WE'VE CREATED A FANTASTIC "BEST OF..." TO CELEBRATE ALL THE INSPIRATIONAL SONGS THAT HAVE BEEN CREATED OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS DURING TURTLE SONG - SONG WRITING AND SINGING FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA.

 

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY WATCHING THE SONGS THAT HAVE BEEN CREATED BY THE TURTLE SONG PARTICIPANTS, MUSICIANS AND STUDENTS. ALL THE LYRICS WERE WRITTEN BY THE PARTICIPANTS AND EXPRESS THE WONDERFUL VARIETY OF THE LIVES THEY HAVE LIVED.

IF YOU ARE ABLE PLEASE DO MAKE A DONATION SO WE CAN CONTINUE TO OFFER THIS LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE FREE OF CHARGE TO MANY MORE PEOPLE IN THE FUTURE.

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AN INTRODUCTION BY CHARLOTTE CUNNINGHAM AND CAROLYN VON STUMM

 

THIS DAY OF DAYS London 2008
This Day of Days  Composed by Rachel Leach Directed by Tim Yealland

 

HANDS ON Wolverhampton 2013
Childhood Memories
Composed by John Webb Directed by David Calcutt

 

 

A PICTURE IN A FRAME  London 2009
A Picture in a Frame Composed by Rachel Leach Directed by Tim Yealland

 

OUR TALES OF YORK York 2017
Take a Walk through York 
Composed by Kate Pearson Directed by Jana Kennedy

 

IF YOU OPEN THE DOOR London 2011
In the Kitchen  Composed by Rachel Leach Directed by Tim Yealland

 

FOLKIE London 2014
Two Rivers
Composed by Danyal Dhondy Directed by Alice Knight

 

LIFE IN THE CITY London 2012
What’s in the News 
Composed by Russell Hepplewhite Directed by Anna Jewitt

 

READING REVEALED! Reading 2017
Biscuits, Bulbs and Beer 
Composed by Jon Petter Directed by Carolyn von Stumm

 

MUSIC, AS YOU LIKE IT  Oxford 2016
This Much We Know  Composed by Jon Petter Directed by Carolyn von Stumm

 

VERSES OF VIRTUES AND VICES (OR VICE VERSA) Oxford 2014
The Kindness of Friendship 
Composed by Jon Petter Directed by Carolyn von Stumm

 

MANY ROADS  Cambridge 2013
Holiday 
Composed by John Barber Directed by Hazel Gould

 

DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER London 2017
Living Library 
Composed by Jon Petter Directed by Carolyn von Stumm

 

THE READING ODYSSEY  Reading 2013
A Travellers Blessing 
Composed by Jon Petter  Directed by Carolyn von Stumm

 

THE TRAVELLER Croydon 2015
Can You See Me Composed by Ruairi Glasheen Directed by Anna Jewitt

 

OUR HEAVENLY MANOR Waddesdon 2017
The Ballroom 
Composed by Alexander Campkin Directed by Susan Moore

 

A SEAT BY THE WINDOW London 2010
One TeaTime in September 
Composed by Rachel Leach Directed by Tim Yealland

 

A FINE BALANCE Oxford 2017
A Perfect Match Composed by Jon Petter Directed by Carolyn von Stumm

 

A ROGUE’S DOWNFALL: DON GIOVANNI RETOLD London 2016
The Wedding Day 
Composed by John Barber Directed by Hazel Gould

 

SENSATIONS! Reading 2015
Touch Composed by Jon Petter Directed by Carolyn von Stumm

 

SONG WAVES: VOICES FROM THE SUFFOLK SEA  Suffolk 2012
We Love the Sea  Composed by Jon Petter Directed by Alys Kihl

 

SONGS BY THE SEA  Cambridge 2011
SAIL THE SEAS  Composed by Russell Hepplewhite Directed by Anna Jewitt

 

A DAY LIKE TODAY Wolverhampton 2016
Breakfast Blues Composed by Heather Wastie Directed by Tim Yealland

 

A WANDER THROUGH WADDESDON Waddesdon 2016
The Turtle Song Anthem Composed by Jon Petter Directed by Carolyn von Stumm

 

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We would like to extend a very special thank you to Alan Bowyer and PRIMO Digital Video Productions for their dedication in filming and recording Turtle Song for all of its ten years, without them this unique visual legacy wouldn't exist,

 

 

 

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A Turtle Key Arts, Royal College of Music and English Touring Opera collaboration.

Many thanks to Henry Smith Charity, The Marina Kleinwort Charitable Trust, Warden’s Charitable Trust, Scouloudi Foundation,The Clothworkers’ Foundation, The Swire Charitable Trust, The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trust, Jane and Anthony Bourne and all the guests at the fundraising dinner, Mark Armitage Trust, The Alzheimer’s Society, The Concertina Charitable Trust, Clare College Cambridge Collaboration, Younger People With Dementia (Berkshire), University of Reading, Wolverhampton City Council, Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage Service, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton University Collaboration, Prudence Macleod, Jaqueline du Pré Music Building, The University of Oxford Music Faculty, YoungDementia UK, Fairfield Halls, BRIT School, The Rothschild Foundation, Waddesdon Manor, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Chats Palace, Hackney Giving, The Headley Trust, University of York Music Department, Brian and Ruth Hazleman, Andrew and Ghalia Clayton-Payne, Robert and Jane Farquharson, Tim and Lucy Rowan-Robinson, The Estate of Gillian King, Cecil Sharp House, The British Red Cross and Eileen Mulvagh. We would like to thank everyone that has very kindly donated to Turtle Song over the years.

 

WHO WE ARE...

A SHORT FILM ABOUT TURTLE KEY ARTS, WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO.

Who we are

A YEAR IN THE LIFE

A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF TURTLE KEY ARTS, A SHORT FILM ABOUT ALL THE WORK THEY DID IN 2017-2018.

YEARINLIFE
 

Turtle Key Arts

In 2018 TURTLE KEY ARTS reached an audience of 31,500 collaborating with 260 artists and involved over 1800 participants.

 
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