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A Big Big Sing ahead of Glasgow 2014

November 5, 2013

The Big Lottery Fund Blog

Ahead of theGlasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, yesterday theBig Lottery Fundannounced that six UK-wide projects, including theBig Big Sing, are sharing in funding of £5 million through theKeeping the Spirit of 2012 Alive campaign. Big Lottery Fund Chair, Peter Ainsworth, tells us all about it.

With less than a year to go to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, yesterday we announced at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow that we have funded the Big Big Sing to take the celebration to communities across the UK through our Keeping the Spirit of 2012 Alive campaign.

The 50 strong Love Music Community Choir from Edinburgh, one of the Big Big Sing choirs, gave an uplifting performance to mark the occasion and brought to life the positive impact something as simple as coming together and singing can make.

Research has shown singing is good for people’s health, both…

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