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It’s competition time! Win a workshop with Russell Scott for your choir

To celebrate an exciting year ahead for the UK Choir Festival, we’re giving one lucky choir the chance to work closely alongside its Founder and highly acclaimed Vocal Coach, Producer, Musical and...

6 reasons why you should definitely book a ticket for the 2020 UK Choir Festival!

1. Guaranteed inclusivity The UK Choir Festival is an inclusive environment designed to be accessible for all types of choir groups. Regardless of age, background or singing ability, there’s a...

4 of the top choral destinations of 2020… it’s the return of the UK Choir Festival!

Manchester Once home to world-famous musician and conductor Charles Hallé, Manchester saw the birth of the Hallé Choir in 1858, which is still going strong to this day. The choir’s members...

Funky Voices take Belgium by storm!

In December 2019, 115 members of Funky Voices took a 3-day whistle-stop tour to Belgium. Staying in the beautiful, history-rich town of Ypres, the group enjoyed 2 very different gigs. The first in...

MBE recognition for UK Choir Festival’s Mat Wright

We were delighted to hear that Barnsley Youth Choir founder, Mat Wright, was named in the Queen’s 2020 New Year’s Honours List.     Mat’s much deserved MBE comes after a successful...
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Women in Song hit headlines following their Choir Tour to The Netherlands

This October, ladies from the Isle of Man’s Women in Song ventured to the picturesque, canal-lined Dutch city of Leiden. Over the course of five days, the community choir experienced a true taste...

Simply unforgettable venues to suit your choir’s sound and style

At Rayburn Tours, providing ensembles with simply unforgettable performance opportunities is at the very heart of what we do. Taking pride in exceeding the expectations of choirs and offering a...

Top tips for choirs from leading industry professionals

The first UK Choir Festival event of 2019 in Manchester may seem like a distant memory, but as we gear up for the next event in St Albans, we take a moment to reminisce. Hundreds of choristers...

A Guide to Branding Your Music Ensemble

Branding is all about creating an image that captures who you are as an ensemble. It’s a feeling, an association, an identity – something that people think of when they hear your name. So to get...

World Choral Day – the importance of music

The most inspiring venues for your next Choir Tour – whatever your sound and style

A Big Band Tour to Belgium