leaves, ink cartridges and Tobermory were just a few of the things
visitors to the BBC bus wanted to talk about.
Harrop's topic of conversation was singing though as she's the co-ordinator
of the Lincolnshire North Singing Circle.
singers are all adult members of the Guide Association. They first
got together for a Guiding service at Lincoln Cathedral about ten
years ago. Sheila told us, "we were having such fun singing
some people said can we carry on. So we did".
Singing Circle has performed at a number of venues including Grimsby
Town Hall and church halls in Scartho and Stallingborough. The singers
have also returned to Lincoln Cathedral for another service.
tries to ensure everyone in the circle enjoys the experience and
told us,"I'm always told if it's not fun, they won't come.
But it's companionship as well. People get on well together. We're
going to someone's house next month for a social evening instead
is the largest world-wide movement for girls and women and many
of the songs in the repertoire reflect the cultures of other countries.
Guiding Sheila's visited many countries, including Mexico, Switzerland,
Canada and India. When a group of 18 adults from Lincolnshire North
visited the World Centre in India they were asked if they would
consider making a recording of songs sung there by local Guides
and visitors. This has now been produced and is selling well. The
profits go to the World Centre in India.
Singing Circle members meet once a month in either Grimsby or Scunthorpe.
You can get further details from Peggy Gregory on 01472-312963.