Family Singing Afternoon
with Caroline Radcliffe
Sunday 13 October 2019
Age: 7+ with parent
Fee: £12 per adult & child pair. Includes tea and cake.
£3 extra child, £10 extra adult.
Sing together and build a choir in an afternoon; all new songs for 2019. There’s something really special and joyous about families singing together. Caroline will teach you easy songs from across the world, building harmonies and adding parts to each song to encompass all ranges and abilities.
Everything is taught by ear: no need to read music, and there will opportunities to add actions and simple percussion to some songs. Afternoon break with tea & cake!
When booking online, please provide only the name of the adult in an adult and child pair. For bookings with additional adults or children, please contact the office by phone or email.
All courses are held at Jackdaws in Great Elm, a small village to the west of Frome in Somerset, approximately 14 miles south of Bath. Frome Train station is just 3 miles from Jackdaws with direct trains from Bristol, Bath, Cardiff and London.
A £12 deposit is required to secure your place on this course.
The Course Fee is inclusive of all meals, refreshments and tuition at Jackdaws.
Accommodation Fees are payable in addition to the Course Fee. Jackdaws will take care of booking your accommodation; B&B rooms will be allocated a few weeks before the course starts, and we will send you details of where you are staying. B&B rates start at £40 per night (single room, shared bathroom) and from £50 (en suite, subject to availability) including booking fee.
B&B accommodation is arranged with local hosts, who are happy to welcome Jackdaws course participants, and includes a continental breakfast. Several are within walking distance of Jackdaws in Great Elm, and in neighbouring villages just a short drive away (5 – 10 minutes). Alternatively, we can arrange accommodation in local inns and guest houses (with a cooked breakfast available) please call us to discuss your requirements.
If you are vegetarian/vegan or have any food allergies please let us know in plenty of time, so that our cooks can plan the meals for the weekend accordingly. All meals and refreshments (except breakfast) are prepared and served at Jackdaws by our dedicated cooks, Loo and Alex. We are ‘allergy aware’, but we rely on participants letting us know if they have specific food allergies. Please also let us know if you carry any emergency medication.
Communal lunch and dinner will be served with your fellow participants and the tutor.