Orchard Brae Christmas Fair

A huge Thank You to all those who attended the Fair, Stallholders, Raffle ticket purchasers, bakers and those that manned the stalls, made cheese toasties, cups of tea and coffee or wrapped presents.

Also a big Thank You to Emmeline and our amazing Makaton Choir who wonderfully entertained the crowd with their Christmas songs. They were obviously all enjoying themselves.

It was wonderful to see so many people there and the Friends of Orchard Brae are delighted to announce that the grand total of £4,200 has been raised. We hope the Fair started off everyone’s Christmas celebrations and some presents were purchased or raffles won.

Everyone Can Play

You can now book your place at the next block of Everyone Can Play, run in partnership with Drake Music Scotland and Aberdeen Performing Arts.

Classes are aimed at those with Additional Support Needs aged between 10-18 and encourages pupils to use a range of methods utilising conventional instruments using Figurenotes notation, an easy to read alternative to standard notation using colour and shape as well as technologies such as Soundbeam and iPad.

When: Wednesday 18.00 – 19.00
Where: Tutti Studio, Music Hall
Ages: 10-18 | Cost: £50 per term

Please contact Aberdeen Performing Arts for more information.

 

 

 

Tuesday Music Group – Cancelled

Unfortunately there will be no Tuesday Night Music Group at Orchard Brae Tonight.

Apologies for the inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you all next week.

Makaton Training Levels 1 & 2

Our colleagues at Speech and Language Therapy are have announced dates for more two day Makaton Courses (Levels 1 & 2).  These are taking place on the 10th and 15th of January at Airyhall Clinic and 18th and 19th February at Frederick Street.  If you would like more information or to book a place please download the form below or contact Sarah Thornborrow on 01224 310582 or email sarah.thornborrow1@nhs.net.

 

Makaton Training

Our colleagues at Speech and Language Therapy are running a two day Makaton Course (Levels 1 & 2) on the 29th November and 6th December at Airyhall Clinic.  If you would like more information or to book a place please download the form below or contact Sarah Thornborrow on 01224 310582 or email sarah.thornborrow1@nhs.net.

 

APA and Drake Music Classes

Aberdeen Performing Arts are opening up a new Everyone Can Play class for those with Additional Support Needs in association with drake Music.  The sessions are free so drop in on Wed 13th Nov, 5.30-7.30pm at Tutti Studio, Music Hall. Come along for a fun, relaxed session with Drake Music Scotland and learn to play together. Suggested age group, 10-18 years old.

Makaton Word Of The Fortnight – HELP

We have a new Makaton Word Of The Fortnight – HELP. Below are some drawn images of the sign and an activity sheet full of ideas on how to incorporate the sign HELP into a variety of everyday activities. There is also a short video clip demonstrating how to sign the word .

Happy signing 👐