'nature & song in perfect harmony'
'A wonderful, uplifting and relaxing experience'
NEW 2020 DATES
OXFORDSHIRE -14th-16TH AUGUST 2020 FRIDAY-SUNDAY £399
Over the course of the weekend you will enjoy many hours of expert-led voice coaching and singing in a choir.
We will sing from the heart and embrace the true power of the voice as we come together in harmony.
As a special gift you will receive a live recording of the songs you have learnt to keep as a lasting and cherished memory.
Discover your wild voice!
'If you love singing, you can’t fail to love
a Wild Voice singing retreat'.
We invite you to immerse yourself in the adventure.
Kayaking, archery, shooting, and many more activities will feature in the upcoming Wild Voice retreats.
Or feel free to simply kick back and relax with some mindful alternatives.
Being present and in the moment integrates and enhances your Wild Voice experience and if you choose to practice afterwards, in daily life.
With a blend of techniques from Yoga, Tai Chi, ancient meditation techniques, our aim is simple...to allow you to relax and enjoy the experience.
Set back in the iconic Stratford upon Avon countryside our location offers the best of both worlds to our guests. The luxury estate house - full of character and old world charm coupled with tepees, yurts and a boat house.
Culminating in a uniquely intimate festival atmosphere. It was love at first sight when we found this hidden gem...we know you will feel the same!
The castle is over 800 years old and has a magical charm.
a rich piece of history and an inspiring location. Be transported back in time to the Medieval world of King John and the Magna Carta, surrounded byans Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
we can already feel the love resonating from our next retreat here!
Charney Manor is an idyllic and peaceful retreat set in the Oxfordshire countryside. Some parts of the manor house date back to the thirteenth century, and it is regarded as a haven of tranquillity where people from across the country can come for reflection, renewal and relaxation.
What a pleasure it will be to bring music and song to this Beautiful space!
Campfire songs and a return to nature are essential to the Wild Voice experience.
During the retreat you will feel the warmth of the fire, unwind, relax and gaze up at the stars.
The Wild Voice family is growing and we would love for you to be a part of it! We care deeply about your experience and we are committed and passionate about what we do. We promise you a safe and comfortable musical journey surrounded by warm people in a beautiful and natural setting.
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About Jess Hunting
Jess is truly passionate about bringing people together in song. Sharing her gift and love of singing with those around her and inspiring people to connect through the power of the voice is her mission.
As a professional musician, choir leader and classically trained singer; Jess's experiences have been far reaching. Supporting world class musicians, standing on many iconic stages; beautiful concert halls such as the Royal Albert Hall, to big arena platforms at the likes of the O2 and the NEC. Jess has performed on live TV including ITV & BBC, radio and has been fortunate to have had many wonderful highlights throughout her life as a professional musician.
Wild Voice is an extension of Jess's instinctive, intuitive and infectious style, encouraging those she is leading to embrace their emotions and channel it into their singing…whilst always providing an uplifting and reassuring space for people to truly sing their hearts out…
"Jess is a wonderful leader with a deep knowledge of her craft!" T. White
F A Qs
Are there limited spaces?
Yes! The group size is approximately around 30 people so we advise you book early to avoid disappointment.
Is the accommodation shared?
The price is based on people sharing. At some of our retreat locations we also have a triple room and some family rooms. Please be advised that locations vary and the accommodation varies from hotel styles bedrooms to glamping to cabins, to dormitories. All accommodation is clean, comfortable & well appointed.
If you book as a group we will endeavour to house you together and likewise if you book on your own we will endeavour to put you with someone else that is new to the experience.
At our Statford-upon-Avon retreat accommodation ranges from the main country house to yurts, tipis and a boathouse. In this scenario a tipi can sleep up to 5.
Do you have any single rooms?
Generally no, but in some instances we may have the odd single room available at a small supplement.
Do you have an all access bedroom?
If you require an all access room, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can discuss this with you in more detail.
What time do your retreats start?
Our retreats start on the Friday evening at approx 18.30 giving people plenty time to arrive if they’re travelling/coming from afar or coming straight from work.
All our retreats start with a welcome talk, followed by an evening meal and by a candlelit singing workshop.
You are free to arrive any time after 17.00 but no earlier please.
If you happen to be late or caught in traffic, please do not worry - do contact us and we will be sure to keep your dinner warm for you!
What time do your retreats finish?
On a Fri-Sun retreat you can expect to finish at approx 17.00 on the Sunday. On a Fri-Mon and Fri-Tue retreat you have until 10am on the Monday/Tuesday morning.
Do I have to be physically fit to take part in the weekend?
You do not need to be physically fit to take part in the weekend, you can challenge yourself as much as you so wish when it comes to the outdoor adventurous activities.
Are the activities compulsory?
You can choose what you want to do. If you wish to kick back and relax then you are free to do so.
Will there be some chance for some free time during the weekend?
If you choose not to take part in the planned activities then yes. You are free to explore the stunning locations of all our retreat centres at your own leisure.
Do I need to be able to read music to take part in the weekend?
There is no requirement to be able to read music or to have sung before. The lyrics and music to the songs will be provided and you will be professionally guided and supported through all of the singing workshops. You will not ever have to sing on your own.
Do I have to be a musician/singer?
Whether you’re a singer or not; musician or not; this weekend caters for all!
What sort of music will I be singing?
Each Wild Voice Adventures event will have a different theme. The songs are chosen and arranged very carefully and can range from classical pieces to modern a cappella songs. Each piece will offer an excellent challenge allowing you to realise and enjoy your own singing potential!
Can I come on my own?
Yes you most definitely can. Lots of people come on our retreats on their own. You will be well looked after and can be sure to go home from the retreat having formed new friendships.
Can you cater for vegan/vegetarian/gluten free…and more?
Our very own Wild Voice foodie team cater for all dietary requirements and will produce wholesome, fresh and delicious food for you during you time on retreat.
Can I bring my own alcohol?
Please do not bring your own alcohol. There is a Wild Voice bar at which you can buy alcoholic drinks. Please bring cash for the bar.
What happens if I need to cancel?
We cannot offer a refund if you cancel less than 60 days before the start of the workshop. Please also note, the deposit paid is non-refundable. You can however gift your place to a friend if you are no longer able to attend.
quirky accommodation, set in a beautiful locations
All breakfasts, lunch & dinners
Hot drinks and soft drinks throughout the weekend
Professionally led singing workshops
A live recording of the songs learnt
Choir experience; singing outside, amongst nature, a cappella and to a live piano
Vocal technique, health and tips
Morning mindfulness and meditation
Morning yogalates/yoga/tai chi
An outdoor activity such as kayaking or archery
Guided nature walk
Evening entertainment, including the Wild Voice music quiz!
You can secure your place now by clicking the link below and paying a £99 Deposit
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