Category Archives: Workshops

Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, February 2012: “Old & New”

Saturday February 25th: This time the theme is ‘Old & New’, inspired by the turn of the year. Think of past pleasures and future adventures, dawn and dusk, birth and death – all sorts of beginnings and ends find expression … Continue reading

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Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, November 2011: High Days & Holy Days

November 26th 2011 – ” High Days & Holy Days”, songs for celebrations and festivals.  With Christmas just around the corner, and the rest of the calendar full of red-letter days (whether secular, religious or just plain fun), bring along … Continue reading

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Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, October 2011: Mists & Mellow Fruitfulness

The October ‘Mists & Mellow Fruitfulness‘ workshop is now fully booked, but as always there is a waiting list in case of cancellations, so do contact Stephen (stephen@varcoe.com) if you’d like to be added to this. 

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Song workshop at Ansells Farm, July 2011: Wine, Women and Song

July 1-3 2011 The theme was the Joy of Life, and in this extended version of our normal Song Workshops we had more opportunity to explore this repertoire. Please email stephen@varcoe.com for details. Find out more about our Song Workshops.

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Song workshop at Ansells Farm, April 2011: Sing a Song of Springtime

Spring is traditionally when a young man’s fancy does its thing, and naturally enough, a young woman’s as well. Since the majority of songs are about Love, a good number of them are Spring songs too. Bring along your favourites and hear what … Continue reading

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Song workshop at Ansells Farm, February 2011: Songs to Share

Songs to Share is now fully booked, but we have a waiting list in case of cancellations. Please email stephen@varcoe.com for details. Find out more about our Song Workshops.

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Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, Saturday November 27th 2010

Our next song workshop at Ansells Farm has the theme “Comedy & Tragedy – The Two Faces of Drama”. This workshop has been postponed from October 2nd until November 27th due to circumstances beyond our control. Contact Stephen Varcoe (stephen@varcoe.com) … Continue reading

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Ansells Music Weekend with Stephen & Melinda Varcoe July 2nd – 4th 2010

“… your weekends really are the most perfect experiences”… A quote from one of the letters we received after this, our second annual festival, voted even better than last year’s by participants and audiences. Once again the weather gods were soothed by … Continue reading

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Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, April 2010

We hosted the first Song Workshop of the year on Feb 13th entitled “Love in Adversity”, which was fully subscribed and greatly enjoyed. The next one is on Apr 24th, exploring songs by composers with significant anniversaries this year – … Continue reading

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Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, November 2009

Our forthcoming Song Day, November 28th, entitled ‘The Animal Kingdom’ is already fully subscribed. However, if anyone is interested, please email stephen@varcoe.com to put your name on our waiting list, and of course, receive notification about future dates.

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