Residential Courses in the UK - FATB 3

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Residential Courses in the UK
UK Courses held in the beautiful Peak District, England
Residential courses held in the UK offer a full programme of music-making, set in a relaxed and inspiring countryside environment; see below for information on individual courses. The course fee is fully inclusive of individual accommodation (including access to a private bathroom), meals and refreshments plus all those inspiring musical activities.

Flutes at the Barns February/March 2019
Monday 25th February - Friday 1st March 2019, Derbyshire, UK

* FINAL VACANCY NOW REMAINING; please contact the Course Administrator on before making your application *

February 2019 provides the chance to be among the first players to experience FATB's latest beatiful venue in the Peak District, Dale House! There will be a packed schedule of playing - including 45 minute individual lessons with the course tutor - utilising the generous acoustic of the spacious rooms and rich oak floorboards, as well as time to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of this beatiful area, whether relaxing in your private accommodation (all participants are ensuite) or enjoying a chat with like-minded musicians whilst our private chef… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns April 2019
Monday 8th April - Friday 12th April 2019, Derbyshire, UK


April 2019 will see a return to a FATB favourite, the historic coaching inn The Crewe and Harpur, in the pretty Peak District village of Longnor. The beautifully renovated venue is the perfect backdrop for music-making, with its many spaces in the inn itself, as well as the surrounding cottages. Whilst enjoying the full programme of musical activities, allow yourself to be taken care of by the highest standard of delicious local catering - provided by our private chef - and the chance to enjoy the sociable time or enjoy your comfortable… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns June 2019
Monday 3rd June - Friday 7th June 2019, Derbyshire, UK


After discovering this amazing venue in 2017, it’s become a firm favourite in the FATB calendar for its beautiful location, exclusivity of participation allowing for increased tutor time - limited to no more than eight participants - and excellent standard of accommodation and musical spaces. Delicious meals and refreshments will be served by our private chef, providing course members the chance to keep their focus on their personalised programme of inspiring music-making. Situated in the peaceful countryside, there are beautiful places to explore on foot, or you could time on your own or with others… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns July 2019
Monday 8th July - Friday 12th July 2019, Staffordshire, UK


The Mermaid Inn is a special place at any time, and the clear skies of the summer months - as in July 2019 - add their own unique aspect; situated remotely, the stylish renovation of this 17th century inn exploits the far-reaching countryside views, bringing inspiration as participants enjoy their musical activities. Musicians are all accommodated privately with ensuite accommodation, and delicious local fayre - provided by our own private chef - add to the first-class FATB experience we’ve come to expect… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns October 2019
Monday 21st - Friday 25th October 2019, Derbyshire, UK


Flutes at the Barns is delighted to be returning to a favourite venue among participants, Cruck'd Barn, in Derbyshire for October 2019. Musical activities - including longer individual lessons for all - take place in each of the cosily-named cottages; flute choir and classes will resound in the eaves of Cruck'd Barn and  Bats' Belfry, before settling down to chamber music, workshops and performances. To reinvigorate energy levels, there are inspiring walks from the door, or lots of comfy corners to enjoy a cuppa and a chat; if you prefer to retreat to individual accommodation… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns March/April 2020
Monday 30th March - Friday 3rd April 2020, Derbyshire, UK


After several successful previous visits, FATB is looking forward to a return visit to The Crewe and Harpur in the quaint Derbyshire village of Longnor in early 2020. Occupying our own pub and former hotel provides big spaces for flute choir rehearsals, classes, workshops and performances as well as top quality individual accommodation; the three innkeepers cottages (newly renovated in 2018) add further cosy spots to relax and make music in chamber groups. As ever, our private chef will be on hand to treat us all, leaving the focus firmly on enjoyment… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns April 2020
Monday 20th - Friday 24th April 2020, Derbyshire, UK


Lapwing Barns is FATB's most exclusive venue, providing the opportunity for strictly no more than eight participants to enjoy longer individual lessons and increased contact with the tutors during the week, as well as enjoying the usual workshops, rehearsals and classes with the other participants of Flutes at the Barns. A particularly picturesque and removed spot, Lapwing Barns is a peaceful retreat to relax with a cup of tea in between music-making sessions, perhaps to admire the unspoilt views before retiring to tranquil, luxurious individual accommodation. Our chef will be on site to ensure we are well-fed with good quality, local… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns July 2020
Monday 6th - Friday 10th July 2020, Staffordshire, UK


Returning to The Green Man brings back happy memories of the 50th Flutes at the Barns residential course - held here in 2018 - and the summer of 2020 is sure to bring its own musical celebrations. With a maximum of nine places available, as well as enjoying the varied musical sessions and rehearsals you would expect from FATB, participants can look forward to a 45-minute individual flute lesson, private rehearsals with the staff accompanist and the exclusive numbers allow for increased tutor-time overall. The restful breaks between satisfying musical sessions can be taken in any number of comfy spaces throughout our very own pub, and are likely to prove as sociable as mealtimes (when our private chef creates… Read more>>

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Flutes at the Barns is a division of Zocopoco Limited, registered in England and Wales no. 7287733.
Registered office: 30 Whitecroft, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 1UU.

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