Tuesdays, 7-8.30 pm, The Ashcombe School

*please arrive from 6.45pm for a prompt start!*

The original home of Birch Tree Folk Choir, BTFC Dorking is a friendly and welcoming group meeting every Tuesday evening in room B0 at the Ashcombe School, Dorking. The hall is situated at the far end of the Bradley building, and there is plenty of parking - enter the school by the entrance opposite the station, park by the nearest building, and our room is straight through the double doors. Everybody is welcome - there's no need to read music or to have any experience singing or in a choir!

Meet Philippa

Philippa discovered folk music in her late twenties and has since been playing the fiddle, singing in folk groups and more recently, leading choirs. Philippa has a background in Drama teaching and Forest School and moved to Dorking in 2015 with her partner and their young son Theo. Philippa loves writing harmony arrangements and firmly believes that everyone has a voice that deserves to be heard!

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"I was nervous going the first time not being a "singer", but its been good fun"




Booking &Fees

Come along and see if you enjoy it - you can pay week by week, or pay for the term in advance to save money.

Membership Fees:

- Pay as you go - £10 / session

   Come along as and when you like

- Termly membership - £9 / session

   Save money by booking your place in advance

- Early Bird Termly membership - £8 / session

   Book your place by 6th August

Term dates


Summer Term

The summer term is 12 weeks long. The term runs from Tuesday 23rd April - Tuesday 16th July. There is no session for half term on Tuesday 28th May.

Autumn Term

The autumn term is 14 weeks long. The term runs from Tuesday 10th September - Tuesday 17th December. There is no session for half term on Tuesday 30th October.

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