Folk Choir Workshops

Come along and sing folksongs collected by Vaughan Williams in a series of workshops led by acclaimed folk group Morrigan.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Following the success of similar workshops in autumn 2018, Morrigan will lead a series of 4 Wednesday evening sessions teaching group members new 4-part harmony arrangements of folksongs collected by Vaughan Williams. This leads to an opportunity for everyone to sing with Morrigan in a concert at Leith Hill Place on Sunday July 7. Suitable for adults of all ages and children over 12.

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
The workshops will take place on the ground floor of the house. In good weather part of the workshop may be held outside.
What to bring and wear
Wear good shoes to walk down from the Rhododendron Wood car park. The house can be cool, so an extra jumper is advisable.
Accessibility
Wheelchairs users can access the ground floor of the house. Ramp to front door.
Other
There is no obligation to sing in the concert in July. It is recommended you attend at least two singing evenings before coming to sing in the concert.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
5 June 2019 18:00 - 19:30 Available
3 July 2019 18:00 - 19:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Leith Hill Place
Email
leithhillplace@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01306 711 685

Upcoming events

Soundscape tour - May & June

Fri 24 May 2019
11:30-12:00
An audio tour exploring the life and music of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, who spent his early, formative years up Leith Hill Place.

The Garden in Art: drawing & watercolour classes

Tue 28 May 2019
10:00-12:30
Join artist Jane Allison to explore art in the garden.

Willow weaving: bird feeder & flower

Tue 04 Jun 2019
10:00-12:30
Learn how to make beautiful features for your garden from willow including a bird feeder and flower.

Introduction to Sculpting, Casting and Mould Making

Tue 04 Jun 2019
10:00-14:00
Try your hand at the techniques of sculpting in clay, creating a mould, and casting in plaster of Paris as practised by sculptors, prop-makers and designers.

Folk Choir Workshops

Wed 05 Jun 2019
18:00-19:30
Come along and sing folksongs collected by Vaughan Williams in a series of workshops led by acclaimed folk group Morrigan.

Drop in music & poetry recital

Fri 07 Jun 2019
13:30-16:15
Join performers Stuart Raeburn, David Elwin & Julia Raeburn for a recital of music and poetry.