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King’s Lynn and Port Eliot Workshops

We've been busy this past week running workshops at different events. First was a day of workshops in the beautiful setting of All Saint's Church in King's Lynn. We had some fantastic musicians and really enjoyed the sessions. You can…

Our New Website!

Welcome to our new website. We're really excited about it, we think it looks great. Huge thanks to Luke Scudder at Tewktech and Enrica and Gabriele at Get Nashi. We'd love to hear what you think about it-drop us a line at…

Hands Playing Harp

Our First Concert

We are proud to announce that our concert on 6th December went very well indeed. With lots of help from many wonderful people (name checked below) we created a lovely calm atmosphere and put on a concert that, judging by…

Morwenna Playing Harp

Week 10 The First Noel

It's coming together, with 3 and a half weeks until our first concert here is a glimpse of us practicing The First Noel: Our concert is on 6th December in Nailsworth Subscription Rooms. You can get tickets here: [button link="https://www.handsonharps.com/harp-orchestra/"]…

Harp Orchestra Week 8

This week we started learning accompaniments to go with The First Noel. We're starting to sound orchestral! Don't think we didn't notice that none of you played along with the last bit of the accompaniment! :) But good effort today,…

Harp Orchestra Week 7

This week we had a new member join, so welcome Elizabeth. Last week we were also joined by Izzy, who can only come every week so isn't in this week's videos. Both have picked up the harp quite naturally as…

Harp Orchestra Week 5

Apologies for missing last week's update, we were so busy finishing off our double batch of 8 harps before our workawayers left that we didn't get around to posting. Here is a video of us practicing The First Noel-our first…

Harp Orchestra Week 3

Well done to all our new arrivals this week, and to our existing members for your patience, hopefully it was not too overwhelming. We learned a valuable lesson this week, and that is we are now going to encourage people…

The Cheeky Breech

At my last midwifes appointment she measured me at almost one month behind in fundal height. This raised a little concern over baby’s development so before I knew it I was sat in the ultrasound waiting room of Gloucester general…

Harp Orchestra Week 2

Once again the group impressed me with their progress. Normally as a music teacher when you ask students to practice you know they probably will not find the time, but I could tell how well the group had practiced over…

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