Kirsty Abraham

Location

Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

Specialisms

Open access community singing groups, singing for lung health, singing for local events

Additional information

Kirsty runs two weekly open-access singing groups in the Forest of Dean (Blakeney and Lower Lydbrook), Gloucestershire.  She leads singing for people with long-term lung conditions (eg COPD) in Monmouth – as Singing for Breathing, and Lydney – as Breathe in, Sing Out. One-off singing events delivered with pleasure on request.

Information on the local groups is usually listed in the local ‘Forest Bee’.

My choirs

Breathe in, Sing Out
Description

(previously called Singing for Breathing). Since the pandemic, the group has divided into those that still prefer to meet online, and those who meet in person. We meet socially distanced in a clean and airy room in Lydney Community Centre on Thursday afternoons, and the online group meets later on the same day, at 4.30 pm. For local people with long-term lung conditions in the Forest of Dean or Gloucestershire.

Session times

2-3 pm Thursdays, or 4.30-5.30 online, Thursdays

Singing for Breathing
Description

For people with persistent lung conditions or breathlessness. We’re meeting in person, socially distanced and in a large well-ventilated space. Anyone with a lung condition /breathing difficulties is welcome. Get in touch to find out more before turning up in case we are on a break.

Session times

Thursdays 11.30am - 12.30pm

Start the Week Singing
Description

For those who like singing harmony parts with other voices, want to boost their singing confidence or just acquire more songs. Songs and harmonies from a range of sources.
We are singing in a well-ventilated space with  a high ceiling.

Session times

2.00-4.00 Monday term times

Wednesday Singing
Description

We’re having a spell in a new venue, large and airy. All welcome, variety of songs taught by ear. First session for newcomers free.
Get in touch to find out more, in case we’re on a break.

Session times

Wednesday evenings 7-8.30

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