Residential singing weekends

Spend a whole weekend singing with like-minded people

Skelwith Bridge,Lake District

"I have never met anyone who has Chris's ability through humour and perseverance to teach so many varied and challenging songs in a weekend. His energy is tangible and is maintained throughout the weekend. The atmosphere when the harmonies come together is electric and what I call a 'golden moment'. This is why I keep booking!" Sing Africa, Derbyshire, October 2018

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If you're looking for one-day and half-day workshops, you can find them on the singing workshops page.

Forthcoming Weekends

  • Winter warmer weekend

    Blaxhall, Suffolk, 1-3 February 2019
    Warm your spirit on a winter weekend with singing, walking, eating and laughing.
  • Better harmony singing: the small group challenge

    Buckden, Cambridgeshire, 29-31 March 2019
    Improve your harmony singing skills by working as a small ensemble over a whole weekend.
  • Sing folk songs of the British Isles

    Felden Lodge, Hemel Hempstead, 5-7 April 2019
    Learn folk songs from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland all arranged for voice only.
  • Beach Boys bonanza

    Lindors Country House, Wye Valley, 3-5 May 2019
    Spend a fantastic weekend learning Beach Boys songs in glorious harmony.
  • American harmony singing traditions

    Holiday Inn, Peterborough, 14-16 June 2019
    Learn songs from a wide range of American harmony traditions in this luxury venue in the Nene Valley.

What is a residential weekend?

The cost of a residential weekend includes all meals, tea/coffee breaks, and singing tuition. Accommodation is in a mix of single, twin and double rooms. The singles tend to sell out very fast! All rooms are en-suite (except The Claret Centre, Buckden Towers which has shared bathrooms). All venues are fully accessible unless otherwise stated. However, many venues have a limited number of accessible rooms. Please contact Chris if you have any queries.

Weekends start before supper on Friday and end after lunch on Sunday. Singing sessions are in the morning, late afternoon and in the evening after supper. There is two- to three-hour break on Saturday afternoon to give people a chance to explore the local area.