Testimonials

Greenacres Care Home Standish 9th March 2020

What can we do to improve our service?

It was perfect, thankyou

Mike & Me at Greenacres Care Home
Mike & Me at Greenacres Care Home

 

Alyson

Beeches Care Home, Coppull, 14th February 2020

What can we do to improve our service?

A great afternoon with our lovely friends at Beeches Care Home

Carrington Court, Hindley 31st January 2020

What can we do to improve our service?

Mike and Me sang very well. Danny and others were joining in, very nice afternoon.

Ann Hill

Roadside Court, Lowton – 6th December 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

Nothing needs to be improved, both of you give a fantastic performance. Everyone had a great time and we will be ringing you again for our next event. Thank you so much.

Amy Maloney

 

Astley Pensioners Hut – 27th November 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

You were brilliant!!

Thank you very much for coming to see us.

Paula

The Hub CIC – 22nd November 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

Come more often, continue your great service and entertainment. Can you open a hotel for us all. We think you are wonderful. Absolutely Fabulous. *****

Jane

Harmony, Unity & Belonging CIC

 

Ash Tree House Care Home, Hindley – 8th November 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

Excellent service and performance. No need for improvement.

Lorraine – Entertainment Manager

Fleetwood Care Home – 4th October 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

Our residents have had an absolutely lovely afternoon and everyone joined in. I really don’t think any improvement is needed. You were both amazing!

Thanks you from all of us at Fleetwood Care Home

Amy Belcher

Atherton Central Methodist Church – 22nd July 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

Music was very good and caught peoples imagination “foot tapping”.

Rev J Fisher

 

 

Morvern House, Cleveleys- 15th July 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

All the residents enjoyed the afternoon participating in the  singing.

Rosie Dibble

Maxton House, Bolton – 12th July 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

All the music was absolutely perfect for our audience and all really enjoyed the performance. I can’t think of anything to improve on, it was professional and very warm.

Rebekah Wiseman

Richmond House, Leigh – 12th June 2019

What can we do to improve our service?

Nothing, this is one of the best “services” we have had come to us. Our residents felt included and Mike & Pauline were fabulous.

Alex – Events Manager

 
 
Good Deeds Trust – Atherton – 3rd June 2019

Great music and fun to celebrate two of our volunteers birthdays. Great time had by all.

 
 
Rosebridge Court – 29th May 2019

Can’t think of anything that would improve your performance. Wonderful and upbeat.

Joanne Nightingale

 
 
Hindley Library & Community Centre – 17th May 2019

It was brilliant, the songs were of a perfect era and it added such a great atmosphere to our volunteer day with CRISP Communities CIC. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

Sam Broxton

 

 

 
Broadwater Caravan Site – 12th May 2019

What can we do to improve our services?

Absolutely nothing I can think of, thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment, lovely people, nicest friendliest people, very approachable, would recommend.

Susan Wrigley

 

 

Bamfurlong Methodist Church – 1st May 2019

Keep doing what you do, which was so good today.

Joan Johnson

 

 

 
Little Lane Goose Green Wigan – 30th April 2019

You were fabulous, Thankyou so much, I will recommend your services, Thanks again

Mike Green

 

Rugby Memories Group at Wigan Warriors – 16th April 2019

You were amazing, everyone joined in and had a lovely afternoon. Thankyou so mu

Sue Metcalf

 

 

Belong Atherton – 9th April 2019

Thankyou for a great afternoon. great music, extremely friendly and helpful. Would like more ballads and singalong songs

Renee

 
Withington Grange Care Home, Aspull – 2nd April 2019

We absolutely loved the afternoon with you both. You got everyone participating in different ways, singing, dancing, and swaying. Everyone looking forward to your return.

Thankyou for a great afternoon.

Tracey Lowe – Organiser

 
Oakland Court, Hindley – 27th March 2019

We all enjoyed the afternoon with great music, have booked again for Halloween.

Eileen

 
Withington Grange Care Home, Aspull – 2nd April 2019

We absolutely loved the afternoon with you both. You got everyone participating in different ways, singing, dancing, and swaying. Everyone looking forward to your return.

Thankyou for a great afternoon.

Tracey Lowe – Organiser

 
Independent Methodist Church, Atherton – 21st March 2019

Had a good variety of music, Nostalgic, foot tapping.

Barbara

 
True Colours, Leigh – 27th February 2019

Friendly and helpful entertainers, excellent event, our learners enjoyed it, would recommend.

Carly

 

Heathside Residential – 25th February 2019

When dealing with the elderly, put a couple of slow ones in. Very very enjoyable, we all had a brilliant time. Many Thanks
Debbie and all the residents

Skills CIC Orrell – 20th February 2019

How can you improve such a great session!. It was fabulous. Everyone really enjoyed the singing and music, so much so that we where all up dancing. A great session for the people who attend Skill CIC. Would love to book you again.

Denise Williams – Service Manger

Gillibrand Hall Care Home –  19th February 2019

It was fantastic and no need to improve. Will be definitely be booking again.

Thank you very much.

Nicola

More Than Words –  15th February 2019

Excellent service, Highly recommended. Would book again, very friendly to both staff and  students. Everyone had a brilliant night. Thank you very much

Tony

Elton Community Center –  14th February 2019

Thank you again for a brilliant afternoon of fabulous music for our valentines party for our service users.

Staff member

Hare & Hounds Dementia Group  Billinge –  5th February 2019

The service and entertainment was brilliant and everybody had a great time singing and dancing,. You made a lot of people happy. Thank you.

Janet

Dolly Birds Charity -The Hollins – 24th January 2019

Really appreciated and enjoyed the Medley, great range of songs. Not sure how it could be improved, already great.

Sue

Memories – Shevington Methodist Church –  18th January 2019

It is difficult to improve  excellent performances when you not only entertain bit engage the audience using a lively and friendly manner.

Tony

Hollydene Aspull –  8th January 2019

Everything was brill and all the residents loved it. Don’t think you need to improve.

Chloe  Payne

St Georges Care Home, Wigan –  4th January 2019

Entertainment once again was brilliant. Look forward to next time.

Very much appreciated 

Sara Farrimond

Activities Coordinator @ St George’s Care Home.

Norley Hall, Wigan –  11th December 2018

Thank you for a fun fill afternoon with great music and Christmas songs.

Staff Member

Grow for Giving –  6th December 2018

Thanks to Grow for Giving for an amazing afternoon in you poly tunnel, what fantastic singers, Gary, David, Joseph and Chris. Look out “Take That”.

Garswood House Ashton –  4th December 2018

Thanks to Pauline and Mike for another fantastic afternoon of great music for our residents christmas party.

Hope you have a great Christmas for all the staff at Garswood House, Ashton.

Look forward to seeing you again in the New Year.

Central Day Centre –  23rd November 2018

Amazing entertainment, all customers from Central Day Centre really enjoyed this afternoon. Will recommend to all other Day Centres.

Will be in touch soon. Thanks again.

Staff Member.

Acorns Care Home, Wigan –  9th November 2018

Nothing to improve – Staff and Residents really enjoyed your entertainment.

Sarah

Jah Jireh Care Home  Wigan, 1st November 2018

Comments from the residents is that it was wonderful

Staff Member

Beeches Care Home Coppull – 31th October 2018

How could we improve?

We wouldn’t change a thing, Wonderful

Annie & Residents

Activities Coordinator

Acton House – 30th October 2018

Everyone had a brill day and will be recommending Mike and Me to all our Schemes.

Staff Member

Bickershaw Buddies, Bickershaw – 17th October 2018

The entertainment catered for everybody. We had people living with dementia singing and dancing. The afternoon was perfect in every way.

Thank you from Bickershaw Buddies.

Nancy

High Peak Lodge, Leigh – 16th October 2018

No improvement needed, lovely people and our residents really enjoyed the song choices.

Thank you so much!!!

Leanne Jolley

Activity Co-ordinator

Alexandra House, Whelley, Wigan – 10th October 2018

I thought it was brilliant, every body really enjoyed it and would love a return visit!

Thank you so much!!!

Shelina
Scheme Manager

Mealhouse Court, Mealhouse Lane Atherton – 8th October 2018

Can’t improve on perfection. We had a wonderful afternoon. Thank you so much.

Marlene Chadwick (Happy Timers)

Alzheimer’s Society, Ashton Dementia Café, 2nd October 2018

Just keep doing what you are doing, and please can we have you back again!!. Soon

Just wanted to say thanks for today.  It was lovely to meet you and your family (nice to have another fellow dancer, too!!!).  It was really great to have some really good, live entertainment for our clients.  Thank you so much.   I’m looking forward to seeing you both at Leigh Cricket Club on 21st November.

Pauline Blackie
Dementia Cafe Co-ordinator

Garswood House, Ashton 1st October 2018

The entertainment has been excellent, Want them back soon.

Carol

Leonard Court, 27th September 2018

Excellent afternoons entertainment, Highly recommended. Will promote on BeWigan Website.

Thankyou so much from John and all the Tenants and Staff.

Shawcross Care Home 7th September 2018

I don’t think you could, the residents and staff really enjoyed it, you interacted with everyone, it was lovely to see all the residents singing and dancing and smiling.

Thanks for coming

Staff Member

The Oaks 4th September 2018

Our residents had lots of fun and enjoyed singing along. The show was very nice and the residents enjoyed the interactivity with the instruments.

Thank you very much from everyone at the Oaks

Nicola

Elmridge Court 24th August 2018

The entertainment was excellent and I could not see how “Mike and Me” could improve on this. Satisfied and happy entertained staff and residents.

Thank you

T

Laurel House Belong Platt Bridge 22nd August 2018

Residents and staff enjoyed the afternoon, you gave us an enjoyable time with your singing and performance. We can honestly say you do not need to improve as you are amazing.

Care Staff.

 

Reflections Wigan 16th August 2018

Wonderful afternoon, enjoyed by everyone, so friendly and caring. Thank you, hope to see you both again soon.

Sandra

Grow for Giving Day Care Centre 15th August 2018

Keep doing what you do. We absolutely loved the music.

Pam

Hourigan House Leigh 14th August 2018

You were amazing, clear to see residents and staff all enjoyed it. Will be recommending you to 0ther homes.

Emma

 

Woodlands Westhoughton 8th August 2018

You cant, they are very good, well entertaining.

Lorraine

Golborne House 10th August 2018

I really don’t think you can, the selection of music -both 60’s and war time was perfect for us; and the provision of easy to use percussion was excellent, as people were able to participate by singing, playing, foot tapping – whole host of activities covered. Brilliant – we had a ball. Thank you.

Elizabeth Bates.

Bridgewater Day Care 3rd August 2018

No improvement needed, it was a fantastic afternoon, all the clients really enjoyed themselves. Pauline and Mike make everyone at ease, they played and sang the perfect songs. Would highly recomend, the power of music is fantastic.

Woodlands Atherton 31st July 2018

It was passed over by a couple of people that it was a little too loud, but fantastic music.

 

The Hamiltons Care Home 21st July 2018

Carry on providing a fantastic way of entertaining by engaging people in taking part. Very good and we are so grateful, thank you very much.

From all of us at the Hamiltons.

Woodlands Court 26th July 2018

All staff and our residents enjoyed the afternoons entertainment very much. We hope you will visit us again and we will recommend you to all our other homes.

Dawn

Spinningate Shopping Centre, Leigh 2nd December 2017

Mike and Pauline

Just a brief personal note to say a huge “Thank you” for all your hard work, time and talent which made our Spinningate Marie Curie Christmas Collection such a huge success!

We are still counting the funds raised but I am sure this will have been our best ever event.

Thank you both so much!!.

John & Denise and the rest of the Leigh MC Volunteers.

 

Marie Curie  Fundraising Spinning Gate Shopping Centre Leigh

Dear Mike and Pauline,


A Great Big Thank You!
Thank you so much for all your efforts in providing entertainment at our Spinning Gate Shopping Centre collection in Leigh in aid ofMarie Curie.
The money raised will help our nurses care for more people living with a terminal illness in their own homes over the coming year.
Every five minutes, someone in the UK dies without the care they need at the end of their life, and that is why your support is so important to us. Thank you for helping us to continue to provide our services to our patients and their families.
Kind Regards

Sophie Yates Community Fundraiser

Ambergate 13th October 2017

Hi Mike and Pauline

Thank you for a fantastic evening Last Night 13th October 2017

Just to say thank you so much for a fantastic evening last night,  everybody loved it…..we are all looking forward to January 1st 2018 when you come back to entertain us at New Year.

Thank you once again.

Jenny

Kingsway Blackburn 4th July 2017

Hi Mike and Pauline

Just a quick message to thank you for a wonderful evening’s entertainment last night. Everyone is knackered today but still talking about it, so I have to let you know just how much fun we had.

Thank you again, looking forward to  the 25th.

Betty

Crompton Court 19th February 2016

Dear Pauline & Mike

Just a short note to thankyou for a wonderful social evening of entertainment. The music was perfect, our residents have not stopped talking about it.
Will be in touch later in the year.
Thanks again.
Tracy

Jigsaw Christmas Bash Georgian House 1st December 2015

Hi Pauline & Mike 

Many, Many thanks for providing the entertainment today at our Christmas Lunch bash.  You were really great and everyone enjoyed your performance very much. 

Pauline, you have a lovely voice (what a gift you have). 

We all had a lovely day.  Sorry the times were a little adrift but we got there in the end so thank you for being so patient. 

We hope you will be able to come along to one of our group meetings to entertain us during 2016 and we will give you a call early next year to see if we can fix up a mutually convenient date.

 Our thanks once again.

 Kind regards

Lynn & Graham

Belmont Luncheon Club 25th November 2015

Hi Pauline & Mike,

Many thanks for entertaining us during our Christmas luncheon meeting yesterday, your performance thoroughly enjoyed by all our members.

50th Birthday Party

Many thanks for the superb entertainment at Gavin’s Party. We all had a wonderful night.
Nat & Gavin

5th of September 2015 Our Wedding

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the fabulous surprise you gave us of performing at our wedding whilst we ate our meal. We did not expect it at all, but were absolutely made up with it and thoroughly enjoyed it and all the guests at our wedding commented how lovely it was and how brilliant both of you were !!
So once again a massive thank you and we would definitely recommend you.
all our love.

Mr & Mrs Holland (Victoria & Scott) xx

Thank you Mike and Pauline for performing at Victoria’s wedding reception it certainly made the day all the guests complimented your music we all managed to eat our food and enjoy the enchanting background duo. Once again thank you . Very much recommended xx

Tom & Jean

Fund raising event for St Michael’s Primary School  27 March 2015

Hi Pauline,
Just wanted to say how much we appreciated your fantastic contribution to our PTA Bingo Family Night at St Michael’s school. We had lots of really positive comments from parents and grandparents saying how lovely it was coming into the hall with live music. I think it was obvious that the children really enjoyed it! I personally thought it brought a great atmosphere to the evening . Really hope you will consider coming back to perform at our next event.
Thanks again,

Zoey

Think Ahead Christmas Party December 2014
Hi Mike and Pauline
I hope all is well with you and you’ve both recovered nicely after your fabulous performance. The afternoon was considered to be a huge success and a lot of that was certainly down to the entertainment – the feedback from everyone has been so positive and I thought that I would just share some of the photographs with ‘Mike and Me’. Once again many thanks for all your support and I hope you both have a lovely Christmas and Best Wishes for the New Year from everyone at Think Ahead.
Best wishes. Carol