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Sat. 18th November 2017: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Clare Griffel, Launceston **POSTPONED**
Sat. 3rd February 2018: Workshop for Voices with Peter Syrus, Glastonbury
Sat. 24th March 2018: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Frances Eustace, West Bay, Dorset
Sat. 28th April 2018: Workshop for Voices: Monteverdi Madrigals with Tim Mirfin, Thorverton, Devon
Sat. 22nd September 2018: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Matt Kingston, West Bay, Dorset



Sat. 18th November 2017: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Clare Griffel, Launceston **POSTPONED**
Launceston College, Hurdon Road, Launceston PL15 9JR
Workshop for voices and instruments on the madrigals and ballets of Thomas Morley.
Due to unforseen circumstances it is necessary to postpone this planned workshop. This was agreed by SWEMF committee on 29th November. The decision needed to be made in advance of the date to avoid a cancellation fee from the school concerned. Cheque payments already submitted will be returned. It is hoped to reschedule this workshop in 2018/19, hopefully in spring/summer. We apologise for having to do this; however, there is a full programme of SWEMF workshops planned for 2018.


Sat. 3rd February 2018: Workshop for Voices with Peter Syrus, Glastonbury
St Mary's Church Hall, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EJ
Workshop on the music of Schütz, for voices, with Peter Syrus.
Organised by Venetia Caine.
Details and application form


Sat. 24th March 2018: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Frances Eustace, West Bay, Dorset
St John's Church, West Bay, Dorset DT6 4EN
Organiser: Wendy Carnell
Further details to follow.


Sat. 28th April 2018: Workshop for Voices: Monteverdi Madrigals with Tim Mirfin, Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury, Thorverton, Devon EX5 5NU
Further details to follow.


Sat. 22nd September 2018: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Matt Kingston, West Bay, Dorset
St John's Church, West Bay, Dorset DT6 4EN
Organiser: Wendy Carnell
Further details to follow.


Past SWEMF Workshops

Sat. 14th October 2017: Baroque Chamber Music Playing Day, Cheddar
Cheddar First School, Hillfield, Cheddar BS27 3JN
Organised by Sylvia Davies and Dick Little
Details and application form


Sat. 23rd September 2017: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Gawain Glenton, Keynsham
St John's Church, Keynsham
O What Evil is War! Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Gawain Glenton on the music of the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648)
Details and application form


Sat. 8th July 2017: Choral 'Study' Workshop with Peter Leech, Yatton
St Mary's Church, Church Rd, Yatton, Bristol BS49 4HH
A choral 'study' workshop with Peter Leech
Details and application form
A 'study' workshop. What kind of creature is that?
Workshop Report


Sat. 17th June 2017: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Alison Kinder, Thornbury
Turnberries Community Centre, Bath Rd, Thornbury BS35 2BB
A workshop for voices and instruments with Alison Kinder.
Details and application form
Workshop Report
***The AGM will take place during this workshop***

The AGM will include consideration of the Equal Opportunities policy, the draft policy is available here.


Sat. 20th May 2017: Choral Workshop with William Carslake, Corsham, Wiltshire
Corsham Town Hall, Corsham, Wiltshire
Choral Workshop on Josquin and Brumel with William Carslake.
Details and application form
Workshop Report


Sat. 25th March 2017: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Frances Eustace, West Bay, Dorset
St John's Church, West Bay, Dorset DT6 4EN
Music from the Spanish Golden Age
Organizer: Wendy Carnell,
wendycarnell@btinternet.com, 01308 420716.
Details and application form
Workshop Report


Sat. 4th March 2017: Music for Renaissance Wind Band with Tim Bayley, Gloucester
The Parliament Room, Gloucester Cathedral GL1 2LX
Tutor: Tim Bayley of the York Waites, Organizer: Simon Pickard 01242 579016, simonpickard@cantab.net
Details and application form
Workshop Report




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Last modified: 17 November 2017