Monthly rehearsal for the Mandolin Orchestra of Devon. Led by Jon Dyer with guest mandolin specialist tutors each term. Open to new members, find out more.
Monthly in-person rehearsals for the Devon Youth Folk Ensemble. Open to anyone aged 13-18, as a singer or instrumentalist. Find out more. Please bring your own lunch.
The Devon Youth Folk Ensemble launches this September. We are opening the doors for the first rehearsal with musicians Jon and Sarah, to allow anyone to come in and see what it's all about. This session will be free to attend. If you'd like to attend this open rehearsal please just contact us so we […]
Group leader Jenny Read Folk Orchestra of East Devon is our longest-running folk orchestra, established in 1999 for the East Devon and Exeter area. We come together every Monday during term time. The orchestra has performed across towns in East Devon as well as featuring at local festivals including Sidmouth Folk Festival and Exmouth Arts […]
West Devon Folk Choir has brought together people of all ages and abilities since 2009 to learn and perform traditional and newly composed folk songs. West Devon Folk Choir performs in many local venues. They have provided the backbone of choirs for local winter events singing carols in churches or wassailing orchards. A great relationship […]
Group Leader: Sarah Owen Torbay Folk Choir has taken part in many local events including taking the stage at the Dartmouth Music Festival. They were part of the Stoke Gabriel Wassail and featured on BBCTV and performed at the glorious and prestigious Torre Abbey in the Spanish Barn. The choir collaborates with the Singing For Wellness […]
Group Leader: Paul Wilson Exeter Folk Choir is the longest-running of the Wren choirs, established in 1989. We meet in central Exeter every Wednesday during term time. The choir spans generations and has members with formal musical backgrounds singing alongside those who had never sung a note before setting foot into their first session. Together […]
Group Leader: Sarah Owen Held at the Hall of Sidmouth College. Since 2012 this choir has welcomed members young and old from across the area. Members have various levels of prior musical experience, from those who never believed they could be a singer, to those who’ve been regular folk clubs goers. Read more about the […]
Our Singing For Wellness choir is for anyone with respiratory conditions such as COPD, or affected by Long Covid. Breathing exercises and gentle singing will help you manage your breathing and release your voice. If you could like to join the group, please contact us so we know to expect you. Learn more about Singing […]
Group Leader: Jon Dyer Folk Orchestra of Torbay (FOOT) has performed for BBC Music Day, in Exeter Cathedral and at Sidmouth Folk Festival. They’ve also performed as a ceilidh band for the Totnes Mayor’s Civic Charitable event. You’ll have regular opportunities to perform pieces at public events and develop your skills in performing dance tunes. […]
Group Leader: Rebecka Lyons Catering for both new and experienced singers, the North Devon Folk Choir have been learning and performing folk songs together on a Thursday evening since 2012. North Devon Folk Choir has performed at a huge variety of local venues, including community halls in Barnstaple and other North Devon towns. Singers joined […]
Join Wren Music's community leader and professional folk singer, Paul Wilson, as he leads you through songs with links to North Devon. You can choose to join one, or both of the workshops. (Friday 24 September and Friday 26 November). There is no need to attend the one in September to join us in November. […]