We believe people with learning disabilities should have an interactive musical life that enhances their lives and education

Colchester Zoo

”Let’s Go Wild! Join us for small group, multi-sensory music making sessions at Colchester Zoo, Essex. These are specifically designed for people of all ages with severe learning disabilities and profound and multiple learning disabilities. Book here! Timings Wednesday 10th August  |  Thursday 11th August  |  Friday 12th August  There are two sessions per day […]“

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Parallel Windsor 2022

”About Parallel Windsor is a Festival of Inclusivity, located in the stunning Windsor Great Park, Berkshire. There will be lots of inclusive activities happening on the day, including music performances and a fully accessible moving challenge (including a sensory walk/push). The Soundabout Team will be there, so come and join us! Sunday 26th June 2022 […]“

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Community Sessions

”“How can you place a value on what Soundabout offers? It allows people with no other way of expressing themselves – a voice. They are among equals – all can join in. Families get a break and a good afternoon out. Rare if not impossible to find something we can all enjoy together.” Face-to-Face Community […]“

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Soundabout Birthday Party

”Celebrate with Soundabout! Soundabout are now offering bookable online birthday party sessions to help bring musical fun to your family’s celebrations. These sessions can be tailored specifically for your family member with learning disabilities so that they can share some musical fun on their special day. Perfect for class groups at school or to ‘broadcast’ […]“

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Soundabout Inclusive Choirs

”About the Soundabout Inclusive Choirs The Soundabout Inclusive Choirs are musical communities without barriers for people all ages and all abilities, with a focus on giving a voice to people with severe and profound learning disabilities.  Soundabout launched its first Inclusive Choir in Oxford, 2019. Following on from the success of their inclusive ‘jamming session’ […]“

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Latest News

”This page shares some of the most recent developments at Soundabout, including information on our latest research projects, inclusive choirs, news stories and much more. For more information on one of our projects or how you can get involved, please get in touch. Soundabout & MAC Announce 5 New Choirs Soundabout and MAC Makes Music […]“

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Soundabout News Show

”The Soundabout Emerging Leaders have been working on a podcast showcasing the wonderful work and people of Soundabout. Have a listen to the first instalment, where the we discuss the highs and lows of running a charity, the work that goes on behind the scenes and how to make backing tracks for a virtual choir. […]“

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Upcoming Music Making Sessions