All-Day Singing 21 April 2018

The Amsterdam Sacred Harp singers warmly invite you to the first All-Day Singing in Amsterdam!

Sacred Harp is an a cappella community singing tradition that started in the 19th century in the United States. It’s loud, fun, and everyone can do it!

We sing from the 1991 Denson edition of the Sacred Harp. Loan books will be available.

Location

All events take place in Westerwijk, Admiraal de Ruijterweg 150, Amsterdam.

 

Programme

Friday:

20.00-22.00 Singing school with Michael Walker

Saturday:

10.00 Registration
10.30 Singing
13.15 Dinner on the grounds
14.30 Singing
16.30 End

Contact

Contact: send e-mail to sacredharpamsterdam@gmail.com, or a message to our Facebook page.

Accommodation

We’ll do our best to arrange accommodation for visiting singers, contact us if you need this.

Transport

The nearest railway station is Amsterdam Sloterdijk. From there, take tram 12 or bus 15. From the city centre, take tram 13 or 14 (and walk a little), or bus 18. The nearest metro station is Jan van Galenstraat, also served by tram 13 and 14. The name of the stop you need is Jan van Galenstraat (12, 14, 15, 18) or Admiraal de Ruijterweg (13).

Plan your Dutch public transport trip using www.9292.nl.

Parking

Parking in Amsterdam can be very expensive! Parking on the street in the relatively cheap area around Westerwijk costs € 2.40 per hour, € 14,40 for a day ticket (until 19h). You can park in P+R Bos en Lommer for € 12.00 per 24h, or for € 6.00 if you use the combination with a public transport ticket to the city centre (but be careful with the rules). All information can be found at this website, or this P+R page. A map with tariff zones and parkings. A map of the centre zone for the cheap P+R tickets.