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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Community Choir Leadership Course 2020

Community Choir Leader Training Course in Ireland

Community Choir Leadership Course

Are you interested in leading choirs? Would you like to build your confidence in this area? Then this is the course for you!

24th April – 2nd May 2020

Cost €720

If you are interested in leading singing groups and choirs, or seeking to build your confidence in this area, this series of workshops will cover all the basics and much more.

Candy has been running community choir leadership trainings for 13 years. Many previous participants have gone on to make this their full time profession.
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Family Constellations Weekend Workshop

Róisín and Johanne are delighted to offer this residential workshop in the beautiful surroundings of the Song House in Donegal.

5th – 7th of June 2020


Bert Hellingers’ constellations approach offers a unique opportunity to look at family patterns and dynamics that follow on from generation to generation. Hidden loyalties and burdens that may be hindering our flow and ability to move forward in our lives.

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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

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                                    

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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The Awakened Feminine Retreat

Authentically Wild With Lisa Angelini and Sarah Houldsworth

9th – 16th of July 2020

Cost $2900 USD                                     includes accommodation ,meals, excursions and follow up coaching session

In the safety and support of our intimate group, you will be guided through unique experiences and sacred ceremonies designed to assist in the unfolding and emergence of your true authenticity, recovering the deepest treasures you hold within, and making them available to every aspect of your being for growth, support and true self love.

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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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Continual Professional Development For Choir Leaders

Community Choir Leader Training Course in Ireland

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. Read More

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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