More Choice, More Activity, More Fun!
Whether you’re new to barbershop or you’ve been a barbershopper for over 30 years, the newly revamped prospectus will appeal to everyone. Choose from the established and highly respected Directing, Quartet and Chorus Streams or opt for the new Personal Development Stream or why not stretch yourself on the Extreme Quartet Stream.
Comfortable Single En-suite Accommodation
Provides the opportunity to sing throughout the weekend. If you want to experience singing in a large chorus, learn new songs plus receive top class coaching, this stream is for you.
This new stream offers a variety of short courses, typically 1 to 3 hours long, designed to help everyone extend their knowledge and enhance their existing skills.
For male, female & mixed quartets - this is an opportunity to improve and learn from some of the best coaches. Offers up to eleven hours of hands-on coaching and four hours of quartet related break-out activity.
Attractive Modern Campus with Free Parking
For beginners, assistants, section leaders or advanced front line directors. It aims to unravel the true scope of the director’s role within a chorus and provide insight into what it takes to stand in front of a chorus.
If you want the challenge of learning 8 new songs and then singing them in different quartets, this full weekend stream is for you. There is a maximum of 48 singers on this stream, so registrations will be on a first come first served basis. Go to www.babsextremequartets.co.uk to book.
More general sessions have been included in the programme, to allow everyone to learn from our visiting educators. These are designed to enhance your weekend experience. In addition, there will be three breakout sessions over the weekend offering at least 7 one-hour courses designed to appeal to all students, covering a variety of interesting topics. These do not have to be pre-booked.
We welcome non-BABS’ members, over 80 ladies attended the 2012 college, and time will be allocated for them to meet up again this year to rehearse as a chorus, for a performance on the Saturday evening College Show.
Great Company, Good Food & Hospitality
This year’s College will start at 10.30 on Friday to help towards keeping the cost down of attending. This later start will enable a number of people to travel to Nottingham on that morning. The Thursday bed & breakfast option is still available and anyone taking this option will be able to attend an exclusive warm-up session on the Friday morning before the College officially opens. Also the bar will be open on Thursday evening with plenty of time to relax, socialise and sing!
Don’t miss out on what will be a brilliant weekend of learning, singing and fun!
Sign up, Join in and Enjoy!
Closing Dates for Enrolment
Quartet Coaching Stream: 18th July
Other Streams: 31st July
One-Day Options: 12th August
The Extreme Quartet Stream needs to be booked separately on the website www.babsextremequartets.co.uk and has a closing date of the 30th June.