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Monday Folk Choir Workshops

Learn folk songs from England, the British Isles and beyond.


Who is it for?

Suitable for adult singers over the age of 16 and for all abilities. Material is taught by ear.


What can I learn?

Explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment without the pressure of public performance.


When does it take place?

Autumn Term: 26 October | 2, 16, 30 November | 7 December, 7-9pm
Spring Term: 18 January | 1, 22 February | 7, 21 March, 7-9pm
Summer Term: 9, 23 May | 6, 20 June | 4 July, 7-9pm

Fee: £50 | £40 concessions
(for details of our concessionary policy please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )


Who leads the choir workshops?

The summer term Monday Folk Choir Workshops will be led by Hazel Askew.

Hazel Askew is a London based singer, musician and workshop leader.  She performs with BBC 2 Folk Award nominated vocal trio Lady Maisery and traditional English folk duo The Askew Sisters, with whom she won Best Female Singer at the 2011 Spiral Earth Awards.  Hazel frequently teaches for EFDSS on adult, youth and schools projects, most recently delivering two of the London based The Full English Education projects.  She has also led workshops and courses for organisations including Folkworks, Aldeburgh Young Musicians, Dartington Summer School, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and various festivals around the country.


How can I take part?

Enrolments for the summer term are now open!

To enrol, please complete an enrolment form (available from the Downloads section at the bottom of this page) and return it to Imogen, Education Administrator, on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Enrolment forms can also be posted back to Cecil Sharp House - our full address is detailed on the enrolment form.

Payment for the course can be made by credit/debit card or cheque. To pay by card, please contact Imogen on 020 7241 8953. If you would prefer to pay be cheque, please make it payable to 'EFDSS' and send to Cecil Sharp House for the attention of the Education Department. 



Monday Folk Choir Workshops enrolment form (word)
Monday Folk Choir Workshops enrolment form (pdf)




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