How UK community projects are fighting isolation caused by coronavirus

Projects from freewheeling lullabies to food growing are fostering a sense of togetherness during the pandemic

From doorstep violin concerts and roving broadcasts of lullabies to cycling for people with disabilities, communities across the UK are finding new ways to come together to address the isolation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

In both Hull and London, artist Luke Jerram has used 40 illuminated bikes equipped with surround sound speakers to bring performances of local people’s favourite lullabies to their front doors. The songs are woven into a 30-minute composition, which is broadcast around the city at dusk by local cyclists. The next stop for the project is Bristol.

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