Bed and Breakfast at Ansells FarmAnsells Farm is a charming, characterful 16th century farmhouse in an idyllic rural position 5 miles south of Sudbury, an ideal base for exploring the villages and countryside of the Stour Valley.
Category Archives: Workshops
It’s Spring again, the season above all others which is devoted to song. The birds are waking us at dawn, the bees are buzzing, and everything is bursting with new life. There’s an enormous repertoire of songs to celebrate this … Continue reading
Singing Workshop at Ansells Farm, 2nd April 2016: “The flowers that bloom in the spring, tra la, breathe promise of merry sunshine…”
So sings Nanki Poo in The Mikado, and this gave us the idea that floral felicity and burgeoning buds would make a very good theme for our spring Song Day at Ansells. The vocal repertoire is full of flowers – … Continue reading
You are welcome to join us for our Singing Workshop on November 7 at Ansells Farm. Our theme is anything connected with water, from the smallest raindrop to the mightiest ocean via a whole landscape (waterscape?) of marshes, streams and … Continue reading
[Update] This workshop is now fully booked. We invite you to join us for our first Singing Workshop of 2015. Our theme this time is Songs & Arias in Italian, that most musical of singing languages. Here’s your chance to … Continue reading
If you are thinking of attending some of Stephen’s song workshops or classes, here are some advance dates for your calendar. Further details will be posted in due course. February 21, 2015 Ansells workshop – Italian songs and arias. February … Continue reading
Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, 29th November 2014: Out of the Darkness, songs from the composers & poets of WW1
In this centenary year of commemoration, regret and gratitude it would be a strange omission if we didn’t celebrate the legacy to music of those precocious talents who died in or were profoundly affected by the Great War. Some of … Continue reading
We invite you to join us for the first of our Ansells Song Workshop Days after this warm and pleasant summer. One of the themes which has constantly inspired composers and poets through the ages is the landscape. In Britain … Continue reading
In conjunction with our annual Workshop for Singers Weekend, two fantastic concerts with world-renowned artists plus a relaxed tea-concert to hear what our students have achieved during the weekend workshop: Friday 27th June 8pm THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES? A celebration … Continue reading
Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, 10th May 2014: Songs of the Stage Another successful workshop, with all places filled.
Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, 22nd March 2014: Planning a Programme. The workshop was full and a tremendous success.