Bluebell Sunday

Bluebell Sunday

This annual event returns as Okehampton Castle opens its grounds for the day. Marking the changing of the seasons and the coming of the bluebells, folk music, and song rings out in the ruins of the once-great halls. Wren Music made spring garlands for all the children...

Callington MayFest

Callington MayFest

Following a series of successful singing workshops the Callington Singers performed during the always popular Callington MayFest. On a beautifully sunny Saturday the Mayfest singers perform to the Chyvaras care home residents. A wonderful time had by all!...

Wren Music Song School 2022

Wren Music Song School 2022

This week, for the first time since before the lockdowns, Wren Music’s Annual Song School returned to Okehampton. Guided by professional Folk Singer Fay Hield and supported by the Wren Music team, amateur and professional singer alike came together for a week of...

Okehampton Lanterns Procession 2022

Okehampton Lanterns Procession 2022

The Okehampton Lanterns Procession is an annual project mixing folklore with imagery and music. It celebrates the coming of spring and goodbye to the dark evenings. Huge spectacular lanterns were paraded to light up the darkness in Simmons Park. These works of art,...

Her Story 2022

Her Story 2022

Wren Music had a fabulous Her Story concert to mark International Women’s Day and we are proud to announce the release of the Wren Music Her Story Songbook. 20 new folk songs for choirs to sing, this book presents songs from the first five years of Her Story....

New Year Wassails!

New Year Wassails!

Wren Music was joined by over 150 members of the public last weekend as we celebrated the new year, blessed the apple trees, sang songs and made noise to chase away the evil spirits - this was our Wassail! We Wasaailed in Exeter and Okehampton. Below is a video of...

Wren in 2021

Wren in 2021

As we close on 2021 we wanted to reflect on some of the projects we have done this year, and we are delighted so many of you could be a part of them. It feels a long time ago now, but we started 2021 still locked down in our houses, and delivering our music online....

Cultural Recovery Grant Awarded!

Cultural Recovery Grant Awarded!

Wren Music is delighted to announce we have received £30,000 in the third round of the government's Cultural Recovery Fund! More than £100 million has been awarded to hundreds of cultural organisations across the country in the latest round of support from the Culture...

The Torbay choir making physio fun!

The Torbay choir making physio fun!

Do you have a respiratory condition such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? Are you feeling the respiratory effects of long-COVID? Did you know singing has a proven effect to help you manage your breathing? Singing for Wellness is a singing group set up...

MenSing respond to COP26

MenSing respond to COP26

Wren Music’s male voice singing group MenSing have been working hard in their autumn rehearsals. Earlier in 2021 former Wren Musician Nick Wyke wrote and released a song titled 'No Birds in the Air'. MenSing wanted to learn this song and group leader Paul Wilson was...

Try out our music groups!

Try out our music groups!

Thinking of joining Wren Music?  We know it can feel pretty daunting to try new things.   Especially after the two years we’ve had! So much time isolated at home means that walking into a room full of strangers can feel like a very big thing indeed.   In this short...

In person music returns!

In person music returns!

After 18 months, we are delighted that our regular music groups will return in person from the week of 13 September! Since the Covid-19 pandemic began we continued our choirs and orchestras online. We even welcomed new people, and are so pleased they can now meet us...