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|

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|

Singing week on Lundy

Singing week on Lundy The 2016 Songways singing week on Lundy was a wonderful time, combining the joy of singing, the beauty of the island and the fun of being with old friends and new. Led by Jane, the group of 25 singers enjoyed a rich variety of songs during the week, including beautiful folk [...]

2019-01-06T17:14:08+00:00August 30th, 2016|Previous Singing Retreats|

Singing week in the South of France

Our first international singing week took place in June 2016 at La Maison Verte, a converted wine-maker’s mansion in Roujan, a village in the Languedoc region in the South of France. The singing was led by Jane Harris, Director of Songways, and Brendan Taaffe, composer, workshop leader and multi-instrumentalist from Vermont, US, and the week [...]

2019-01-06T17:17:03+00:00May 10th, 2016|Previous Singing Retreats|

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