NAVF Festival Overview

Sat 15 February - Sun 16 February 9.45am - 3.45pm, The Queens Hall

Narberth’s A Cappella Voice Festival returns with an uplifting biennial celebration of voice. This is a wonderful opportunity for people to come together to share in a joyful weekend of singing and to sample a diverse line up of performances, workshops and enjoy a sumptuous singing feast.

You have to purchase tickets for all events separately.

Our Saturday night concert brings together captivating performances from Semi Toned (Barbershop harmony), Ye Vagabonds (Irish folk) and Durga Ramakrishnan (Indian).

Exeter University’s award-winning all-male a Cappella group, Semi Toned; as seen on BBC2 in ’The Choir: Gareth’s Best in Britain’ and Sky 1’s ’Sing: Ultimate A Cappella’ will perform a creative mix of vocal acrobatics across a variety of genres to make sure there is something for everyone.

Irish brothers, Ye Vagabonds are known to bring audiences to tears with their rich harmony folk music influenced by traditional Irish music and appalachian singing and Durga Ramakrishnan will perform a heady mix of Indian songs.

NAVF Workshops

As ever, a rich and varied singing workshop programme will book end the festival. Workshops in Irish/folk, Indian, Corsican, Georgian, Welsh and Looping are all on offer this year. Find out more about choral activism, from Kirsty Martin, the author of ‘The Revolution Will be harmonised’ and book an appointment at Molara’s Sing for Wellbeing clinic for a 121 experience with breathing and singing exercises.

Workshop leaders will include Durga Ramakrishnan, Kirsty Martin, Caroline Bithell, Ye Vagabonds, Molara and more.


Singing Feast / Supper

In the interlude between NAVF workshops and the Saturday concert, this unique event offers the opportunity to feed the soul as well as the stomach. Performers and participants will sing for their supper from a menu of songs and food from around the globe.