Courses and Workshops

Summer Harmony

Acapella Harmony Singing for All

Friday 28 June - Sunday 30 June 2019

The Wandering William Summer Party! Come and experience the joy, beauty and magic of singing together in harmony. Jonna will again be leading us in an uplifting weekend singing an eclectic mix of beautiful spine-tingling harmony songs from around the world. With knockout home-made sangria, a barbeque and singing around the fire bowl on the Saturday night (weather permitting) this will be a lovely weekend to relax and enjoy some missummer frolics.

Price: £310.00 inclusive


Folk into Rock

Songs from the British and Irish Folk Revival

Friday 20 September – Sunday 22 September 2019

A weekend to celebrate the blossoming folk revival of the 60s and 70s with its rediscovery of English and Irish folk music given voice by such iconic artists as Martin Carthy and Fairport Convention in Britain and the Dubliners and Planxty in Ireland. We shall be learning to sing some of the classic traditional and contemporary songs from this golden era making this weekend a must for all folk and celtic music fans.

Price: £310.00 inclusive


Songs for Christmas and Mid-Winter

The Wandering William Christmas Party

Friday 6 December – Sunday 8 December 2019

With the festive season fast approaching, this will be a weekend to celebrate the magic of Christmas and Mid-Winter by singing carols, wassails and other seasonal songs. Clare will be serving up delicious Christmas Fare throughout the weekend, there will be Champagne on the Friday night and a Ceilidh on the Saturday night, with dancing to live music interspersed with participants performing songs, readings, sketches etc. Always one of our most popular weekends!

Price £350.00 inclusive.


Songs that are Delightful to Learn and Delicious to Sing!

Beautiful Harmony Songs from around the World

Friday 6 March – Sunday 8 March 2020

A residential singing workshop led by Roxane Smith

Price: £325.00 inclusive


Jonna Rivers

 All the weekends will be led by Jonna Rivers, who has facilitated a number of fabulous workshops at Wandering William over the past two years. She is a Natural Voice Practitioner and a brilliant and playful teacher, whose workshops are informal, full of laughs, a lot of fun, and guaranteed to leave you inspired, uplifted, enlivened and renewed!


Wandering William

All the weekends are held at Wandering William, a residential centre housed in converted 17th Century Barns just outside Ludlow in Shropshire.

The price includes shared accommodation in a twin or double room, (although it may on occasions be possible to offer single accommodation depending on numbers); all food, which is homemade and lovingly prepared in the kitchen by Clare, using organic and locally sourced ingredients wherever possible; and of course all workshop sessions. Places are limited to 16 guests per workshop, so it is advisable to book early.

For further information or to book a place on any workshop, please contact: Richard Maddicott, Wandering William Workshops, Foldgate Farm, Steventon, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 4BN  Tel: 01584 877899  Email:

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