Pop Choir Project is a group of choirs which meet weekly in Sunderland, South Shields and Washington. The choirs are led by professional musicians Jennie Brewis, Cath Stephens and Liz Corney (all members of The Cornshed Sisters) and focus on a fun, contemporary repertoire of well-known pop songs, specially arranged for the sessions. Groups are run in a fun, welcoming and accessible way, so even if you haven’t sung for years you can join in straight away! We emphasise wellbeing, friendship and building a brilliant community atmosphere; there are no auditions, solos (unless you want to!) and you don’t have to be able to read music to join.

The groups have performed in their local communities, in care homes and events, and at large scale events, such as Tall Ships Race 2018 and the Sunderland Illuminations. They have also appeared on BBC Radio Newcastle, representing Sunderland’s City of Culture bid in 2017.

You can read more about the positive effects of Pop Choir Project, here.

Pop Choir Project is very grateful to be supported by National Lottery Awards for All.


To join a group, just come along to one of our sessions or email laura@wemakeculture.co.uk if you’d like more information. When you come to your first session, we’ll collect your details.

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South Shields Pop Choir

Washington Pop Choir