UEA Ballet Society perform for elderly and bring Christmas cheer to local care home

The dancers also chatted and sang carols with the residents

UEA Ballet Society got involved with the local community by performing at Heathcote Care Home in Unthank Road.

After dancing, the girls had the chance to speak to the residents and sing carols with them as well.

Caitlin Parry, Vice-President of UEA Ballet Society, spoke of the elderly’s enthusiasm: “It was really lovely to see the residents getting involved – especially our arm work! It was lovely to hear them singing along to the Christmas carols.

“They were all very chatty and we learnt so much about how many of them used to dance too.”

Christmas can be a difficult time of year, especially for people without family or those who are missing loved ones. Hopefully more societies at UEA can continue to find small ways to help others in Norwich as it makes a difference. Especially in the Christmas season.

Parry said: “It has been a great feeling to be more involved and mixing the generations. It has been lovely getting books new relationships and share our love of dance with others.”

Featured images via Instagram.

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