Music Breaks

Our Hotel has a regular choice of different music breaks to suit a variety of tastes in music.

See our current list below.

Dunster Festival of Classical Music Break

Friday 28th to Monday 31st May 2021

A 2 or 3 night hotel accommodation break during Dunster Festival’s weekend of classical performances which take place in the Priory Church of St. George, Dunster.

 

Tickets for the concerts are not included in the package and are available to buy at www.dunsterfestival.co.uk 

 

For more details click here

Summer Singing Choral Weekend in Dunster

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th July 2021

A choral singing weekend led by Ian Chesworth who has tutored our choral workshops for 16 years. The 2 night break is on a full board basis and includes all tuition, meals, coffee breaks, excursions and walks.

 

The weekend concludes with a full choir performance on the Sunday. As well as residential places, singing only places are also available.

 

For more details click here

Summer Jazz House Party Weekend in Dunster with John Shillito’s Riviera Ramblers

Friday 9th to Monday 12th July 2021

A residential 3 night Dinner Bed and Breakfast break with fantastic entertainment each evening from West Country band John Shillito’s Riviera Ramblers who play classic jazz and swing. A different programme of great music each evening after dinner until late.

 

The package includes 3 nights Dinner Bed and Breakfast and all music entertainment.

 

For further details click here.

Music Holiday Week

Sunday 1st to Sunday 8th August 2021

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A residential workshop for both choral singers and orchestra players. The choir is led by Robyn Sevastos B.Mus., A.R.C.M., and the orchestra by Mark FitzGerald A.R.C.M.  If you enjoy singing or play an instrument, come and join in for a week of great music making.

 

It’s not just about music either! There are opportunities for guided walks, excursions and cream teas and a programme of evening activities.

Package includes Full board accommodation, all tuition and activities. 

For further details click here.

A Cappella Choral Singing Weekend

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st November 2021

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A choral singing weekend with a Christmas theme, led by Ian Chesworth who has tutored our choral workshops for 16 years.

 

The 2 night break is on a full board basis and includes all tuition, meals, coffee breaks, excursions and walks. The weekend concludes with a public performance in Dunster Tithe Barn on the Sunday afternoon.

 

As well as residential places, singing only places are also available. 

 

For further details click here.

Moonrakers Folk Orchestra break

Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th December 2021

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A two day residential workshop for instrumental players, some experience is required. The break includes all tuition and full board accommodation. The Moonrakers Folk Orchestra will be holding a public performance at our local theatre in Minehead on the Saturday.

It’s not just about music either! There are opportunities for guided walks, excursions and cream teas and a programme of evening activities.

Package includes Full board accommodation, all tuition and activities.

 

For more details click here.

New Year Jazz Break with the John Shillito Band

Thursday 30th December 2021 to Sunday 2nd January 2022

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Stomp out the old year and swing in the new with festive season hot music from the fantastic John Shillito Jazz Band who play a different programme of great music each night with jazz, jive, boogie woogie, blues and swing.

 

The break includes 3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation and all music entertainment.

 

For more details click here.

Folk Dance and Snowdrop Weekend

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th  January 2022

We have a 2 night folk dance workshop break on a full board basis, with a programme of activities including a trip out to Exmoor’s secret Snowdrop Valley. With musicians Dampiers Round Band and caller Ray Goodswen.

 

For more details click here.

Choral Weekend in Dunster – Brahms – A German Requiem

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th February 2022

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A choral singing weekend led by Ian Chesworth who has tutored our choral workshops for 16 years. The 2 night break is on a full board basis and includes all tuition, meals, coffee breaks, excursions and walks.

 

The weekend concludes with a public performance in Dunster’s historic Tithe Barn on the Sunday. As well as residential places, singing only places are also available. 

 

For more information click here.

Most of these events are repeated annually so please enquire about our future dates.