Project to link generations through music goes national

EVERY care home and school in Britain could be linked through music through a campaign launched by a Woking-based project. Together with Music is a partnership between Care England and Intergenerational Music... Read more »

Choir provides festive cheer for all with free, virtual concert

SO many festive traditions have been put on ice this year, from carol concerts to pantomimes. But one local choir are aiming to provide some Christmas spirit at home with a virtual... Read more »

Children’s angel lands at cathedral

CHILDREN at Horsell C of E Junior School have created an angel for a special display at Guildford Cathedral. Music was the inspiration for the piece titled “A Choir of Angels” and... Read more »

Woking Music Festival hits a winning note

FOR the first time in its history, Woking Music Festival was prevented from staging live events where entrants performed in front of the judges. The 94th festival had to become virtual because... Read more »

Double boost for homeless charity from sleepover event

A BIG Sleep In event has raised more than £2,000 for the Woking homelessness charity York Road Project. The coronavirus-compliant version of the YRP Big Sleep Out has also led to a... Read more »

Support homelessness charity with tonight’s Big Sleep In

WOKING residents are being invited to take part in a Big Sleep In at their homes to support the homelessness charity York Road Project tonight. YRP usually holds a Big Sleep Out... Read more »

Joy of music connects the generations

A WOKING-based project that connects people of all ages through their love of music is inviting anyone across the borough and beyond to get involved. Intergenerational Music Making (IMM) was set up... Read more »

Henrietta’s musical marathon challenge

A LOCAL woman is to run the virtual London Marathon around Woking and Guildford while playing the recorder to raise money for the charity Music in Hospitals & Care. Henrietta Stock, who... Read more »

Local bass legend played in band with Clapton

THERE’S been a first-rate live music scene in the Woking area for many years, and one of its stalwarts was bass guitarist Mike Dann. Typically, musicians who grace their local music scene... Read more »

A whole new take on playing in the street

FRIDAY evening music performances led by a Woking family have been cheering up the surrounding streets for the past 19 weeks. Mabel Street Music, featuring the talented Lawrence family, held its grand... Read more »