Windborne from the US | 8 February 2020 – review

Seventy singers gathered for a fabulous singing workshop with Windborne at St Luke's Church, Bath, some travelling from London, Cornwall, Oxford, Stroud and Bristol to be there. Windborne specialize in close harmony singing, shifting effortlessly between dramatically different styles of traditional music. Their musical knowledge spans many continents and cultures but they remain deeply rooted in American folk [...]

2020-02-13T17:38:31+00:00February 11th, 2020|Previous Workshops|

Songs of hearth and fire | 6 January 2020 – review

A lovely group of 25 singers begun the New Year with a special evening of song in the superb new Oak Room at Combe Grove Manor led by Jane Harris, Director of Songways. After the busyness of the festive season we enjoyed immersing ourselves in heart-warming, nourishing and calming harmony songs, all taught by ear. Songs included a round written especially [...]

2020-01-29T12:44:01+00:00January 29th, 2020|Previous Workshops|

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|

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