Silver Liners In Fine Voice for Farewell Big Gig The High Sheriff of Cumbria, Mayor & Mayoress of Copeland and 100 local Care Home residents and Day Centre Users filled Cleator Moor Civic Hall for the farewell Big Gig by the Sunbeams Silver Liners on Wednesday 26th Feb. It was a celebration and testament to […]

“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” Carl Sagan To ensure that the the findings and learning gathered from our Silver Dreams project were properly collated and analysed, we commissioned both an Internal and External Evaluation. For our own Internal Evaluation Project Coordinator and Evaluation Officer collated: – 200+ sessional evaluations completed by the Musicians – feedback […]

Come And Sing With The Silver Liners Wednesday 26th Feb, 10.45am – Cleator Moor Civic Hall, Cumbria This is the place to be if you want to see the final Silver Liners ‘Big Gig’ as part of the Silver Dreams Fund project – Music for Dignity: The Silver Liners.

Silver Liners perform to 100+ strong audience! The Cleator Moor Civic Hall & Masonic Centre was filled on 20th November with over 100 people from project partner venues, the local community, Cumbria County Council plus our new External Evaluators Hall Aitken, and special guest Professor Nicholas Clapton, all of whom came to see the Silver […]

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The Sunbeam’s Trust, led by its energetic founder Annie Mawson, is a charity working with disadvantaged people across Cumbria. Their Music for Dignity project is bringing music into older people’s lives as a way of improving their wellbeing. Over the last year Sunbeams has been working with over…

Standing Room Only! The Silver Liners once more performed to a packed room on Wednesday at a West Cumbrian Care Home – Wyndham Manor in Cleator Moor. Read about the gig, and this fantastic partner venue…

“I am so glad I came!” Silver Liners entertain and engage with residents and staff at Dentholme Care Home, Cleator Moor

Over 60 people turn out for second public Silver Liners gig Welcomed by the Mayor and Mayoress of Copeland, the second Silver Liners gig is a fantastic success…

Students from Tanzania visit Sunbeams Silver Dreams Partner Venue – COSC A truly uplifting day of music, dance and sharing of cultures…

Challenges of the Silver Dreams Project One of the key challenges  of this project for us has been how to approach evaluation and interviewing with people who have mild to severe dementia. Questions were raised early on about informed consent, and how much one should push for information. The evaluation requirements of the project, such […]

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