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Workshop/Course, Sun 30 Sep 2018

Nr Knighton,


The day is structured around the traditional Benedictine monastic hour services recited mainly in English and works toward an informal performance of ANGELS AND ARCHANGELS - a sequence of chant with readings celebrating St Michael’s Day, which includes some of the rich heritage of Latin chant.

Led by John Rowlands-Pritchard. About John:

...worked as a professional singer in the cathedral choirs of Ely and of Wells, and as an oratorio soloist; and founded the group Opus Anglicanum, 5 singers and a reader....studied mediaeval song with Professor John Stevens and early Gregorian chant with Dr. Mary Berry at Cambridge, illustrating lectures and broadcast talks for both.
...sang as a Cantor with the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge for recital work and recording in many European cathedrals and abbeys, and in the Vatican.
...has directed Gregorian Chant Days for university music departments, cathedral choirs, music festivals, and adult education colleges.
...and in 2016 was made an honorary Associate of the Royal School of Church Music for work with the chant.
...has recently worked for Glastonbury Abbey, Benslow Music, Sarum College, Dorchester Arts, and with the Benedictine monks of Silverstream Priory Co.Meath Ireland.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Sun 30 Sep 2018 10:00 to 17:00


You can buy a legendary Bleddfa lunch for an additional £7, or feel free to bring your own packed lunch.

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Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 21 - Sun 23 Sep Wilderland
Sat 22 Sep Quartette Lunoire
Sun 23 Sep The Bleddfa Circle
Fri 28 Sep Light and the Landscape: Acrylic Painting Workshop
Fri 28 - Sun 30 Sep Wilderland
Sun 30 Sep Sing Gregorian Chant


Nr Knighton,

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Map reference: SO 204682  Lat: 52.30748 Long: -3.16521

The Bleddfa Centre is in the middle of Bleddfa village (OS2068), opposite the Hundred House Inn and next to the Church of St Mary Magdalene. The village is on the A488 between Knighton and Llandrindod Wells. The nearest station is in Knighton, on the Heart of Wales line.

Parking: free


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
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