Hello folks, we are back in Blighty after a wonderful time on our first retreat of 2018 in the sunsoaked Algarve! I have a strong feeling this event will become a regular feature in our yearly calendar! A post Christmas winter holiday with guitars, fun and sunshine, what’s not to like? We had a fantastic trip and played and sang our hearts out including a gig at a local bar and even a few impromptu sets in our hotel to an enthusiastic crowd of new fans! Well done and thank you to everyone who came out to join us and made it such a special trip.
Back in Cornwall we have our next event coming up at the end of Feb 24th-26th with the one and only UK blues legend ‘Eddie Martin’ at the helm, revealing his “Secrets of the Blues” on our weekend retreat at An Mor Hotel.
March – We return to the beautiful Scilly Isles for more guitar immersion and island exploration, plus evening jamming and open mic sessions! The material covered by myself and fellow tutor Paul Nicholas will be an eclectic mix of songs and styles both old and new.
In April – We welcome back the amazing singer songwriter Alex Roberts with his “Fingerstyle and Open Tunings Weekend”. Not to be missed for those of you interested in expanding your knowledge and skills in this wide ranging genre. Alex will be teaching techniques used by the likes of Davey Graham, Bert Jansch, John Martyn, Nick Drake et all.
June – We travel to France once again back at the magical La Perdrix for another “Freestyle fun in France” week of teaching, playing, singing and performing. This event has proved to be extremely popular and is always oversubscribed.
September – We are also at La Perdrix for our “Guitar and Songwriting week ” for all you budding songsmiths out there . Come and write your first song or finish that difficult second album! No experience necessary, just bring the desire and a notebook and we will help you with the rest of the process.
October – “The Rockstar Retreat”– Spain. Our latest week long international adventure of “guitar fun in the sun” with a recording studio session thrown in. I’m really happy to say this is selling out like hot tamales! Visit our website for all the details of this amazing music holiday.
Well, that’s more than enough information to digest for this month I think! I hope to see you on retreat soon.
Play on 🙂