Guest blog: Small miracles can and do happen

Streetwise Opera supporter Linda Laurance writes about the impact of our work with people who are or have been homeless.  Being involved with Streetwise Opera means being reminded regularly that small miracles can and do happen. Over the years that I have been a supporter I have seen how the lives of people who are […]

My experience of a Streetwise Opera workshop

Going into my first Streetwise Opera workshop at the Southbank Centre, I was nervous.  I was new to my job here, and I hadn’t sung in public since I was sixteen (aside from one disastrous attempt at Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ in a karaoke bar, but it’s best to forget about that). I hadn’t met the […]

Why Alix is swimming, cycling and running for Streetwise Opera

We spoke to Alix de Mauny, who joined our Board as a Trustee last November, as she prepares to take on the Blenheim Palace triathlon.

Why I’m swimming 4.5km in Wales’ largest natural lake

We spoke to Camille De Groote, who will take part in the Big Bala Swim to raise funds for Streetwise Opera.

Double your donation to Streetwise Opera

We are taking part in the the Big Give Christmas Challenge, so any donation between 27 November and 4 December will be generously match-funded by the Dulverton Trust.

How music is helping our performers change their lives

Streetwise Opera Manchester WOV Summit

Our Impact Report 2017-2018 details the difference that our work is making in the lives of our performers.

Developing leadership skills at Macquarie

Sarah Hardie, our Director of Development, and Lucinda Meredith, our Progression Manager, write about how Streetwise Opera performers developed leadership skills while working with participants of the Macquarie Director Programme: Streetwise Opera are a long-term strategic grant partner of the Macquarie Group Foundation and in 2018 we delivered a project for the Macquarie Director Programme for the […]

Macquarie mentoring programme 2017

Progression Manager Lucinda Meredith reports back from this year’s programme.