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Give Voice

Friday 29 Oct 4pm — Sunday 31 Oct 5pm, 2021

To make a booking enquiry please complete the form below. We will contact you to confirm availability and complete your booking.

Course Enquiry

  • Halsway Manor will not share your details with any third parties.

Pricing

Full board per person (tuition, activities, all meals & accommodation):

  • £262– single ensuite room
  • £225– sharing an ensuite room
  • £225– single non-ensuite room
  • £180 – sharing non-ensuite room

Camping per person (tuition, activities, all meals):

  • £170

Non Resident (tuition, activities, all meals except breakfast):

  • £160

It’s all about folk song, and it’s all in good company! Whether you want a damn good sing in the bar, to hear and share new songs, to improve your voice or to create songs of your own, this is the weekend for you.

Having hosted this weekend for several years, Tom & Barbara Brown have made the decision to step down; we’re delighted that Bob & Gill Berry have agreed to carry the flame, and lead this weekend with guest singers (tba).

Singers of all ages (teenagers to pensioners) and abilities are welcome to join the fun, in the comfortable and relaxed surroundings of Halsway Manor. Big Sings (with everyone having a chance to lead chorus songs – if they want to) when the bar is open, and opportunities to explore songs and individual singing in between, learn how to look after your voice and performance, or have a ramble around the glorious countryside – it’s up to you! You’re welcome to bring accompanying instruments if you wish. The extensive folk library will also be open throughout the weekend should you wish to delve into the collection.

Who’s it For?

This is a friendly weekend is for singers of all ages  and abilities to enjoy and explore traditional song in a convivial and supportive atmosphere, with opportunities to learn how to look after and improve your voice and performance.

“Camaraderie, support, inclusive, non-judgemental, helpful. The attendees and the tutors were wonderful people all intent on getting the most from the weekend.” Participant

The Team

Bob & Gill are a duo that sing and play traditional and contemporary folk music and songs from the English tradition. They are particularly interested in their adopted county of Wiltshire and the surrounding counties for their music sources.

Further details to follow, check back soon!

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