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December 2019 – Together in Song

Sydenham Singers joined with singers from community choirs Vauxhall Voices and Kings Fund Voices to form one big choir to celebrate and reflect on our togetherness, as human beings and as singers.

Photograph by Katie Rose


We were also absolutely delighted to share the evening with stunning singer-songwriters Robbie Boyd and Sophie Noel-Johnson, who inspired and delighted the audience with their soulful musical offerings.



Photograph by Emrys Baird

Photograph by Emrys Baird




Video by Katie Rose

WE ARE MANY VOICES By Janna Goodwille
We are many voices singing the one song.
We are many voices singing together as one.
We are many hearts filling the room with our love.
We are many people singing together as one.


July 2019 – Sing for Water Summer Fundraiser

Sydenham Singers joined with two other local choirs for a summer concert to raise funds for WaterAid.


April 2019 – Giving Voice

Sydenham Singers and other local community choirs joined with the London Mozart Players, the Croydon Citadel Band and Faithworks Gospel choir for an inspiring evening celebrating the work of St Christopher’s Hospice Compassionate Neighbours programme.


November 2018 – Around the World in Song

We joined with Vauxhall Voices for a sensational  programme of songs from around the world.  Our most ambitious performance to date, we sang more than 20 songs in 12 different languages.  (Click here for details of our itinerary.)

Tasty hot food was provided by Ozzie’s Creole Cafe and we raised funds for Oasis Play, a local children’s charity.

Photograph by Emrys Baird

Photograph by Emrys Baird

Photograph by Emrys Baird


Video by Emrys Baird


July 2018 – Garden Voices

In combination with three other local community choirs – Raise the Roof, Sing Out Streatham and Peckham Rye Sings, we presented a summer concert at Sydenham Garden.

The weather was glorious, we ate pizza and cake, and raised money for Sydenham Garden.

Janna and Kirsty Martin (leader of Raise the Roof) with the four choirs.

Cakes for the interval!



February 2018 – Compassionate Neighbours Choir Festival

Compassionate Neighbours is a scheme run by St. Christopher’s Hospice which provides free support to people experiencing social isolation or loneliness due to age or illness, including those living with long-term or terminal illness or dementia.Eight local choirs including Sydenham Singers took part in a choir festival to raise funds for the scheme.  It was a very special event, with all the songs based on themes of kindness and friendship.



December 2017 – Festive Winter Voices

Sydenham Arts and Sydenham Singers hosted a winter concert to raise funds for Sydenham Arts. We were joined by four other community choirs for a joyful evening of song, mince pies and mulled wine.

May 2017 – Kent House Leisure Gardens Open Day

We warmed up under a shady fruit tree on an allotment in the gardens before performing to the visitors.

June 2015 – Sing Out for Summer! 

The four Lewisham ‘Sing Out’ Choirs celebrated summer with song and cream teas.  We raised funds to help the local charity FOR JIMMY which works with young people to make their communities safer.

The four choirs being directed by Sheila Arden, the leader of Grove Park Singers.


March 2015 – Words into Song, Sydenham Arts Workshop 








December 2014 – Sing Out for Christmas

The four Lewisham ‘Sing Out’ choirs presented a Christmas concert in the beautiful atmospheric surroundings of St. Bartholomew’s Church.  We raised funds for Sydenham Garden and were joined by the brilliant GMTen Brass Ensemble.

The four ‘Sing Out’ choirs.

The four choirs being directed by Sheila Arden, leader of Grove Park Singers.

GMTen Brass Ensemble


July 2013 – Sydenham Arts Festival

Sydenham Singers and Vauxhall Voices performing at the Sydenham Arts Festival

Sydenham Singers and Vauxhall Voices performing at the Sydenham Arts Festival


May 2013 – Sydenham Garden Open Day


April 2012 – Sydenham Garden Open Day



December 2011 – Sydenham Garden Christmas Open Day


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