4th January – Frankie and Darien will be throwing a festive ceilidh for all of their local musical, singing and dancing friends.
5th January – Frankie is singing as part of an alternate fashion show in East London. The clothes are designed by John Skelton and inspired by costumes that have appeared in British traditional folk rituals dances and plays.
12th – 14th January – NVN Annual Gathering; it’s now over twenty years since the first annual gathering, the Natural Voice Network has since grown to over 560 members. Frankie has recently been made president of the network, as it was inspiration from her workshops and trainings that the network has developed. Frankie has been invited to give the keynote presentation and will also be giving a taster workshop on the Voices of the Archetypes of Myth.
11th February – 1st April – Frankie will be in Australia. She will be working with the students from the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) whilst in Sydney, and will be working in Brisbane, singing at a concert with instrumentalist Philip Griffin and running a workshop.
Anyone interested in contacting Frankie in Australia please email her or should you wish to speak to her by telephone, her mobile in Australia is (0061) (0) 410709506
21st April – There is a meeting of the Traditional Song Forum of which Frankie has been a member since its inception, which will focus on the centrality of words in the performance of traditional song.
1st May – Acoustic Music Club. suitable songs for the 1st May.
11th – 22nd May – Sarah Harman and Frankie will be visiting France and will be running a variety of workshops in the South West region. For further details please contact Sarah Harman on firstname.lastname@example.org
8th – 11th June – The second weekend of the Modular Voice Leaders Training.
29th June – 2nd July – Frankie will be recording with two young singers Ben and Alasdair in Brighton. They are making a totally unaccompanied album together.
28th July – 3rd August – Frankie will be running a weeklong workshop on the Voices of the Archetypes of Myth with Darien Pritchard, Janet Rodgers and other colleagues who have trained and qualified in this work, in Cape Cod, US. Any enquiries please contact email@example.com
31st August – 2nd September – Frankie and her colleague from Australia, Monica Redden, are again presenting at the international conference on Arts and Leadership, this time in the UK in Brighton. This will involve a day workshop looking at archetypes as well as presentation on how and why voicing and singing together can help group energy and a sense of community.