From Gospel to Grime

Near Neighbours is an organisation whose aim is to bring together people of different faiths and ethnicity; encouraging them to work toward a better understanding of each other and to positively engage in working together on initiatives to improve their shared community.  They offer small grants to local groups working to better community relationships. Harrow Community Gospel Choir (HCGC) successfully applied to Near Neighbours for … Continue reading From Gospel to Grime

Windrush : The Pain and Trauma of Disconnection

“Yuh mudda nuh want yuh no more!” It has been 73 years since the His Majesty’s Transport Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury docks in Essex. The 22nd June 1948 marks the era of the Windrush generation and their descendants. Like me, Cecelia, Rita, Carol and many others both here in HCGC and outside of this place Windrush descendants live all over the United Kingdom, this … Continue reading Windrush : The Pain and Trauma of Disconnection

Christmas Concert, 21st December 2019

Singing at Northolt SDA Church’s Christmas concert was a fitting end to the choir’s year.  What better way to start the festive season but by celebrating Christ’s birth in drama (children’s Nativity) and songs in church. Northolt Village Community Centre resounded with a joyous performance of traditional Christmas carols and songs giving praise and glory ‘to the new born King.’  Even non-believers among us enjoyed … Continue reading Christmas Concert, 21st December 2019