received confirmation that Strum for Life raised an incredible £228.87 for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital! Well done to all involved for volunteering your time and talent for a good cause! #goodaboutgorbals #volunteering https://t.co/TG2Pzu5ba1
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Last week members of our Strum for Life group volunteered their time to raise money for Glasgow Children's Hospice by entertaining folk at Buchanan Galleries! https://t.co/YpEYdHynjj

The fantastic Gorbals Children’s Choir team spending time reflecting on our key aims and planning a fantastic term ahead! Watch this space! #goodaboutgorbals https://t.co/ZjKny0TjAY GivinitLaldie photo
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