ABOUT 'OUT OF SIGHT'
ACCESSIBLE CARVAN PROJECT
On 21 January 2017 the Chairman of North Tyneside Council, Cllr David McGarr opened this Project with a wonderful celebration of achievement that followed. Out of Sight can now offer their Members, free holiday time at Amble Links in this 5 Star accommodation.
OUR NEW AMBASSADOR
Margaret keys is a chart topping and award winning Classical soprano from Northern Ireland.
She graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a First Class Honours Degree in Music Education and a Masters Degree in Vocal performance. Since graduating Margaret’s career has continued to rise. She signed a recording contract with Universal Records and has been hailed as a unique find: “Every once in a while an artist makes you feel truly humbled. Margaret Keys is one of those artists. She has a voice of pure warmth and beauty. love with Margaret." (Universal Records CEO)
She has performed extensively throughout the world and has performed with some of the world’s leading orchestras and performers. She made her debut in New York’s Carnegie Hall in December 2016 and was selected to perform for Pope Francis in a special concert for his first visit to the USA which was broadcast to an audience of 1.5million. She was subsequently invited to perform several times at the BBC Radio 2 broadcast “Christmas with the Stars” at the Royal Albert Hall and also in “Sunday Night at the London Palladium”
Following these successes Margaret has performed and toured with West End star Alfie Boe, Russell Watson, Andrea Bocelli, Paul Potts and was special guest to the multi- platinum selling The Fron Male Voice Choir in their recent tour to New York City and in their UK tour. She has also performed on several TV broadcasts including BBC Songs of Praise, The BBC Proms and on PBS American TV specials.
Her highly anticipated new album “The Gift of Music” was released in the summer of 2018. The album topped the UK Classical and Classic fm Charts and was followed at the end of the year with her Christmas album “A Winter’s Tale”.
Our Proudest Achievement
Out of Sight have been awarded the Queen's Award for Volunteering. The highest award in the country equivalent to an MBE. So proud and a special thank you to our Trustees, Patrons, Ambassadors and Volunteers.
We have been supporting our families directly by providing crafting/toys for the children in lockdown and parcels of essentials for families including face masks and food vouchers/toiletries.
We have been deep cleaning Chloe's Den and our Community Hub.
Cannot wait to resume services in full but for now, we can only plan events for next year.
What We Do
We provide free bespoke outings and events for the children, during school holiday periods and include all of the family: siblings; parents; and carers. We offer free short-break holidays in "Chloe's Den" a wheelchair accessible caravan, with wet room, suitable to meet the needs of severely disabled children in the group. We also help families in crisis. Our aims generally are to make friendships, overcome isolation and make memories.