Poetry
with Don Paterson, hosted by Maddy Prior
23rd to 25th June 2017
£230
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FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO STUDY POETRY 
Don is a much-loved regular here at the Barn, and whether you’re a poet or a songsmith this course will help you weave your words with skill and passion.
  
Songs And Music With Faustus 
with Benji Kirkpatrick, Paul Sartin and Saul Rose
30th June to 2nd July 2017
£230
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FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO SING OR PLAY AND SING
A first time at the Barn for powerhouse players Benji Kirkpatrick, Paul Sartin and Saul Rose. The trio will lead us through songs, discussions on arrangements, and practical approaches to folk music. Guaranteed to be a lively and fun weekend, to say the least!
  
  
A Week of Vocal Technique & Song
with Rose-Ellen Kemp and Maddy Prior (plus special guest tutor TBC)
24th to 30th July 2017
£600 (staying off-site)
£700 (staying on-site)
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FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT THE VOICE AND SINGING A LOT TOO!
Drumroll please… Here we go with our very first Big Week at the Barn! A wonderful combination of technique and singing that will stretch and challenge you across seven amazing days.
  
  
Making songs with O'Hooley & Tidow 

hosted by Maddy Prior
8th to 10th September 2017
£230
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FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE PRACTICAL PROCESS OF WRITTING SONGS 
Yet another debut for the Barn: Yorkshire singer-songwriters O’Hooley and Tidow will share the secrets of their haunting and beautiful music, and work with you as you create your own magic.
  
with Rick Kemp and Maddy Prior
15th to 17th September 2017
£230
Sing Songs of Steeleye (Sept)
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FOR FANS OF STEELEYE SPAN 
Another oportunity to take part in this course has been added due to VERY POPULAR DEMAND! You’ve been asking for this for ages, so here it is at last! When you sign up, you can request your three favourite Steeleye songs and we’ll take on the formidable challenge of transforming them in to acapella masterpieces (or as close as we can possibly get!)
  
Songs for All, including the Uncertain
with Rose-Ellen Kemp and Maddy Prior
29th Sept to 1st Oct 2017
£230
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FOR THOSE WHO MAY FEEL THEY NEED A LITTLE MORE CONFIDENCE
A wonderful, accessible weekend of songs and singing, whether you’ve performed for years or you’re finally ready to sing your first note. Find your own quiet musical moment, or make a glorious noise with new and exciting harmonies: whatever you do, you’ll have a fabulous time!
  
  
Fun In Performance With Nancy Kerr
hosted by Maddy Prior
19th to 22nd October 2017
£290
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FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN BUILDING PERMANCE AND BAND-WORKING  SKILLS
This is as good as it gets! Be prepared to work hard for four packed-but-fun days of putting together songs and music, followed by participation in a rafter-raising show at nearby Stapleton Hall alongside Nancy and Maddy.