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Art On Your Doorstep - The Delivery Diaries - Art On Your Doorstep Hits The Road

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  Art On Your Doorstep – The Delivery Diaries All Aboard – Art On Your Doorstep Hits The Road Singing on the bus – a popular pastime for school kids, football supporters and Cliff Richard alike. And, it would seem, for the shoppers joining the Supported Shopping bus service that Thirsk Community Care provides for local residents. This week, as part of Rural Arts’ Art On Your Doorstep project, the passengers are joined by Amy Joan, a country music singer. Amy has brought her guitar, some lyrics and boundless energy to get the whole bus involved. “We’ve all been singing along”, exclaims Joan, one of the passengers, “even the driver!”. It’s clear that everyone has enjoyed the experience. There are requests for favourite songs, and even a bit of dancing. There’s also quite a haul of shopping bags - the group have been to Ripon to hit the supermarket, and Amy joined the volunteers in assisting some passengers with their purchases. Amy learned abou