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Three Peaks Three Choirs One Voice One Mind

Three Peaks Three Choirs One Voice One Mind

Event Details

Creator: Victoria Edwards

Event Date: 11th Oct 2020

Event Id: 17919

Charities Supported:

  • Towcester Choral Society - 1145755 - 30%
  • Thame Choral Society - 1003551 - 30%
  • Mind - The National Association for Mental Health - 219830 - 40%
  • Towcester Choral Society
    Towcester Choral Society
  • Thame Choral Society
    Thame Choral Society
  • Mind - The National Association for Mental Health
    Mind - The National Association for Mental Health

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Target: £1,500


Raised so far: £480.00
Donations: 19
Gift Aid: £102.50


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Event Description

Three Peaks, Three Choirs,

One Voice, One Mind!


150 singers are participating in climbing the 3 Peaks - Ben Nevis, Scafell and Snowdon.... some physically and some virtually (à la Captain Tom) singing at the summits to raise their voices and money for "Mind" and other choir charities.  

Helen Swift (MD) and Jonathan French (pianist) are leading the challenge climbing Ben Nevis (4,413 feet) and Scafell Pike (3,281 feet) on 25th/26th September and Snowdon (3,560 feet) on 11th October with a keyboard to sing at the top!!  Hundreds of singers are joining to walk the 22,110 steps either in person or virtually in their homes, villages and towns.  Socially distanced fundraising, all taking up the mantle of working together for a common cause, support!

The Oxford Welsh Male Voice Choir, Towcester Choral Society and Thame Choral Society are all combining with one common goal to raise their voices and funds to support the mental health charity "Mind" and their choirs.

Covid 19 has devastated the musical communities that once thrived in our country. Many singers have been isolated in their homes since March and are still shielding.  They have not been able to leave the house in six months!! Singing together for so many of us is so much more than a hobby, it's a lifeline, a community, a family.  Singing with others balances our mental and physical health and Corona Virus is destroying our choirs and communities that have been built up over 100 years.  

Our mental health is paramount and now more than ever we can see the importance of its silent voice that can enable and unravel.  Singing is a lifeline for our mental health.  We want to support the mental health charity Mind and also our singers, many of who are singing online, coping with months of isolation, trying to find ways to come together and support them during this pandemic. 

Thank you for reading, we value your support so very much. X

Comments and Donations
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Tina Morris 
Donated £25.00 (+ £6.25 Gift Aid)
Well done - we will all enjoy walking with you in spirit Best wishes Tina
Gillian Scott 
Donated £100.00 (+ £25.00 Gift Aid)
Good Luck Helen and Jon and all the walkers tackling the Peaks. A great cause to be supporting. This donation is from all our family. I will be in Northumberland this weekend so will walk the 22,110 steps along the coast .
Enid Rippon 
Donated £20.00 (+ £5.00 Gift Aid)
Good luck to those climbing the three peaks
Ann Ward 
Donated £30.00 (+ £0.00 Gift Aid)
My aim is to do 22,110 steps over this weekend so I shall be with you in spirit. Good luck Helen and John x
David Clarke 
Donated £20.00 (+ £5.00 Gift Aid)
Sorry I haven't joined the zoomers but I have averaged around 10000 steps per day (unsponsored I'm afraid) since March so I'm with you on the three peaks walk.
Diane Brdyen 
Donated £25.00 (+ £6.25 Gift Aid)
Good luck Helen and Jon. Di xx
John Barnett 
Donated £20.00 (+ £5.00 Gift Aid)
David Hammond 
Donated £10.00 (+ £0.00 Gift Aid)
Elizabeth Hammo 
Donated £20.00 (+ £0.00 Gift Aid)
Good luck with Snowdon, sing your hearts out (socially distanced of course). Liz
Brenda French 
Donated £25.00 (+ £6.25 Gift Aid)
Hope there's no snow on top of Ben Nevis
Paul Mills 
Donated £20.00 (+ £5.00 Gift Aid)
Good luck guys!
Donated £10.00 (+ £2.50 Gift Aid)
Charlie Wilde 
Donated £20.00 (+ £5.00 Gift Aid)
Good luck both of you! Great cause and what a challenge!
Jessica Wise 
Donated £10.00 (+ £2.50 Gift Aid)
Good luck! Great causes... Enjoy the views :)
Bella Henman 
Donated £25.00 (+ £6.25 Gift Aid)
"Climb Ev'ry Mountain"
Andrew & Julia  
Donated £50.00 (+ £12.50 Gift Aid)
Gloria in Excelsis
Dick Roberts 
Donated £10.00 (+ £0.00 Gift Aid)
Go Go Helen!! Good luck.
Margaret Hawkin 
Donated £20.00 (+ £5.00 Gift Aid)
As ever, I admire your energy, but don't envy you the climbs, nor lugging the keyboard up those three peaks. Regret my knees won't cope with a physical climb these days, but I shall be with you in spirit. I am looking forward to the time when we will be able to rehearse in person once again. With warmest wishes Margaret
Hilary Campbell 
Donated £20.00 (+ £5.00 Gift Aid)
Great idea - music is vitally important, even more so in these times. All the best to you all! x