Category Archives: Events

Wales Improvisers Orchestra (WIO)


The first meeting of the Wales Improvisers Orchestra (WIO) will happen at Melin Dolwion on Monday 3 August 2015 at 3pm. It will then take place on the first Monday of every month at 3pm. If you have no idea what improvisation is, you could listen to this recently broadcast Radio 4 programme. It features Maggie, who is, of course, the mill’s resident improvisation doyenne. Lots of other interesting folks are interviewed too. You could also check out this video […]

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The Challenge of Simplicity – Long Notes


The first ever Challenge of Simplicity weekend ran by Maggie took place at Melin Dolwion at the end of May 2015. One of the first exercises practiced during the weekend was ‘long notes.’ Long notes is one of the core vocal practices we do at the mill. We try to do it every morning for an hour. It involves dwelling within one note, exploring the different tonal qualities and sounds that can be woven from what appears to be a deceptively […]

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Variegated Women – event cancelled


It is with deep regret that we announce the planned weekend residential event with Variegated Women, planned for 19-21 June 2015, will no longer be going ahead. Instead of this event we plan to hold a mid-summer celebration at the mill on that weekend, with food and music. Everyone is welcome and full details will follow. In other news we are happy to tell you about a new event that is happening in 26-27 July: Wailing for Wellness with Shelley […]

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