• Thank you for your patience.

    We are currently experiencing a very high volume of email and phone enquiries; we will get back to you as soon as we can.

    Thank you for you continued patience and support.

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  • What’s on at Halsway Manor

    We are open !!!
    Come join one of the many residential folk music, musicianship and folk dance courses on offer all year around.
    You can explore what’s on at Halsway Manor here.

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  • We’re Good to Go

    COVID-19 guidance during your stay.

    Legal covid-19 restrictions in England are to be relaxed shortly; however we plan to continue our covid-safety protocols, for the safety and wellbeing of all visitors and staff.

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  • Support Halsway Manor

    Halsway survived lockdown and has reopened due to support received from many of you!
    Your support is more important than ever
    Please donate if you can

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  • Halsway Young Folk Juniors

    16-18 Aug 2021

    Summer is here – its Junior Folk takeover! A short residential for 8-12 yrs filled with fun and imaginative folk activities, using local traditions and customs as inspiration.

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  • Folk Summer School

    Mon 30 Aug – Fri 3 Sept

    A great fun intro to folk. Workshops in dance, song, fiddle, accordion, guitar and mixed-instrument playing. Something for all and great fun.

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  • Willow Wildlife & Garden Beasts

    20-22 Aug

    A weekend of willow sculpture with artist Sophie Courtiour. What animal you choose to weave into being – bird, fox, deer – let your imagination run wild and Sophie will guide you

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  • Dances of Poldark

    3-5 Sept 2021

    Enjoy learning elegant and lively 18th Century dances with dancing-master Stuart Marsden, choreographer of the BBC Poldark series. last few places available.

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  • Northumbrian Smallpipers’ Weekend

    27-29 Aug 2021

    A delightful smallpipe gathering to improve your ability, technique and repertoire with the wonderful Andy May, Andy Lawrenson and Alice Robinson.

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  • Composition Workshop Weekend

    1 – 3 Oct 2021

    An enjoyable and accessible introduction to writing your own ‘folk’ tunes. Aimed at novice composers, and those with experience, led by musician, composer and pipe-maker Andy May

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  • Harpas at Halsway

    17-19 Sept

    We’re delighted that Vicki Swan will be joined by Olov Johansson from Sweden, and Ruth Morris from Scotland for this weekend of workshops and ensemble playing.

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  • Klezmer Music Course

    5-7 Dec 2021

    Delve into the wonderful world of klezmer with Susi Evans, Szilvia Csaranko and Indra Buraczewsk. Exceptional musicians who are passionate about the tradition of klezmer music.

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