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  • A full programme of singing led by Tony Backhouse & Annemarie Sharry. We will enjoy a rich variety of songs during the week including gospel, South African and original songs by the leaders.
  • All songs will be taught by ear, but scores will also be made available.
  • Typically we will sing in the mornings and afternoons, with evenings free for informal music making and socialising. 
  • Evening sessions optional, for example: open mic night - please bring an instrument if you play.
  • There will be free time between the morning and afternoon session during the week to visit local sites
  • Spacious singing space (across the road from Seaview House)
  • A comprehensive itinerary will be confirmed closer to the date

  • The Welcome dinner will be held at an iconic dining venue situated on the waterfront at Queenscliff Harbour
  • Light refreshment at morning tea break offered every day
  • Friday night we will have a celebratory evening group meal together
  • Mid week day excursion (includes 2 course lunch) TBA

  • Breakfast, lunch or dinner (unless as specified above) 
  • Accommodation or travel to Queenscliff

    ACCOMMODATION options:


Queenscliff has a range of fantastic accommodation options in Queenscliff, Point Lonsdale and the surrounding area.

Hotels/Motels/Inns LINKS
Vue Grand
Circa 1902
Athelstane House
Benambra BnB
Point Lonsdale Guest House
Ocean Grove Cedar Cabins

Holiday Rentals
Lots of holiday rental house options in Queenscliff & Point Lonsdale.
Kerleys Coastal Real Estate (03) 5258 4567
Queenscliff & Coastal Real Estate (03) 5291 8010

Air BnB
Why not try Air BnB for lots of great options...
Queenscliff - CLICK HERE
Point Lonsdale - CLICK HERE

Arriving: You may like to arrive a day or so early to explore the area. 
Departing: We will finish at 1pm, Saturday 28 October 2023.  

RE COVID - Masks welcome to be worn.
*Please consider your responsibility to other people. If you feel slightly unwell please err on the side of caution, inform us that you won't be attending and stay at home.

RESERVATION & PAYMENT - A Deposit of 50% is due to secure your place.
Balance is due by 28 Aug (8 weeks prior to the event)

Cancellation by you
Cancelling before the 28 Aug will incur a cancellation fee of 15%.
Cancelling after 28 Aug and before 25 Sep will incur a cancellation fee of 30%
Cancelling after 25 Sep and before 9 Oct will incur a cancellation fee of 50%
Cancelling after 9 October your payment will not be refunded.
Please note: there is a waiting list and if your place can be transferred to a replacement booking, any payment will be returned less 20% cancellation fee.

Cancellation by us
This retreat requires minimum attendance numbers to proceed and will be advised no later than 2 months prior to the retreat or earlier if possible. In the event that minimum numbers are not reached your deposit will be returned in full.

In the event that the retreat is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances any payments will be returned less 10% administration fee.

Further Information

Jann Hing Email: Mob: 0410 480 410

To be notified about any of Tony’s events join the mail list to receive his quarterly newsletter and promotions of event at Tony's website and follow Tonys Workshops on his Facebook page

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 14 days before the event, For 'Terms and Conditions' please read our cancellation policy in the description field.

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Queenscliff-Point Lonsdale Uniting Church 83-89 Hesse St, (cnr Hesse & Stokes) Queenscliff VICTORIA 3225 Australia

Organiser Information

Jann Hing
A Backhouse and J Hing

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