• Join the Halsway Team!

    We have two current vacancies:

    Programme & Marketing Manager (Full Time) – deadline Friday 20 May!
    House Assistant (Part Time)

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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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  • Stories of the Hills

    Find out more about our new Quantock Folk Map and a series of free public events this summer which celebrate the intangible heritage of the Quantock Hills.

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  • Fiddle Weekend and Gig

    20-22 May

    Tom Kitching and Ben Paley lead an immersive study weekend for experienced fiddle players. Join them for the week or for the public gig on Sat 21 May 8pm

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  • New England Music to Lift Dancers’ Feet

    27-29 May

    A weekend of New England style music for the love of playing for dancing! With Max Newman (guitar), Stuart Kenney (banjo, bass), of Stringrays and fiddle musician Audrey Knuth

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  • Walking Weekend

    27-29 May

    Join Roger Phipps for a weekend of walking with the added bonus of New England Folk Music and Dance entertainment in the evenings.

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  • Halsway Contra Dance Weekend

    3-5 June

    Fancy a vibrant weekend of folk dance? With some of the brightest callers and musicians on the new wave of contradance. A weekend packed with workshops to suit all levels.

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  • Ballads and Voices

    13-17 June

    A summer week of ballad singing with the fantastic Pete Coe, Brian Peters and Emily Portman. Learn Child ballads, broadsides and songs with a story to tell.

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  • Song Weekend

    8-10 Jul

    Enjoy a week singing international folk songs with Paul Sartin and Çiğdem Aslan – suitable for anyone who enjoys a good sing.

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  • Young Folk Intermediate

    25-30 Jul

    A fun intensive course for people aged 12-18 and grade 4 playing skills. Learn, arrange, rehearse new repertoire – build skills and technique AND perform at Sidmouth Folk Festival

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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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  • We’re Good to Go

    COVID-19 guidance during your stay.

    Your safety is important to us! Find out more about what we’re doing to keep guests, tutors and staff safe and happy during visits to Halsway, and what you need to do to help us.

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