What is it?

Turtle Song is a singing and song-writing initiative for people with dementia and their carers. The project is led by a professional composer and director.

Where is it?

42 Market Place, Bishop Auckland
County Durham DL14 7PB

When is it?

Dates: Thursdays 7th, 14th, 21st October and 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th November, with final sharing on Thursday 2nd December

Time: 2pm-3:45pm


  • You would need to commit to the full project as continuity with the participants is key
  • Be positive and enthusiastic
  • Each week you will work with the composer, director & participants to write songs as a large group, you will also break into smaller groups and help to lead creation
  • You will help to provide accompaniment to the songs with the composer
  • You will have the opportunity to perform to the group each week


Charlotte at [email protected] or 020 8964 5060
or Carolyn: [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you!