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Singing in Donegal 13 – 20 July | SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT A singing week at The Song House, an inspirational retreat centre nestled in the foothills of Muckish mountain in the wilds of the Donegal Gaeltacht in the north west of Ireland. Led by Jane Harris, Director of Songways The Song House lies in the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht – an area steeped [...]

2019-04-17T19:40:35+00:00April 10th, 2019|News|

Sing the Cambridge Colleges 4 – 6 April 2019 – review

A wonderful group of 60 singers from across the UK gathered for the 2019 Sing the Cambridge Colleges, led by Jane Harris, Director of Songways, and Helen Chadwick, the renowned singer, song-writer and performance creator. We sang in four college chapels - Corpus Christi, Clare, Pembroke and St John's - enjoying the beauty and acoustics [...]

2019-04-08T17:31:46+00:00April 8th, 2019|News, Previous Singing Retreats, Previous Singing Weekends|

Singing in Tuscany 5 – 12 September SOLD OUT

Thurs 5 – Thurs 12 Sept: Singing week in Tuscany SOLD OUT A week singing at La Torre alle Tolfe, a beautiful private villa set in a Tuscan garden amongst vineyards and olive groves on a hill-top near Siena. Led by Jane Harris, Director of Songways, and John Harrison, composer and choir leader from Vermont, US.

2019-01-30T13:27:38+00:00January 30th, 2019|News|

Buckfast Abbey singing weekend | Cornish carols, folk songs & sacred songs | November 2018 – review

Fifty-five singers filled the delightful Northgate House hotel at Buckfast Abbey on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, next to the banks of the River Dart. It was a wonderful weekend of song in a beautiful setting: Cornish carols, sacred songs, folk songs from a wide range of traditions, hearty food and luxury accommodation. The weekend was led by Jane [...]

2018-12-18T11:30:27+00:00December 18th, 2018|Previous Singing Retreats, Uncategorized|

Shine On | Songways Christmas concert Saturday 8 December – review | Supporting Julian House & Bradford on Avon Hub

Seventy-five singers from the three Songways choirs combined for a wonderful evening of festive and celebratory songs in the beautiful St Swithin’s Church on Saturday 8 December 2018. Our Christmas set included glorious songs and carols from a wide range of harmony singing traditions, including Scotland, Cornwall, America, South Africa, Corsica and original compositions by Jane Harris, Director of [...]

2018-12-18T11:04:03+00:00December 10th, 2018|Previous Choir Events, Songways Choirs|

Countdown to Peace | From Remembrance to Hope | November 2018 – review

Countdown to Peace Everyone Sang - From Remembrance to Hope Saturday 10 November 2018 A moving concert on the eve of the centenary of the WW1 Armistice featuring the soaring harmonies of four local choirs.  White Doves, Songways, Akabella and Sing Alive choirs performed songs of remembrance, hope and peace to a capacity audience in the beautiful [...]

2019-06-25T17:29:22+00:00November 17th, 2018|Previous Choir Events|

2019 Singing weekends & singing weeks: Sing the Cambridge Colleges | Donegal | Tuscany | Ammerdown

We are excited to announce our 2019 singing weekends and weeks. Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 April | Sing the Cambridge Colleges An exceptional opportunity to sing in four of the Cambridge college chapels led by Jane Harris, Director of Songways, and Helen Chadwick, an accomplished singer, composer and song-leader. Immerse yourself in glorious harmonies, sing in [...]

2019-04-29T17:38:51+00:00October 18th, 2018|News|

Apollo5: Saturday 13 October 2018 – review

Sixty singers had an immensely enjoyable day with Apollo5 at St Swithin's Church in Bath on Saturday 13 October. The Apollo5 singers led us in excellent vocal warm-ups interspersed body percussion and rhythmic games to wake up voices, bodies and brains. Songs included a set of spirituals, a jazz standard, a quirky winter song and [...]

2018-10-17T13:05:10+00:00October 17th, 2018|Previous Workshops|

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