Cornwall workshop with Jane Harris | Celtic Song Trio & Everybody needs Beauty | 2 August 2019 – review

Cornwall singing workshop with Jane Harris, Director of Songways A wonderful group of 65 singers from all across West Cornwall gathered for the half-day workshop with Jane Harris in Marazion, hosted by Pip Wright and Kana Kernow. Jane taught her new composition, Celtic Song Trio, a collaboration with Cornish poet Julie Tonkin - three related songs inspired [...]

2019-08-05T19:14:58+00:00August 5th, 2019|Previous Workshops|

House of Light with Helen Chadwick | 21, 22, 23 June 2019 – review

HOUSE OF LIGHT Helen Chadwick, Victoria Couper, Barbara Gellhorn and Jane Harris performed three heart-warming concerts of Helen Chadwick’s glorious a cappella harmony songs - in Frome, Bath and Toddington, near Cheltenham. The songs celebrate the power of the light in the dark times... songs of remembrance, an exquisite lullaby, songs of strength and hope, and light-filled songs of sheer joy. [...]

2019-07-08T09:03:29+00:00June 24th, 2019|News, Previous Workshops|

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|

Westonbirt Great Oak Hall singing workshop with Jane Harris | 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 led by Jane Harris, Director of Songways. 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 [...]

2019-07-24T09:42:15+00:00September 24th, 2018|Previous Singing Days, Previous Workshops|

Windborne from the US: Saturday 28 April 2018 – review

We were thrilled to host Windborne for the first time in Bath, fresh from their hugely successful US tour. Stunningly powerful vocal harmony... Windborne sets a new bar for folk harmony singing today Spectacularly good, utterly brilliant... The best musical discovery of the year More than 55 singers gathered from far and wide for the workshop [...]

2018-05-04T17:44:19+00:00April 29th, 2018|Previous Workshops|

The Dawn Chorus vocal ensemble March 2018 – review

The Dawn Chorus  The Dawn Chorus is an exciting vocal ensemble directed by Sian Croose from Norwich and Brendan Taaffe from Vermont. The group is made up of 14 choir leaders and singers from England and Wales, including Jane Harris, Director of Songways. The group's debut tour in March 2018 featured a fabulous programme of traditional and new songs from the [...]

2018-07-24T13:38:04+00:00April 16th, 2018|News, Previous Workshops|

Signup for our Newsletter

To ensure you receive details of our events. Click here to join.

Members Area

If you are a Songways member, click here to access information, lyrics and audio examples.