www.flutesatthebarns.com | info@flutesatthebarns.com | Last updated September 2017

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

with Zoë Booth  

Flute Courses for Adults

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

UK Residential Courses

UK courses held in the beautiful Peak District, England

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The Crewe and Harpur, Derbyshire Peak District

Flutes at the Barns October 2017

Monday 16th October - Friday 20th October 2017, Derbyshire, UK


* COURSE NOW FULL - RESERVES MAY BE NEEDED *


Flutes at the Barns returns to take over its own traditional pub for the autumn course of 2017; the Crewe and Harpur has excellent private facilities, having once been a hotel, with characterful and spacious rooms for music-making on the ground floor of the venue as well as throughout the former innkeepers’ cottages. Situated in the peaceful village of Longnor, this historic property is the perfect backdrop to inspire our busy days of private lessons, rehearsals, classes and workshops; when the flutes are away, enjoy like-minded musical talk over delicious fayre prepared by our private chef. Read more>>

The Green Man, Derbyshire Peak District

Flutes at the Barns April 2018

Monday 9th April - Friday 13th April 2018, Staffordshire, UK


* COURSE NOW FULL - RESERVES MAY BE NEEDED *


FATB returns to The Green Man in the spring of 2018 for an exclusive course in a spacious former inn. With relaxing and luxurious individual accommodation spread over three floors and FATB’s experienced private chef providing individually tailored meals and refreshments of the highest quality, participants can relax and focus on enjoying their individual lessons (45 minutes), group warm-ups, classes, workshops and flute choir in the warm acoustic of the main playing spaces, friendly chamber music, and perhaps take part in the many performance opportunities. After each worthwhile day of music-making, it’s time to relax in our very own bar before retiring for a comfy night .... Read more>>

The Mermaid Inn, Staffordshire Peak District

Flutes at the Barns July 2018

Monday 9th July - Friday 13th July 2018, Staffordshire, UK


* COURSE NOW FULL - RESERVES MAY BE NEEDED *


The summer is a wonderful time for FATB to return to a favourite venue, the beautiful Mermaid Inn, Formerly a travellers’ rest stop and inn, The Mermaid is a superb 17th century grade II listed property; with no neighbours, the panoramic picture windows of this retreat offer breathtakingly stunning views of the Peak District countryside and the perfect backdrop for an exclusive course featuring a mixed programme of rehearsals, classes, individual lessons, workshops and performances. The bar area provides a characterful and friendly space in which to relax, in addition to large music-making spaces throughout the property. With comfortable and spacious ensuite rooms....   Read more>>

Cruck'd Barn, Derbyshire Peak District

Flutes at the Barns September 2018

Monday 3rd September - Friday 7th September 2017, Derbyshire, UK


* COURSE NOW FULL - RESERVES MAY BE NEEDED *


The Flutes at the Barns course at Cruck’d Barn in September 2018 is strictly limited to just nine participants, allowing more contact time and longer lessons for those attending. The venue contains superb music-making spaces - principally in the eaves of Cruck’d Barn, but also using the high ceilinged Bats’ Belfry, and chamber music spaces in Applegarth Cottage and Amberleigh House. Once your music-making has been inspired enough for one day by the tranquility of the surrounding area, it will be time to relax for a friendly night in the cosy cottages, before retiring to private accommodation.  Read more>>