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The Games Maker Choir supports Mental Health Awareness Week – here’s why.

Margaret - May 21, 2020

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and, as a choir who have come together through sports volunteering, we recognise and embrace the mental health benefits of doing things together. Even more so in 2020, which has become the most surreal and challenging year for many.     Its well documented that singing is great for your… Read more

Marathon support for Special Olympics – 2.6 challenge style

Margaret - April 26, 2020

It would have been the  2020 London Marathon today, and many from our choir would have been volunteering or even running in this world class event. Sadly this was not to be, but members of the Games Maker Choir have risen to the event organiser’s Two Point Six Challenge  and are raising funds for a very… Read more

The Games Maker Choir Marching? To Amarillo?

Margaret - April 23, 2020

Watch members of the choir have fun, exercise and show that they are in fine voice (of course) in readiness for the BBC’s BIG Night In” on BBC One on 23rd April 2020. Is there a better way to show that we won’t be beaten by the current lockdown regulations? Watch the whole show live… Read more

The Games Maker Choir pull together – at a distance

Margaret - April 12, 2020

  During the current Covid-19 crisis the Games Maker Choir family are pulling together to support each other by as many means as possible.   In the regular world, members of this unique choir are only able to meet up in person on the first Saturday of each month, as choir members are located all… Read more

A new Olympic year, a new decade and new members?

Margaret - January 26, 2020

So, here we are in 2020, entering another Olympic Year, the third since The Games Maker Choir was formed during the unforgettable London 2012 Olympic Games. We’re avidly following the stories of all the athletes, both Olympian and Paralympian hopefuls, as they work their way to what promises to be another amazing Games, in Tokyo 2020…. Read more

The Games Maker Choir Showreel

Margaret - March 7, 2019

Take a look at our latest showreel to see and hear the choir and some of our great experiences…. so far.   There have been some truly unforgettable ‘pinch me’ adventures and performances for this merry band of volunteers who came together during and following the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, with several new members… Read more

The Games Maker Choir welcome in Christmas 2019

Margaret - December 8, 2019

Christmas 2019 was welcomed and enjoyed by many long term friends and some new ones too, at a delightfully Christmassy concert in our rehearsal venue of St Michael’s Church, Wandsworth Common, on the first Saturday of December 2019. For two hours on this busy pre-Christmas Saturday, the Games Maker Choir celebrated our ‘choir family’ with… Read more

Celebrating a musical Christmas with London 2012 friend, Alistair Griffin

Margaret - November 25, 2019

The choir will be supporting our friend Alistair Griffin in his Christmas Concert in London on the 14th December 2019. With classic Christmas pop, traditional carols and a Christmas choir this is the ultimate Christmas music show in London. Alistair Griffin brings his magical Christmas show to St James Church, Hampton Hill, London. With support… Read more

Free Christmas Concert at the V&A!

Margaret - November 23, 2019

The Games Maker Choir consider Friday 13th December  2019 a very lucky day, that’s when they will be singing in the Grand Entrance of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London!     Each year the V&A invite  ‘friends and favourite choirs from London’s choral scene’ to perform FREE concerts in this iconic building, where the… Read more

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Free Christmas Concert at the V&A! The Games Maker Choir consider Friday 13th December  2019 a very lucky day, that’s when they will be singing in the Grand Entrance of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London!   Credit https://www.vam.ac.uk/   Each year the V&A invite  ‘friends and favourite choirs from London’s choral scene’ to perform… Read more

BBC Music Day in a very special location

Margaret - September 29, 2019

The Games Maker Choir enjoyed BBC Music Day 2019 in a very special place, with some very special people.     The National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire is a warm, inviting and inspiring  place, where incredible work is carried out day by day to help patients living with  many types of… Read more

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