Sing, Yoik, Yap and Yammer on the Wild Atlantic Way

Improvise and explore your voice with Candy Verney and Rod Paton

3rd – 6th of April 2020

Cost €359                                     Early Bird €329 before Dec 1st

If you enjoy using your voice, and are up for some vocal adventures, then this weekend is for you. Sing and improvise, inspirational harmony songs and seriously enjoy yourself!

Led by Candy Verney with guest teacher Rod Paton.

There will also be time to immerse yourself in the deep peace of Donegal’s stunningly beautiful landscape

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A weekend of Irish Traditional Song

A unique opportunity to participate in an ancient living tradition of song from NW Ireland

18th – 21st June 2020

Cost €389                                     Early bird €359

We are very excited to launch a new traditional singing weekend in collaboration with An tSean Bheairic Cultural Centre in Falcarragh, in the Gaeltacht area of NW Donegal.

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Hiking, Heartsong and History on the Wild Atlantic Way 2020

Get away from the busyness of life for this exciting weekend combining singing and walking on the Wild Atlantic Way with Seamus Doohan and Candy Verney.

3rd – 6th of July 2020

Cost €359                                     Early bird €329 before December 1st

Start the morning with an hour of wonderful singing: – rounds, work songs, songs we can sing as we walk. All taught by ear, accessible to all. Then put on your walking boots and explore the mountains, valleys and beaches of North West Donegal with Seamus. As we walk, Seamus will regale us with fascinating stories from the history and mythology of the area, as well as showing us medicinal and food plants, traditionally used in times gone by.Discover as we uncover the layers of history in our landscape and learn about our rich Gaelic culture and heritage.
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Singing On The Wild Side July

Refresh, revive, sing your heart out and reconnect with the important things in life

17th – 24th of July 2020

Cost €660                                     Early Bird €610 before Dec 1st

Singing on the Wild Side is about the singing, but much more too. Over the week, our own little community will build, seed new friendships, connect to local people, explore the natural vibrant beauty surrounding us. So if you like singing, wilderness, a sense of adventure, meeting other interesting folk and returning home feeling refreshed, invigorated and in tune, then join us here.

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Sing To Heal

Take some time for yourself and join us  for this special weekend of singing and chanting. There will also be time to immerse yourself in the deep peace of Donegal’s stunningly beautiful landscape.

24th – 27th of July 2020

Cost €339                                     Early Bird €299 before Dec 1st

I’m very excited to welcome Joseph Moras, leader for this singing weekend. Joseph found his way to the Song House 3 years ago, joined us again for the last two years, and loves all that we do here. Jospeh will lead chanting each morning. Afternoons will be free to explore the landscape around. We will cook an evening meal together, then sing again each evening.

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Continual Professional Development For Choir Leaders

Are you busy facilitating wonderful singing groups but need some professional input?

27th- 31st of August 2020

Here’s a chance to refresh yourself, have one to one voice coaching, reinvigorate your practice, increase your skills, bring questions and talk to peers in a safe and cooperative environment. All surrounded by the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way.  Led by Candy Verney and Sophie Grimmer. More info soon. Email Candy if you are interested

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Singing On The Wild Side September

Have you been singing in choirs for a few years now, and want to challenge yourself?

4th – 11th September 2020

Cost €660                                     Early Bird €610 before Dec 1st

I am very excited to introduce you to Lindsey Williams who will be co-teaching some of the songs with me for this holiday. Over the last few years, Lindsey and I have collaborated in writing songs together. She is a very talented song writer and playwright. I make choral arrangements of her songs, and we have had great success teaching them to groups around Europe. We wrote a book together in 2017, and you can hear some of the songs on my personal website.

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