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Worship Songwriter Retreat 2022


In summer 2022 the Resound Worship Songwriter Retreat is going bigger and better.

We're hoping to attract many more grass-roots songwriters than ever before. So, for this year only, we've extended to four nights. We've nearly doubled capacity by offering a range of accommodation options. We've invited additional special guest speakers and contributors.

And, watch this space, but we're also planning a live recording as part of the event.

Four nights at Wydale Hall in North Yorkshire, a country manor house overlooking a beautiful valley, under the summer sun with songwriters ranging from grassroots beginners to published professionals. A unique opportunity to gather, learn, share, collaborate, write and worship.

Where previous retreats have been very much focused on the individual writer having time and support to be creative, this will be a more collaborative experience. There'll be more input, more collaboration, more opportunities to grow and flourish. But you'll also be completely free to take yourself off to a corner to do your own thing.

Speakers, Leaders and Contributors

We're already thrilled to present this incredible list, and we're working one or two more. This list will be updated from time to time, but so far we have the following confirmed:

Geraldine Latty LST, Luce Music

Jeremy Begbie Duke / Cambridge University

Rachel Wilhelm United Adoration

Ryan Flanigan & Family Liturgical Folk

Joel Payne Resound Worship

Sara & Sam Hargreaves Engage Worship


The retreat runs from 5pm Sunday 26 June to 3pm Thursday 30 June

To view the programme, follow this link.

Accommodation Options

We are offering a range of optons, to suit different budgets and to expand capacity. With less focus on your own writing space this time around, the shared options are particularly attractive! Prices include all meals.

Single Ensuite £385
This is a single occupancy bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. It may have a single or a double bed. For married couples there is an option to add another occupant for a further £240.

Twin Room (Shared) Ensuite £295
A bed in a shared roomwith an ensuite bathroom. You can specify when booking if there is another delegate you would prefer to share with.

Dorm Room (Shared) £250
More basic accommodation in a shared single-sex dormitory, with access to a separate shower room that is shared with campers.

Camping/Campervan £220
A plot on a shared field, with hookups. There is limited campervan access to the field depending on the width of the your vehicle, but we have another smaller field that will have room for larger vans (no hook up). Shower rooms are shared with the Dorm Room users. (Please note, the price is per person, not per plot)

Non-Residential £220
If you would prefer to find a local B&B, or even commute from wherever you live, then you can book a ticket that includes all meals and sessions but no accommodation provision.

There is a bursary fund available for those for whom the cost would be prohibitive. If you are, or you know of, a songwriter who would benefit from this, please contact us directly. We really want to use the bursary and we'd love to hear from you!

Booking Terms

Booking conditions: Full payment is required at the time of booking. For cancellations before and including 27 April 2022 a refund of 80% will be given. For cancellations between and including 28 April and 25 May a refund of 40% will be given. For cancellations between and including 26 May and 7 June a refund of 20% will be given. No refunds can be given for cancellations after 7 June. 

In the event that the retreat is cancelled due to government restrictions, delegates will be able to defer their booking or receive a full refund.