Quaker Arts Network highlight performance witness

'Singing affects onlookers too, she said, speaking directly to their hearts, rather than minds, and making them feel part of it.'

Friends gathered to discuss ‘performance as witness’ this month.

Linda Murgatroyd, clerk of the Quaker Arts Network (QAN), which organised the event, told the Friend that the idea occurred to her when she learned that a number of the initiators of Climate Choir were Quakers. ‘The movement has grown very quickly in the last year or so, with a number of magnificent pop-up concerts protesting about various acts of environmental damage,’ she said.

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