We’ve got some lovely events around the UK coming up this year – please do come and join us if you can!

 

Singing Hands: #WDSD17 Concert for Oxford Down Syndrome Support Group, Saturday 25th March, 2017

Makaton training - Makaton signed story Polar Bear Eric Carle

And then we’re back again with the families of Oxford DS Support Group for their celebration of World Down Syndrome Day 2017

Date: Saturday 25th March

Time: 3.00pm

Venue: Sandhills School, Oxford

Singing Hands Easter Singalong Sessions, w/c 27th March 2017

 

  

Come and kick-start your Easter at our Easter-themed singalong sessions. Our classes will feature an eclectic mix of Makaton-signed Easter and Spring themed songs, stories and rhymes and some classic Singing Hands favourites too. The songs are suitable for all ages and abilities.  So come along, bring your friends and family and start your Easter the Singing Hands way.  Oh and don’t forget to dress up –  bunnies, chicks and Easter bonnets are all welcome.  The Singing Hands tutor team look forward to seeing you!

Dates: Monday 27th March, Tuesday 28th March

Time: 10am-11am

Venue: Various across the borough

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Singing Hands – London Zoo Special Children’s Day 2017, Saturday 6th May & Sunday 7th May 2017

9 London Zoo Special Children's Day 2015

We’re back at London Zoo Special Children’s Day weekend in May 2017.  This event runs on both the Saturday and Sunday – and we will be running a couple of sessions on both days.   Come and join us to sing a whole load of songs about Zoo animals, wild animals, farm animals, pets, mini-beasts and animals from all around the world.

Date: Saturday 6th May & Sunday 7th May

Time: TBC

Venue: London Zoo

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Singing Hands – Whipsnade Zoo Special Children’s Day 2017, Saturday 17th June 2017

Signing at storytime makes big books even more engaging!

 

Come and join us again at Whipsnade Zoo Special Children’s Day on Saturday 17th June. We will be running a couple of sessions during the day! You can expect songs about Zoo animals, wild animals, farm animals, pets, mini-beasts and animals from all around the world.  We will also sign a story or two!

Date: Saturday 17th June

Venue: Whipsnade Zoo

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Singing Hands on Saturday 10th June 2017

An opportunity to come along with the family and share the Singing Hands experience!  If you used to come to classes and are missing us, please come back and join in with your favourite songs and brush up on your signing at the same time.  All ages and abilities are welcome – Vanessa and Debbie look forward to seeing you there.

Date: Saturday 10th June 2017

Time: 2pm – 3pm

Venue: Holy Trinity Church Hall, Twickenham Green

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Singing Hands Summer Spectacular! Sunday 2nd July 2017

 

Join Suzanne & Tracy on a magical, musical journey around the world.  Experience our unique approach to multi-sensory music-making and signing.  The show will feature an eclectic repertoire of nursery rhymes and action songs from our DVDs & CDs as well as some exciting new songs for older participants!

Come along and get in the summer spirit – Hawaiian shirts, sandals, sombreros and any other Summer-related fancy dress is welcome!

An inclusive Makaton adventure for all ages and abilities.

Date: Sunday 2nd July 2017

Time: 11.30am -12.30pm and 2.30pm-3.30pm.  Both sessions will have a meet and greet afterwards in the foyer.

Venue: Hammond Theatre, Hampton School, Hampton

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Singing Hands Summer Singalong Sessions, July 2017

Come and kick-start your Summer at our summer-themed singalong sessions. Our classes will feature an eclectic mix of Makaton-signed Summertime holiday songs, vintage tunes, stories, rhymes and some classic Singing Hands favourites too. The songs are suitable for all ages and abilities.  So come along, bring your friends and family and start your summer the Singing Hands way.  Oh and don’t forget to dress up –  Hawaiian shirts, grass skirts, sandals and sombreros are welcome!  The Singing Hands tutor team look forward to seeing you!

Dates: Tuesday 11th July, Thursday 13th July and Monday 17th July

Time: 10am-11am

Venue: Various across the borough

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Singing Hands Summer Spectacular! at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Thursday 18th, Friday 19th and Saturday 20th August 2017

 

Join Suzanne & Tracy on a magical, musical journey around the world.  Experience our unique approach to multi-sensory music-making and signing.  The show will feature an eclectic repertoire of nursery rhymes and action songs from our DVDs & CDs as well as some exciting new songs for older participants!

Come along and get in the summer spirit in our first ever jolly north of the border – Hawaiian shirts, sandals, sombreros and any other Summer-related fancy dress is welcome!

An inclusive Makaton adventure for all ages and abilities.

Dates: Thursday 17th, Friday 18th and Saturday 19th August 2017

Time: 1.30pm

Venue: Gilded Balloon Museum, National Museum of Scotland, South Entrance, Lothian Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HB

Tickets go on sale Thursday 20th April and the link will be here when available

 

Singing Hands: Concert for Leicester DS Support Group – Saturday 16 September 2017

Date: Saturday 16 September 2017

Time: 2.30pm

Venue: All Nations Centre, 10 Frog Island, Leicester, LE3 5AG

Contact leicestersinginghands@outlook.com for tickets

Singing Hands: Christmas Workshop for Practitioners, Saturday 14th October 2017

Learn lots of fantastic festive Makaton signing vocabulary and songs to enable you to go back to your setting with lots of new ideas to make your Christmas activities more inclusive, multi-sensory and fun!

Date: Saturday 14th October 2017

Time: 10am – 12.30pm

Venue: Heart, Twickenham

Cost: £70 + VAT per delegate (Reduced rate of £120 +VAT for delegates booking this workshop and the storytelling workshop together)

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Singing Hands: Storytelling Workshop for Practitioners, Saturday 14th October 2017

Learn how to transform storytime into a multi-sensory Makaton filled adventure linking songs and activities around some of the best-loved Early Years storybooks.  Be inspired in this fun and engaging workshop.  Ideal for practitioners wanting to make stories more accessible and inclusive for children with SEND and EAL.

Date: Saturday 14th October 2017

Time: 2pm – 4.30pm

Venue: Heart, Twickenham

Cost: £70 + VAT per delegate (Reduced rate of £120 +VAT for delegates booking this workshop and the Christmas workshop together)

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Christmas Charity Singalong, Sunday 26th November 2017

Come along to THE festive highlight of your Christmas season!  There will be lots to enjoy – Christmas songs and festive rhymes! There’ll be reindeer, melting snowmen, dancing palm trees and hippos……and always something new to surprise to entertain you!  Come dressed for the occasion in your cheesey Christmas jumpers, flashing lights and tinsel necklaces.  Suitable for all ages and abilities – there is something for everyone.  This concert is in aid of local charities supporting children with additional needs and their families including MeToo&Co

Date: Sunday 26th November 2017

Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm and 2.30pm-3.30pm.  There will be a meet and greet session in the foyer after both concerts.

Venue: Hammond Theatre, Hampton School, Hampton

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