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Why WaterAid?

Right now, millions of people around the world are living without access to clean water and sanitation. This crisis is costing lives and ruining the chances of community development. 

WaterAid's vision is a world where everyone has access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene; basic human rights that most take for granted.

It only costs £15 to give one-person access to clean water for the rest of their lives. Each singer taking part raises a minimum of £50, meaning Sing for Water saves thousands of lives.

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The brilliant idea to unite choirs in song has been a joy for us to be a part of year after year. The dedication of choirs across the UK, their magnificent singing and fundraising efforts have helped us to raise over 1 million pounds for a variety of projects across the globe. Funds raised over the last few years have contributed to our work in Malawi, allowing communities to access water for the first time, and for us to share these life changing moments. The concept of Sing for Water has proved to be very popular and we are so very grateful to the team for all their hard work in making this happen. Sing for Water is always a highlight in our events calendar!
Sam Rohde, Community Fundraising Officer, WaterAid

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Register for the 2021 Performance

Registration closes Friday 30th July
Event is on Sunday 19th September @ 2pm


Sing for Water events across the country have raised 1.2 million pounds to change and save lives around the world

Sing for Water is a unique and uplifting outdoor riverside choral event that takes place in September as part of Totally Thames bringing together choirs from across the UK to raise money and awareness for WaterAid. Co-founded in 2002 by the Thames Festival Trust and renowned composer, singer and musical director Helen Chadwick, Sing For Water has raised 1 million pounds to change and save lives around the world.
 

Choir Leaders

If you would like your choir to be part of Sing for Water 2021, taking place on Sunday 19 September, you should register by contacting Kate Forde, our Head of Education and Engagement, no later than Friday 30 July.

Your singers must also each register individually via the link to pay their £5 fee Kate will send you all the songs and information to circulate to your singers.
 

Singer's Attendance Fee

Singers must register both with your choir leader and as an individual here. Your choir leader will give you all the songs and info. If you are an individual (not with a choir) who has registered online and needs the songs/ info, Please contact Kate Forde.

Please note that as well as registering online here you will also need to register with your choir leader so that they know how many numbers to expect over the weekend. They will then be responsible for sending you the up to date music and event information.

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