Workshop in Askrigg, Upper Wensleydale

The fifth Gregorian Chant Workshop will be held on September 9th 2017 in St Oswald's Church, Askrigg, North Yorkshire. Askrigg is a small village in Upper Wensleydale still famous for being the location for the TV programme 'All Creatures Great and Small'.

The day will last from 10.00am to 4.00pm. The director is Philip Duffy who is the Assoc. Director for the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge and a former choir master of Liverpool RC Cathedral.

The fee for the day is £15 which includes tuition and music (to keep). The day will end with the service of Vespers to which members of the public are welcome. Further details will be available when people sign up. All are welcome including beginners who have never sung the chant but would like to try.

To book, please contact MaryRose Kearney by telephone on 01969 650 880, or by email at boogie@cinched.moc.counterfeitingliamtoh@spelt.cnyenraekesoryram, or send a cheque for £15 to "The Gregorian Workshop" c/o Kearney, Summerdown, Silver St Askrigg, Leyburn, N. Yorks. DL8 3HS.

Chant Workshops 2017

Directed by John Rowlands-Pritchard

John Rowlands-Pritchard will be teaching several chant workshops in a variety of places over the next few months, and also one residential course in April. Here is a summary; for details and updates, please see the Opus Anglicanum web site.

  • 24th - 27th April, Benslow Music, Hitchin, Herts.
    Residential Gregorian Chant Course 01462 459446

  • 25th July, Worcester Three Choirs Festival
    Chant Workshop 10 am - 4.30 pm 01452 768 928
    Vespers for St Oswald of Worcester 5:30 pm in Worcester Cathedral

  • 30th September, Glastonbury Abbey
    Chant Workshop 10 am - 5 pm 01458 832267

  • 4th November, St Mary's Church Monmouth
    RSCM South East Wales Chant workshop 01722 424848