My Dementia Choir: Tickets available for Royal Concert Hall performance


August 21st, 2018

Tickets are now available for a special performance as part of a new BBC1 documentary series about dementia and music.

The performance at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall will feature the Dementia Choir — where all the members have a form of and experience of dementia. The choir is made up of singers of various ages, with the youngest singer being 31 and the oldest being 87.

The event is part of a BBC1 documentary series with Vicky McClure. Filming of the series has included close involvement from the University of Nottingham’s MRI, Lakeside Arts and Institute of Mental Health. The performance aims to raise awareness of what music therapy can do for those living with dementia, and celebrate the hard work and personal journeys of the choir.

The performance will take place at 3pm, Wednesday 5 September at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham (doors open at 2pm). It will be filmed for broadcast on BBC1.

Tickets for this event are free but places are limited. To find out more and reserve a ticket, please visit the Royal Concert Hall website.

The University of Nottingham is also giving away two guest list tickets for the performance. Guest list invitees will be seated between 1.30-2.15pm on the day on a first come, first seated basis. To be in with a chance of winning one of these tickets, please email campusnews@nottingham.ac.uk by Wednesday 29 August 2018. Recipients of these two tickets will be selected at random on Thursday 30 August.

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