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The UK Choir Festival Manchester 2023 is Back!

Last updated: Apr 19th, 2023

The UK Choir Festival Manchester 2023 is back and better than ever! So, if you’ve been thinking about booking a ticket for a mesmerising one-day event full of learning, development and performance – then this is the place to be!

Perfect for your choir, musical group or even if you want to come solo – the UK Choir Festival Manchester 2023 on Saturday 11th February is the hottest choral ticket in town.

So, read on and find out more.

A choir performing at The UK Choir Festival

Inspiring Choirs

Created and produced by choral maestro, Russell Scott, his over 35 years professional experience in the industry gives him an intimate knowledge of how to get the best from you and your choir. 

And with workshops designed to introduce new singing techniques, awesome arrangements and guaranteed inclusivity of every singer and choir, you’ll find an inspiring space specifically designed for choirs to thrive.

A choir workshop with a class involved. As the UK Choir Festival Manchester 2023 is Back, you can get involved too!

Fantastic Workshops

There’s a fantastic festival schedule focused on varying aspects of choral singing, too.

Fancy techniques for modern rock and pop arrangements? Then the ‘Contemporary Rock & Pop Music’ lesson is for you!

Or, how about discovering why words are set as they are, what they bring to compositions and how you can enhance your singing of them? Then step into ‘The Wordshop’.

Maybe you want energy in abundance? Then, it’s the invigorating ‘Vocal Keep Fit’. Here, you and your choir will focus on vocal technique, aural skills and having plenty of fun.

Or, be dazzled in ‘Gospel Expressions’. In this awe-inspiring ‘no holding back’ session, you’ll be guided through an experience where strong vocals and heartfelt expressions are encouraged.

Then, there’s the NEW Joint Sessions! 75-minutes long, it sees all workshop leaders working with choirs on one single piece in a masterclass format.

Last, there’s the outstanding ‘Platinum Sessions’. Here, workshop leaders will give invaluable 1-2-1 feedback as well as Q&A with your choir. To add, this year sees each choir receive 2x 20 minutes each with 2 workshop leaders.

four workshop leaders will join together in one class as The UK Choir Festival Manchester 2023 is Back!

Awe-Inspiring Workshop Leaders

Some amazing workshops – but what about the award-winning, internationally recognised and inspiring workshop leaders who created them?

Well, the event at Manchester High School for Girls will see British Voice Association president, Craig Lees teaching rock and pop classics. Musical giant Nicolas Cleobury give deeper meaning to the words in compositions, the energising Suzzie Vango keeping you vocally fit, as well as the award-winning vocalist and choral director, Carla Jane’s, masterclass on gospel expressions.


There’s certainly a lot to take in.

But one thing’s for sure, at the UK Choir Festival Manchester 2023 Saturday 11th February – you’ll learn…develop…perform in a space created by renowned choral head, Russell Scott. There’s specifically designed workshops, awe-inspiring workshop leaders and an environment perfect for inspiring your choir.

And, as specialist youth and adult concert tour providers for the last 55 years, we here at Rayburn Tours are incredibly proud of our long-standing partnership with the UK Choir Festival.

So, what are you waiting for? Places are going fast!

Click here and buy your ticket now.