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Mountain Walks

Valley/Lakeside Walks

Things To Do, Places To Go

General information

English Heritage in the Lake District
Wonderful properties, lovingly cared for.

The National Trust in the Lake District
An organization that works hard to protect our heritage.

Map of the Lake District

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Singing In The Lakes

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Lakeland Voices

We're just back from a wonderful weekend of singing in St Mary's Lighthouse in Whitley Bay - and are now getting ready for a host of singing events through the spring and summer. Due to one or two cancellations there are now places on all our events - we can help with arranging lifts and send songs and recordings in advance - there are more details on our website. 
March 19 - Spring Sing Thing - join us next Saturday for a workshop in Shelwith Bridge community centre followed by singing in a vast Lakeland cavern and a spring wood, by waterfalls and lakes, and outside one of the most hospitable lakeland pubs. Bring a packed lunch and walking boots. 10am-5pm, 25 
March 25 - Buttermere singing day - workshop in the village hall, concert in the church with our local choirs, and then a singing walk round the lake. 10am-5pm 25 
March 25-28 - Black Sail - 4 days of singing in the Lake District mountains while staying in this legendary youth hostel which can only be got to by walking over the fells. Starting in Buttermere at 10am, all meals provided, singing on several summits - must have had hillwalking experience. 195 
April 1-6 - Singing Suilven - join our trip to the far north of Scotland to sing on top of this, and other magnificent mountains. Accommodation and meals in Lochinver, lifts offered from Cumbria (or anywhere en route,) hillwalking and singing.

 

May 2 - Northern Harmony - ceilidh and singing in Sedbergh People's Hall. Open for all - 8 (5 concessions.) 
May 7 - Sing For Water - songs taught by 5 local tutors in the Castle Street Centre, Kendal - come just for the day and raise money for WaterAid, or prepare for a mass sing in Manchester city centre with several hundred other singers. Written music and recordings in advance, shared lunch. 
May 27-June 3 - Singing Slovenia - tour of this fabulous former Jugoslavian republic meeting local choirs and singers in Bohinj, Zrece, Ljubljana and beyond. 395 includes all transport, and half board accommodation in Slovenia. Cheap flights to Ljubljana extra.

 
     

June 16-26 - Singing Cyclists - singing and cycling tour down the Pennine Cycle Way from Penrith to the Street Choirs Festival in Leicester. Van carries heavy bags and tents, accommodation by village halls, in holiday homes, campsites and hostels along the way. Starts with Penrith Community Choir concert near Penrith. 
September 8 - Frankie Armstrong Thursday evening voice workshop in Penrith open for all. Followed by Voices of the Archetypes weekend workshop arranged by Lulu Guiness in North Cumbria.

September 18-25 - Jura - join our annual singing trip to this Scottish island singing songs from Scotland and around the world. Plus outings, and joining the legendary Jura Folk Festival. 395 
September 30-October 2 - Singing Settle Carlisle - all aboard on this fabulous mountain railway for singing on the trains, in the stations, on walks by the line, and round the fires of country inns. Accommodation and meals near Ribblehead and Ingleton. 135 includes train tickets, music in advance, etc.

 
 

Have a wonderful spring and we look forward to singing with you soon, David Burbidge 


Smithy Cottage, Farfield, Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW 015396.21166
www.lakelandvoice.co.uk





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