Wordsworth’s Daffodils – Ulswater singing walk

15 Apr 2021 / Cumbria


Date: 15 Apr 2021

Cost: £5-£15

Details: 10:00 to 17:00

Location: Glencovyne Bay, Ullswater, English Lake District

Website: www.lakelandvoice.co.uk

Email: davidburbidge@hotmail.com

Run by: David Burbidge

Contact details: 01539621166

Further information:

On April 15, 1805, Dorothy Wordsworth and her brother William were walking home to Grasmere via Glencoyne bay on Ulswater, when all at once they “saw a crowd, a host of golden daffodils. Beside the lake, beneath the trees, fluttering and dancing in the breeze.”

Join our singers on a singing walk via waterfalls, lakeside path and woods, singing (In Real Life) among the descendants of Wordsworth’s famous daffodils.

Our songs vary from rounds to longer songs in two, three and four part harmony – reflecting this season, and the hills and nature we will be walking through. We have a Zoom singing session to learn the harmonies and tunes in advance. Booklets of words will be sent by email.

Although walking groups (being an outdoor activity) are exempt from the rule of six, we will be limiting our numbers for safety reasons, complying with government restrictions, and maintaining all the covid-19 precautions which kept all those who joined our singing walks safe last year. Please check travel restrictions before joining us.

Pay according to means, from £5 to £15 for the day (including the Zoom tutorial.)  Booking essential. You will need to dress appropriately for country walking (waterproofs, walking boots, warm clothes, sunscreen, packed lunch, water bottle, thermos flask etc.)

We have a series of singing walks throughout the summer in England, Scotland and Slovenia, and a couple of singing wild camps high in the Lakeland hills.

To book, please send an email.