Westonbirt Great Oak Hall Singing Day | Saturday 22 September 2018 – review

A fabulous group of 60 singers gathered for the September Singing Day at the stunning Great Oak Hall at Westonbirt Arboretum. Singers local to the area were joined by others from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Oxford, Taunton, Ilfracombe, Newport, Bristol, Bath, Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon. It was great to meet many new singers who were singing with Songways for [...]

2018-09-24T11:45:18+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Previous Singing Days|

Singing day in the Great Oak Hall, Westonbirt Arboretum – review

We had a wonderful group of 55 singers for the Spring Singing Day at the beautiful Great Oak Hall at Westonbirt Arboretum. Singers local to Westonbirt were joined by others from Gloucester, Cirencester, Bristol, Portishead, Bath, Trowbridge, Bradford on Avon, and even Essex. For many, it was their first experience of Songways. After gentle warm-ups to put everyone at [...]

2017-04-24T08:01:43+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Previous Singing Days|

Singing Day in Wells Bishop’s Palace, Cathedral & Chapter House – review

On a glorious early September day, 45 singers gathered in Wells for our first singing day there for three years. Singers from Bristol, Portishead, Worcestershire and Taunton joined local singers from Wells and regular Songways singers from Bath and Trowbridge. We began in the Bishop's Palace Chapel, an exceptional acoustic in which to sing. Jane [...]

2016-11-02T15:28:14+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Previous Singing Days|

Singing Day at Iford Manor & Farleigh Castle

Despite slightly unsettled weather, we had a rewarding morning singing in the beautiful hillside garden at Iford Manor, the scent of wisteria heady in the air. It was a lovely group including singers from London, Stroud and Tewkesbury. In the afternoon we sang in the ancient and resonant chapel at Farleigh Castle. Songs included lively [...]

2016-11-02T15:28:14+00:00 May 8th, 2016|Previous Singing Days|

GREAT OAK HALL, Westonbirt Arboretum

Sat 7 March 2015 This was a wonderful day's singing on a beautiful spring day, with 55 singers led by Jane including new faces from Malvern, Bristol, Worcester and Gloucester. We enjoyed songs to celebrate the coming of spring and the beauty of the natural world, including songs inspired by the writing of conservationist John [...]

2015-03-18T15:53:32+00:00 March 8th, 2015|Previous Singing Days|

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