Workshops: Mountain Side

Wychwood Festival workshops—Mountain Side

Have you ever wanted to play the ukelele; play the drum or sing but didn’t know where to go for lessons?

Mountain side fosters the enjoyment of music making by offering a range of musical interactive activities suitable for all ages and abilities.

Take a look at what we offer—whatever your age; whatever your experience, you will find a wide spectrum of fun!

Ukulele for Adults

Ukulele for Beginners

Saturday: Learn the basics of playing the ukulele. Bring your own or Matt will have be able to provide a number of your use.

Run by Matt King

Wychwood Festival Ukulele Workshops

Ukulele for not quite beginners

Sunday: a more advanced ukulele workshop.

Run by Matt King

Lush Harmony Singing workshops

Come and Sing

A workshop for adults, exploring some aspects of singing. The session will feature warm-up, basic posture work, and learning one or two simple songs. No experience is necessary.

Run by Sebastian and Vicki Field

Urban Poetry Workshop with JPDL

Urban Poetry Workshop with JPDL

Would you like to perform hip hop or slam poetry? Rapper JPDL runs this inspiring and informative workshop in which you learn techniques to write fresh and edgy Urban poetry.

He will be delivering a workshop with the aim that all attending will be able to create their own piece of urban poetry to be performed at the end.

Brought to you by Cheltenham Poetry Festival

Wychwood Festival Improv Comedy

Improv Comedy

A workshop in the art of making a fool of yourself on stage. Find out how to tap in to your comedy potential and work with other performers to make an audience laugh like drains. Note: Over 16s only.

Brought to you by members of The Knowing Smirk Comedy Show.

How Can Autistic People Help You?

How Can Autistic People Help You?

Within theses really fun sessions we will explore the traits of Autism. We will find out how Autism can benefit the world and how the condition has already benefitted the world.

Brought to you by Aspiregers.

Lyric Writing workshop with Chris Hemingway

Good lyrics are the key to successful songs and the more original the better! Singer song writer Chris Hemingway leads this workshop in which you will explore ways of using narrative, character and even a little humour to craft punchy lyrics.

Run by Cheltenham Poetry Festival

Open Mic Session

MusicLab is an open mic session where you get the chance to introduce your talents to an intimate Wychwood audience. Open to all ages, musical styles and experience: a small PA and some instruments are available for you to use (though please do bring your own too).

The team from the Guildhall in Gloucester will be on hand to set you up and/or play along too!

Run by MusicLab