UK Vocal Improv On Tour- London

15 Jun 2024—16 Jun 2024


The Albany and Deptford Lounge, Deptford

The UK Vocal Improv team are bringing  together singers, artists and audiences through an extraordinary weekend of sharing perspectives and connecting through the joy of vocal improvisation.

Featuring Saturday workshops from a magical group of facilitators as well as some special features from our international friends, performances from Anthropos: Songs of Humanity (vocal improv quartet) with guests including Rouhangeze aka Rūh, an after party with live looping and beats, as well as a Sunday improv bazaar, open jam and our first ever vocal improvisation symposium!

The festival weekend will be held at The Albany, Deptford, South East London’s leading arts centre, as well as Deptford Lounge.


Opening Circle
Saturday 10:30-11:15

Saturday 10:30-18:00

Discover, study, and learn with facilitators from the local area and from further afield


The Big Sing
Saturday 16:30

A welcoming introduction to vocal improv, we gather and are guided through a gentle warm up and a circlesinging experience.

Live Performance
Saturday 20:00
A Saturday evening performance by some of UK’s leading vocal improv performers. In the beautiful Albany Theatre Anthropos Ensemble will present a dazzling evening featuring an opening by all the workshop participants, as well as special guests.

Improv Bazaar
Sunday morning

Over to you! A facilitated self-organisation space where anyone can step in and offer a session or suggest an aspect of vocal improvisation to explore. We want you to take the reins and go for a ride, share ideas, try things out, have a go!


Sunday 15.00-18.00

Presentations, panels and discussions. Looking at CVI through different systems of thought as well as reflecting together.

​Open to everyone, especially those who might not event consider themselves to be vocal improvisers but are interested in the art form. For artists, thinkers, facilitators, researchers, teachers and everyone in between.

Open Jam
Sunday evening 20.00-23.00

An informal post Japanese fusion dinner space to perform for each other and celebrate the weekend, anyone can jump on stage, suggest a form or involve the audience.


Event details


15 Jun 2024—16 Jun 2024


All day/more than one day


Douglas Way
London SE8 4AG
United Kingdom


£200/£160/£110 sliding scale for the whole wekend- option to buy tickets for some events only