Please join us at our all-singing opening at 12noon – on Monday March 21
The Goldies Shop is on the Bath Road roundabout in the Town – parking in Temple Street – behind the shop
Thursday March 17, 2016
Goldies Charity patron Sir Cliff Richard, has sent a personal message with his best wishes to everyone at the charity as it looks forward to opening its first all-singing charity shop next Monday, March 21.
The shop is in Keynsham High Street and features an authentic juke box in the window with hits from the 60s including many Cliff favourites. There will be regular fun singing sessions held in the shop from next week. Goldies daytime singing sessions feature the popular hits of the 60s onwards.
The Golden-Oldies Charity was started by Bath music-man Grenville Jones in 2007 when he recognised the social value that came from belonging to a singing group. Four years later Sir Cliff Richard agreed to become its Patron acknowledging the valuable work with older vulnerable people who attend the daytime singing and activity sessions.
From the four original sessions the charity has grown to the point where it now reaches across the South West of England, Essex, the Midlands, Yorkshire and in South Wales, as Goldies Cymru, and led by 36 dedicated session leaders
By the end of this year there will be sessions at over 160 community rooms, church halls, day clubs and schools, thousands of people attend.
In a note to the charity trustees received today, Sir Cliff said;
“I'd like to send my best wishes for the opening of the first all-singing charity shop in Keynsham next week with a juke box in the window! What a brilliant idea.
“Grenville tells me that the charity is spreading across England and Wales with more and more daytime singing groups for older people - many of whom will be lonely and isolated.
“I wish you every success and send my personal best wishes.
“Sir Cliff Richard Patron.”
Press enquiries to Grenville Jones on 07778 282934.