Come and have fun singing for your lungs!
The Warblers is a singing group in East Lothian and Midlothian for anyone with a lung condition. We started in 2015 with some seed funding from the British Lung Foundation following research showing that regular group singing can improve the physical and emotional health of people with COPD. From April 2021 we are extending our remit to include people breathless due to long covid.
Gentle singing can improve your lung fitness and re-train your breathing patterns. We believe you are the expert on your condition and encouarge you to pace your activity within the group.
All songs are taught by ear in a fun and relaxed environment – no singing experience needed. We believe that everyone can sing. We sing a wide range of songs from around the world including Scottish, African and Gospel.
- Sing for your health – even if you think you can’t sing, you can!
- It’s just joyful! It gets me out the house and helps with my breathing. It brings me as much joy as my grandson
- Prior to joining the group I was getting antibiotics every other month – I’ve not had them for a while now. It has helped me relax and has helped my breathing.
- The Warblers gives me the company of good friends and the joy of singing
We meet once a week in Musselburgh at the Musselburgh East Community Association (MECA) and in Newtongrange at Dean Tavern and are very welcoming to new people at any time. Please see side panel for dates and times.
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The Warblers is a charity registered in Scotland, number SCO47034
Many thanks to Jon Davey for many of the photos on this site.