Category Archives: Street singing

Events we participated in over the past year

17th June:  Women’s Inter­na­tion­al League for Peace and Free­dom  at the Mound 23–25th June : Street Choirs in Leices­ter 29th June: North Edin­burgh women singing at the City Cham­bers to protest ben­e­fit cuts 1st July: React Ceilidh to sup­port refugees … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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More street singing

Protest in Har­mo­ny singing ‘Refugees are Wel­come here’ at the Scot­tish Green Par­ty event out­side Par­lia­ment in June to show sup­port for stay­ing in EU just before the Par­lia­men­tary debate. Some of us were able to be at the vig­il … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Street Choirs Festival, Leicester, 2016

  What a won­der­ful time we had in Leices­ter for the week­end of the Street Choirs Fes­ti­val. 30 choirs, the vast major­i­ty being polit­i­cal­ly engaged, gath­ered for a fab­u­lous con­cert giv­en by local musi­cians and come­di­ans, a great massed sing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Campaign Against the Arms Trade

  On 12 Decem­ber around 35 of us braved the cold to take part in our annu­al fundrais­ing sing for the Cam­paign against the Arms trade. Ably encour­aged by our inspi­ra­tional song lead­ers, we sang a very sat­is­fy­ing med­ley of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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We Speak Earth

Mem­bers of Protest in Har­mo­ny joined singers from the Open Com­mu­ni­ty Singing Group, Por­to­bel­lo Com­mu­ni­ty Choir and Wild­fire to sing a Sami Yoik, We Speak Earth, in sup­port of the Sami com­mu­ni­ty which will be dev­as­tat­ed by the increas­ing effects … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Body Bags on Portobello Beach

About 15 singers joined Amnesty cam­paign­ers as they launched the “Don’t Let Them Drown” cam­paign on Sun­day 26th April. Vol­un­teers zipped them­selves into body bags on Por­to­bel­lo beach to high­light “the UK’s shame­ful response to the rapid­ly esca­lat­ing migrant cri­sis … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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International Workers’ Memorial Day

Inter­na­tion­al Work­ers’ Memo­r­i­al Day 28th April 2015 Protest in Har­mo­ny is proud to be part of this mov­ing cer­e­mo­ny which is held annu­al­ly at the Work­ers’ Memo­r­i­al Day Tree in Princes Street Gar­dens. We join with politi­cians, trade union­ists, work­ers … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Buy Nothing Day video

Here’s a video of the singing for Buy Noth­ing Day: Thanks to Daniel Killeen for this!

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Buy Nothing Day

On Novem­ber 27th, Protest in Har­mo­ny mem­bers cel­e­brat­ed Buy Noth­ing Day with street singing in cen­tral Edin­burgh. Here are some pho­tos: (Pho­tos by Jane Lewis)

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