Following the success of Earth, we're releasing Language, the second song from our upcoming collection EVERYTHING by composer Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen.
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"I tried to set the songs so that they could be approached by any child, at any primary school, anywhere..."
In this strange time, the Friday Afternoons team have been reflecting over everything that's taken place over the last year and looking ahead to some exciting things we've got coming up.
In this video, our Ambassadors look at just some of the things that they've enjoyed from 2019 to 2020.
We’re pleased to announce the relaunch of the Friday Afternoons website today: Benjamin Britten’s Birthday, St Cecilia’s Day and six years after the inaugural Friday Afternoons event.
2018 marked the sixth year of Friday Afternoons activity. Snape Maltings took that year as an opportunity to reflect on the project to ensure the continues to be relevant, distinctive and impactful in years to come.
We're keen to share the results of this process in our Evaluation Headlines Report.
It's time for us to introduce to you our all-new Ambassadors: Dominic Ellis-Peckham, Emily Barden, Charles MacDougall, Charlotte Brosnan and Tom Appleton.
We're looking for a group of aspiring vocal leaders to take part in this year’s Young Leadership Course, which looks specifically at directing young voices. The course will take place over two residential weekends in September 2019 and January 2020, and taking part will equip you with the skills needed to confidently lead singing sessions with young people.
We are excited to launch our second song of 2019, Shadow-Maker, by composer Cecilia McDowall and poet Kate Wakeling. The words and music, both commissioned by Snape Maltings for the Friday Afternoons project, explores the pull and mystery of shadows.
We're pleased and delighted today to launch our first new song of 2019: the traditional Pleasant and Delightful, arranged by Paul Sartin. This song was arranged from field recordings made at the Snape Crown and Blaxhall Ship Inn, near Snape Maltings, by Neil Lanham of the traditional singer Jumbo Brightwell.